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615 Dempster, Evanston, IL 60201
(847) 864-8700
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7:30 am - 4:00 pm
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Sun 7:30 am - 4:00 pm
Mon - Sat 6:30 am - 5:00 pm

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    4 of 5 stars
Really good bagels and sandwiches

The bagels here are chewy and delicious. The staff is friendly and helpful,making a big variety of meat or veggie sandwiches.

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 27, 2011
Saint Louis
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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2015

THis is a classic bagel joint...bagels are delicious and they have most of the classic flavors, along with the standard toppings and the possibility of getting different bagel sandwiches. Not a ton of seating, but enough. Can get busy on weekend AMs.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

We were driving around Evanston at lunch time which is how we happened upon Bagel Art. It looked appealing from the outside, there was parking nearby, and what's not to like about a bagel? Once inside, I was surprised at how very basic the place was. A board listed the 10 or so sandwiches that they offered on a variety... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013 via mobile

Brought our family here for our last taste of Illinois and what a way to end!! The menu was extensive and the food is prepared before your eyes. They substitute fountain drinks for a variety of beverages (such as all natural juices and teas) and they make a very original version of lemonade. The decor is artsy and they have... More 

London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

Bagel Art is my go-to place in the morning. I often have tea and a bagel with a variety of friends. The bagels are freshly made and taste authentic. (I'm a New Yorker, so I should know!) We sit or stand around a high perched table in the front of the shop, talking loudly amid five to ten friends. Often... More 

Chicago, IL USA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2012

Parking is really bad to get in and out. The one time I was there I got my bagels which were good and then went to pay and the conversation went something like this: Cashier: "Can I help you?" Me: "I'd like to pay for my bagles." Cashier with a little more attitude: "Who helped you?" Me: "That guy." Cashier... More 

Saint Louis
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2011

The bagels here are chewy and delicious. The staff is friendly and helpful,making a big variety of meat or veggie sandwiches.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2009

Good bagels, seems expensive for what you get. The owner seems like a cool lady.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2008

Good but overpriced.


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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 615 Dempster, Evanston, IL 60201
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Evanston
  • Phone Number: (847) 864-8700


Open Hours
7:30 am - 4:00 pm
6:30 am - 5:00 pm
6:30 am - 5:00 pm
6:30 am - 5:00 pm
6:30 am - 5:00 pm
6:30 am - 5:00 pm
6:30 am - 5:00 pm

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