The Bagel Hole – Park Slope
This place isn’t delivering on fancy cushioned booths or beautiful lighting – and it shouldn’t: this place is about bagels. A no frills local bagel joint, The Bagel Hole crafts the perfect New York bagel: crispy on the outside and doughy in the middle. Cash only and toasting very un-approved.
Terrace Bagels – Windsor Terrace
With a variety of house made flavored cream cheeses made on premise, Terrace Bagels offers piping hot, fresh bagels hand rolled and baked on site. And they’re perfect.
Bagelsmith – Williamsburg
Bagelsmith’s has a wide variety of spreads, a big specialty sandwich selection and delicious coffee. But their star is undoubtedly their bagel. With a variety of bagels to choose from made fresh on site, it’s impossible to get a bad one at Bagelsmith’s.
Smith St. Bagels – Cobble Hill & Gowanus
Mocha Chocolate, Turkey Bacon, Garlic & Herb – and we’re just talking about cream cheese options. Formerly Mocha Bagels, Smith St. Bagels offers a solid New York bagel and a vast spread variety that will satisfy any palate.