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Frontera Grill

River North

96% of 159 customers recommend

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$97.75 29% $28.75

In a Nutshell

Celebrate with margaritas and a two-course dinner at "Top Chef Master" and James Beard Award–winner Rick Bayless's flagship restaurant

The Fine Print

Promotional value expires Apr 30, 2014. Amount paid never expires. Must schedule reservation on www.groupon.com to redeem this offer. Offer valid only at scheduled reservation time. Cancellation fee of $69.00 will be charged for no-shows or if you do not call within 24 hours to reschedule. Offer value excludes trios and splurge margaritas. No substitutions. Cannot be combined with any other deal, including happy hour, in-house promotions, prix-fixe, and Restaurant Week menus. Dine-in only. Limit 1 per person. Limit 1 per table. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Frontera Grill - River North:  for a Mexican Dinner for Two at Frontera Grill (Limited Availability, Groupon Reservation Required)

What You Get

for a dinner for two at Michelin-rated Frontera Grill

  • One street food-inspired appetizer to share
  • Two entrees
  • Two margaritas
  • Click here to see the full dinner menu.

How It Works

Due to the popularity and limited-capacity of Frontera Grill, reservations may only be made at times available on Groupon, prior to April 30, 2014. You may select “Buy & Book” to book at purchase, or book later by following these steps:

  • Purchase deal
  • Visit “My Groupons” or tap the mobile app to make a reservation
  • Select day and time online to secure reservation
  • Show up at the reservation day and time
  • Present reservation confirmation at Frontera Grill

Frontera Grill


What You Might Already Know

  • Frontera Grill earned the James Beard Foundation award for Outstanding Restaurant in 2007.
  • Rick Bayless was the season-one winner of Top Chef Masters on Bravo.
  • As the host of Mexico – One Plate at at Time, Chef Bayless has spent nine seasons introducing viewers to distinctive recipes found in regions throughout Mexico.
  • Chef Bayless has written eight cookbooks on traditional Mexican cuisine.
  • Chicago magazine loves Frontera Grill, saying, "once groundbreaking, now a hallowed Chicago institution, Rick Bayless’s colorful, Mexican art–saturated flagship is the place to savor authentic and scrumptious regional dishes and stellar margaritas."

What You Might Not Know

  • According to Fodor's, "Bayless visits Mexico annually, updating his already extensive knowledge of regional food and cooking techniques, and he frequently takes his staff with him, ensuring that even the servers have an encyclopedic knowledge about the food."
  • In 2012, Chef Bayless was named to the Order of the Aztec Eagle—the highest honor that Mexico's government bestows upon foreigners—in recognition of his efforts to spread his passion for Mexican cuisine.
  • Besides Mexican cuisine, Chef Bayless has a deep love for Thai food.
  • Chef Bayless helped found The Frontera Farmer Foundation in 2003, helping provide financial support for small Midwestern farmers and ensuring that locally grown produce is available to the Chicagoland area.
  • Chef Bayless used to buy his t-shirts from OMD in Pilsen.
  • Chef Bayless is an avid ballroom dancer. Once, he even won the local Dancing with Chicago Celebrities charity contest, which raises funds to support the Susan G. Komen foundation.

Groupon Guide to Chicago

chef baylessA Q&A with Chef Rick Bayless
Find out the Top Chef Master's tips on cooking for vegetarians and his five easy ways to make your margaritas taste better. He also tells us how he'd made guacamole–without avocados. Read more here.

Tips

96% of 159 customers recommend

Everything was divine. Excellent service!
Olivia S. · June 11, 2016
Great food, great margaritas! But the best part was meeting Rick Bayless. The fact that he is still so passionate about all aspects of his work, it's a wonderful experience!
Linda L. · February 7, 2016
Excellent service and experience and food. Wish that the starting reservation time could have been a little earlier.
Patricia G. · January 29, 2016
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    River North

    445 N Clark St.

    Chicago, IL 60654

    +13126611434

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