Where To Get The Best Bagels In New York City

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New York hands down features some of the *best* bagels in the world, with fresh, homemade doughy bagels served fresh every morning throughout the city. And while it may seem hard to find a bad bagel in the bunch, we promise that you must consider stopping by one of these legendary bagel joints while touring the city. With delicious bagels, cream cheese, and excellent toppings- it's no wonder New Yorkers love these time-tested spots so much. Let's take a dive into the big apple's best bagel list- come hungry!

Absolute Bagels, Ess-a-Bagel, Tal Bagels, Utopia Bagels, Murray's Bagels, Tompkins Square Bagels, Baz Bagel

  • Absolute Bagels in New York, United States

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      These handmade bagels are baked fresh every day, along with a variety of tasty spreads and flavors to brighten up a New York morning. Known for being one of the friendliest spots for a tasty bite in the city, Absolute Bagels prides itself in excellent customer service- and excellent bagels.

  • Ess-a-Bagel in New York, United States

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      This bustling cafe with a clever name delivers as promised, some of the best bagel dishes in the city. Enjoy a fresh coffee with some truly mouthwatering fresh bagels, topped with a variety of choices- from egg to smoked salmon. An excellent way to embrace NYC culture and fuel up for a day of exploration, Ess A Bagel is a spot you won't want to miss.

  • Tal Bagels in New York, United States

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      With an excellent selection of fresh bagels without the usual crowds, Tal Bagels has solidified itself as a local delicacy. Enjoy all the best of New York breakfast cuisine with fresh bagels, delicious cream cheese, and flavorful locks with a side of hot coffee for an excellent pick me up.

  • Utopia Bagels in New York, United States

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      New York-style bagels made the old-fashioned way, Utopia Bagels prides itself in producing authentic NY bagels that are always baked fresh, and always delicious. With a lengthy list of combinations available, including fresh ingredients, lox, and naturally a variety of tasty cream cheese- you can never go wrong with Utopia.

  • Murray's Bagels in New York, United States

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      A classic NY-style deli menu and some of the fluffiest donuts around, Murray's Bagels is well equipped with an array of flavors and smoked fish to start any day off on the best note. Enjoy some tasty flavors, well-sourced ingredients, and tasty bagels at this staple NYC destination.

  • Tompkins Square Bagels in New York, United States

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      This famed spot next to one of the city's most iconic parks has gained iconic status in Manhattan. With heaps of tasty cream cheese in a variety of flavors, chewy fresh bagels, and mouthwatering coffee- Tompkins Square Bagels has long been a favorite of the city. Stop by for a truly scrumptious treat that brings out the best of New York cuisine.

  • Baz Bagel in New York, United States

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      This upbeat retro dive is full of authentic New York comfort and most importantly- fresh hand-rolled bagels served fresh every day. With excellent prices, top-quality food, and excellent coffee, it's no wonder New Yorkers prefer this cozy spot to get their morning fix.