The Best Bagel Shops in NYC (Sorted by Neighborhood) - Ess-a-Bagel (address and info) Its Downtown location may be closed, but Ess-a-Bagel Midtown is alive and well with the classic bagels, spreads, and bustling environment it’s become famous for.
Ess-a-Bagel Gramercy and Midtown Owned by an Austrian family and open since the 1970s, Ess-a-Bagel hand rolls and boils in enormous pots visible from the (generally quite long) line. The double-fist-sized rounds are dense and could serve two if you're some sort of weirdo bagel sharer.
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