Best of Philly

Best Bagels

2018 Best Bagels


It’s true: The best bagels in the city don’t come from a bagel shop. Baker Bonnie Sarana Noll makes a limited batch fresh each morning at her cozy dessert cafe, and they’ve got those New York qualities (chewy on the inside, crisp and bubbly on the outside) that we could never quite replicate in Philly – until now. View Profile »

1611 E Passyunk Ave, Philadelphia, PA | (917) 751-7044 | Website

2016 Best Bagels

Philly Style Bagels

1451 East Columbia Avenue, Philadelphia, PA Website

It’s the modern success story: Two smart foodies host a popular bagel pop-up shop at Pizzeria Beddia, launch a successful crowdfunding campaign, and, earlier this […] Read more »

2014 Best Pizza Bagel

South Street Bagels

613 South 3rd Street, Philadelphia, PA Website

The bagels here have too many “Best of” wins to count, but now there’s another reason to swing by this shop: red sauce and gooey […] Read more »

2013 Best Bagels

South Street Philly Bagel

613 South 3rd Street, Philadelphia, PA Website

Weve come to accept the fact that New York has better bagels. They just do. But this South Street institution is the closest weve found […] Read more »

2012 Best Bagels

Spread Bagelry

262 South 20th Street, Philadelphia, PA Website

Judging by the line out the door on Saturday and Sunday mornings, we’re now a city of converts. Screw New York. We want our bagels […] Read more »

2011 Best Bagels

Hot Bagels and More

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If Philly is a good-bagel desert, then here, carb-lover, is your oasis: a goofily named local chain at the Jersey Shore with four outposts, bready […] Read more »

2009 Best Bagels

South Street Philly Bagel

613 South 3rd Street, Philadelphia, PA Website

You’ll justify waiting in the steamy, cramped, un-air-conditioned quarters for these just-baked, crunchy-crusted, doughy rounds, which put other area bagel makers to shame. Health nuts […] Read more »