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Frontera Grill

445 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60654-4683
+1 312-661-1434
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good22%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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Mexican, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
445 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60654-4683
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I knew from my past travels to Chicago that this is a hard ticket, so to speak. So I planned accordingly and my party of 3 got there a 11:30 am for lunch. It was soooo good, seriously. We started with guacamole and the trio...More

Thank njjimg
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was really excited to try this place out. I have watched Rick Bayless a number of times and he just seems like he would have a good restaurant. We made reservations for Thursday night at 5:45pm for 2. The place was pretty happening. We...More

Thank Saysum
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went to have some lunch and ended up stayin for long! I tried a torta and it was small... pricey... but in the end it worth it!!!... then I tried a Bloody Maria... and OMG!! It wasss AMAZING!!! Worth paying everithing for it!!!

Thank Enrique F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was the perfect spot for a business dinner. Maybe a little bit loud, but the atmosphere is light and fun, the menu is amazing and the drinks are festive. We loved the margaritas and guacamole to start. The snapper was worthy of reordering next...More

Thank Kristin S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyable dishes prepared perfectly. Nice wait staff and Rick Baylis is often there. Just wish they had bourbon for people who don't like tequila or beer.

Thank 518ATLCouple
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having have seen Rick Bayless's cooking show on PBS, I was excited to experience his take on the flavors of Mexico, which were definitely not of a typical Tex- Mex style. Though their daily reservations quota had been met when I called, the receptionist offered...More

Thank Suzanne I
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My daughter and I visit Chicago for a long weekend once a year and we always plan to eat at Fronterra Grill. This year it was Saturday brunch. The staff is friendly and food is great. The chef is awesome as the poached eggs were...More

Thank msuebell
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I wanted, and expected, so much more than we got! I love Mexican food, and this lacked a certain something. We figured it out afterwards. It was the flavours. The food was quite nicely cooked- I had guacamole followed by the goat enchiladas, my partner...More

Thank MrOggie
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Rick Bayless restaurant...Superior Mexican cuisine, wonderful drinks, including of course Mexican beers on draft and Margeritas. Wonderful seafood, atmosphere, great bar, Mexican artwork

Thank Thomas M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The best Tex Mex in the world! Rick Bayless works his magic in this wonderful, inventive menu. Great service and ambience to match.

Thank mamcguire113
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Questions & Answers
2 May 2017|
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Response from grambo9068 | Reviewed this property |
Yep - recommended, especially since his other restaurant just won a Beard award.
27 February 2017|
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Response from Todd Y | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it is best to get reservations. Otherwise the wait can be pretty long.
16 July 2016|
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Response from kep618 | Reviewed this property |
They can take a reservation online-We booked that way and found it was easy
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:45 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 445 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60654-4683
  • Public Transportation: Red Line - Grand Avenue
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Near North Side
  • Neighbourhood: Near North Side
  • Phone Number: +1 312-661-1434
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Frontera Grill serves authentic Mexican Food in a fun, casual & relaxed atmosphere.
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