Bagels and Long Island go together like, well, bagels and lox. Bagel stores are everywhere and a bagel and coffee has become a part of so many morning routines. Long Islanders like the original varieties—onion, egg, sesame, poppy—let the rest of the country have blueberry and the like. We’ve got the best.
Long Islanders Have Voted Bagel Boss The Best Bagel On Long Island!
With a dozen LI locations, this chain keeps a loyal following because of its consistent quality—the bagels are chewy on the inside and crispy on the outside. Smear on the combo of fresh, appetizing cream cheese, and stores that always seem to be open, and you have a winner for the fifth year in a row.
2nd Place – A&S Bagels, Inc. 761 Hempstead Tpke., Franklin Square. 516-326-9288. www.aandsbagels.com
A&S Bagels is great choice for all those seeking out those delicious New York City style bagels. Family owned and operated, A&S Bagels only has one store and it is located off Hempstead turnpike in Franklin Square. Their amazing quality and taste has been endorsed by many New York media outlets such as Z-100 and CBS.
3rd Place – Town Bagel. Multiple locations. www.townbagel.com
With multiple locations all over Long Island, Town Bagel is a local favorite. Not only do they have top quality fresh bagels, but Town Bagels also serves delicious salads and sandwiches, making it a great place to go for lunch or breakfast.