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New York Bagel Cafe

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Cabeza Einstein Via Argentina | El Cangrejo, Panama City, Panama
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Mon - Fri 7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Sat 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
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43 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Everyone enjoyed the food. One small suggestion would be to add a non pork breakfast meat. I would have paid more for that option.

Thank Shannon A
Boquete, Panama
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We walked from our hotel up to El Cangrejo, about 15 minutes from the Occidental. HAD to have NY bagels and cream cheese which are few and far between in Panama! It was everything I hoped for and more. Eat 'em there, take some home:)

Thank Jacqui D
Panama Province, Panama
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2016

This is our favorite breakfast spot in all of Panama City. The fresh-baked bagels come in every possible variety and with all the trimmings and additions. The self-serve coffee is free-flowing. Wifi, too. We take a few dozen bagels on the plane ride home, too, as they freeze perfectly.

1 Thank Cruzinwriter
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57 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016 via mobile

Great value for money. An omelette loaded with ham cheese and veggies, choice of bagel and side order of home-fries came to $7.50. The food was freshly cooked and made to order. Funky music playing and lots of people chilling out with their laptops enjoying a coffee. The decor was a bit off putting though, had a cafeteria feel to... More 

1 Thank garda_shayhen
Miami, Florida
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30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016 via mobile

We really enjoy New York bagel. It is a touch of old time diner food and starbucks. We enjoyed breakfast. The servings are huge. It may be best to share a meal. The bagels are the closest to the real deal in Panama. The restaurant is large with free wifi. The coffee is self serve and pentiful.

1 Thank igot2itchyfeet
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70 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

It is a super comfortable place to read, do some homework, meetings or simply enjoy a cup of tea. Delicious bagels, good staff also. It is a super comfortable place to read, do homework, meetings, or simply enjoy a cup of tea or coffee. delicious bagels

1 Thank travel_wanderlust16
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2016 via mobile

New York Bagel has achieved the perfect bagel to cream cheese ratio especially for being out of the USA and NYC. A great spot to study, to write, to meet with friends, to take kids, and to kill a time in an air conditioned haven with good vibes. I can't wait to return to get my bagel fix!

1 Thank ejpen
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18 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2016

My morning stop before Spanish class. Breakfast, coffee and plenty of open tables. Staff was very helpful and attentive. Will visit again.

1 Thank TammyA0815
Oulu, Finland
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19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2016

A good selection of bagels, but they also make very good burgers. Prices are quite reasonable. Good notice board, if you're looking for a place to rent.

2 Thank Iira
Calgary, Canada
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71 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2016

We came for dinner one night and were pleasantly surprised by the food! the decor and ambiance is very casual and clean. My husband had a burger, I had a salmon salad and our son had a hot dog plus a bowl of fruit and yogurt. All were amazing. I'm particularly raving about my salmon salad though.... holy cr*p, it... More 

1 Thank Ila K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
American, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cabeza Einstein Via Argentina | El Cangrejo, Panama City, Panama
  • Location: Central America  >  Panama  >  Panama Province  >  Panama City

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