Frontera Grill is a Mexican restaurant in Chicago, Illinois. It is owned by Rick Bayless. It opened on March 21, 1987 at 445 N. Clark Street in Chicago's River North neighborhood and is not a chain. In 2011, the Chicago Sun-Times called it "a study in the art of Mexican cookery".
|Current owner(s)||Rick Bayless|
|Head chef||Richard James|
|Food type||Mexican cuisine|
|Street address||445 N Clark St.|
|Other information||Phone: (312) 661-1434|
In 1994, Frontera Grill was ranked the world's third-best casual dining restaurant by the International Herald Tribune. In 2007, Frontera Grill won the James Beard Foundation's "Outstanding Restaurant" award, designating it the best restaurant in the U.S.
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