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359 1st Avenue
New York, NY 10010

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(212) 260-2252


  • 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 - 5:00 pm
  • Sunday: 6:00 am - 5:00 pm

Cuisine: Bakeries

4.4 of 5.0 from 207 reviews

price range:Less than $10


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  • 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.

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  • Ryan A아침 6시인가부터 영업을 하기때문에 관광객 입장에서 시차때문에 일찍깨서 배고플때 가기좋다

    55555 by Ryan A

  • Lauren MEveryday bagels

    55555 by Lauren M

  • Al S.Best bagels I've found in NYC. I'm partial to the salt bagels but they're all good. Egg and cheese on salt is a serious sandwich. Bagels are huge, come hungry, leave full. Show up early to avoid line.

    55555 by Al S.

  • Aditi JCould call in and order in advance!

    22222 by Aditi J

  • Jole P.The classic lox sandwich is always a go too, but in general all their bagels are amazing!

    55555 by Jole P.

  • Louis B.Maybe the best bagels. But they don't toast! Get take out so you can toast at home.

    55555 by Louis B.

  • Tom J.The Classic Signature sans sliced onions is amazzzzing.

    55555 by Tom J.

  • Bora SThere is a huge line on sunday mornings.

    55555 by Bora S

  • Alexandra K.If you are just getting a bagel (nothing on it, not toasted) you can skip the line and go right to the counter with the bagels.

    33333 by Alexandra K.

  • Dean MGreat bagels!

    55555 by Dean M

  • Greg EChewy, crusty, gut-busting bagels. Old NYC to the fullest, complete with chandeliers and wood paneling. They don't toast, 30+ cream cheeses, have takeout line for bagel only orders as well, so no line

    55555 by Greg E

  • Nick SGo in the summer, bring a book, get whatever bagel you'd like, and relax with both in one of the best parks in the city, Geenacre Park, middle of the block on 51st.

    55555 by Nick S

  • Rowan JThis is the best bagel place in Murray Hill, and possibly the whole city. I actively go out of my way to get bagels from here!

    55555 by Rowan J

  • Stefan JYou have to taste at least two different kinds of bagel with flavors cheese to see why all these people waiting out in the cold for some.Tip: Another express line if you only need to get some bagels.

    33333 by Stefan J

  • Hannah aWent late Saturday morning and there was a long line but moved relatively quickly. Had friends from out of town and the bagels did not disappoint! Will try ordering ahead next time.

    55555 by Hannah a

  • Reagan HanselmanThe sausage, egg, and cheese toasted bagel is the best breakfast sandwich I've ever had!

    55555 by Reagan Hanselman

  • Ernesto CA classic and one of the best in town, sometimes to crowdy but it's worth it

    55555 by Ernesto C

  • Menachem LMelanie's Favorite 👌🏽

    55555 by Menachem L

  • Didem JBagel'ı ile unlu bu mekan bence turk damak tadina pek uygun degil. Krem peynirleri guzel ama efsane diyemem. Bagellar ise çok sert..

    55555 by Didem J

  • Jenna O.Pro-tip to skip the line if you're not getting a sandwich: any bagel, any spread by the 1/4 lb., coffee, go to the front on the right.

    33333 by Jenna O.

  • Sarah SiskDo not come here for the egg sandwiches. They put egg and bacon in a bowl and microwave it. I expect that from dunkin donuts not a real bagel shop!

    33333 by Sarah Sisk

  • Evan GTell them first thing if you want your bagel to be warm. Otherwise they will hand you a cold bagel, and get mad at you and refuse if you ask for them to warm it.

    22222 by Evan G

  • Tatiana AOrdered two bagels and they charged me $10 for delivery w/o telling me even though they advertise free delivery. Talked a a hysterical lady named Sarah, who was very rude and not helpful.

    22222 by Tatiana A

  • Matt BOne of the best bagel shops in NYC. They have a long long line out the door. If you're just going to buy a bag of bagels you can cut along to a much shorter line.

