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Bagels & Brew

21771 Lake Forest Dr, Ste 100, Lake Forest, CA 92630-2782
(949) 951-8985
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English first
Lake Forest, California
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Our friends from New York rate the bagels "as good as back home". They have a very extensive variety including gluten free. On weekends it can get quite busy but worth the wait. The outdoor siting area, while limited in size, is great if you want to bring your dog along, It will have company. Lox (bagels lox cream cheese)... More 

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Lake Forest, California, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

This place is more that just a Bagel store, awesome omelets and coffee drinks.. Best lunch spot for great sandwiches, salads, specialty drinks, ice cream. Always busy especially on the weekends, the staff is very efficient, and friendly. Don't walk out if the line is long, it moves very quickly, they are very organized there. There are always seats somewhere... More 

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Lake Forest, California
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

I ordered a sandwich called the Turkado. Turkey and avocado. The sandwich was a pretty good size. I was able to eat half at lunch and the other half for dinner on the run. It was awesome. I loved it and will eat there again. I did a to go order so can't tell you much more about the place... More 

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Laguna Beach, California
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74 reviews 74 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

A little above the average bagel shack. The place is crazy busy on the weekends so be prepared. The staff seems efficient at times (but also crazy busy) and they try to hurry each person along in an orderly manner. Lots of tables outside and inside. The place is chaotic during the morning rush on weekends. Best bagel so far... More 

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Lake Forest, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We have been going to Bagel's and Brew ever since we moved to Lake Forest 10 years ago. They were the best bagels we ever tasted. About 2 or 3 months ago we noticed they had a different consistency and were a harder and dryer bagel. This happened 3 times. We were going to stop going there , but decided... More 

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Lake Forest, California
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28 reviews 28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Always fresh and the staff is awesome. It's a very popular place to eat so most of the time there is a line but it moves quickly

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Lake Forest, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We've been going to Bagel's and Brew for many years since we live in the neighborhood. The food is always good, especially make your own omelette, chipotle ranch turkey sandwich and the bagels themselves. They are the only bagels in the area that can still be eaten 2-3 days after you buy them. They definitely have the recipe down. Cleanliness... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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43 reviews 43 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

"Bagel and Brew is the one at the end of the plaza - and they are always busy!" The California resident holding his Ralph bags warned me. I had just entered the vicinity when my navigation perked up to announce the "You have arrived" phrase and shut off. As I walked past the stores, the amount of people sitting, standing... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

I too can literally walk there. Yet I don't that often. Why? 1. Cleanliness 2. Getting the order right. 3. See above

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Lake Forest, California, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

I've been going to this Bagels & Brew for several years and until recently would have given an excellent review. Food is still excellent but cleanliness has gone downhill and that doesn't make for an enjoyable dining experience. Back wall has multiple stains and looks like it has never been washed. Little fruit flies are the evidence. Manager has been... More 

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Additional Information about Bagels & Brew

Address: 21771 Lake Forest Dr, Ste 100, Lake Forest, CA 92630-2782
Phone Number: (949) 951-8985
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Lake Forest
Average Prices: USD 1 - 20
Cuisine: Bagels

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