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.
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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.
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.
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!
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
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!
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
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
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