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Tortas Frontera by Rick Bayless

10000 W Ohare Ave, Terminal 1, Concourse B, Gate B-10, Chicago, IL 60666-6000
+1 312-732-6505
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good36%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“tortas” (131 reviews)
“torte” (115 reviews)
“guacamole” (51 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin, Fast food, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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10000 W Ohare Ave, Terminal 1, Concourse B, Gate B-10, Chicago, IL 60666-6000
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As my friend predicted, I am now also a convert. An airport terminal isn't a place to find food that is actually delicious. Or maragaritas that aren't from a can. But here you are, true on both counts. There is a line, so plan for...More

Thank Ravi Kiran N
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a 3 hour layover before a flight to London and stopped at Tortas Frontera for lunch. Service was great (left my Amex card and the server chased after me!), food was excellent, and well worth the value. Highly recommend anything on the menu. Staff...More

Thank David M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The lines are so long because the food really is that good! We had a Cubano sandwich and I will go back for another any time I am in Chicago! Note— the service is not great, probably because the food is so good it doesn’t...More

Thank Kevran
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have been wanting to try this place for quite awhile but something always happened. Today I made it and the food exceeded my expectations. I chose the smoked pork mollettes- smoked pork with artisan cheese, chipotle fig spread and cilantro. It was a delightful...More

Thank Claudette C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a long layover in Terminal 3 and unfortunately didn't discover Tortas Frontera until after we had eaten lunch. I did, however, stop in for a beer and found better beer options than elsewhere in the terminal. Several nice craft beer options. The food...More

Thank CyclingGeo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had the chicken tortilla soup, chips and guacamole and margarita There was a long line but worth the wait Excellent

Thank aubir-mom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Today went to Frontera at the airport in Chicago. Three of us in line to order, no cashier. Waited five minutes. Ordered food, again a long wait for a bowl. Again staff standing around talking, no cooking. Also the staff are all way overweight. Not...More

Thank Mary ann D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had the chicken milanesa sandwich and I thoroughly enjoyed it. The grilled pickled jalapeños made the sandwich. The lines were long. It took about 10 minutes to order and another 8 to 12 minutes to wait for the food. Despite the wait, probably the...More

Thank Nvhawk
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I went to the location in terminal 5 during a layover in Chicago. I was a little skeptical at first, since airport food tends to be a little so-so. But boy am I glad I went here. I had a Cubana tortas which was very...More

Thank Sofie M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Drinks do not have prices in the menu, I order a wine and it came in a glass of water. I asked if they had the wine glasses and they said no. Maybe it was not that place to order wine, but then they should...More

Thank CarolJara
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10000 W Ohare Ave, Terminal 1, Concourse B, Gate B-10, Chicago, IL 60666-6000
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > University Village / Little Italy
  • Neighbourhood: University Village / Little Italy
  • Phone Number: +1 312-732-6505
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  • This restaurant is at O'Hare Intl Airport (after security)
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Located in Terminal 1 on Concourse B in Chicago International Airport.
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