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Bagel Dock Cafe

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1162 River Rd, Calabash, NC 28467
(910) 575-1200
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Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
BEST BAGELS AROUND!

The best, I mean the best bagels south of NY/NJ! Made the way they supposed to be, smothered in cream cheese and eaten. The owners, the staff are terrific. Whether its breakfast or lunch you can't go wrong!

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 13, 2015
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38 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

Moving to a new building was def a must, but the owner brought all the issues to the new spot. More chaotic than ever. While waiting for my order, I witnessed an older patron bring his bagel back to the counter. Apparently there was an issue and he brought it to the owners attention. Patron: the meat is a little... More 

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Carolina Shores
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

The best, I mean the best bagels south of NY/NJ! Made the way they supposed to be, smothered in cream cheese and eaten. The owners, the staff are terrific. Whether its breakfast or lunch you can't go wrong!

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New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Having moved here from Long Island, I was prepared to do without good bagels and the NY Deli Breakfast Sandwich we all love (Baconeggandcheese). Getting it on the proper type of roll is critical -- and darn near impossible outside of NY. One day at Bagel Dock I spy a display case with the aforementioned rolls!!! I ordered my sandwich... More 

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Annapolis, Maryland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

There are a couple bagels places in the surrounding area - and I hate to take business away from a guy who runs a really nice place in Sunset Beach - but the quality of the bagels, diversity in sandwiches, and 'goodies' makes this place worth the extra drive. Its not about a production egg sandwich bagel - eggs any... More 

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Charleston, South Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

I lived in NYC and have missed the delicious bagels I enjoyed there. The Bagel Dock has truly delicious bagels. Be prepared to wait - this is an extremely popular place for breakfast.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

Great bagels, good variety, personal service..chosen bagels were sliced, cream cheese spread, then quartered for easy sharing.

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Calabash, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

Great bagels! Great place to have breakfast or a lunch sandwich. Clean with ample seating and TV. Excellent service.

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Asheville, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

Service and food quality is outstanding. Best place for bagels in the area. Bacon cream cheese was a huge hit. Food always comes out perfect and quickly as the staff works very hard. Only one nuisance was rude people on line who moved in front of other customers and some of these appeared to be regular visitors.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

Carmine has hit the mother lode !!! His new location by the docks in Calabash is awesome. It's clean, roomy, plenty of parking and his new staff are on the ball. His bagels and sandwiches are still the best in the area. The coffee is REALLY good too.

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Calabash, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

As a Calabash resident I feel fortunate to have this fine bagel establishment so close to home. As a retired NYPD Detective with years as a NY resident this place is about as close to NYC bagels as you will find in North Carolina.The owners Carmine and Margaret are absolutely great. They do everything to make you feel at home... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1162 River Rd, Calabash, NC 28467
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Calabash
  • Phone Number: (910) 575-1200

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Cafe, Bagels

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