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Kaufman's Bagel & Delicatessen

4905 Dempster St, Skokie, IL 60077-2256
+1 847-677-6190
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good26%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“corned beef” (33 reviews)
“rye bread” (12 reviews)
“bagels” (44 reviews)
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American, Delicatessen, Kosher, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
4905 Dempster St, Skokie, IL 60077-2256
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Their bagels are fresh and warm. The frozen soups are delicious and worth a try. They have many sandwiches too that are quite good.

Thank Deborah F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It had been awhile since we were last at Kaufman's Bagel & Delicatessen, so we came back for another try. Again, our only disappointment was that there was absolutely no room for dessert. Each of our sandwiches came with a pickle spear. I also ordered...More

Thank Allen21096
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Felt like herring for dinner. Stopped in and had a wide choice of matjes fillets, regular herring fillets, cream herring, wine sauce herring. The matjes fillets were delicious. Bagels were delicious. Took home some lox and cream cheese for the next morning. We enjoyed everything...More

Thank Slumdog2015
Reviewed 18 July 2017

This is the go to place for chicken soup and any kind of smoked fish. And real rugula that is just fantastic

Thank mecel11
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

Kaufman deli has been around over 40 years. It's mainly take out with a fee tables. Everything from lox to corned beef and everything in between. You can't go wrong with this institution.

Thank Steve G
Reviewed 12 July 2017

The current building is a remodel after a major fire took out the old building. It's absolutely beautiful with old school charm. If you're looking for a deli sandwich, this is the place! Kosher deli meat with class act customer service. The hot deco corned...More

Thank Yong Eric P
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

Consistent good grub and bakery! Our favorite "go to" deli even when we lived 40 miles away! Many frozen choices available to take home for another meal!

1  Thank davida s
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Really pricey but very good! Interesting gourmet delicacies and products from all over and independent artisan food makers (nice for gifts but $$). Bagels, soups, salads are all good, fish and lox outstanding, and pastries and cakes are all outstanding. My son says these are...More

Thank 169bebe
Reviewed 10 May 2017

Our favorite Deli! This Delicatessen has been around for years. Food still great and now has an eat in area. Sunday mornings they play music. Can't say enough good things about this place. We are taking out food and bagels, rye bread and rolls at...More

Thank stevencg56
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

They have a sandwich here called the Happy Chanukah that involves pastrami and potato pancakes. First of all, it's a ton of food. Second, I don't know how it could've been improved - it was amazing. There was a tiny line, but it moved very...More

Thank Virkin123
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1 May 2017|
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Response from Jane F | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I don't remember, but I remember it being a reasonable amount.
Andrea B
5 February 2017|
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Response from SCham31477 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there is a small area with a few tables. It can get crowded.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4905 Dempster St, Skokie, IL 60077-2256
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Skokie
  • Phone Number: +1 847-677-6190
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