Anyone who has left the island for a substantial amount of time knows the best place to get a bagel is Long Island. Here, where people love their bagels, the choices are endless and the competition is beyond fierce. Here are this year’s winners of Best Bagels on Long Island.
Long Islanders Voted Bagel Boss Best Bagels on Long Island!
1. Bagel Boss
Multiple Locations. www.bagelboss.com
Made with only the freshest ingredients, the dough soft and inviting, hot out of the oven and begging for butter or cream cheese, Bagel Boss’ several locations across the Island have become institutions of bagel euphoria. With more than 50 years of experience preparing only the best—and offering much more than just bagels—it’s no wonder Bagel Boss has remained at the top of voters’ lists for years now.
2. A&S Bagels
761 Hempstead Tpke., Franklin Square. 516-326-9288. www.aandsbagels.com
This wholesale and retail bagel bakery is a local celebrity of sorts. They have been featured on CBS, Howard Stern, Z-100 and Fox. And bagels aren’t their only specialty. A&S also offers bialys, rolls, danish, muffins and more.
3. Blvd Bagels
145 Smithtown Blvd., Nesconset. 631-979-2583. www.blvdbagels.com
Blvd Bagels are kettle boiled and baked on premises, giving customers a true breakfast delight. The eatery is also well known for its fast, friendly service and competitive prices.