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831 3rd Avenue Frnt
New York, NY 10022
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- Sunday: 6:00 am - 9:00 pm
- Monday: 6:00 am - 9:00 pm
- Tuesday: 6:00 am - 9:00 pm
- Wednesday: 6:00 am - 9:00 pm
- Thursday: 6:00 am - 9:00 pm
- Friday: 6:00 am - 9:00 pm
- Saturday: 6:00 am - 9:00 pm
4.4 of 5.0 from 35 reviews
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Blogger Reviews of Ess-A-Bagel
Passport Eater on Apr 24, 2014
There is an extensive selection of spreads and accompaniments. Take the cream cheese options: some of the more unusual offerings include apple cinnamon, berry berry, olive, and chocolate chip. The strawberry cream cheese is a personal favorite, its sweet, fruity punch harmonizing with the mild, creamy base.
Simply awesome :)
by Ipek U.
Amazing, have your bagel your way, the coffee is great well worth the trip to East Village NY
by Lawrence S.
Order online for pick-up and bypass the long lines!
by Lauren L.
Smoked tuna salad on toasted raisin bagel
by Debbie L.
Skip the long line and go through the door to the right. The only difference is they won't slice or toast the bagel for you. Saves so much time!!
by Rachel S.
Anyone who says this isn't the best bagel in NYC is a bold-faced Liar. Try the multigrain! Don't be discouraged the line moves quick!
by Andrew S.
You really can't go wrong here, everything here is a home run! The bagels are soft and huge. However, the lines can be a pain, so order online from http://bit.ly/FoodtoEat and skip the wait!
Their prices on the board don't match the posts in the cream cheese.
by Chloe S.
Try all of the different cream cheeses on these delectable bagels! For more info, check out this: http://bit.ly/KO2Yib
by Loku NYC
They're even slower on the draw at 7am. Be first, skip the line and order your bagel AND topping at the back.
by Jarett S.
Love the berry berry cream cheese!!! Don't forget to have it toasted!
by Junnita S.
Great bagels but not exactly worth waiting 25 minutes in line.
by Ken H.
Everything bagel with chicken salad and a slice of tomato. Line wasn't bad at 1:15 PM on a Monday. Either way, it's so worth it!
by Josh S.
Really good poppy seed bagels! And if you are only getting bagels, you can cut the long line on the weekends!
by Paige C.
Best bagels in New York.
by Michael L.
Best bagels in Manhattan. If you want to buy bagel in bulk, swing around to the other register on the far right to save some serious time.
by Melea A.
Don't be that jerk that sits down before you have a bagel. You ruin it for everyone. Think about it.
by Jory C.
Is it me or is that guy Richard the most miserable crumudgeon you've ever seen? Holy shit.
Scallion tofu cream cheese. Refreshingly delicious.
by Ayaka N.
Everything bagel with scallion cream cheese always hits the spot (4 of 4 petals via Fondu)
by Natalie O.
Try one of their many cream cheeses.
by Feras H.
Coffee's the standard nyc swill. Get the good stuff at Oren's across the street.
by natalie l.
Channel your inner New York Jew. Be aggressive yet friendly. Enjoy your bagel!
by Kate B.
nova scotia salmon, cream cheese, lettuce, tomato, red onlion, dill, capers, lemon on a toasted bagel
by ✰ David M.
Try the Bagel With Raisin Walnut Cream Cheese (via @Foodspotting)
by Matthew S.
Bagels are out of control here. I wish I found this place weeks ago!
by Lindsay S.
Try the Cinnamon Raisin Bagel (via @Foodspotting)
If you can ignore the slow service, interesting hiring practices, and the employee in the back screaming out orders, then you can have yourself a pretty decent bagel. Skip the coffee. Go to Orens.
by Greg H.
Some people need to relax and realize that for a good New York bagel, there is going to be a line during peak-hours. Hands down, the best bagel in Manhattan, especially whole-wheat everything bagels.
by Christopher O.
Get anything with the chocolate chip cream cheese! It will change your life forever.
by Paige R.
Ess-a-Bagel831 3rd Ave. (btwn 50th & 51st St.), New York, NY 10022(212) 980-1010
by Stjepan R.
I could eat their whitefish salad on a whole wheat bagel for every meal for the rest of my life.
by Rachel C.
love their lox bagel!
by Toneisha F.
Recommended by Travel Channel host, Anthony Bourdain.
by Travel Channel
Take your hot bagel & schmear around the corner to the cafe tables in Greenacre Park & score a free cup of coffee at Jack's with first check-in. Enjoy the waterfall! 217 E 51st St