There are so many terrific things that Long Island is known for, namely our wineries, pristine beaches, Billy Joel and, of course, out-of-this-world bagels. Whether you like them toasted, scooped out, buttered or smattered in cream cheese, our region truly has it all. In fact, from Hewlett to Port Washington, we’ve compiled a definitive list of the best bagels on Long Island.
Where to Find the Best Bagels on Long Island
Open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, A&S Bagels, located in Franklin Square, is Long Island’s go-to bagel store. Not only is it beloved in our area, MSN.com recently published a list of the top bagel suppliers in the entire country and A&S came in first.
With over 20 bagel varieties, tasty baked goods, signature sandwiches, assorted cream cheeses and healthy salads, A&S has something for everyone. When you visit, make sure to try one of their unique bagels flavors, such as:
- French Toast
- Sun-Dried Tomato
- Asiago Cheese
- Chocolate Chip
A&S prepares their bagels using a special recipe that includes kettle broiling and baking. It’s what makes their bagels truly unique!
With stores in Carle Place, Roslyn and a main location in Hewlett, Bagel Boss is one of the most popular bagel chains on Long Island. For over 50 years, they have used only the freshest and highest quality ingredients for all of their delicious menu items.
Bagel Boss has a wide variety of bagels, schmears, baked goods, salads, beverages and breakfast items for you to enjoy. They also have a bunch of tasty sandwiches, paninis and wraps, including:
- Springtime Tuna
- Smoked Atlantic Nova Salmon
- The Lynbrook (fried eggplant, marinara sauce and melted mozzarella)
- The Valley Stream (fresh mozzarella, tomatoes, basil and garlic)
Not to mention, everything at Bagel Boss is certified kosher!
Let There Be Bagels
Let There Be Bagels in Port Washington is perfect for those that want to enjoy bagels without the guilt. If you have any dietary restrictions, they have fat-free, reduced salt, no sugar, low-carb and even gluten-free options in addition to their regular selections—but that doesn’t mean they aren’t just as delicious!
On bagel varieties like oat bran, Russian pumpernickel, sourdough and garlic, you can try different spreads, such as butter, tuna salad, chicken salad and smoked salmon. Or, you can throw on some of their signature deli meats, including:
- Cracked Pepper Turkey
- Virginia Ham
- Roast Beef
- Chicken Cutlet
If bagels aren’t your thing, Let There Be Bagels has plenty of salads and baked goods for you to choose from!
No matter which way you slice it, these stores have the best bagels on Long Island!