    55555 by Matt B

  • Amy VI ate a Whole Wheat bagel and small side of Egg Salad.

    55555 by Amy V

  • Benjamin MBest bagels in town - no doubt.

    55555 by Benjamin M

  • Greg B.The bagels here a great, and worth the wait. Pay attention to the line though! It snakes through the store, but there are multiple people that can attend you.

    55555 by Greg B.

  • @scottkleinbergMy favorite bagel in NYC.

    55555 by @scottkleinberg

  • Chris A.Bagels, sandwiches

    55555 by Chris A.

  • John JBig hearty bagels, can't go wrong with the Signature on Everything.

    55555 by John J

  • David L.Pumpernickel!!!!

    55555 by David L.

  • PaddyFavorite bagels in the city! We always get the same; plain bagels (for me), everything bagel (for her) and 1/2 lbs of scallion cream cheese and 1/2 of jalapeño cream cheese.

    55555 by Paddy

  • Andrew ChanEverything bagel... Heavenly, especially since it was fresh out of the oven!

    55555 by Andrew Chan

  • mike PBagels are just ok. Of course better than from a deli but nothing special.

    33333 by mike P

  • Mohammed NLoved the everything eggs and turkey bagel.

    55555 by Mohammed N

  • Raymond RVery solid, bagel was good with lox. Not sure it's that definitively good for the wait but definitely worth trying.

    55555 by Raymond R

  • Akira KExcellent bagels! Great to go on non-peak times like weekday evenings.

    55555 by Akira K

  • Jenny JGreat bagels. Efficient service. Got a breakfast sandwich, then bought a cinnamon raisin bagel to eat later on my flight. Couldn't wait. Ate it on the cab ride to the airport. #noregrets

    55555 by Jenny J

  • Rachel L.Be ready for a long wait!

    33333 by Rachel L.

  • Rachel L.Everything!!

    55555 by Rachel L.

  • David lEverything bagel, cream cheese, salmon. And a cup of coffee.

    55555 by David l

  • Miguel ABagels and cream cheese are delicious!!!!

    55555 by Miguel A

  • Nathan W.Ess-a-Bagel's Everything Bagel is truly everything. Get it with veggie cream cheese. You will wait in line. Sometimes for 45 minutes.

    55555 by Nathan W.

  • ZenFoodster EatsOk but overhyped! Been coming here on & off ~16 yrs. Eggs are not made to order & ONLY served scrambled =not fresh. Also,last delivery took 2 HRS! Not worth wait. There are much better bagels in NYC.

    33333 by ZenFoodster Eats

  • Álvaro Marchán AlarcónMake sure you know what you want/how you want your bagel, otherwise waiter's eyes will be rolling in dismay. It's a quick service on a busy location! Delicious fillings nevertheless

    55555 by Álvaro Marchán Alarcón

  • Ricky DGet a flavoured cream cheese on your bagel, blueberry is great

    55555 by Ricky D

  • Elena S.Didn't like it at all. They put my fruit salad in a way it leaked all over my roast beef bagel, and the watermelon in it was spoiled. They don't give you password despite they have two WiFi networks

    22222 by Elena S.

  • Prakash RProbably the best bagel I've ever had..

    55555 by Prakash R

  • Courtney MBagels are delicious but the line is always SO LONG, so be prepared to wait about an hour.

    55555 by Courtney M

  • Jordan LGreat bagels! Waited in line about an hour, however. But, they brought out samples while we waited which was fun. Try the pumpernickel bagel with scallion cream cheese - great combination!

    55555 by Jordan L

  • Lara R.Bacon, egg, and cheese, for the win. Great fresh bagels make it all great, though.

    55555 by Lara R.

  • Dfw DeanAmazing bagels - terrible slow service counter

    33333 by Dfw Dean

  • Sean NickleyPoppy seed bagel 👍🏻

    55555 by Sean Nickley

  • Nick AndlingerA true ny bagel that shines. Love the heavy seasoning.

