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Kaufman's Bagel & Delicatessen

4905 Dempster St, Skokie, IL 60077-2256
847-677-6190
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English first
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173 reviews 173 reviews
147 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

Kaufmans is a gem deli in the Chicago area. The selection of meats, sandwiches and sides is very rich. The sandwiches are fantastic and you can also buy things to take home. The whole setting gives you the feeling of a family operated restaurant where everything has a touch or detail that you would not find in a chain operated... More 

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Rockford, Michigan
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36 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

Traveling for business and a friend suggested it. Any kind of sandwich, breads, salads, soups and bakery. I ended up going back for dinner and picked up a couple of loaves of bread for my suitcase. Do not miss the opportunity to check out this delightful place.

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Hopkinton, Massachusetts, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

I was eager to try the landmark Kaufman's during my stay in Skokie, and I got my chance last night. I picked up a double decker sandwich, with pickles, and a dessert to take to my hotel room. Service was friendly, but it took a while to get my order, even though it was not busy at all. The corned... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Do you have to be Jewish to enjoy a Jewish delicatessen? I'm not Jewish but Kaufman's Bagel & Delicatessen in north suburban Skokie has everything it takes--from hot corn beef sandwiches to bagels with cheese to a bakery full of Eastern European breads, fresh pastries, cookies, pies and cakes--to satisfy anyone's palate. One downer for some Jewish folks: it isn't... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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549 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

But, still pretty good. Take a number and order at the counter while they custom make you a sandwich. There are some tables to eat in, but it doesn't have the dine in feel to it. The corn beef and pastrami are tasty, but to fatty for my personal tastes. I prefer it leaner. If you're craving corn beef and... More 

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13 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

the best corned beef in Chicagoland! My Irish friends come here to get corned beef for the Irish dishes. Terrific sandwiches of all kinds. A few tiny tables for those who must gobble up their goods before heading home. Good bakery. Have been coming here for years

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Evanston
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

All the usual fairs of a fine Jewish deli are available all is well prepared and keeps to the essential taste of great corned beef, pastrami, potato knish, and dozens of other items. The bakery is equally excellent and I love their rugelach. Wish I could share these with my kosher friends.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Kaufman's is a great deli that serves a full range of kosher food. The pastrami sandwich in truly very very good. A big NYC type portion on rye bread with incredible pickles. The service is outstanding and the take selection of other merchandise to take out is also very good. Highly recommended.

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297 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Premises were completely rebuilt after a fire in 2011 -- but the food is as delicious as ever. Ticket dispenser is to your right as you enter. Eat in at tables or counter seating, or take out. Currently rated #1 in Skokie. All the meat is kosher, BUT there is not a dedicated meat slicer and all the equipment (meat... More 

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HAMILTON
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Not being from this area, my choice of eatery for lunch was made by reading reviews. What I didn't notice was that Kaufman's isn't really a restaurant. Yes, they now have a few tables, and a few more outdoors. But there is no service. One obtains a number on entry and then waits for service at the counter. That being... More 

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Additional Information about Kaufman's Bagel & Delicatessen

Address: 4905 Dempster St, Skokie, IL 60077-2256
Phone Number: 847-677-6190
Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Skokie
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Monday 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Cuisine: Bakery, Delicatessen

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