History of Portillo's
At Portillo's, we attribute much of our success to our hard-working employees and to you, our loyal customers. Thank you for your support.
The first Portillo's hot dog stand known as "The Dog House" opens in 1963 on North Avenue in Villa Park. Owner and founder Dick Portillo invests $1,100 into a 6' x 12' trailer without a bathroom or running water. To get the water he needs, he runs 250 feet of garden hose f
There are over 50 Portillo's locations in the US.