    55555 by Nick Andlinger

  • Eva JCualquier bagel que te pidas, estan riquisimos! Ahora que con eso comes para todo el dia! Los chicos de la barra os pueden aconsejar si vais un poco perdidoa, k no os de miedo a preguntar ;)

    55555 by Eva J

  • Rowan AThe vegan cream cheese is amazing! Herb on pumpernickel.

    55555 by Rowan A

  • NicoleGreat bagels! Be sure to order everything all at once.

    55555 by Nicole

  • Chris NatoliWay overrated. Their bagels are just bread. Go to Kossar's instead.

    22222 by Chris Natoli

  • Gonzalo BBagel heaven!! The coffee taste like battery acid, but its what you need sometimes to get you going in the big city.

    55555 by Gonzalo B

  • Ram KBagles are great but lines are insanely long. Be sure to pop in early to avoid the wait

    55555 by Ram K

  • Sara McDonaldNo one makes a pumpernickel bagel like Ess-a-Bagel. Also, whole wheat everything.

    55555 by Sara McDonald

  • Sonia JDon't even attempt going here in the summer on a weekend unless you're prepared to wait for 1+ hours

    33333 by Sonia J

  • henry bakerBig but great bagels

    55555 by henry baker

  • L BradyDelicious bagels!

    55555 by L Brady

  • DaneDon't be an asshat and claim a table for 6 when there is a line out the door and none of your party has ordered yet. You're not special.

    33333 by Dane

  • Ilke DOn a sunday morning usual wait can be almost an hour. For me it was worth it, nova (the one with salmon) was great. Buy and eat them in Central Park. Totally recommended!

    55555 by Ilke D

  • Kim MWas really good but definitely not worth the (almost) hour wait we did ):

    33333 by Kim M

  • AngelaAmazing on so many levels.

    55555 by Angela

  • Jamie MWide selection of bagels and filling – expect a wait though, it can get busy around breakfast on a workday.

    55555 by Jamie M

  • Sara T.A New York institution. Can miss with their huge menu of bagels and cream cheeses.

    55555 by Sara T.

  • Harry LGreat NY bagel shop, there's a huge queue for a reason. But it's worth it!

    55555 by Harry L

  • Matthew AOlive cream cheese. They give too much cream cheese for me, consider asking for a smaller amount.

    33333 by Matthew A

  • Stuart C.You could leave here spending $3 or $30 depending on your tastes and your level of restraint. I got out of there with a lox bagel and a cinnamon raisin bialy for just over $10.

    55555 by Stuart C.

  • Leigh Ann Q.Best bagels in the entire universe. Get them straight out of the oven and you will die.

    55555 by Leigh Ann Q.

  • Alice Eunjin EThe bagel sandwiches are not worth the wait. Just buy bagels and cream cheese and walk out! Oh, and they have the grumpiest staff ever.

    33333 by Alice Eunjin E

  • Alice Eunjin EBagel sandwiches are not worth the wait or the $. I got less than two layers of smoked salmon! Just get the bagels

    33333 by Alice Eunjin E

  • Roger S.Fantastic large fluffy bagels.

    55555 by Roger S.

  • chinaOne of the best bagels in NY

    55555 by china

  • rich m.Huge bagels, crispy and doughy....they don't come much better.

    55555 by rich m.

  • Ting T.Everything bagel with jalapeño cream cheese

    55555 by Ting T.

  • AngelaNova Sandwich on a Sesame Bagel = perfection.

    55555 by Angela

  • Zayed K.Long lines are inevitable. Definitely in the discussion for best bagel shop in the NYC.

    55555 by Zayed K.

  • Julian M.Here's what you get: a pumpernickel bagel, toasted, with nova lox and scallion cream cheese

    55555 by Julian M.

  • Lubor J.Great bagels but I had better in NYC before. I will give the place another chance when I visit NYC again. Everybody says bagels here are the best so I might have just chosen a bad combination.

