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Bagel Central

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33 Central St, Bangor, ME 04401-5105
+1 207-947-1654
6:00 am - 6:30 pm
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Sun 6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Mon - Fri 6:00 am - 6:30 pm
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Bangor, Maine
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227 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the ONLY Bagel place within many miles....UNFORTUNATELY. They are stuffy and will make your meal or bagel THEIR way, no matter how you request it. I have been here about 5 times and I think I'm done. I do like an occasional bagel tho...and their bagels ARE good. I'll have to forgo it. I order a poppy bagel... More 

Thank Mainah65
El Paso, Texas
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 13, 2017 via mobile

Hands down, Bagel Central has the best bagels I've ever eaten. Living 2500 miles away I still come for a bagel at least once while I'm in town. Have yet to find a place as enjoyable to go to in my travels. It is true as other reviewers mention, not your typical boiled chewy bagel, but it's what we grew... More 

Thank Foodie891
Eddystone, Pennsylvania
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 7, 2016

If you're from the NYC/PHL/DC area then you've had a good boiled bagel. But you've also waited in a horrendous line with rude people and bad service. Here, you'll get none of the nonsense but a baked (not boiled) bagel. They are very nice bagels and everything else they serve is excellent, but just know that going in, you aren't... More 

Thank Sara L
Miami Beach, Florida
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59 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 5, 2016

Coffee is good, omlettes are OK. But the bagels are essentialyl chewy white bread in a circe. Maybe good by Maine standards, I couldn't say

Thank Nathan K
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2016 via mobile

I have eaten the bagels here since I was a little girl- literally, my mom used to bring them to me. The garlic bagels are absolutely delicious.

Thank Daniellemword
Port Saint Lucie, Florida
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016 via mobile

Great place, good prices. Freshly baked bagels with many good things to add. Will go there again. Parking is hard.

Thank Tamster1958
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

They have a unique Taste in choices. Anything from an average bagel, to decked out. My wife likes the Olive oil cream cheese the best!

Thank Christopher G
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

I usually stop by Bagel Central when I am in the Bangor Area. They have a ton of different, unique flavors of bagels, along with the classics. They also have delicious cream cheese flavors. This weekend I got an onion bagel--that actually had little diced onions falling off of the top of it. I also got the olive cream cheese,... More 

Thank Kristen R
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 16, 2016 via mobile

First stumbled upon this gem on my honeymoon over 30 years ago and fell in love with the place. It's greatly expanded over the years and appears to be better than ever. Outstanding everything here! Bagels are amazing. Great menu and sweets to die for! Love the enthusiasm of the staff! Can't wait to come back!

Thank David M
Fall River, Canada
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 26, 2016

Then this is the place for you. Fresh and excellent variety. They are very generous with cream cheese and their sandwiches are yummy.

Thank Celeste1161

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe, Delicatessen, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Large groups, Kids, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 am - 6:30 pm
6:00 am - 6:30 pm
6:00 am - 6:30 pm
6:00 am - 6:30 pm
6:00 am - 6:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 33 Central St, Bangor, ME 04401-5105
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Bangor
  • Phone Number: +1 207-947-1654

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