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Kettleman's Bagels

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Elizabeth Ave, Somerset, NJ
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3 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Very good food, but if the close time is 5pm why is the grill shut down at 3? There are a lot of people that take their lunch between 3 and 4 and many who may want to grab their dinner on the way home if they get off in that same time period. I would like to give it... More 

Thank Mondo2477
Somerset, New Jersey
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is super busy because they sell the best bagels around. They also have great sandwiches for lunch. If you want a flagel (flat bagel) you better get there early. Get ready to stand in line!

Thank kimkr66
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

They make the bagels righ in front of you! They have many kinds of doughs and toppings as well. Can't wait to come back and try something different! The staff is kind and helpful. Perfect!

Thank Ester D
Annapolis, Maryland
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Been here a few times. Bagels are AWESOME and if they werent I would not have come back. But the staff could "Brighten the whole room just by leaving it" - to use a phrase my mom used to use. Why frown so much?? I also hate the line. They use the same line to order and pickup and it... More 

Thank MikeB5098
New York City, New York
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 19, 2016

The bagels are big and doughy, just like I want them to be, Lots of kinds and cream cheese flavors to choose from. Sandwiches are around 8 bucks, slightly more than other bagel shops, and a bagel with flavored cream cheese is $3.50, also on the high end,.. Overall, a tasty find.

Thank Skeelove
Round Rock, Texas
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193 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 17, 2016

I had my first NY bagel from Kettleman's, and I probably will never have a bagel from anyone else! They were cripsy on the outside and so light and fluffy on the inside. They were HUGE as well! Half a bagel was enough for breakfast! I went back before I left for the airport and picked up a baker's dozen... More 

Thank Caltex77
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 23, 2016 via mobile

A co worker suggested i try this spot for my morning meal sometime and boy were they right. All i can say is french toast + bagel all in one. It was delicious. The only thing id suggest is having more staff during peak hours.

Thank sandytoes512
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 18, 2016

Great bagels. Since moving here I go a few days a week but only before 7:30am. Otherwise it's a zoo. Worth the wait I expect, but go early and go often. Good stuff.

Thank Matt V
New Jersey
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15 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 25, 2016

Not only do you get very good, big bagels but the various salads-chicken, egg and tuna are excellent. Good catering choice for those who wish to serve dairy dishes, Sometimes the wait time can be long so they can become better organized before they loose some customers tired of waiting.

Thank kpberk
Somerset, New Jersey
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2015

Usually here on morning of most weekends. Very busy but they seem to have a system worked out. Great bagels and muffins.

Thank Blueribbonnj

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Elizabeth Ave, Somerset, NJ
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Somerset

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