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Frontera Fresco - CLOSED

170 O'Farrell Street, San Francisco, CA 94102
+1 415-397-3333
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good33%
  • Average0%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible0%
30 Jun 2013
“Delicious, quick and affordable”
12 Apr 2013
“A disgrace to the Rick Bayless franchise!”
Restaurant Hours Closed
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170 O'Farrell Street, San Francisco, CA 94102
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Reviewed 1 July 2013

I'm not sure if all the Macy's stores have this restaurant but they also have it in my hometown of Skokie, IL at Old Orchard Westfield Shopping Center. I was glad to see it here also. Because of the busy weekend and crowded restaurants this...More

Thank Grace M
Reviewed 13 April 2013 via mobile

Expecting similar food to the "real" Frontera in Chicago was a mistake at this dank, gloomy eatery in Macy's basement--wow, what a greasy, slimy, bland monstrosity the mushroom quesadilla was! And the guacamole was a tasteless green paste -- very hard to screw up guacamole,...More

Thank Pam M
Reviewed 5 January 2013

I've always wanted to try Rick Bayless' restaurants in Chicago, but never have had a chance. While this place is not quite the same, the food was good and not too expensive. The place is in the basement of the Macy's at Union Square, along...More

Thank Xoloitzquintle
Reviewed 13 December 2012

Macy's on Union Square has several restaurants in the basement of the main building. I always eat here when I want a quick, tasty meal when shopping near Union Square. I ate twice in the Mexican restaurant, and the food was good. This is not...More

Thank DrBob-cs
Reviewed 22 March 2012

I'm sitting in the basement of Macy's just finishing up my tea agua fresca with lime. I just hoovered down an incredibly tasty chipotle chicken tamale, and am finishing up the last few bits of chips and salsa. Not a crumb will be left behind....More

Thank BadGina
Reviewed 5 December 2011

We always loved Rick Bayless on the top chef master shows. And we LOVE the salsa by him, you can find it in most super markets. So when we found ourselves in San Francisco, by union station we had to try his restaurant. It is...More

Thank sd_foodies
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Union Square
Originally home to rallies supporting the Union Army
in the Civil War, this grand square has become the
city's premier shopping and entertainment district
containing the largest number of upscale department
stores, chic boutiques, art galleries and theatres in
the city. It's a large open area where tourists and
locals gather, watch cable cars and crowds go by,
enjoy a snack, or plan their day of shopping and
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  • Address: 170 O'Farrell Street, San Francisco, CA 94102
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Union Square
  • Neighbourhood: Union Square
  • Phone Number: +1 415-397-3333
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