    55555 by Lubor J.

  • Miki Tサラダサンドイッチ、トッピングを沢山つけたほうが美味しそう!

    55555 by Miki T

  • Rayburn C.Good NY bagels here. Also lots of tourists so the wait can be long.

    55555 by Rayburn C.

  • Jeffrey W.Long lines - get here early

    55555 by Jeffrey W.

  • ®yka- 승.bagel with smoked salmon (or lox) & scallion cream cheese♥ everything bageland lox is yummy too! good cream cheese selection, love it!!

    55555 by ®yka- 승.

  • Nienke PThe bagels taste really good! But be prepaired, it can be very crowded. So it will take a little while before you can order. But it is worth it.

    55555 by Nienke P

  • Algenis DLong lines right now come with enough time.

    55555 by Algenis D

  • Daniel PorterCan't go past the smoked salmon and cream cheese but if you do the chicken salad is outstanding as well.

    55555 by Daniel Porter

  • Michael BExcellent bagel selection

    55555 by Michael B

  • Julian M.The line on a weekday morning is a lil too much

    33333 by Julian M.

  • Jan LGrilled chicken

    55555 by Jan L

  • Yerna GillesTHE place to eat delicious bagels... Everything there is amazing!! Go for belly lox even if they say it's salty! Plus there is a free Wi-Fi ;-)

    55555 by Yerna Gilles

  • Harumi U.Their bagels are big and chewy. I personally had better bagels though. Also the employees are not very attentive and friendly. I guess the fate of service when people buy things anyway

    55555 by Harumi U.

  • Penny S.Being a bagel-holic, You definitely can't go wrong with Ess-a-Bagel! Their bagels will make your day! My favourite bagels shop in NYC!

    55555 by Penny S.

  • Kai YenBagels are awesome!

    55555 by Kai Yen

  • David G.Pro tip: go to back counter and order a half dozen w cream cheese to go. Skip the long morning line for single orders.

    33333 by David G.

  • Jenn PBest bagel on the planet...legit.

    55555 by Jenn P

  • Deborah S.Tofu cream cheese available in many yummy flavors!

    55555 by Deborah S.

  • GothamistSome claim Ess-A-Bagel's offerings are too big. We beg to differ, and will continue to indulge in a crispy, colossal everything bagel loaded with scallion cream cheese, lox and tomato.

    55555 by Gothamist

  • Chackan JOverrated IMO... Guess I'm not a bagel connoisseur.

    33333 by Chackan J

  • Nancy B.The sandwich line can be really long - if you want bagels only go to the back of the store (loop to the right of the line)

    33333 by Nancy B.

  • Erik Voldservice is really slow, be ready to wait 30mins for your food

    33333 by Erik Vold

  • StefanGet an everything bagel and a quarter pound of chopped liver. Delicious!

    55555 by Stefan

  • Faaiz O.Get an Everything bagel with cream cheese, lox, onions, and tomatoes! Kinda on the pricey side but SOOOO worth it. Best bagels in New York! They are more than generous with their cream cheese

    55555 by Faaiz O.

  • Urban CompassTake a bite out of one of these fluffy bagels and douse it with one of the many different flavors of cream cheese.

    55555 by Urban Compass

  • Erick N.You can skip the line if you are just ordering plain bagels - head to the back to order

    33333 by Erick N.

  • Mark ReynoldsNot the best fresh bagels in the world, but huge, warm and you're in New York!

    55555 by Mark Reynolds

  • Katherine M.Gothamist says, "Some claim Ess-A-Bagel's offerings are too big. We beg to differ, and will indulge in a crispy, colossal everything bagel loaded with scallion cream cheese, lox and tomato."

    55555 by Katherine M.

  • Dimitra VelikiGreat variety, tasty bagels

    55555 by Dimitra Veliki

  • Lodoe S.Ask for Tenzin :) great sandwich ... Try his favorites you will be surprised

    55555 by Lodoe S.

