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Portillo's Hot Dogs

855 Cog Cir, Crystal Lake, IL 60014-7316
+1 815-788-0900
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good30%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“chocolate cake” (26 reviews)
“italian beef” (41 reviews)
“pasta” (24 reviews)
Open Now
10:30 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
Italian, American, Fast food, Vegetarian Friendly
855 Cog Cir, Crystal Lake, IL 60014-7316
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1 - 10 of 193 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

The atmosphere, quick service, food quality, options, Portillo's and Barnelli's (Italian and salad) all first rate. A must see! Multiple locations in the Northern Illinois area.

Thank wr0725
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I’ve gone to Portillo‘s many, many, many times! It’s a place that originated in Chicago, and I hear has expanded into other parts of the country as well. One of my favorites is their cheeseburger with everything, or their Italian beef. Extremely awesome. The chocolate...More

Thank Brad R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Love this place. Great food. Excellent staff. Quick service. We good here all the time. Highly recommend.

Thank 555karlal
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Place started out in a small shack,in Villa Park, Illinois and has turned into a multi million dollar establishment in several states. The reason is simple. Providing a superior product. You can't be disappointed with anything you order although your wait may be the most...More

Thank Diane S
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

We took a colleague from out of town to Portillos because we wanted him to experience the best Chicago Style Hot Dog ever. He was not disappointed. And we couldn’t leave Portillos without a piece of their awesome Chocolate Cake. Thanks Portillos!

Thank caschneid2
Reviewed 10 February 2018

Stopped in on a Friday night. The food was good and reasonably priced. I didn't experience anything extraordinarily spectacular food-wise. What pushed me up to 4 stars was the people behind the counter. They were friendly, courteous, attentive, and helpful. I was travelling through, but...More

Thank James B
Reviewed 5 February 2018

I love their beef. Everytime I go I get the Big Beef with cheese. Very tasty and juicy. I never leave hungry.

Thank Linda R
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Very good quality food, love the Chile Dogs and fries! Everything tasted great, my only thought was their prices were kinda high compared to other similar restaurants I have visited in the area.

Thank BearNTrout
Reviewed 22 January 2018

This should be a training ground for those in the fast to casual food restaurant business. Yummy food prepared just right with an efficient and always friendly staff.

1  Thank Stan E
Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

The atmosphere is great. They throw you into prohibition with their great displays. They’re famous for their beef sandwich which most of the family will get. Some wet, some with gravy on the side. I personally like the chili cheese dogs. Barnelli’s is in the...More

1  Thank Wayne W
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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
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
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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