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The Bagel Resturant

) #15 of 169 Restaurants in Skokie €€ - €€€ American, Soups,
50 Old Orchard Center, Skokie, IL
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good42%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“kreplach” (12 reviews)
“pastrami” (10 reviews)
Open Now
08:00 - 21:30All hours
American, Soups, Israeli
€€ - €€€
50 Old Orchard Center, Skokie, IL
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I was here in July, and they delivered to the Inn that I was staying at. I couldn't resist their "Golden Chicken Broth with Homemade Matzo Ball" on the menu and had some delivered to hotel for a late snack. It was fantastic! The Matzo...More

Thank NickiNewroth
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Bagel is a longstanding deli-restaurant that tries to be on the order of a New York deli. Our group had a variety of dishes and while most was fine, the sliced turkey seemed to have been of the processed variety rather than freshly sliced....More

Thank Emanuel P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Bagel is a real nice original deli. From Matza ball to vegitable soup to corned beef bagels lox the Bagel really is a great choice.

Thank Steve G
Reviewed 4 July 2017

There is nothing I like better than a jewish-style deli. I have eaten here a few times, hoping for better each time, but unsuccessfully. This time, service was slow, even though it was fairly early for dinner. My wife had the beef stew which was...More

Thank Steve R
Reviewed 23 June 2017

This is a great place for deli in Chicago. You can get all the Jewish favorites - matzo ball soup, kishki, rugalah, corned beef, pastrami, chopped liver, etc. Large portions, good service. YUM!

Thank jcgtune
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

This used to be one of my favorite places. In the past they were known for their Jewish ethnic Delicatessen style cuisine. Generally both the deli counter and the restaurant staff has been very friendly and very helpful. Today not so much. Clearly they have...More

Thank J S
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

It was sort of sad to go to the Bagel. This was a once thriving deli in Old Orchard. We went with some friends that were in from Florida. We got there at 6:00 PM, which is prime dinner time and it as just about...More

Thank CubFan1948
Reviewed 19 March 2017

We have dined here twice. Our first experience was good. The food was excellent deli fare with great omelets, great bagels and lox and good service. Our second trip was AWFUL. Reuben sandwich was a pile of fat instead of corned beef. When my wife...More

1  Thank Steve D
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

Not many authentic Jewish deli's left. Went here for lunch and had an egg white omelette. Pretty decent. On the table was a basket of challah and other rolls. Although decent, the challah was a little hard. Remembered it, as a child, being much softer!...More

Thank BloatedcowandMo
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Met a friend for lunch. Good standby spot to met friends; always reliable. Particularly nice if you want to hang with friends in off-hours.

Thank Janet T
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Soups, Israeli
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:30
08:00 - 21:30
08:00 - 21:30
08:00 - 21:30
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 50 Old Orchard Center, Skokie, IL
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Skokie
  • Phone Number: 847-677-0100
It's a family owned jewish resturant. It also has a location at 3107 N. Broadway, Chicago,il.
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