Tortas Frontera

O’HARE: T1/B11, T3/K4, T5/M12 | URBAN MARKET @ CHASE TOWER | THE ARCH CAFE @ PENN UNIVERSITY

LOCATION AND HOURS

Tortas Frontera at O’Hare Airport

Terminal 1, B11
Monday–Sunday, 5:30am–9pm
Terminal 3, K4
Monday–Sunday, 5:30am–9pm
Terminal 5, M12
Monday–Sunday, 10am–9pm

Tortas Frontera at Urban Market
Urban Market at Chase Tower
10 South Dearborn Street, Chicago, IL

Breakfast
Monday–Friday, 7am–10am
Lunch
Monday–Friday, 11am–2pm

Tortas Frontera at The Arch
The University of Pennsylvania
301 Locust Walk, Philadelphia, PA

Hours
Sunday, 11am-10pm
Monday-Thursday, 8am-10pm
Friday, 8am-8pm
Saturday, 11am-4pm

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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.

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Tortas Frontera Menu
Some items not available at all locations.

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Order online and avoid delays!  Place your order here and we’ll have it ready for pickup when you arrive. Board on time with easy ordering and fast pickup. If you’re just arriving at O’Hare, place your order from the gate and a taste of Frontera will be waiting for you.

Online ordering is currently available only at the Terminal 3 location.

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ABOUT TORTAS FRONTERA

“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:

  • Tortas: griddle-baked Mexican sandwiches with a variety of fillings such as beer-braised beef short ribs, chipotle chicken, garlicky shrimp and goat cheese
  • Molletes: warm, open-faced sandwiches
  • Guacamole Bar: freshly made roasted tomatillo guacamole with your choice of toppings
  • Fresh tortilla chips with salsa
  • Soups, salads, breakfast sandwiches, yogurt bar
  • Plus Goose Island beer, bloody Marys and the best Margaritas in any airport anywhere.
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  • 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 10best.com)
  • Top Ten Airport Restaurants in America (GQ Magazine)

LOCAL SUPPLIERS

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…

  • Miller (ORLAND, IN) antibiotic-free chicken
  • Gunthorp Farms (LAGRANGE, IN) pasture raised pork and poultry
  • La Fournette (CHICAGO, IL) artisanal bakery
  • Carr Valley (LA VALLE, WI) artisan cheeses
  • El Milagro (CHICAGO, IL) stone-ground corn tortillas
  • V&V Supremo (CHICAGO, IL) Mexican Products
  • Rishi Tea (MILWAUKEE, WI) organic iced tea
  • Kalona Organics (KALONA, IA) dairy
  • Intelligentsia Coffee (CHICAGO, IL) Frontera blend coffee
  • Lucila’s Homemade (CHICAGO, IL) alfajores
  • Yuppy Hill (BURLINGTON, WI) eggs and poultry
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Where our food comes from in Philadelphia…

  • Bell & Evans (FREDERICKSBURG, PA) organic fed, antibiotic-free chicken
  • Country Time Farms (HAMBURG, PA) antibiotic-free, heritage breed pork
  • Roseda Beef (MONKTON, MD) pasture raised black angus beef
  • Royal Bakery House (RICHMOND HILL, NY) freshbaked bolillo and telera bread
  • Moctec (LANDOVER, MD) stone ground corn tortillas, specialty Mexican ingredients
  • Rival Bros (PHILADELPHIA, PA) small-batch coffee and espresso
  • Common Market (PHILADELPHIA, PA) local eggs and produce
  • Premium Steap Teas (PHILADELPHIA, PA) Iced tea
  • Sugar Town (WEST CHESTER,PA)  specialty smoked meats

CONTACT US

Tortas Frontera

O’Hare International Airport
- Terminal 1, B11
- Terminal 3, K4
- Terminal 5, M12

Urban Market at Chase Tower
10 South Dearborn, Chicago

The Arch at the University of Pennsylvania
301 Locust Walk, Philadelphia, PA