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Once Upon a Bagel

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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner
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PRICE RANGE
USD 20
CUISINES
American, Soups, Deli
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Menu

BREAKFAST​
$10.75
Grilled Steak and Eggs
Two eggs any style with hash browns and choice of bagel, bialy or toast.
$6.25
Rollup
With eggs, veggies, and salsa.
$4.25
Two Eggs
Any style, choice of bagel, bialy, or toast.
$2.50
Cereals
With 2% or skimmed milk.
$5.50
With fried onions $5.95
With grilled salami $6.50
Fried Matzo
$9.75
Lox Plate
Sliced lox, cream cheese, tomatoes, onions and olives. With your choice of bagel or bialy.
$2.50
Bagel or Bialy
With choice of cream cheese, tomato, and onion.
$2.95
Raisins $3.25
Oatmeal
With 2% or skimmed milk
$4.95
Pancakes
With butter and syrup.
$4.95
Multi-Grain Pancakes
Fiber rich and natural ingredients.
BREAKFAST SIDE ORDERS​
$5.25
Corned Beef Hash
$4.25
Veggie Hash
$3.50
Sausage (Pork or Turkey)
$3.50
Bacon (Pork or Turkey)
$3.50
Ham
$3.25
Hash Browns
$3.50
Grilled Salami
$1.50
Cream Cheese
$1.40
Bagel or Bialy with Butter or Margarine
JUST THE BREAST​
$6.50
Original
$6.50
Cajun
$6.50
Buffalo
$6.50
Bar-B-Que
$6.50
Teriyaki
$7.95
Chicken Club
$8.25
Grilled Steak
$7.50
Grilled Chicken
$5.95
Grilled Veggie
FROM THE GRILL​
$8.25
Skirt Steak Sandwich
$4.25
Garden Burger
$5.75
Char Burger
$5.75
Turkey Burger
$4.25
Jumbo Dog
$3.95
Grilled Cheese
$5.25
Chicken Fingers with Fries
$5.25
Bagel Veggie Skins
$3.25
Hot Dog
GRILLED BOATS​
Fresh homemade bialy loaf, melted cheese and
$7.50
Tuna Salad
$8.25
Corned Beef
$8.25
Corned Beef Rueben
$8.25
Beef Pastrami
$8.25
Beef Pastrami Rueben
$8.25
Turkey
$8.25
Turkey Rueben
$8.25
Turkey Pastrami
$8.25
BBQ Beef
PIZZA​
$2.95
Cheese Pizza Bialy
$3.95
Veggie Pizza Bialy
JUST SANDWICHES​
Turn any sandwich into a sub for 1.00 extra.
$7.25
Roast Brisket
$7.25
Corned Beef
$7.25
Beef Pastrami
$7.25
Roast Beef
$7.25
Turkey
$7.25
Turkey Pastrami
$5.25
Bacon, Lettuce and Tomato
$7.95
Turkey Club
$6.75
Soft Salami
SALAD SELECTIONS​
(Choice of bread)
$5.50
Garden Salad
$7.75
Chef's Salad
$7.75
Chicken Supreme
$5.50
Veggie Supreme
$7.75
Tuna Salad Plate
$5.50
Tossed Caesar Salad
$7.75
Chicken Caesar Salad
$5.50
Chinese Tossed Salad
$7.75
Chinese Tossed Salad with Grilled Chicken
SALAD SANDWICHES​
Turn any sandwich into a sub for 1.00 extra.
$5.95
Egg White Salad
$5.25
Egg Salad
$6.50
Tuna Salad
$6.50
Salmon Salad
$6.50
Poultry Salad
$6.75
Whitefish Salad
TORTILLA ROLLUPS​
Original or caesar
$7.25
Original
Caesar
Poultry Salad
$7.25
Original
Caesar
Tuna Salad
$7.50
Original
Caesar
Grilled Chicken
$8.25
Original
Caesar
Grilled Steak
$7.25
Original
Caesar
Roast Beef
$7.25
Original
Caesar
Turkey
$5.95
Original
Caesar
Veggie
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hello, been going there for years and is always fantastic. Freshness all day for all items, they will make special orders too.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank ChicagoLee16
Reviewed 1 December 2018 via mobile

Good place for breakfast, fast and good service. Very load and always packed of people. Hard to find a table.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 833jurgenp
Reviewed 18 October 2018

Great deli, breakfast, lunch, and dinner choices. Only problem is how the adoring suburban moms and grandmas tolerate without any regard for anybody else the loud, obnoxious little kids yelling and running around the place.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank SuperChief49
Reviewed 15 October 2018

This is my favorite place in the Chicago suburbs to grab a quick breakfast or lunch, and my go to place to carry out a dozen of mini bagels for breakfast at home. Their bagel is chewy not also soft. For lunch, I always add...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank dee203
Reviewed 8 October 2018

The food is always plentiful and delicious. This is a busy place and you take a number when you walk in and order at the counter. Take a seat and the meal is delivered. I say it is busy so that you will know that...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Sandy B
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Visited the place during Port Clinton Art Festival, place was packed at the time we were there..(noon). Ordered a plain bagel -$1.10 and wanted some cream cheese with it--$3.22.. How can adding cream cheese on a bagel become triple the price??? Something was not priced...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Abe N
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Wide selection of deli foods, great breakfast and lunch. Friendly and prompt service. Been a local restaurant for over 20 years and good quality food and friendly service

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank 565hillaryr
Reviewed 5 August 2018

Many varieties of bagels, lox, a variety of cream cheeses, pastries, deli meats. All the treats of a traditional Jewish deli, but with modern recipe twists and a restaurant. This bagel operation also has a few other locations in nearby suburbs, as well as two...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Bill L
Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

This is a classic old-school Jewish deli. Great bagels, matzo ball soup, and pastrami. The bagels are made in-house daily. You really can’t go wrong here.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Cheesehead753
Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

The restaurant has several interior tables and a few outdoor tables. Lots of selection. We had brisket, barbeque beef and skirt steak sandwiches. All we're good.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank RunJoeRun1
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