  • Deh AVery nice bagels!

    55555 by Deh A

  • Andrew B.Posting at my mom's request: not handicap accessible.

    33333 by Andrew B.

  • Ren R.Delicious without anything on it. That's how you know it's good. Don't ask them to toast it :) they won't. It's already fresh and hot

    55555 by Ren R.

  • Ryan G.huge bagels, don't toast them

    55555 by Ryan G.

  • Jeff J.If you just want bagels go to the back and skip the line!

    33333 by Jeff J.

  • Brenda SLong line but worth the wait

    55555 by Brenda S

  • PeteBest bagel I have ever had.

    55555 by Pete

  • Tom K.Great place! The line out the door will tell you it's worth the wait!

    55555 by Tom K.

  • Julian K.Recommendation for anyone with a sweet tooth: cinnamon raisin bagel w/ raisin walnut schmear.

    55555 by Julian K.

  • Bilge K.Cok unlu bir bagelci. Unlu olmayi hak ediyor da, oldukca basarili. Cinnamon raisin bagel walnut raisin cream cheese ile iyi gidiyor, oneririm.

    55555 by Bilge K.

  • guidensI love this place so much. Best bagels in the whole world. Apple Cinnamon Cheese. BOOM!

    55555 by guidens

  • Ewart KI had a cinnamon bagel with egg whites and bacon. It was awesome! Double espresso so so.

    55555 by Ewart K

  • Marcus B.Not worth the wait.

    22222 by Marcus B.

  • Matt L.First off you made a great choice! Second know your order(s) Third say it with confidence! The man behind the counter will respect you!

    55555 by Matt L.

  • Jonathan C.5 words: 9 grain with apple cinnamon.

    55555 by Jonathan C.

  • Jonathan C.Apple cinnamon cream cheese on a whole wheat bagel...wow. Just wow.

    55555 by Jonathan C.

  • Danielle D.Great bagels but terrible staff. Always yelling at customers. I wont be back

    22222 by Danielle D.

  • Brad G.“The New York bagel is a classic, a must. Ess-a-Bagel would be an impeccable choice, either Midtown or downtown. Find a better bagel in your town? Not bloody likely.” 2 locations (midtown or downtown)

    55555 by Brad G.

  • Jay B.Good thing for them they have the best bagels cause friendly and happy and smily they are not!!! What a shame, this is the basic of a business..

    55555 by Jay B.

  • Kate S.Ordered a bagel with scallion cream cheese. Got a bagel with peanut butter. Not sure how you could confuse the two?

    33333 by Kate S.

  • The Corcoran GroupThe lox sandwich here has been voted best in the city - we love it on a whole wheat everything bagel with lite scallion cream cheese. The lines here can be crazy during the weekends, so be prepared.

    55555 by The Corcoran Group

  • Jeff S.As good as the bagels are, the line is always out the door due to slow servers.

    55555 by Jeff S.

  • Carter A.Simply da best

    55555 by Carter A.

  • Kathryn M.Best bagels in manhattan without a doubt. Everything bagel with vegetable cream cheese, nova and tomato.

    55555 by Kathryn M.

  • MaximilianoGreat bagels: sesame seeds with yummy tuna salad and plain with rich egg salad are the favorites for a great weekend breakfast.

    55555 by Maximiliano

  • ErinBest bagels. Get one from the back while it's still warm.

    55555 by Erin

  • Devin F.Best bagels in the city!

    55555 by Devin F.

  • Lauren U.Don't forget to ask for your bagel toasted! Delicious everything bagel!

    55555 by Lauren U.

  • Justin H.A whole Wheat everything bagel with ham, swiss, lettuce, tomato, with spicy mustard and mayo is definitely worth consumption!

    55555 by Justin H.

  • Eric L.Great bagels but the service sucks and the female cashiers are rude and unfriendly!

    22222 by Eric L.

