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Once Upon A Grill

2758 Dundee Rd, Northbrook, IL 60062-2609
+1 847-562-1411
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good53%
  • Average0%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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“bagels” (13 reviews)
“tacos” (4 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
2758 Dundee Rd, Northbrook, IL 60062-2609
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 5 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 31 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 2 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
Reviewed 8 June 2016

Like it's siblings in the "Once Upon" group of restaurants, expect good deli food with a wide variety of choices on the menu. Salads, sandwiches, soups, omelets and many other traditional deli favorites. Service is good. A bit noisy, but maybe because it is so...More

Thank Paul C
Reviewed 7 June 2016

This is a wonderful place for breakfast or lunch. Great service, efficient, plenty of variety and all very tasty. My husband and I go there about once a week and it has been a favorite since we moved to the Northbrook area a few months...More

Thank Vivian A
Reviewed 17 May 2016

This restaurant is wonderful. You order when you come in and the food is then brought to your table. This deli/restaurant is great for any meal of the day. I particularly love their breakfast. They have a pleasant staff, fast service, great tasting bagels and...More

Thank vascubhab
Reviewed 12 April 2016

Our team routinely orders lunch from "Once Upon a Grill." It tastes like a "NY Deli" (if you like NY): fresh breads and meats, just tasty, affordable, filling and fast!

Thank DieselDad
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 15:00
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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