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Best Bagels in New York: Four Places to Get Your Bagel Fix

Aug 1, 2022

Best Bagel in New York: Four Places to Get Your Bagel Fix

If you're looking for a delicious bagel in New York City, you've come to the right place! In this blog post, we will share our top five favorite spots for bagels in NYC. Whether you're looking for a classic bagel with cream cheese or something more adventurous, we've got you covered. So what are you waiting for? Read on to find out where to get your fix!

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Russ & Daughters

Our first stop is the sit-down brunch spot Russ & Daughters on the Lower East Side. This institution has been serving up some of the best bagels and smoked fish in NYC for over 100 years. If you're looking for a classic bagel with smoked salmon and cream cheese, this is the place to go. And even better, you can add salmon roe on top! Trust us, it's worth the line!

Brooklyn Bagel & Coffee Company

Next up is Brooklyn Bagels, where you'll find hand-rolled and kettle-boiled bagels in every flavour you desire, from sesame, to poppy, to cinnamon raisin blueberry to pumpernickel and more. If you're feeling adventurous, we recommend trying one of their specialty cream cheeses, like jalapeño asiago, honey bacon sriracha or sun-dried tomato.


No list of NYC's best bagels would be complete without mention of Ess-a-Bagel, where you'll find some of the freshest bagels in town. They have a wide selection of traditional and creative toppings such as scallion and strawberry, so you can build your perfect bagel. Our personal favorite is the smoked salmon with cream cheese and capers.

Murray's Bagels

Last but not least, we have to give a shoutout to Murray's Bagels. This beloved spot has been serving up fresh bagels 24 hours a day for over 20 years. They've got all of the classics, plus some unique flavors like cinnamon raisin and chocolate chip. Whatever you're in the mood for, you'll find it at Murray's.

So there you have it, our top five picks for the best bagels in NYC. Now get out there and start exploring! And don't forget to let us know where your favorite spot is. We can always use another excuse to eat a delicious bagel. Bon appetit!

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