  • Chris C.Try the hand cut smoked salmon on scooped out pumpernickel with lettuce, tomato and shrimp salad.

    55555 by Chris C.

  • David S.Bagel. Scallion cream cheese. Lox. Tomato. Do it.

    55555 by David S.

  • Adam S.Want a killer bagel without waiting in line for 20 min? Walk to the back and go to the 'bagel only' line, then schmear at home. And they're only a dollar! #whoa

    33333 by Adam S.

  • Steve M.Forget any pretense of customer service here.

    33333 by Steve M.

  • Alec LBest Bagels in NYC - old school. Try the scotia with cream cheese on everything.

    55555 by Alec L

  • Renan C.Very rude staff. Dirty place.

    11111 by Renan C.

  • T-BoneBest NYC bagel!

    55555 by T-Bone

  • Abby J C.Get the table at the Front Window, some of the best people watching in the city ...

    55555 by Abby J C.

  • Mathew JDefinitely not the city's best bagels, and they are way too slow for NYC, but the best choice for midtown

    55555 by Mathew J

  • Todd E.$5 for an everything bagel with cream cheese I won't be buying bagels here again

    33333 by Todd E.

  • Mike G.I wait patiently/ on long lines for great bagels/ totally worth it.

    55555 by Mike G.

  • Ryan Eall their cream cheese flavors are as good as their bagels, and their bagels are as good as you'll find. my friend got a cinnamon raison bagel with raison walnut cream cheese and it was amazing.

    55555 by Ryan E

  • Katie Crockerit's worth every minute of waiting. best bagels outside of montreal.

    55555 by Katie Crocker

  • Sandy C.Best bagels in nyc

    55555 by Sandy C.

  • Tara R.Guy behind the counter was suprisingly nice and helpful. I prefer scoop out whole wheat everything, scallion tofu cc with lox...also good ice hazelnut coffee !

    55555 by Tara R.

  • Melanie G.The best bagels I have ever had! And amazing cream cheese spread with a variety to choose from! The bagels were so good I had to buy some to bring back home to California with me when I left NYC!

    55555 by Melanie G.

  • Alex F.Whole wheat everything with light scallion... Always a winner

    55555 by Alex F.

  • Bri G.I pass 15+ bagel places en route to this spot, but it's totally worth it. Weekend mornings, expect it to take 10 mins or so.

    55555 by Bri G.

  • Garen GKinda dirty.

    11111 by Garen G

  • Jonathan G.This is my favorite bagel in New York, which is saying a lot.

    55555 by Jonathan G.

  • Jesse T.They do not toast bagels! But it's fun to ask and see their reaction anyway :)

    55555 by Jesse T.

  • M U.Touristy. Terrible and rude service. And not the cleanest of places. Good bagels but we can't get over the service or sanitary conditions. Someone let me know if these change.

    22222 by M U.

  • Bri B.I was excited to try the bagels here, but never got the chance because no one offered to take my order after standing at the counter for about 1-2 min. Never going to return.

    22222 by Bri B.

  • Danielle Z.Nothing compares to the deliciousness that is an everything bagel with olive cream cheese. The et bagels have a savory, crunchy, seedy coating with a soft and doughy delicious inside.

    55555 by Danielle Z.

  • Red F.The best bagels in New York. I'm an "everything with scallion cream cheese" kind of guy myself, but that's pure breath hubris. Just don't ask for it toasted, you noob.

    55555 by Red F.

  • Anya N9-grain bagel is amazing... having it toasted with butter and a tea. Best bagels in nyc, maybe the world.

    55555 by Anya N

  • Jackie K.Get them when their hot.

    55555 by Jackie K.

  • Jackie K.Get them when they are hot.

    55555 by Jackie K.

  • Dominique B.Get the everything bagel here. You'll never eat anything else.

    33333 by Dominique B.

  • Jess C.Try the Bagel With Turkey Lettuce Tomato Baco

    33333 by Jess C.

