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Frontera Grill

445 N. Clark St.
Chicago, IL, 60654, United States
TEL: (312) 661-1434

A casual American grill with distinct notes of Mexican flavor in both the decor and the cuisine, Frontera Grill styles itself as being on the culinary "frontier" with its very name. Owner Rick Bayless is legendary in his field, and the New York Times has gone so far as to say he is responsible for "the greatest contribution to the Mexican table imaginable." Dishes include duck breast with chile sauce, braised greens, and black olive salsa, and Frontera's three signature varieties of ceviche. Handcrafted house cocktails like variations on traditional margaritas and micheladas (the Mexican Bloody Mary) are given similar treatment. 

Insider Tip:

Call head for reservations, especially on weekends. The restaurant is popular among locals and tourists alike, so there are often long waits for walk-ins.


Open / Closes
  • Accessible by Public Transportation
  • Brunch
  • Dinner
  • Full Bar
  • Good for Groups
  • Handicapped Accessible
  • Lunch
  • Monday - Closed
  • Parking Available
  • Sunday - Closed
  • Sommelier

Cuisine Type:: Mexican


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