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421 Harvard St, Brookline, MA 02446-2429
+1 617-566-9528
06:00 - 20:00
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Clemmons, North Carolina
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366 reviews
180 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 January 2017

Kupel's makes the best bagels I've ever had, and their sandwiches are fantastic! I have been several times, and my favorites are the Fenway and the Longwood. Counter service is really fast. There aren't too many spots to sit, but most people take out here anyway. Kupel's is easily accessible on public transit on the 66 bus line, and it... More 

Thank Andrei S
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101 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 December 2016

Quick caveats: 1. Bagels should not have fruit, pumpkin, or chocolate. Bagels should not be green. Bagels should not be presented as a cute, clever thing with a bunch of fake Yiddish. 2. Real bagel places aren't open on Saturday, so if you show up and they're closed, it's your own darn fault. Okay? So the WORST deal at any... More 

Thank Christopher L
Epsom, New Hampshire
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29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 December 2016

Kupels is more a shop than a sit down place to me. Yes they have some tables but it's right in the path of traffic. The bagels are out of this world. We also had the garlic and herb cream cheese to go A round raisin challah and two pastries. It all was very delish. We will be back when... More 

Thank Liorah W
Herzliya, Israel
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69 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 October 2016

Outstanding choices and great service...if you're In Brookline and eat kosher bread, then here is whee you go!

Thank Leonard G
Stamford, Connecticut
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26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

People line up for their turn to get fresh bagels with varieties of cream cheeses and lox, delicious breads, especially pumpernickel, rye and challah breads. Yummy pastries and other treats. Great neighborhood Kosher bakery!

Thank Leah W
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2016

I have yet to get a disappointing bagel sandwich here. The bagels are fresh and they are VERY generous with shears.

Thank Dan S
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 August 2016

Their bagels are good, but if you want to eat there it's very expensive and their pastry selection isn't huge.

Thank Elisheva D
Columbus, Georgia
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123 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 May 2016 via mobile

Decent bagels. I was hoping for the kind I used to get in South Florida but these are a bit lighter. The everything bagel was a bit different, I've never had one with oats on it. But they were good. Also had some chocolate croissants that were very good. We went at 7pm on a Wednesday night and they still... More 

Thank Ellester43
Woods Hole, Massachusetts
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 May 2016

Definitely fantastic bagels, but don't even try to go on a weekend or be prepared to wait in a very long line!

Thank Maggie B
Trumbull, Connecticut
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92 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 May 2016 via mobile

Busy but fast. First time here and would definitely go back. Lots of items to choose from. Bagels, challah and a ton more.

Thank Alon S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Good for
Cheap Eats
Open Hours
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 421 Harvard St, Brookline, MA 02446-2429
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Brookline
  • Phone Number: +1 617-566-9528

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?