Tortas Frontera


LOCATION: (Inside) O’Hare Airport
ADDRESS: 10000 W O’Hare Ave, Chicago, IL 60666
HOURS: Terminal 1, near gate B11. Daily from 5 am – 9 pm

Terminal 3, near gate K4. Daily from 5 am – 9 pm

Terminal 5, near gate M18. Daily from 6 am – 10 pm

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“Finally, a reason to get delayed at O’Hare!” — Chicago Tribune
“An airport restaurant listing the local farms where its meat comes from? Unheard of…Bayless has outdone himself.” — Time Out Chicago

Explore the amazing flavors of Mexico at Tortas Frontera. Created by Chef Rick Bayless, Tortas Frontera features hand-crafted tortas, fresh-made guacamole and hand-shaken margaritas. Chef Bayless has created a menu that is certain to set a new standard for quick-service food. Tortas Frontera combines high-quality ingredients from top local providers with recipes based on the incredible fare found in Mexico.

  • Critic’s Choice Best Reason to Fly Again 2011 (TimeOut Chicago Eat Out Awards)
  • Top 10 Best Airport Restaurants 2011 (Frommer’s)
  • Ten Best Airport Restaurants (USA Today and
  • Top Ten Airport Restaurants in America (GQ Magazine)


At Tortas Frontera, we partner with top-quality local suppliers of all natural, sustainably-produced meats and dairy, organic produce, artisan breads, stone-ground tortillas, and Fair Trade coffees and teas.

Where our food comes from in Chicago…