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789 Massachusetts Ave, Arlington, MA 02476-4731
+1 781-646-2662
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06:00 - 15:00
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Mon - Fri 06:00 - 15:00
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Arlington, Massachusetts
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23 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

Very fresh NY style bagels, plain or toasted, cream cheese or not, sandwich or not. I have only used them for takeout.

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Thank Susanne B
Arlington, Massachusetts, United States
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016

This friendly neighborhood spot is part bagel bakery and part diner. We come back again and again for the tasty bagels and many regulars pick up bagel sandwiches to go (the BLT is straightforward and usually perfect). The breakfast and lunch diner is fine, but once in a while service has speed hiccups.

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Thank Stewart D
Garner, North Carolina
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90 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 April 2016 via mobile

On a weekend away, my wife and I wanted a nice breakfast in a local diner. This was perfect. Food was fantastic, service was exceptional. Plenty of parking along Mass Ave. Price was very reasonable. No complaints.

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Thank waxrash
Richmond, Virginia
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135 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2016 via mobile

Visiting a friend in Arlington, we had Saturday morning breakfast here. They have both eat in and bagels for carry out. I had two scrambled eggs and a toasted everything bagel. The eggs were fine, the bagel amazing. Friendly (New England friendly) waitress, good coffee, a place populated by regulars. Great stop.

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Thank Catiebeth
Arlington, Massachusetts
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2015

Their breakfast menu (runs through lunch, I think) is quite good, built on the bagel (although other stuff is there too) -- sausage, egg and cheese are my favorite.

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Thank doncant
Boston, Massachusetts
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13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2015

I just can't get over the fact that this place is named "Bagels by Us", but they don't make the bagels! Maybe they meant "Bagels by U.S." because supposedly they are from NYC. The bagels themselves are pretty good, and the breakfast sandwiches are good. However, the prices are high, significantly higher than any other bagel place. The non-bagel breakfasts... More 

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Thank Greg W
Arlington, Massachusetts
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107 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 March 2015

While I enjoy the bagels, other offerings leave a lot to be desired. Although it tries, Bagels by Us is not a diner. The breakfasts are expensive for the quality and quantify served.

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Thank usuallyhappyguy
Buffalo, New York
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35 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2013

We visit the Arlington area a few times a year and every time we're here, it's kind of a tradition to stop here and pick up a dozen fresh bagels and cream cheese. The Mrs. And I find the bagels to be outstanding. The variety is plentiful as is the types of cream cheese you can buy. The people there... More 

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Thank davbuff
Kingston, New York
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34 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2013

This place has a lot of crummy reviews, but I have to say, they make the best reuben ever. Tons of sweet, tender corned beef, layered - that's right, layered - with sauerkraut and thousand island. A slice of swiss completes the sandwich, but in my opinion, you don't really need it. Really the best reuben I've ever had. (Okay... More 

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Thank sumersfree
Medford, Massachusetts, United States
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54 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 May 2012

They claim to serve bagels by H&H bagels in NYC. H&H Closed, so are they really NY bagels??? I live in NYC the cheesecake is not even close, JR's on Flatbush ave is real cheesecake. The waitress was gruff and very anti social. A second cup of coffee was out of the question. When I went and bought a second... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    2 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
06:00 - 14:00
Monday
06:00 - 15:00
Tuesday
06:00 - 15:00
Wednesday
06:00 - 15:00
Thursday
06:00 - 15:00
Friday
06:00 - 15:00
Saturday
06:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 789 Massachusetts Ave, Arlington, MA 02476-4731
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Arlington
  • Phone Number: +1 781-646-2662

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?