  • Dianne S.Try the Garlic Bagel

    55555 by Dianne S.

  • Christy CJalapeno cream cheese is a real winner.

    55555 by Christy C

  • Jan TGarlic bagel with cheese, bacon and egg

    55555 by Jan T

  • Bobby N.Unlike their 21st St/1st Av location, when you get to the front of the main line, they will not tell you what their hottest bagels are. To do so, you must first go to where their bagel window is.

    33333 by Bobby N.

  • BauzenYou can get a bagel anywhere in NYC, but why the hell would you bother with anywhere else?

    33333 by Bauzen

  • Elizabeth P.Great bagels and huge variety of cream cheese. Line is usually long but worth the wait.

    55555 by Elizabeth P.

  • Kate R.Lox tofu doesn't make sense but is delicious.

    55555 by Kate R.

  • New York HabitatWant to delve into a traditional NY bagel? The fluffy bagels at this Midtown East establishment are not only delicious, but very cheap. Get it with some cream cheese and lox for the classic sandwich.

    55555 by New York Habitat

  • Joanne S.Smoked salmon and cream cheese on onion bagel ftw! Friendly servers too.

    55555 by Joanne S.

  • JanelleYou better know what you want when you get to the counter. Impatient people like myself don't like waiting for clueless fools.

    33333 by Janelle

  • Lance C.Very crazy when the UN is happening

    33333 by Lance C.

  • Carly H.Best bagel in NYC!

    55555 by Carly H.

  • P. G.Just try anything, it's all delicious!

    55555 by P. G.

  • Miraya DAwesome olive cream cheese!

    55555 by Miraya D

  • Faith K.Wanted a NY Bagel, got a NY Bagel. I enjoyed it.

    55555 by Faith K.

  • Justin B.Two words, Lox Tofu!

    55555 by Justin B.

  • Soup S.Ask for what's fresh put the oven and get cinnamon apple cream cheese on it.

    33333 by Soup S.

  • Alan W.I've been to lots of bagel joints, but this one really tops many

    55555 by Alan W.

  • Grant C.Go straight to the back when you only want bagels. The cordoned line is for sandwiches.

    33333 by Grant C.

  • Melissa TEgg white & cheese on a scooped whole wheat everything bagel is the best!

    55555 by Melissa T

  • Tom H.The line was a 23 minute wait and it got longer as I waited in it. Plan to have enough time.

    22222 by Tom H.

  • Blair R.Had half and egg and cheese sandwich and half of a lox, both incredible definitely worth it.

    55555 by Blair R.

  • Jason R.Great food but rude service on phone and at register.

    22222 by Jason R.

  • David MIf u just want bagels, hang to the right and straight to the back to skip that line.

    33333 by David M

  • Paul K.Get your bagels here, but your coffee somewhere else. Their stuff is undrinkable.

    33333 by Paul K.

  • Daniel d.Can't get over the hot everything bagel with chicken salad. Surprisingly good combination... maybe the best bagel or sandwich I've ever had for lunch in my life.

    55555 by Daniel d.

  • Raj S.Skip the line and buy the hot bagels and get the cream cheese on the side. Its quicker!

    55555 by Raj S.

  • Megan S.This is the place for a fresh bagel. Long lines, but so worth it.

    55555 by Megan S.

  • BrandieA bagel is a bagel. It's not worth the wait.

    33333 by Brandie

  • Tony D.If u only want bagels there is a separate line that us much shorter

    33333 by Tony D.

  • Alan C.Try an Ashkenazi delicacy, such as chopped liver.

    55555 by Alan C.

  • Fiona RBest cream cheese & smoked salmon bagel ever!

    55555 by Fiona R

  • Matthew G.Amazing bagels made fresh. Lots of variety. This is why NY is the center of the bagel world.

    55555 by Matthew G.

  • Melissa Jwhether we stay uptown or downtown we always stop here for a bagel

    55555 by Melissa J

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