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1300 East 86th Street, Indianapolis, IN 46240
+1 317-846-0950
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07:00 - 18:00
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441 reviews
326 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

Bagel Fair serves the best bagels in Indy. Don't forget they also serve bagel sandwiches that make for a great lunch! The breadth and quality of their bagels can only be matched in NYC!

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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954 reviews
873 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 May 2016 via mobile

Strictly a carry out operation, but man, the bagels are good. For breakfast sandwiches, your choice of meat is salami. Perfection😀

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Thank BatGuano30
Indianapolis, Indiana
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118 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 April 2016

Real bagels - competes with NY bagels, but maybe a bit heavier. Always fresh and warm. Lox spread could be better. We are lucky to have a source of very good bagels.

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Thank Simonandfamily
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441 reviews
326 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2016

Bagel Fair has the best and the only real, fresh, New York bagels in Indy. If you like bagels you're going to Love Bagel Fair!

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Thank 970alexanderp
indy
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867 reviews
235 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 397 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 December 2015

Bagel Fair has seasonal bagels. Near thanksgiving they have pumpkin bagels. Today they had Gingerbread bagels and they were delicious. Not sure how long they will be available. Probably not past the end of the month anyway.

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Thank tradIndy
Fishers, Indiana
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808 reviews
461 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 661 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 November 2015

I have only had bagels from the chains and grocery stores until now. Now I can say I've actually had a bagel. After seeing this place on the local TV station we stopped in and had a breakfast sandwich (superb), and got a bag of assorted bagels to go. Absolutely the best bagel I've ever had and they are only... More 

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Thank SmokiesJunkie
indy
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867 reviews
235 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 397 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2015

These guys were doing bagels long before all the chains came to town and they are still the best. The bagels are thick and chewy. You'll get a sore jaw if you eat two of these bad boys but that is part of their goodness is the texture missing from the other bagel places. There's a variety of flavors including... More 

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Thank tradIndy
Indianapolis, Indiana
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37 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 June 2014

I moved to Indy in 1975 and discovered Bagel Fair shortly thereafter. I had enjoyed real NYC bagels only once in my life and Bagel Fair was, and is, the real deal. Nothing else locally compares. I have delivered them by the dozens to out-of-town business clients who can't get enough.

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Thank Richard S
Indianapolis, Indiana
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116 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 May 2014

I went to Bagel Fair several years ago but somehow forgot about the place until I just happen to be driving through Nora and remembered it. I plan on driving past this place many times in the coming weeks! The bagels are very different than almost anywhere else in Indianapolis. If you enjoy a more chewy, East Coast style of... More 

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Thank DEW5245
Indianapolis, Indiana
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89 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2013

If you want traditional, made from scratch, fresh bagels in Indianapolis then this is the only place to go. As a transplant from the east coast, I have searched far and wide for real bagels in Indianapolis. Bagel Fair is the ONLY place that makes them the traditional way. The result is no comparison to super market, chain, previously frozen... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
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Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 16:00
Monday
07:00 - 18:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 18:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 18:00
Thursday
07:00 - 18:00
Friday
07:00 - 18:00
Saturday
07:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1300 East 86th Street, Indianapolis, IN 46240
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Indianapolis
  • Phone Number: +1 317-846-0950

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