Portillo’s possibly opening another location in Orlando

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Portillo's Orlando

Portillo’s Orlando may be getting a second location according to The Orlando Business Journal. The new location would be 6362 International Drive, the home of the old Ponderosa Steak House. There has been no official announcement yet.

Portillo’s is known for our famous Chicago-style hot dogs, Italian beef sandwiches, chopped salad, cheese fries, homemade chocolate cake, and chocolate cake shake. A cake shake is described like this, Have you heard of our famous “cake shake?” Yes, we actually put a slice of chocolate cake into our blended milkshakes, making a truly unique, must-try dessert.

Related: First Look at the all new Portillo’s in Orlando just minutes from Disney World

On March 16th, 2021 Portillo’s announced that the Grand Opening of the first Orlando location will not be opening on time and had to delay it. There has been no word yet on when or if the first location is going to open. Below is the statement from Portillo’s regarding the opening of its first location.

Portillo's Orlando

The Portillo’s in Orlando is getting closer to opening, but we still need a little more time to make sure our restaurant is perfect for all of our loyal fans. We will not be opening on March 23rd, and we aren’t prepared to announce a new opening date at this time. As the first building to open on brand new development, there are a few more items on our to-do list before we can welcome everyone to our beautiful restaurant. Hang in there, Orlando… our Italian Beef sandwiches, Chicago-style hot dogs, and chocolate cake shakes are almost ready for you.

We can’t wait to meat you. In the meantime, fans are invited to register for a chance to attend a sneak peek training meal prior to opening and receive updates on Portillo’s Lake Buena Vista location by signing up here.


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