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831 3rd Ave, New York City, NY 10022-7532
+1 212-980-1010
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“bagels” (836 reviews)
“ny bagel” (27 reviews)
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6:00 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
American, Cafe, Fast food, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Kosher
831 3rd Ave, New York City, NY 10022-7532
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This place offers bagels, prices reasonable. Take away or to go. Bagels are really big for breakfast, tasteful coffee.

Thank Kirsi-Mari K
Reviewed 5 days ago

OK we are all on the search for the perfect NYC bagel. This place is good...really good and they have some eclectic combos too! OK there are 3 lines...Pick-up ( do this and eat outside, bagels only..no toasting no special request and the tourist line...almost...More

Thank Ed V
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Ess-a Bagel seems to always have a line every time I go which means they are doing a lot right. My wife and I have gone here before and always enjoy the bagels. I had an everything bagel with egg,lox, and onion. She had the...More

Thank cmatt169
Reviewed 1 week ago

I went to the bagel shop at around 10 am on a Thursday. The line extended just to the door with two or three people standing outside. I was able to go to the Express line where you can buy as many unsliced bagels as...More

Thank Audrey E
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As always for the last 10 years ; I can’t resist to have a perfect bagel in the store . The bagels are made on spot , crispy with a good cream cheese and Delicious !!! Nova .... Recommends Recommended and ......Recommend

Thank OW007
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fresh delicious bagels! Don't let the line up scare you!! This place is so organized and the line moves fast. But mostly, they are worth the wait! We went back to take some home for friends (but might keep them for ourselves)

Thank Heather M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very rude staff. The line was huge! Got cussed out by a random nyc unfortunate soul while waiting. The bagels at good! I wouldn't wait in that line again.

Thank Brandi S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wow. These bagels were amazing! Well worth the wait in line ... and expect to wait. They load on the cream cheese which is amazing! Definitely not shy about that! Take some bagels for home in the bagel express line! Coffee wasn't the greatest, but...More

Thank smmcd7
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stumbled upon this place after a long day on our feet and wanting something we could get quickly and take home. There are many choices of bagel and just as many toppings. The bagels are made on the premises, and were still warm and...More

Thank Lesley M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

best bagels in town; i'm sure the sandwiches are good, but i still can't get past the plain, sesame, or salt bagels with just butter; skip the line, go inside to the back (the short line), get hot bagels with butter on the side, no...More

Thank Aaron K
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imagine before they visit—spectacular skyscrapers like
the Chrysler Building and Empire State Building,
iconic public buildings like Grand Central Terminal
and the New York Public Library, and the non-stop
hustle and bustle of the city streets. Fifth Avenue is
a shopper's heaven where you can find every kind of
store imaginable, with fashion brands ranging from the
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26 October 2016|
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Response from Katie-Jane C | Reviewed this property |
No they don't, but still great bagels though!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
6:00 AM - 5:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 831 3rd Ave, New York City, NY 10022-7532
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-980-1010
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