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Einstein Brothers Bagels

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443 N Main St, Glen Ellyn, IL 60137-5123
(630) 790-8881
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Dining options: Breakfast, Seating, Takeout

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Einstein Bagels at their Best

Our Family likes Einstein Bagels over other sources and the Glen Ellyn store has a high sales level that means the bagels are always very fresh. The Monday bakers' dozen deal is an excellent value. Don is an experienced and excellent manager. As others have mentioned in their reviews, staff has... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 3, 2015
Jezeitz
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Glen Ellyn, Illinois
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Glen Ellyn, Illinois
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64 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2015

Our Family likes Einstein Bagels over other sources and the Glen Ellyn store has a high sales level that means the bagels are always very fresh. The Monday bakers' dozen deal is an excellent value. Don is an experienced and excellent manager. As others have mentioned in their reviews, staff has it's issues, but my experience has been that I... More 

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Wheaton, Illinois
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13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2015

Don and his crew do an admirable job amidst a customer flow that is anything but uniform --- it might be 30 kids from the nearby schools come in and are less than decisive on the ordering front. His permanent crew are top-notch young men and women but the newer crew have an appalling habit of stepping away from the... More 

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Wheaton, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Typical Einstein fare, but very convenient for downtown Glen Ellyn. Great location for the commuters and for picking up a dozen bagels or so to bring to the office in the morning.

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Thank Rozbo
Glen Ellyn, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

I know you say bagels are bagels, but the staff here is upbeat, quick, and efficient! Right in downtown Glen Ellyn just South of the tracks go to this place and enjoy the great atmosphere of downtown Glen Ellyn!

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Thank Mike A
Chicago
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56 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Had a meeting Friday morning at the Civic Center in Glen Ellyn. Went in to get a morning dup of tea and a breakfast sandwhich. The line was long but it moved very fast. I have always liked coming to this spot because of the variety and the speed. The quality seems to be consistent too. I will be back... More 

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Thank ConstantTravels
Glen Ellyn, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Bagels are the best I've had in the Chicago area. The lox & bagel sandwich also comes with capers and is just perfect - pretty darn good coffee too

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Thank BigBBurrows
Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2013

Large windows, sitting on the Main Street corner is a pleasant place to sit and have a bagel etc... Weekend mornings very busy inside and out making it at times impossible to get a table. However a bench close by is an option. Wish they had a gluten free option.

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Thank Mary P
Danbury, Connecticut
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2013

Liked the people behind the counter and the place is spotless.. Location is great for going into the city but, don't cut it too close to train departure time, it is on the outbound side of tracks.

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Thank 633sailor
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52 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2013 via mobile

We've been going here for years, the food is very good, but the staff on some days is not up to par. I've lost count of how many times they have goofed up our order. The manager Don is a great guy and he always makes it right for us, but it's still a hassle. Besides that it is a... More 

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Thank Yossarrian
Chicago, Illinois
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42 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2013

I used to eat here quite a bit, but the past several times, either my sandwich was not made correctly or the sandwich didn't look anything like the photos. The restaurant needs to be cleaned more during the day. The tables need to be kept cleaner as well as the floors.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 443 N Main St, Glen Ellyn, IL 60137-5123
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  DuPage County  >  Glen Ellyn
  • Phone Number: (630) 790-8881

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Cafe, Diner

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