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Kettleman's Bagels

Elizabeth Ave, Somerset, NJ
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Boston
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95 reviews 95 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 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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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 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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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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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28 reviews 28 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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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Somerset, New Jersey
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Hassan the owner is one of the nicest storekeeper's in the neighborhood and helpful for events he catered for me. The store is clean and the food is always fresh and tasty including the best and biggest bagels in NJ.

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NYC
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2013

I have gone here 3 times recently - only because I figured, once is a fluke, twice maybe, but three's a charm...or lack thereof. The bagels aren't "real" bagels, per se. They are more like round pieces of fluffy bread. Bagels are supposed to be more dense. The whole wheat isn't actually whole wheat. And this morning - I waited... More

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