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Absolute Bagels

2788 Broadway, New York City, NY 10025-2827
+1 212-932-2052
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good27%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“bagels” (215 reviews)
“egg bagel” (4 reviews)
“ny bagel” (4 reviews)
Open Now
06:00 - 21:00All hours
CUISINES
American, Fast food, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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2788 Broadway, New York City, NY 10025-2827
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1 - 10 of 245 reviews

Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

A known Manhattan tourist attraction. Excellent homemade and fresh bagels made by a Thai family. The jalapeño cream cheese is to die for. I avoid this place on the weekends since the line is literally out the door onto the street.

Thank Prashanth K
Reviewed 18 June 2017

The bagels are great and you can see them being made -- fun. Had to wait about 20 minutes on a Sunday morning. The place itself is not much -- not really for eating there. Went across the street to a small park.

Thank Kirk47
Reviewed 10 June 2017

There is usually a line, but it moves quickly. The everything bagel was great, as was the blueberry muffin. It's a tiny shop but you could eat in if you have a small group.

Thank Michelle D
Reviewed 18 May 2017

When I was there the service was a bit slow and the lines were very long. It was worth the wait though as the bagels are world-class. I didn't taste their sweet products only some salty ones but I loved every bit of it!

Thank Powerpill
Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

Staff didn't listen properly to my order and I ended up with something different to what I wanted. It's a no-frills joint but I thought the drink section was lacking and no real sides available with the bagels. Egg bagel was one of the better...More

Thank Nightwing35
Reviewed 1 May 2017

The line moves quickly and is worth the wait. I bought a bag full of bagels for my daughter and me, and we finished the whole bag--bagels for breakfast, lunch and dinner. I loved the sun dried tomato tofutti spread!

Thank Kaopua
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

When you see a line out the door, you know you are about to have something amazing! A huge variety of bagels and cream cheeses! I had the plain bagel with strawberry cream cheese, while my husband had the onion bagel with herb cream cheese.....both...More

Thank Chevalier64
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

Few things in life are worth a line around the block, and a bagel isn't one of them. Their bagels are good, indeed. But not unbelievably amazing to justify the lines. I'd say if you walk by and there is no line it's totally worth...More

Thank Vladimir S
Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

I've been buying and eating bagels all around new york, Long Island and the east coast for over70 years - these are as good as any anywhere. Some few were equal but NONE were better. What more could you ever want. Large selection of bagels...More

Thank dog999
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

Well, it's not H&H, and I guess nothing ever will be. But Absolute Bagels puts forth a solid effort! The bagels weren't chewy enough, but you have to be lucky and get them fresh for the full effect. The egg bagel doesn't match what H&H...More

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American Museum of Natural History, which has been
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
06:00 - 21:00
Monday
06:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
06:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
06:00 - 21:00
Thursday
06:00 - 21:00
Friday
06:00 - 21:00
Saturday
06:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2788 Broadway, New York City, NY 10025-2827
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Upper West Side
  • Neighbourhood: Upper West Side
  • Phone Number: +1 212-932-2052
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