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The Bagel Bakery

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26539 Carmel Rancho Blvd, Carmel, CA 93923-8701
+1 831-625-5180
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Carmel
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

The BEST by far, friendly, fresh and perfectly made, unpretentious place. Always a smile and generous courteous family business. Hard workers and reasonably priced.

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Thank Daniele G
Dallas, Texas
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73 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016

We stopped in here as an alternative to having a sit down breakfast in one of the larger restaurants. They had several different options for things you could get on a bagel,burrito, or croissant. The bread all appeared to be fresh, but everything else is prepared in the microwave. This includes the eggs, the bacon, and the potatoes. I noticed... More 

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Thank Robbin V
Ripon, California
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111 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2016 via mobile

Had a couple bagels while staying at the mission inn. Lots of fresh made bagels. In had the bagel sandwich which was good.

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Thank wingnut457
Carmel, California
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359 reviews
236 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2015

Not NY bagels, but very good and very fresh California ones... take out or eat there. all the fixings are available. Counter ordering, but efficient and very fresh for the fixings as well.

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Thank rthau
Carmel, California
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80 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2015

Bagels and more Bagels fresh delicious famous in town, many choices and always great friendly service, good prices and many spreads, all in a casual setting. Be aware sometimes long lines great demand

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Thank CaliforniaDaniele
London, Canada
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2013

My office is nearby and I make a weekly visit. The food is excellent, the service even better and the staff very friendly. Prices are reasonable and there is a great variety of bagels available.

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Thank Howard B
Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA, USA
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147 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 March 2013

Interesting range of fairly tasty bagel sandwiches, a bit pricey for what they are, even in this area. They'll sometimes even charge you to toast the bagel. Not well kept up, in comparison to the better Pacific Grove store of the same name. Tables/floors/bathroom should be cleaned more often, yet have never experienced any digestive problem. Service and staff attitude... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2013

I am obsessed with bagels and only allow them on VERY special occasions! They have every topping you could want and I did a custom creation veggie bagel that I could not stop talking about. Bored my husband to death but he loved their sandwiches too!! Its kind of a wierd location, and my GPS could not find it very... More 

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Thank PuntaCanaLove73
monterey
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2012

It's funny about the Bagel Bakery spots. Are they all a chain? Each one of them varies widely in service, spreads, freshness of the bagel,variety choice, etc. Anyway the one on Carmel Rancho is sort of middle of the road. The spreads can be very skimpy, or big. It's kind of hard to know in advance which you will get.... More 

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Thank ginger a
St. Louis, MO
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50 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2012

Couldn't believe that a place who "specializes" in bagels has awful bages! The bagels tasted as if they were frozen bagels that they just popped in a microwave to defrost! The folks who work here seem nice, but the bagels are not.

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Thank stltraveler01

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Fast food
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 26539 Carmel Rancho Blvd, Carmel, CA 93923-8701
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey County  >  Carmel
  • Phone Number: +1 831-625-5180

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