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Once Upon A Grill

2758 Dundee Rd, Northbrook, IL 60062-2609
+1 847-562-1411
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good50%
  • Average6%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“bagels” (15 reviews)
“tacos” (4 reviews)
“pastrami” (3 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
2758 Dundee Rd, Northbrook, IL 60062-2609
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I took my 92-year old father out for lunch. He enjoyed his last visit and mentioned this place at least once since. He and I had identical orders: corned beef sandwiches, lettuce, tomato, a little mustard with cole slaw on the side,...More

Thank GerfnitAuthor
Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

This is an old place and the heating and cooling system makes tons of noise and sometimes kids are not monitored bu their parents and run wild . But the food is decent , especially the lean corned beef sandwiches. Delic!!! The tuna salad has...More

Thank Marshawillner
Reviewed 28 September 2017

Yummy deli and bagel order at counter place They bring it to you Casual , informal My favorite is their tuna boat.

Thank Dream578
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

Another everything is good here type review but i stick with the Deli food. Great corned Beef & Pastrami. Great soups! My favorite is mish mosh. So popular that there is not enough seating at lunch and dinner times. Great for carry out.

Thank 84u2c
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Part of a chain of restaurants including the recently opened Lucky Fish in Northbrook. Always crowded. Order from the counter and your food is brought to you. Good soup, large salads, big variety of sandwiches including all the typical deli fare. have taco and wing...More

Thank Robert K
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

Great place for a strong cup of coffee and chorizo breakfasts. The al pastor burrito was outstanding. The people next to us regularly order lox and raved about them.

Thank muggsygal
Reviewed 11 April 2017

We often order from as well as eat in at Once Upon a Grill! It is a reliable place to run to when you want something simple like a fabulous bowl of soup or great sandwich! They have a variety of different soups every day...More

Thank lrsda
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

There aren't too many deli style restaurants left in the Chicagoland suburbs. Not too far from once upon a grill, there are 3. What's so nice about this restaurant is that it is relatively small. Although the tables are quite close together, it epitomizes a...More

Thank BloatedcowandMo
Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

Riding on their successful reputation with a number of solid restaurants in the area, this place is disappointing. Friendly servers and ok dining area but NO Flavor! Tortilla soup, eh......needed cilantro and flavor! Bagels ok but tuna salad nothing special. The kids meal are outrageous-...More

Thank Chicagonative_7
Reviewed 1 September 2016

My father (91 years young) didn't have the best experience the last time we ate here, but he saw that I enjoyed my corned beef sandwich so much, he suggested we visit for lunch. We beat the lunchtime crowd but still had to wait a...More

Thank GerfnitAuthor
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2758 Dundee Rd, Northbrook, IL 60062-2609
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Northbrook
  • Phone Number: +1 847-562-1411
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