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Collegetown Bagels

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415 College Ave, Ithaca, NY 14850-6713
+1 607-273-0982
06:30 - 02:00
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Ithaca, New York
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55 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Good place to grab a bite and love the outdoor seating. They have beer and wine. Great place to meet friends and relax.

Thank K S
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18 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of all my alltimefavorite breakfast/brunch foods in Ithaca. The menu is huge and the food is fantastic. The price is really great too

Thank Jade Marie C
New York City, New York
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

Stopped in here for a quick breakfast before heading on a long road trip. I got the a great whole wheat bagel with egg, pepperjack, hash brown, and bacon.... made fresh and enjoyed the cozy college atmosphere. Would definitely stop here again! The service could be a little kinder, but I have a feeling the employees were under a lot... More 

Thank maura22LJ
New York
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30 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

This funky carb haven steps from the Cornell campus is a go-to gathering spot for students of all ages. There are satellite locations in other areas of town, but this is the original spot. The chalkboard menu and playful sandwich names are purposely cutesy, and prices reflect the name-recognition of this eatery. Lines can be long, but there's a hearty... More 

Thank CNYTravelView
New York City, New York
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74 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

I have been here countless times, this is our go-to place after classes, after quizzes and semester end exams! A very relaxed, no- frills outdoor seating area and a smaller indoor seating area. Location couldnt be better than right at the heart of Collegetown. Good variety of local and regional beers and wines. Great selection of sandwiches and snacks. Moreover,... More 

Thank cruiserguy2324
Rochester, New York
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70 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

Dropped by with my wife who had eaten here back in the 1980's. That's right, the 1980's. The bagels were hot & fresh and the sandwich's (we had lunch) were well made and tasty. What more do you need.

Thank Randler
Syracuse, New York
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141 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

They have a big selection of sandwich choices as well as freshly made beverages and desserts. The food all tastes really fresh and is always delicious. The only issue is that it is typically very crowded which can result in long wait times, but worth the wait if you're not in a hurry. I appreciate the big selection of vegetarian... More 

Thank hlawlor24
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128 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

Pitchers of beer, Ice Cream, Bagels, Espresso Drinks, Gourmet Salads, Fresh Baked Goods, Fresh Soup and outdoor seating in the middle of college town. Keeps up the Oliver's Tradition.

Thank alison n
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

It has a funky charm, and the food was good. But after walking up and down the Commons (downtown), I saw other restaurants that looked better. I'd say walk around and see what stands out to you.

Thank Katie B
Basking Ridge, New Jersey
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107 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

I give this average rating because the ingredients are fresh NOT because this was a generous serving of food by any stretch of the imagination.The sandwiches, wraps, all sound wonderful-have cute names which are in theme with what the end product contains. Reminds me of a coffee sho0's and 80's with chalk writing all of the walls Do serve wine,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
06:30 - 02:00
06:30 - 02:00
06:30 - 02:00
06:30 - 02:00
06:30 - 02:00
06:30 - 02:00
06:30 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 415 College Ave, Ithaca, NY 14850-6713
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Ithaca
  • Phone Number: +1 607-273-0982
High quality, unique sandwich options for every palette. With three locations in Ithaca, NY CTB has become an Ithaca institution. Many gluten-free, vegan, and vegetarian options available. Fair-trade coffee, sustainable business practices, and fun bustling atmosphere. Friendly staff and fast service, CTB has everything you need for an enjoyable and memorable dining experience. See you soon!

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