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Kaufman's Bagel & Delicatessen

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4905 Dempster St, Skokie, IL 60077-2256
+1 847-677-6190
07:00 - 19:00
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Two Rivers, Wisconsin
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

If you love classic Jewish delicatessen food, indeed this is the real deal! Corned beef, Pastrami, Salami, Chubs, Lox, Matzah ball soup, new pickles, a few of my favorites. All kinds of meats, fish, salads, soups, bakery goods and breads including rye breads and of course bagels, etc. It's a bit pricey, but competitive with other equivalent deli's. I go... More 

Thank eel1948
Chicago, Illinois
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418 reviews
198 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Whatever you order will be authentic and good( GREAT!). Standout for me is their herring. Bagels and cream-cheeses are wonderful. Try it. Order whatever you usually do at your local deli and you will be coming back to Kaufman's.

Thank john b
Puyallup, United States
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17 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I had the pastrami on rye and split a potato salad with my brother. It was all good and what I'd expect from a large city deli. We have nothing that compares in the Tacoma area.

Thank John S
Chicago, Illinois
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146 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Sometimes we get a hankering for a deli sandwich. The best pastrami is found at Kaufman's and that's what my husband orders every time we go...on rye bread with Thousand Island dressing and cole slaw. The pickle is also excellent. I usually have the tongue on marble rye with brown mustard. It hits the spot. This isn't a fancy place.... More 

Thank CultureVulture60657
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Workers are always available and extremely helpful. Food is consistently fresh and good. Prices are reasonable.

Thank JoanCook
Oak Park, Illinois
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376 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

order at counter; plenty of seating; delicious sandwiches; best dill pickles I've had in years. Don't forget dessert; they are wonderful.

Thank gstrange8
Highland Park, Illinois
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58 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I remember when Kaufman's was located in it's original flat, white building, which one could drive by and completely miss it. Well a few years ago they built a new Kaufman's. Now it is 2 stories tall with large,red signage so you can't miss it. It does have it's own parking lot which can quickly fill up during lunch hour.... More 

Thank PamDSapphireSky
Chicago, Illinois
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I were in the area and decided to go have dinner. He ordered a pastrami and corned beef sandwich and I had chicken noodle soup and a potato pancake. The sandwich was very good as well as the soup, but the potato pancake was not edible it was dry any tasted like cardboard. I grew up on... More 

Thank Jane F
Chicago, Illinois, United States
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414 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

By far - and I'm not exaggerating - Kauffman's has the best bagels anywhere. They are totally scrumptious. You can get everything that goes with bagels too in this deli - lox and cream cheese, pickles, tuna, corned beef - whatever you like. They make great sandwiches to go, and the pastries are fabulous. I'm getting hungry just thinking about... More 

Thank Bonnie T
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love corned beef sandwiches and have tried them everywhere. Kaufman's are the best by far! Like pickles from the barrel, nova lox or beef brisket sandwiches? Get them here. The have salads, soups, bread and baked goods too!

Thank Lucy-Familskokie

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Delicatessen, Kosher
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?