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The Great American Bagel

12774 S Harlem Ave, Palos Heights, IL 60463-2145
+1 815-744-9630
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4 weeks ago
“Great Variety of Excellent Bagels and Delicious Add-ons”
1 Apr 2018
“GREAT American Bagels!”
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12774 S Harlem Ave, Palos Heights, IL 60463-2145
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Owner and staff are very cordial. Bagels, bagels-2-go, bagel sandwiches, toasted bagels (get a cream cheese - it's a generous portion!), and more. PLUS, they are supportive of community service organizations. But, I digress ... this is a h(e)aven for bagel lovers.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank MattZat
Reviewed 1 April 2018

Friendly staff, quick service, and delicious bagels. They offer a variety of sweet and savory bagels and cream cheeses as well as breakfast and lunch bagel options. The place is clean and prices are decent. I've been coming for almost 20 years, and it never...More

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank IlliniHope
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Great service and good food.Clean establishment,there is nothing I see to complain about.Very enjoyable experience.

Date of visit: March 2017
Thank cajuanqueen
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

I've been to this location quite a few times and must say they are great. When I'm just looking for a bagel or sandwich I will drive to this location over the Orland Park one any day (and I live in OP). Also last month...More

Date of visit: April 2017
Thank Ashley K
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Friendly staff, great selection of bagels and cream cheese toppings. Never had the coffee but saw plenty of people going there for that.

Date of visit: December 2016
Thank Mary K
Reviewed 28 January 2016

Did not even know they had sandwiches but I received a gift certificate and was very happy with my turkey on a bagel

Date of visit: January 2016
Thank freddy797
Reviewed 7 July 2015

Every Sunday my husband, will get bagel bones for our dog and turkey bagel sandwiches for us. We just love, love, love their bagels. So tasty and always fresh.

Date of visit: July 2015
Thank ChicagoStolarski
Reviewed 1 July 2015

Awesome fresh homemade bagels! The Denver Omllette breakfast bagel was terrific with great coffee! Easy ordering and fast!

Date of visit: June 2015
Thank johnredwards
Reviewed 11 April 2015 via mobile

I have been here several times and these Bagels are so fresh and tasty. I have gotten several of there Sandwiches for lunch but my favorite is California Turkey. They put there homemade cream cheese on it with a crips cucumber I would highly recommend...More

Thank 24Todd
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Open Hours
07:00 - 14:00
05:00 - 16:00
05:00 - 16:00
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05:00 - 16:00
06:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12774 S Harlem Ave, Palos Heights, IL 60463-2145
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Palos Heights
  • Phone Number: +1 815-744-9630
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