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East Side Bagel Cafe

1496 1st Ave, Southeast corner of 78th Street, New York City, NY 10075-1356
+1 212-794-1403
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  • Excellent0%
  • Very good56%
  • Average22%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible11%
24 Jun 2017
“Acceptable snack place”
19 May 2017
“Perfect for a quick bite”
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06:00 - 22:00All hours
1496 1st Ave, Southeast corner of 78th Street, New York City, NY 10075-1356
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Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

I stopped recently at the East Side Bagel Cafe on First Avenue and 78th Street. Although I didn't notice any signs of new ownership, the place is much cleaner than last time I visited. My sesame seed bagel was very well prepared, with a crisp...More

Thank robcurtross
Reviewed 19 May 2017

Bagels were fresh and crisp, service friendly and fast, lots of toppings and cream cheeses, good coffee. Great neighborhood find to eat in or to go.

Thank Cyndi D
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

So so bagel shop really not worth the cost of their bagels. Staff was not friendly, and they apparently do not understand how to make eggs over easy....it took only 3 times to make it.

Thank crharrington
Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

Long lines, over priced food and their bagels do not taste great. Less quality ingredients than H&H bagels which is pricey too but much much better quality

Thank crharrington
Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

Bagel shops are a dime a dozen in New York City. Anywhere else, this one would be four or five stars. Here it's no more than average. The bagels are good and there are a wide variety of toppings. Coffee is excellent. Cleanly Ness is...More

1  Thank robcurtross
Reviewed 25 July 2016

Great bagels, muffins, and cookies. The nova and cream cheese on a bagel as well as the cookies are a real treat. Such a nice staff too!

Thank Veri K
Reviewed 18 May 2016

I would go to East Side Bagel almost every weekend for there for their jalapeno cream cheese and lox on an everything bagel. Everything is fresh and service is friendly and frantic when full which is most of the time. I always take my meal...More

Thank Gustave D
Reviewed 29 November 2015

Well run joint with effective service on the fly. Fresh bagels with endless choices of cheese spreads, omelettes, veggies ... etc. toppings. Reasonably prices and very helpful staff. The Muffins were dry and were more cake than muffin texture. I was not overly impressed with...More

Thank DannyB1
Reviewed 13 September 2015 via mobile

Stopped in to get a couple of bagels for the family. Great selection of large, doughy… Excellent New York bagels. Wonderful selection of cream cheese and other spreads - a few that are tofu based. Highly recommend the jalapeño spread. They also have salads made...More

Thank Tiny_Bubbles007
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06:00 - 22:00
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  • Address: 1496 1st Ave, Southeast corner of 78th Street, New York City, NY 10075-1356
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Upper East Side
  • Neighbourhood: Upper East Side
  • Phone Number: +1 212-794-1403
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