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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” (7 reviews)
“bagels” (123 reviews)
“sandwiches” (49 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Fast food, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
415 College Ave, Ithaca, NY 14850-6713
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

There is a wide variety of food selections. It is OK but overpriced. The service and pick up procedures could be more streamlined. But over all it is good place for a coffee and bagel.

Thank Wayne S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Old couple returning to Cornell. Young people did not seem to mind us sitting outside with them. My husband had a lox and cream cheese, and I had a chicken salad bagel. Great, and filling.

Thank globalgranny50
Reviewed 28 March 2018 via mobile

Stopped here for breakfast one of the days we were in town tour the Cornell campus. Great breakfast bagels and had a huge menu for other times of day. Well worth the stop.

Thank Jeremy M
Reviewed 3 March 2018

Very hip, successful, multi-location deli restaurant that caters to Ithaca's college crowd -- and really does dish up superior sandwiches, coffee and other breakfast-and lunch-style fare. I love that they're committed to fair-trade and other green-business practices, though that does likely, in part, anyway, account...More

Thank beckybob
Reviewed 2 February 2018

I have been to CTB for lunch and was totally satisfied of my experience. Cozy environment, great variety of food, staff friendly and welcoming. I would totally suggest it.

Thank phm331
Reviewed 19 December 2017

It's a little crazy walking in here for the first time. The line seems never ending (it does), and the options for bagels are overwhelming. I went for a Brooklyn on the Salted Rosemary and ended up getting two that visit, and one the next...More

Thank ceruleantides
Reviewed 10 November 2017

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 8 November 2017 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 8 November 2017

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 30 October 2017

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
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Rating summary
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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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