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Frontera Fresco

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4909 Old Orchard Shopping Center, Skokie, IL
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  • Very good34%
  • Average26%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“tacos” (6 reviews)
“old orchard” (4 reviews)
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4909 Old Orchard Shopping Center, Skokie, IL
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Reviewed May 18, 2017

I am super fortunate that Chicago's wonderful chef Rick Bayless has a small reasonably priced place right in my neighborhood in the Macy's store! My main reason for visiting the Old Orchard mall these days!

Thank 169bebe
Reviewed December 31, 2016 via mobile

The food is above average Mexican. However, the space is too small to accommodate diners and the staff is inefficient, unhelpful, and immature. Hire some professionals and it'd be. different story.

Thank hugslife
Reviewed June 27, 2016

I'm Mexican and I love this place. It's a bit expensive, but super delicious. The tortas and tacos are really good.

Thank Theresatucson
Reviewed August 22, 2015 via mobile

They had the perfect tacos for years, but recently changed their tacos and now they are not good. I have eaten hundreds of tacos over the past couple years at Frontera and the new tacos just taste bad and seem incomplete. The chicken tacos have...More

Thank chadmness
Reviewed August 11, 2015

nice atmosphere, but felt the food was just average and rather overpriced. there are more authentic Mexican restaurants in the Chicago area. stay away from the chains

Thank shulamit657
Reviewed August 5, 2015

I've been to Rick Bayless' XOCO downtown in the city many times, so I tried out the Macy's version for lunch and was more than satisfied. All things considered, it's a tasty option out here in the suburbs compared to the other Mexican options around...More

Thank koonendez
Reviewed June 12, 2015

I love the salads here. They are delicious. They fill you but not too much and the fresh ingredients are what makes the salad a top in my book!!

Thank seni3
Reviewed April 26, 2015

The food is actually good for fast food. The main drawback is the very small seating area. If you are with someone it is usually hard to find a place to sit together, especially during busy times.

Thank Newyorker1836
Reviewed April 22, 2015 via mobile

I've just spent a small fortune on kids clothes in Macys and need to sit down and eat. I walked past this place once thinking no I don't want fast food but I'm sat here hungry 45 mins later (more shopping) because I couldn't be...More

Thank fi33
Reviewed March 29, 2015

Chef Rick Bayless's soft tacos are a few bites into culinary poetry. I've been to Frontera Fresco a dozen times, or more, yet I cannot get myself to order anything but the chipotle chicken tacos, as I am anticipating their goodness long before I arrive...More

Thank TFI02139
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October 8, 2016|
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Delicious Mexican cuisine.
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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Open Hours
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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  • Address: 4909 Old Orchard Shopping Center, Skokie, IL
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Skokie
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