Another Portillo’s could soon open in Central Florida. Here’s where

Lake County commissioners expected to take up proposal

LAKE COUNTY, Fla. – Another Portillo’s could soon be coming to Central Florida.

Leaders in Lake County are expected to take up a proposal Monday to bring the Chicago-area favorite to Lady Lake.

It would be located along Highway 27 and will feature a 7,800-square-foot restaurant, with more than 130 parking spots.

Commissioners are expected to move ahead with the proposal.

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If eventually approved, it would be the fourth Portillo’s in Central Florida.

Portillo’s offers Chicago-style hot dogs, Italian beef sandwiches, burgers and chocolate cake.

The meeting is scheduled to begin at 5:15 p.m.

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Brenda Argueta is a digital journalist who joined in March 2021. She graduated from UCF and returned to Central Florida after working in Colorado.