Tale of the Tape: Spread Bagelry

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Spread Bagelry opened today at 262 S 20th Street. The anticipated cafe has been under construction for months and promises bagels in the Montreal style.

The Space

  • Quaint space
  • Hexagonal tiled floor
  • Subway tiled walls
  • Marble cafe tables
  • Small outdoor space offers table for two

The Oven

  • Brick oven
  • Wood-fired
  • Custom built

The Bagels

  • Montreal Bagels – a bit sweeter than their American cousins. The bagels are hand rolled, boiled in honey water and then baked in the oven, hot and fresh all day long.
  • Varieties:
    • Plain
    • Sesame
    • Poppy
    • Everything
    • Whole Wheat
    • Whole Wheat Everything
    • Bagels are $2 each, $20 for a dozen
  • Spreads
    • Local farm cream cheese
    • Sweet farm butter
    • Amish farm jam and sweet butter
    • Smoked Nova salmon
    • Seasonal veggie cream cheeses
    • Spring onion scallion
    • Olive oil roasted garlic cream cheese
    • Spreads range from $1 to $4
  • Breakfast and other sandwiches available all day
  • Highlights include:
    • The Classic – Smoked Nova salmon, cream cheese, spring onion and tomato
    • The Canadian – Montreal smoked meat, baby Swiss, old fashioned deli mustard
    • Frittata Scramble – Farmhouse cheddar, roasted tomato and Lancaster smoked turkey bacon (drizzle of real maple syrup)
  • Full Menu (JPG)


  • La Colombe coffee and espresso
  • Tea, iced tea
  • Glass bottled Coca-Cola
  • Fresh OJ


  • Served Saturday and Sunday
  • Table Service
  • BYOV – Bring your own vodka and purchase shaker of bloody mary mix for two.

Spread Bagelry
262 S 20th St
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Open 7-days a week 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Brunch served weekends from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.