If you want the real deal, this is the place. If you get there early, no lines. Get there after they’ve been open for a hour or more, the lines are out the door and down the street. Don’t let that deter you-totally worth the...More
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They were recently shut down by the health department for 45 violations, but when they re-opened were the lines any shorter? Of course not!! Go early and buy large.
This should be a definite visit if you are in the West Harlem or Columbia area. These bagels are nothing short of amazing. The dough is dense and soft and everything a bagel should be. I must warn you though, if you go during peak...More
We had breakfast several times at Absolute Bagels while visiting New York City. The bagels are so delicious. Oh and the cream cheese, there is such a great variety. Two of my favorites were a plain bagel with blueberry cream cheese and an everything bagel...More
Absolute bagels was recommended to me so I thought I’d try it. Disappointing! I ordered two bagels, paid and waited for my order. 10 mins later I’m still standing there and other customers are coming and taking their order. So I go up to the...More
This place has hands down the best bagel in the city, maybe world. On the weekends, prepare for a long line, but it's worth the wait. Pro Tip: they have amazing chicken salad for a good lunchtime snack too!
This place is a classic in upper west side. The bagel are perfect. I like them with herbs tofutti, baked salmon salad or simply plain. Depending on the day and hour you can find a considerable line but usually the service is quite fast.
I used to go regularly when I lived NYC and never fail to have a few breakfast stops during my yearly trips back. The amazing bagels and wonderful tofu ti spreads is just irresistible and worth the wait when you arrive at peak hours and...More