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Collegetown Bagels

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Cafe, Sandwiches, Vegetarian, Delicatessen, Vegan, Bagels
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415 College Avenue, Ithaca, NY 14850
607-273-0982
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Sun - Sat 6:30 am - 2:00 am
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Description: High quality, unique sandwich options for every palette. With three...
High quality, unique sandwich options for every palette. With three locations in Ithaca, NY CTB has become an Ithaca institution. Many gluten-free, vegan, and vegetarian options available. Fair-trade coffee, sustainable business practices, and fun bustling atmosphere. Friendly staff and fast service, CTB has everything you need for an enjoyable and memorable dining experience. See you soon!
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  • 75
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  • 20
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
When at Cornell.....

Wonderful tasting bagels. We ate breakfast here every morning we were in town. The process of receiving the order is a bit disorderly, but eventually the order makes it to the table and it was worth the wait.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 26, 2015
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Carlsbad, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Wonderful tasting bagels. We ate breakfast here every morning we were in town. The process of receiving the order is a bit disorderly, but eventually the order makes it to the table and it was worth the wait.

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New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

We stopped at this very popular spot for breakfast bagels and a scone. All three were delicious. The service was fast. You order your choice of bagel ; sandwich, etc. and pay for it up front at the register. You can sit inside or outside to eat. The inside is a bit small. You can also order to go.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

I'm quite partial to Montreal bagels, and wouldn't favorably compare bagels from anywhere else including here. However, if you are looking for eggs in wraps this is a great place. Staff: outstandingly friendly, actually took the time to explain their "system" and what food options there are beyond what's on the board (many! Yogurts, juices, baked goods etc) Food: we... More 

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Connecticut
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

College Town Bagels is a very busy "Deli Type" eatery with limited inside seating and sidewalk tables with umbrellas outside. You shuffle down a line giving your order and getting your drinks paying at the end of the line. You are given a number on a stand go sit where you wish and a waiter brings out your order in... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

I was here for dinner twice, and had the bagels with egg, and it was delicious! It can take a little time to order, and the place indoors is kind of crammed, but overall a good experience.

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Jersey City, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Nice gem in town. Large menu board when you get inside and rarely do I find a place with soooo many options that I can't choose. Had breakfast there, and came back for lunch. Nice seating area as well, but also took food to go and ate on the Commons grounds nearby. Would love to have this place near us... More 

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Ithaca, New York
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

Ask anyone in Ithaca where to buy bagels, and you will inevitably be led to this gem. While the popularity and extensive menu may strike your fancy, in reality, the food is overpriced, and the smoothies are insanely overpriced. Ultimately, Collegetown Bagels (owned by Ithaca Bakery) is overpriced because no competition exists. In the same vein, their preparation time for... More 

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Twin Falls, Idaho
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Great local place for sandwiches...yummy! Great location downtown and can then check out the fun shops nearby.

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New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

It has the best bagel egg, cheese and sausage sandwiches and it is so nice to come to here for breakfast on a nice sunny morning. Don't miss some of their baked goods before all the college kids buy them out. Grab one of the outdoor tables and people watch. It is a nice place to just sit back and... More 

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Mill Creek, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Wonderful college shop right on the edge of campus. Loved their bagel sandwich and great coffee. Great menu and huge variety of bagel and sandwich items.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 415 College Avenue, Ithaca, NY 14850
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Ithaca
  • Phone Number: 607-273-0982

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
  • Cuisine: Cafe, Sandwiches, Vegetarian, Delicatessen, Vegan, Bagels

Description

High quality, unique sandwich options for every palette. With three locations in Ithaca, NY CTB has become an Ithaca institution. Many gluten-free, vegan, and vegetarian options available. Fair-trade coffee, sustainable business practices, and fun bustling atmosphere. Friendly staff and fast service, CTB has everything you need for an enjoyable and memorable dining experience. See you soon!
Open Hours
Sunday
6:30 am - 2:00 am
Monday
6:30 am - 2:00 am
Tuesday
6:30 am - 2:00 am
Wednesday
6:30 am - 2:00 am
Thursday
6:30 am - 2:00 am
Friday
6:30 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
6:30 am - 2:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?