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“Similar but not The Bagelry” 3 of 5 stars
Review of The Works Bakery Cafe

The Works Bakery Cafe
5a Mill Rd, Durham, NH 03824
+1 603-868-3500
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Ranked #13 of 26 Restaurants in Durham
Price range: $1 - $9
Cuisines: Coffee Shop, Bagels, Café, Sandwiches
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch
Description: The Works to you: humanely-raised, naturally-cured meats and poultry with no antibiotics or added hormones. Local eggs from cage-free chickens. Hormone- and antibiotic-free milk and cream cheese from Vermont family farms. Breakfast and lunch sandwiches and paninis on artisan bread, wraps or traditional boiled-and-baked bagels made with unbleached, unbromated flour. Fresh salads. Hearty, from scratch soups. Fresh-fruit smoothies. Rainforest Alliance Certified coffee. Thoughtfully sourced, local when possible. Open daily 6:30-6.
Indiana
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“Similar but not The Bagelry”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2012 via mobile

Hadn't been here since the change from The Bagelry. We had the Dagwood, guac melt, and eggs with cheese. All was tasty and hit the spot. Can't get bagels this good in the Midwest!

    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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Durham, New Hampshire
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
“Bought out by other chain; no longer Bagelry.”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2012

THIS IS NO LONGER THE BAGELRY :(

The Bagelry was one of my favorite places to catch a quick bite to eat. They had the best staff and even better bagels. In fact, they had been awarded NH's best bagel for 3 straight years. It was a real treat when my parents would take me there before school. Unfortunately, the Bagelry had been bought out by another local chain. After the transaction, nothing had changed, pictures were still on the walls and most importantly, the bagels were still as they had been. But when I walked in there this morning, I was shocked. They had taken down all of the original art, removed all of the tables and chairs. They even took down the menu board and bagel racks. There was quite a line, and I didn't even bother waiting. Not liking the new "renovations" I turned around and back to our car. I can't imagine many other locals are happy with this change. And when the sudents return, I think they'll be rather upset as well.

  • Visited August 2012
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 1 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
    • 2 of 5 stars Food
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“STAY AWAY!”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2012 via mobile

Isn't the Bagerly anymore! Different owners, the people who owned this for 30 years have sold it. It's the owners of the Bagel Works of Portsmouth. When the bought it everyone was concerned they would change the recipes and they have including what they call cream cheese :(
Now its awful! No locals will go here...

    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
    • 1 of 5 stars Food
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Stockholm
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3 reviews 3 reviews
“Awesome!!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2012

Free WiFi, nice personnel, really good bagles! And it suited our food buget that wasn't the biggest one...

Visited March 2012
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New York
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Very busy and worth the wait”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2012

Popular on a Sunday morning with UNH college students but plenty of seating. Bagels were sizable and fresh. We had a good lox spread, pizza bagel, tortellini soup, wrap and veggie bagel. Everyone loved their choices and it was reasonably priced.

Visited February 2012
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