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Portillo's Hot Dogs

855 Cog Cir, Crystal Lake, IL 60014-7316
+1 815-788-0900
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good31%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“chocolate cake” (24 reviews)
“italian beef” (40 reviews)
“pasta” (22 reviews)
Opens in 20 min
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Italian, American, Fast food, Vegetarian Friendly
855 Cog Cir, Crystal Lake, IL 60014-7316
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just a quick stop for lunch while on the road. It has been years since I have been by a Portillo's. Knew they would be good for lunch but wow, it was great. Had the Italian Beef with sweet peppers....out of sight.

Thank AlandRosehappy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Portillo's restaurants used to be a fun place with good food where one could count on a great experience. This location started out with the traditional family dine-out excitement. Today, the restaurant seems over crowded and over staffed and they simply can't seem to get...More

Thank KimmysVoice
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is always busy, but fast and good. No complaints, can always find a seat if we eat in, love the choices of food, prices are reasonable, great family place for soccer moms and kids. Even the drive-up is quick.

Thank sisters2011
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We dont eat any meat but fish. The Tina Caesar Salad and the Yellow Fin Tuna sandwich are our favorites as well as the delicious shakes, fries and cake of course!

Thank Ann Marie G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Brought my husband in for a chopped salad to go while in town for a wedding. He, like many in our family, loved the salad. We were shocked at the number of people there on a Saturday afternoon. Their food is consistently good and there's...More

Thank _pgparkerforbes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I am 77 years old and have been a fan of Portillos from its start. Now the original family sold the chain to a new owner for more than $1 Billion, the food remains true to its original recipe. Original Chicago Hot Dogs (I get...More

Thank Chris F S
Reviewed 13 September 2017

I admit Chicago style beef like pizza is a matter of personal taste, but for our money my family is definitely is in Portillo's camp. Spiced just right and served dipped or not or "gravy" (au jus) on the side(my preference)...peppers? cheese? your choice. Bottom...More

Thank Pat G
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

Went in and had a beef as always and as always it was delicious!!! Didn't like the cashier's attitude might have been having a bad day!!! Other then that great as always...

Thank fatherof600
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

I grew up eating Portillos. A family favorite are the Italian beefs and for my niece it's the hot dogs. Quality food at decent prices.

Thank Surrajina J
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Take out or drive thru are equally fast. Great choice of items. Price is good. Finish the meal with the cake.

Thank subman641
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 10:30 PM
10:30 AM - 10:30 PM
10:30 AM - 10:30 PM
10:30 AM - 10:30 PM
10:30 AM - 10:30 PM
10:30 AM - 11:00 PM
10:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 855 Cog Cir, Crystal Lake, IL 60014-7316
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Crystal Lake
  • Phone Number: +1 815-788-0900
Home to America's favorite Chicago-style hot dogs, Italian beef, burgers, salads, and chocolate cake.
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