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Kaufman's Bagel & Delicatessen

4905 Dempster St, Skokie, IL 60077-2256
+1 847-677-6190
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“corned beef” (37 reviews)
“rye bread” (13 reviews)
“bagels” (49 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 am - 7:00 pmAll hours
American, Delicatessen, Vegetarian Friendly, Kosher
$$ - $$$
4905 Dempster St, Skokie, IL 60077-2256
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I used to stop here years ago on the way to Northeastern Illinois University after work to buy a carry-out dinner. There was a fire, I think, and a rebuild, bigger and better. As usual, I ordered a corned beef sandwich (regular, not the extra...More

Thank GerfnitAuthor
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a great Reuben here! Corned beef was tender and delicious.Staff was nice. Took a long time to prepare order.

Thank deb1218
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Kaufman's has been around for a very long time. That is because they serve authentic Jewish Deli type food. From the lox and bagels to the black and white cookies, the food is freshly prepared and portions are huge. As a transplant from Bensonhurst Brooklyn...More

Thank MidwestGal16
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Sunday morning after a little league hockey game in Niles. The place was crowded and an accordionist was keeping everyone at ease. David took our order ( 8 sandwiches and 4 extras ) and was fun to chat with. Excellent foods here. Lovely pastries. I...More

Thank Greg K
Reviewed 2 January 2018

New Years Day seemed a little difficult to find an open restaurant, so we called Kaufman's Bagel & Delicatessen and they were open. You take a number when you arrive and head to the deli counter to place your order from the menu board that...More

Thank Allen21096
Reviewed 22 December 2017

This is a Skokie staple from way back when. You cannot go wrong here with whatever you buy or choose to eat. In the last few years, they added tables where you can eat and on Sunday mornings, a Jewish band plays tunes. Yay for...More

Reviewed 15 November 2017 via mobile

First time here and wow,hard to decide on what to order first!Had a New York fish salad that was ok,but not perfect- it came with a whole large pickle!It bleed through paper,messy.(Not good for a date this order).The corned beef and pastrami sandwich should be...More

Thank boemiana
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

This used to be my favorite place to go to as a kid. I would get bags of bagels and bring them home, they were so wonderful and soft and delicious. One side was the bakery counter and the other side was a cramped Deli...More

Thank pewaukee70
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

Been coming for lunch for years when I am in area... Always good food.. This time had rare Roast beef on whole wheat with mayo and lettuce and their incredible chips... Great!

Thank H Dean H
Reviewed 17 October 2017

Best place on the North Shore for Kosher style deli. Enormous sandwiches, delicious sides, and great cakes, bread and cookies.

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2 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
6 February 2017|
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Response from casual_foodie | Reviewed this property |
Yep they have spots to sit.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
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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