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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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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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100 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ate breakfast here with my daughter. We both had great bagel sandwiches, I had a great latte and my daughter did her smoothie was excellent. This is an iconic college town bagel shop, this the name.

Thank maddog4221
Ithaca, New York
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42 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When you are not too much in a hurry it is okay. The menu is standard and you will find all the "regulahs"....

Thank Etienne M
Warwick, New York
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food was absolutely amazing! Great for vegetarians and meat eaters. A lot of choices! Staff was great as well! Atmosphere +!!!

Thank irma162016
Albany, NY
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238 reviews
146 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Amazing spot - overwhelming board of food and drink options. Both will cost you on avg $10; college students could go broke here but we enjoyed a pizza garden bagel, nutella/banana bagel and "go 2 bed' drinks - all DELICIOUS. Went to another location near Commons the next day - for some reason it wasn't nearly as good - this... More 

Thank DenyseAlbany_NY
Kuwait City, Kuwait
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133 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017

Wonderful place... so quaint and yummy!!! I haven't been there for many moons... so it's not the date on the review... but there is so much history behind this place!!! Remember Spyro Gyra???

Thank GourmetGirl2017
New York City, New York
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111 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Now one of the things about New York is the large number of Bagel stores, mostly in NYC but certainly in college towns where NYC residents spend four years of their lives....... they need comfort foods. Strangely, here, Pumpernickel is a 'special' that is only occasionally available. For breakfast I asked for an untoasted pumpernickel with cream cheese and a... More 

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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

Is very busy and has long lines but moves very quick! Got some bagels and smoothies which were delicious! So many items to choose from! Would definitely recommend!

Thank Heavens-Soda
Groton, United States
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56 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 8 February 2017

With 10 different bagels and 12 different cream cheese options, I could eat at this place for 4 months and never have the same thing twice. I can tell you what would be the same: the delicious food and the superior service. And Cayuga Cocoa? Superb!

Thank Q7261ACtimothym
Fayetteville, North Carolina
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2017

Everyone can find something to eat here. My vegetarian daughter found plenty of delicious options and they offer gluten free and vegan as well. We both tried something new and loved it. The fresh smoothies are delicious. If you go at lunchtime, be prepared for the crowd. This place seems popular with everyone, not just college students. The staff was... More 

Thank Kvcb
Coral Gables, Florida
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52 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

Being allergic to gluten, I didnt think I could have a Bagel at CTB, but hey proved me wrong! Great gluten free bagels and fun ambiance!

Thank MiamiMartin

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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, Fast food, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, 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?