NEWS! Portillo’s Will Be Opening Near Disney World This March

We’ve been keeping up with White Castle construction near Disney World!

Walt Disney World Entrance

And now, it looks like another fan-favorite restaurant will be coming VERY soon to the O-Town West complex next to Disney World!

The Orlando Sentinel has reported that Portillo’s will be opening its Orlando location near Disney World on March 2nd. Fans of the restaurant love its Chicago-style hot dogs and Italian beef sandwiches.


The 7,800 square foot restaurant will open with about 150 employees, two covered patios, and double drive-through lanes. Portillo’s CEO Michael Osanloo has stated that “This new restaurant will allow us to bring Portillo’s to longtime fans and first-time guests in the Orlando area, as well as serve the many tourists in one of the country’s most popular destinations.”

While we’ll keep an eye out for any additional details on the restaurant’s menu or re-opening details, we’ll give you all the information you need to know about upcoming Disney World dining!

These are our top 10 eats from this year’s EPCOT Festival of the Arts!

Have you been to Portillo’s? Let us know in the comments below!

Rachel Franko has been going to Disney Parks since she was a baby, and her love of Disney has only grown into a SLIGHT obsession since! She's been writing for AllEars since 2019 and loves sharing the magic with all the readers. When she's not writing, you can catch her heading to Disney and Universal Studios with a heart full of dreams and a backpack full of themed ears!

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