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Bagels & Brew

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21771 Lake Forest Dr, Ste 100, Lake Forest, CA 92630-2782
(949) 951-8985
6:00 am - 6:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Mon - Fri 6:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sat 6:30 am - 4:00 pm
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Lake Forest, California
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Been coming here on a regular basis since we moved to Lake Forest nearly 20 years ago. It's one of the few non-chain restaurants that have stayed open during that time, and it's easy to see and taste why with a visit. I'm not a huge bagel eater but I have friends who are, and are discriminating (and won't hesitate... More 

Thank Dan M
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The food is awesome, but unfortunately the staff is several teens who seem not to understand customer service. They are super slow, do not smile, and their body language indicate they rather be elsewhere. However, barring that, the food is great, and the coffee great too!! This is near where I live so I have been there lots. Their egg/bacon... More 

Thank Christy S
Laguna Woods, California
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We've been here lots of times and the food and service has always been good. So we decided to try it on a Sunday. Bad idea. They were very busy, and maybe that was the problem. There were lots of people waiting for their orders. One family waited so long they changed their order from eating in, to a to-go... More 

Thank EileenBudandDude
orange county, ca
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Wonderful little spot to visit and enjoy bagels and coffee. Often crowded....all locals, that means you could get some good info during your travels. They have a patio with umbrellas. Keep in mind......crowded....but, good. Great for lunch, too!!

Thank lovinjazz
Lake Forest, California
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Been having lunch at B & B for years. Chicken Club sandwich always great. Great to have so many choices on the type of bread or bagels.

Thank jimwlakeforest
Lake Forest, California, United States
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52 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016 via mobile

We have been coming here for years. (Decades) Great place for breakfast, lunch or just a coffee stop. The Amigo toasted rocks!

Thank Rebecca B
Lake Forest, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016

Fresh, quality ingredients make great food. Friendly, curious staff make a great environment. Have both and you get a 5 of 5 from me!

Thank jasongclark
Tustin, California
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82 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2016

I had had breakfasts and lunches catered by Bagels & Brew for business, but had never been there in person. I was expecting a small, crowded, fast-food place but was pleasantly surprised to find a relatively large eating area with tables inside and out, a vast menu from which to choose, and good food! I had the spinach salad with... More 

Thank icyvelvet
Lake Forest, California
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016

Best breakfasts, smoothies, coffee, bagels, every assortment of cream cheese variations, perfect bacon every time - the gathering place early mornings and weekends for friends and neighbors!!

Thank suespitzl
Rancho Santa Margarita, California
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2016

Bagels and Brew has yummy everything! Go there for a bagel, a sandwich, fantastic cream cheese varieties, a salad, or their delicious coffee. Does not disappoint.

Thank KellyLansford

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
American, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
6:00 am - 6:00 pm
6:00 am - 6:00 pm
6:00 am - 6:00 pm
6:00 am - 6:00 pm
6:00 am - 6:00 pm
6:30 am - 4:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21771 Lake Forest Dr, Ste 100, Lake Forest, CA 92630-2782
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Lake Forest
  • Phone Number: (949) 951-8985

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