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Collegetown Bagels

415 College Ave, Ithaca, NY 14850-6713
+1 607-273-0982
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good32%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (6 reviews)
“bagels” (117 reviews)
“sandwiches” (49 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Fast food, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
415 College Ave, Ithaca, NY 14850-6713
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Collegetown Bagels is a must see and go to when in Ithaca. They have amazing bagels, sandwiches and coffee...coffee...coffee. It is a Ithaca landmark and I although busy and sometimes very crowded you will not be disappointed.

Thank dhallryan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's not clear anyone who previously reviewed this place has ever been in a real bagel bakery. Are the stellar reviews grade inflation because the customers are mostly students? The bagels weren't bagel bakery fresh and my lox bagel was served open faced in two...More

Thank djhedi
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went to Collegetown Bagels this past Saturday morning for breakfast. First time visiting and it was a bit overwhelming to say the least.... Long line and confusing on what we were supposed to do (especially since we evidently walked in the wrong door for the...More

Thank MichelleCJ
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There are multiple Collegetown Bagels in Ithaca. It is an Ithaca staple. We walked to the one at 415 College Ave. We passed another in town and the outside didn't impress me, but the one on College Ave. has a large outdoor seating area, as...More

Thank Camille C
Reviewed 16 October 2017

Convenient to town, easy walking from anywhere downtown Ithaca, warm and inviting, great breakfast warps, Wonderful muffins and scones, friendly and efficient service, really something for everyone.

Thank Joshua B
Reviewed 11 October 2017

This is where my dad and I get lunch when we go to the Harvard vs. Cornell game in Ithaca every two years. They have quite a large menu so there's something for everyone to enjoy. We've never been disappointed by our food. The staff...More

Thank travelinbluesgal
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Had heard about this place from friends and family who've been to Cornell before. Didn't disappoint at at all, whether it was the coffee, icecream or confusingly delicious array of bagels and eatables. Came here a couple of times during our week in Ithaca, and...More

Thank AdnanSyed
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Love this place!! The college kids told us about it and now we always go there when visiting Ithaca! Great bagels, coffee drinks and sandwiches! The staff is fantastic and friendly! Wish they would franchise it out to other towns in different states!

Thank Shellseeker0509
Reviewed 15 September 2017

We ended up dining at CTB twice in two days. The bagel options are endless, from traditional cream cheese to more sophisticated ones with anything your heart desires. Can get a little busy on weekends with students, dining leisurely, or just passing by. Coffee was...More

Thank NJtraveller95
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

Packed and a bit confusing, but food was quick, tasty and cheap. Recommended for college kids, not really for families. I would also look up the menu online ahead of time. They have too many options to figure out what you want while standing in...More

Thank val g
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
6:30 AM - 2:00 AM
6:30 AM - 2:00 AM
6:30 AM - 2:00 AM
6:30 AM - 2:00 AM
6:30 AM - 2:00 AM
6:30 AM - 2:00 AM
6:30 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 415 College Ave, Ithaca, NY 14850-6713
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Ithaca
  • Phone Number: +1 607-273-0982
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High quality, unique sandwich options for every palette. With three locations in Ithaca, NY CTB has become an Ithaca institution. Many gluten-free, vegan, and vegetarian options available. Fair-trade coffee, sustainable business practices, and fun bustling atmosphere. Friendly staff and fast service, CTB has everything you need for an enjoyable and memorable dining experience. See you soon!
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