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The Bagelry

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1636 Seabright Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95062-2531
831-425-8550
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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Fresh hand made bagels

There was so many different type of flavors, from cream cheese to bagels. I grabbed a menu and stood back a while. I ended up sharing 2 and fell in love with the toasted plain bagel and sun dried tomato basil cream cheese! The outside seating is limited but so worth the seat hunting.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 17, 2015
Natasha33
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Hollister, California
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Hollister, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

There was so many different type of flavors, from cream cheese to bagels. I grabbed a menu and stood back a while. I ended up sharing 2 and fell in love with the toasted plain bagel and sun dried tomato basil cream cheese! The outside seating is limited but so worth the seat hunting.

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Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2013

Bagels were very fresh but on the small size. There are many unique and tasty toppings to choose from. Staff was friendly, down-to-earth and accommodating. Prices were reasonable. Good stop for a quick bite to eat in this fun place to visit.

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Santa Cruz, California, United States
Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2013

The Bagelry has been in business for many years, I always enjoying going, a local crowded..sometimes a long line but it moves quickly..sitting on the inside and a nice courtyard..food is good, along with Bagels, homemade Salads,Soups,and Cookie..a great quick meal at a very affordable price..I recommend the Bagelry number 1 from all the other Bagel shops in Santa Cruz,... More 

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Santa Cruz, California
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82 reviews 82 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
141 helpful votes 141 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2013

You really can't get a great bagel in Santa Cruz - you need to go to NYC for that - but the Bagelry has the best bagels in town. The bagels are nice and hard (boiled), as opposed to others in town that are just round bread with a hole in the middle. They have a wide range of flavors,... More 

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Santa Cruz, California
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37 reviews 37 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

The Bagelry is an iconic Santa Cruz institution. They have many innovative bagels and dozens of spreads. You can mix and match your spreads according to your desire. The soups are good and they always have a vegan/non-dairy choice which is great. It's an inexpensive healthy fast food alternative and an all around great meeting spot. Did I mention the... More 

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Santa Cruz, California
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9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

I love this place and always get top-notch service! You tell the person who's going to make your bagel what you want and pay that person. Easy, simple and quick. I come here in the morning before work and am in and out within 3-4 minutes. Their egg salad is very good and every spread I have tried is great.

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Santa Cruz, California
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65 reviews 65 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2013

The Bagelry has a great variety of bagels & toppings. The staff is friendly, and atmosphere is mellow. Good coffee, chai, and Odwalla juices. My favorites are the egg salad, and also the lox with green onions, on toasted onion bagel. Makes me hungry just thinking about it!

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Santa Cruz
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9 reviews 9 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2012

This is a place that can expand your flavor experience. Try the Luna, which contains ricotta cheese, pesto and almonds, on an Oatmeal-date bagel. Think that you hate tofu? The Del Fuego on a warm three-seed bagel brings combines a tofu base with chiles, black olives, sunflower seeds and more. Spicy and nutty like the town. If those combos make... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2012

Either down town or in Soquel, The Bagelry does not disappoint. I drive my wife nuts because I always get the same thing, tuna on a garlic bagle with green onions on top, then some Honey to top it off. I have tried the Moxie, the duke, and others which are all very good. How I miss Santa Cruz

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Santa Cruz, California
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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2012

This is the original bagel bakery here in Santa Cruz - started by a couple who missed bagels so much they had to bake and sell them themselves!!! don't miss the wonderful spreads - from the Pink Flamingo to the most amazing egg salad anywhere!...crunchy, with bits of carrot - yum on an everything bagel lightly toasted! prepare to wait... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1636 Seabright Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95062-2531
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Cruz
  • Phone Number: 831-425-8550

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Fast Food

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