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DINING OUT | Portillo's Celebrates Birthday With 55-Cent Slices of Chocolate Cake

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Portillo’s is offering guests a sweet treat in celebration of the brand’s 55th anniversary. On Wednesday, April 4, customers can enjoy a slice of Portillo’s Famous Chocolate Cake for just 55-cents with the purchase of an entrée. The double-layer cakes are baked fresh every morning, before being frosted with chocolate icing.

Originally founded in Villa Park, IL in 1963, Portillo’s great from one humble “Dog House” to over 50 restaurants across several states.

To receive a 55-cent cake slice, customers must also purchase an entrée (sandwich, hot dog, entrée salad or ribs). The 55-cent cake promotion is only available for dine-in or drive-thru customers and does not apply to online, delivery or catering orders.

The special offer is available at all restaurant locations, while supplies last. To find the nearest Portillo’s location, guests can visit


All Portillo’s locations


Wednesday, April 4, while supplies last


55-cents, with the purchase of an entrée – sandwich, hot dog, entrée salad, or ribs


In 1963, Dick Portillo invested $1,100 into a small trailer to open the first Portillo’s hot dog stand in Villa Park, IL, which he called “The Dog House.” Years later, Portillo’s has grown to include restaurants in more than 50 locations across several states. Portillo’s is best known for its Chicago-style hot dogs, Italian beef sandwiches, char-grilled burgers, fresh salads and famous chocolate cake. The Portillo’s brand also includes Barnelli’s restaurants that serve award-winning ribs, pastas with homemade sauces, and fresh sandwiches, soups, and salads. Portillo’s ships food to all 50 states via Portillo’s Home Kitchen is the company’s fast-growing catering business.



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