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Portillo's Hot Dogs

855 Cog Cir, Crystal Lake, IL 60014-7316
+1 815-788-0900
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good29%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“italian beef” (38 reviews)
“hot dog” (55 reviews)
Opens in 10 min
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Italian, American, Fast food, Vegetarian Friendly
855 Cog Cir, Crystal Lake, IL 60014-7316
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Stopped in about 9:00pm for coffee and the famous chocolate cake, disappointing as the coffee was luke warm. The service was average at best; I think young staff planning what they were doing after work rather than focusing on customer service. Saw Mgr as we...More

Thank WHR8
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

At the Holiday Season when we entertain our whole family of 14 for a week, we ordered meatballs from Portillo's for our "Italian Night". These are the best Italian meatballs in the Crystal Lake area. We order them from the catering desk at Corporate by...More

Thank Daniel G
Reviewed 11 July 2017

The Chicago hot dogs are still the same, exceptional. The beef sandwiches have lost their size and amount of beef. It seems the bigger Portillo's grows the smaller the portions get. Very unfortunate.

Thank Michael M
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

My family and I love Portillo's but the last few times we went we were very disappointed. The food quality isn't what it used to be. The beef doesn't taste the same. The portions are so much smaller. You definitely aren't getting the same quality...More

Thank Attila M
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

We order lunch from here on a regular basis. I like the maxwell street polish it's just awesome! The frys are good too.

Thank David K
Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

This is not the best place to go for a Chicago dog or beef but it is solidly consistent every time I visit. The dogs,beef and sausage are all great great choices. If pasta is your thing try the baked mostaccioli or the chicken chop...More

Thank Kent M
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

It's portillos. Cheese fries are the best (crinkle cut). Hot dogs are fantastic. Beef sandwiches are good. Love the chopped salad. Chicken tenders & sandwiches are good too! Family friendly & cheap but it doesn't taste that way.

Thank Brynn S
Reviewed 28 May 2017

I love Portillo's and go to one every time I am in the Chicago area. My most recent visit was disappointing. We ordered as normal but the order written on the bag did not reflect my actual order and receipt. Noticed this after sitting down...More

Thank SpringfieldMark
Reviewed 27 May 2017

Big beef sandwich was very good. Good value with hot fries. Good old deli type environment. Very consistent with past visits. Worth going back again.

Thank Allen W
Reviewed 16 May 2017

I love Portillo's .. but they have recently changed some of their salads. I would order the southwest salad most of the time, they have made it so spicy i was unable to finish it. I was with a friend who had the same salad...More

Thank linda f
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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
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
10:30 - 22:30
10:30 - 22:30
10:30 - 22:30
10:30 - 22:30
10:30 - 22:30
10:30 - 23:00
10:30 - 23:00
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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