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Original Bagel and Bialy

105 McHenry Rd, Next to Blue Swim School, Buffalo Grove, IL 60089-1796
+1 847-808-0100
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good24%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“lox” (13 reviews)
“corned beef” (14 reviews)
“bialys” (7 reviews)
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7:00 am - 7:30 pm Hours
American, Soups, Seafood, Deli, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
105 McHenry Rd, Next to Blue Swim School, Buffalo Grove, IL 60089-1796
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went with some friends to Original and let me say, first of all, this is not the place for a large group to eat in but we made do. I ordered the potato pancakes and they give you three large ones, but they were...More

Thank Cathy H
SocialResponse, Customer Service at Original Bagel and Bialy, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Cathy, Thank you for giving us a try! We regret to know that the potato pancakes weren't to your liking. We would appreciate the opportunity to make this right, but can only do so if you give us a second chance. Looking forward to...More

Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

This is a regular stop for us. The weekday breakfast specials are a bargain. The bagels are the best around and the staff is friendly and helpful. Take-out or eat-in, you won’t be disappointed

Thank lennatravel
SocialResponse, Customer Service at Original Bagel and Bialy, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2018

Hey, Thank you for sharing your feedback and being a regular with us. Happy to see that you liked the food and the service. It's a delight to know our customers leave us happy. Do come again soon!

Reviewed 25 March 2018

For a while, there was another location in Vernon Hills, but that one has closed. So visit the mother ship in Buffalo Grove, where the bagels are baked fresh every day -- 200 dozen daily. There is plenty of parking at the Grove, including three...More

1  Thank illinoistravelere
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Love this place .Great soups and deli sandwiches. You can get half sandwiches with soup for a great lunch or dinner. Love the corned beef and all the different kinds of soups.

Thank Steve G
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Love this place. Bagels always fresh and veggie cream cheese is my Favorite. Little bit crowded on weekend morning. But its not surprise because the food is very good.

Thank NatT0day
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Had sunday breakfast with the grandkids. Both had silver dollar pancakes. Was pleasantly surprised by the size of the order. Each received 10 silver dollar pancakes. My wife and I had a bagel and a smear. Very good with lots of cream cheese. The service...More

Thank stever1957
Reviewed 19 September 2017

A friend of mine suggested this place for lunch and carry out and I was soooo glad he did. Had a warm and delicious pastrami on rye sandwich with cole slaw, purchased a side of potato salad (both homemade and delicious and a crisp pickle....More

Thank Sherlockian
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

We have been to this location several times after going to the Big Blue swim school which is right next door. The bagels are fresh, big and they put lots of cream cheese on it which is appreciated. The other breakfast foods come in big...More

Thank Dawn C
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

The Original Bagel and Bialy is a great Jewish style Deli. Their bagels come in a variety of types and are very good. They have breakfast specials during the week. Their blintzes are rich and tasty, and the corned beef is excellent.

Thank cgbotner
Reviewed 29 June 2017

I stop by the Original Bagel & Bialy relatively frequently for business breakfast meetings but haven't reviewed it until now. While there are some peak times where the shop is busy, normally it's very easy to find a table inside or out and the service...More

Thank ViktorTrue
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 3 - USD 15
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Highchairs Available, Takeout, Seating, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 7:30 pm
7:00 am - 7:30 pm
7:00 am - 7:30 pm
7:00 am - 7:30 pm
7:00 am - 7:30 pm
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 105 McHenry Rd, Next to Blue Swim School, Buffalo Grove, IL 60089-1796
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Lake County  >  Buffalo Grove
  • Phone Number: +1 847-808-0100
Homemade bagels baked fresh EVERY morning - lox flown in from NY - generous portions of great food in a good old fashioned NY deli setting. The meats are cooked in house and you can taste the quality!
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