Berkeley Bagels


1281 Gilman St, Berkeley
(510) 524-3104



Reviews for Berkeley Bagels

I understand the bad reviews for this place...because the service truly is slow and it does need a face lift. But I am balancing those out by giving them 5 stars just for their bagels. I'm from the East Coast and they are seriously legit. Crispy on the outside and CHEWY not dough-y. It's really hard to find bagels of this style and quality in the Bay Area. Plus their homemade cream cheese is addictive. If I'm in hurry and starving I get a toasted bagel and cream full review
I got a works bagel with tofutti cream cheese toasted well and when I got it, they didn't toast the bagel at all, it wasn't even warmed up. He just grabbed it straight from the case and spread the cream cheese on it. I told him/asked him at least 3 times to make sure that the bagel was toasted well because I saw him just smear the cream cheese on it without putting it in the toaster. I asked the guy who helped me when I was paying if it was toasted because I didn' full review
These are the opposite of Noah's Bagels, which is just puffy, puffy bread! These are doughy, dense and hard and not in a good way. You can't tell one flavor from the next. These are NOT good bagels! Why, oh why, can't we get decent bagels in the bay area? They should be crispy on the outside and perfectly chewy on the inside. I enjoy House of Bagels, bagels. They are boiled, like they should be, not "misted" like Noah's does. I don't know which full review

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Monday 6:30 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 6:30 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 6:30 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 6:30 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 6:30 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sunday 7:00 am - 4:00 pm