Topolobampo Frontera Grill
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Topolobampo Frontera Grill

445 N Clark St, Chicago, IL
(312) 661-1434 serving: Central, Near North Side
open:Tuesday From 11:45 AM To 02:00 PM Tuesday From 05:30 PM To 09:30 PM Wednesday To Thursday From 11:30 PM To 02:00 PM Wednesday To Thursday From 05:30 PM To 10:30 PM Friday To Saturday From 05:30 PM To 10:30 PM

Sidewalk Score: 9 out of 10
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Categories:

Restaurants, Bar Scene, $$$, Group Dining, Date Spot, Mexican, Certified Green Restaurant(R), People Watching, Lunch Spot, New American, Mastercard Accepted, Notable Wine List, Local Favorite, Notable Chef, Private Rooms, Outdoor Dining, Cash, Online Reservations, Discover Accepted, Visa Accepted, Brunch, American Express Accepted, Diners Club Accepted, Family-Friendly Dining,

The Low Down

EDITORS TIPS

Know Before You Go: Frontera Grill takes advance reservations for all lunch parties and for groups of five to 10 at dinner; groups smaller than five should call early on the same day. Topolobampo takes lunch and dinner reservations for up to eight people; it's a good idea to call several weeks in advance for weekend seatings.

The Extras: Topolobampo offers a five-course tasting menu for $70 ($105 with wine).

Know Before You Go: Topolobampo is open Tue 11:45am-2:30pm, 5:30pm-9:30pm; Wed-Thu 11:30am-2pm, 5:30pm-9:30pm; Fri 11:30am-2pm, 5:30pm-10:30pm; Sat 5:30pm-10:30pm.

The Extras: Topolobampo offers three distinct five-course tasting menus nightly, priced between $85 and $90 (wine will add $50 to the bill).

Save Time: Frontera Grill takes advance reservations for all lunch parties and for a limited number of dinner parties of any size; groups smaller than five should call early on the same day. Topolobampo takes lunch and dinner reservations for up to eight people; it's a good idea to call several months in advance for weekend seatings.

Rants, Raves & Reviews


by at Gayot

This is one smooth ride across Mexico's culinary landscape, and it has become a mecca for food lovers in Chicago. The menu blossoms with diverse, beyond garden-variety Mexican dishes. Eating here, in fact, can be downright educational.…
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By at Gayot

Adjacent to Frontera Grill but with a separate dining room, this creation of owner-chef Rick Bayless forges on as one of the best Mexican restauran... Read More


Delicious and Authentic
By Kiki P at Insider Pages

This is Rick Bayless's trophy. The food is authentic and unique. The menu changes often, but you will always have a memorable meal. Read More


Topolobampo was exquisite!!
By chris46319 at Menuism

Last night was my wife's birthday and I wanted to treat her to something very special. I made rezzies about... Read More


fun colorful place, OK food
By tulips500 at Menuism

i've been here twice for dinner, and both times the food was *good* - but nothing spectacular...maybe my... Read More


One of my favorites
By eng at Menuism

Almost impossible to get a table w/o a reservation in less than an hour, even on the weekdays. But sit at... Read More