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English first
Ocean Grove, New Jersey
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17 reviews 17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

We compare everyone else's bagels to Kettlemens. Always a bit of a crowd, popular with due reason. Bagels have a nice little crispy shell with perfect softness inside. Staff couldn't be nicer. Tasty spreads. Bagels always hot and fresh.

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Somerset, New Jersey
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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

My wife and I go to Kettleman's frequently, my wife even more than I. We think their homemade whitefish salad is the best we have tasted and both of us are Brooklynites. I order either whitefish salad on an everything bagel or "The Westerner" which is a western omelet on your choice of bagel. Neither one ever disappoints. My wife... More 

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Boston
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108 reviews 108 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Stand in line, order and then wait a LONG time. What is this -- the Soup Nazi on Seinfeld? However, just like "no soup for you", the place knows how to cook. Probably the best porkroll, egg and cheese I've had. Outstanding multigrain everything bagels. Worth the painful process.

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Newark, New Jersey
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Bagels are the best in the area. Good Breakfast and Lunch Meals - unfortunately their service is extremely poor. IF you can bear the wait - go here, if not - go somewhere where they appreciate your business.

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Gladstone
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21 reviews 21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

I like the food here, always have, although they tend to be a little expensive. But their operation is horrible. The last three times I went here the line just to order has been out the door. This morning I it took me 25 minutes to get a breakfast sandwich that would normally only take 5. Bagel places should not... More 

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Jersey
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Food is great but it takes FOREVER just to order and even longer to get the food. They aren't organized at all and they don't smile. I go because it's close but you will always wait, even if you call ahead, and no one will smile at you and tell you they hope to see you again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Chuck Aquisto is super salty and wouldn't know a good thing if it walked up to him on the street and said, "Hey, Chuck, I'm a good thing. "

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Geneva, Florida
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27 reviews 27 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

I was in Somerset with my daughter for a soccer tournament, we ate at Kettleman's three times. Everyone liked what they ordered. The service was quick and the workers were nice. The sandwiches are quite large and the prices were reasonable!

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Somerset, New Jersey
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35 reviews 35 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Good bagel place, always packed on weekend mornings. They make very large bagels, so one is enough with your favorite topping.

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Somerset, NJ
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33 reviews 33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Kettleman's Bagel Deli, Grill is open 365 days a year and the local residents are glad they are. They offer a wide variety of bagels (although they could be more well done for my taste.) They have many spreads like whitefish salad, tuna, egg salad etc. Their grill plates are excellent. My favorite is the grilled chicken BLT on a... More 

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Address: Elizabeth Ave, Somerset, NJ
Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Somerset
Cuisine: Bagels

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