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Collegetown Bagels

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415 College Ave, Ithaca, NY 14850-6713
+1 607-273-0982
6:30 am - 2:00 am
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Sun - Sat 6:30 am - 2:00 am
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Groton, United States
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

With 10 different bagels and 12 different cream cheese options, I could eat at this place for 4 months and never have the same thing twice. I can tell you what would be the same: the delicious food and the superior service. And Cayuga Cocoa? Superb!

Thank Q7261ACtimothym
Fayetteville, North Carolina
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Everyone can find something to eat here. My vegetarian daughter found plenty of delicious options and they offer gluten free and vegan as well. We both tried something new and loved it. The fresh smoothies are delicious. If you go at lunchtime, be prepared for the crowd. This place seems popular with everyone, not just college students. The staff was... More 

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Coral Gables, Florida
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43 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Being allergic to gluten, I didnt think I could have a Bagel at CTB, but hey proved me wrong! Great gluten free bagels and fun ambiance!

Thank MiamiMartin
Ithaca, New York
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55 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 18, 2017 via mobile

Good place to grab a bite and love the outdoor seating. They have beer and wine. Great place to meet friends and relax.

Thank K S
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18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 4, 2017 via mobile

One of all my alltimefavorite breakfast/brunch foods in Ithaca. The menu is huge and the food is fantastic. The price is really great too

Thank Jade Marie C
New York City, New York
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4 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 17, 2016 via mobile

Stopped in here for a quick breakfast before heading on a long road trip. I got the a great whole wheat bagel with egg, pepperjack, hash brown, and bacon.... made fresh and enjoyed the cozy college atmosphere. Would definitely stop here again! The service could be a little kinder, but I have a feeling the employees were under a lot... More 

Thank maura22LJ
New York
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30 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 17, 2016

This funky carb haven steps from the Cornell campus is a go-to gathering spot for students of all ages. There are satellite locations in other areas of town, but this is the original spot. The chalkboard menu and playful sandwich names are purposely cutesy, and prices reflect the name-recognition of this eatery. Lines can be long, but there's a hearty... More 

Thank CNYTravelView
New York City, New York
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74 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 6, 2016

I have been here countless times, this is our go-to place after classes, after quizzes and semester end exams! A very relaxed, no- frills outdoor seating area and a smaller indoor seating area. Location couldnt be better than right at the heart of Collegetown. Good variety of local and regional beers and wines. Great selection of sandwiches and snacks. Moreover,... More 

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Rochester, New York
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70 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2016

Dropped by with my wife who had eaten here back in the 1980's. That's right, the 1980's. The bagels were hot & fresh and the sandwich's (we had lunch) were well made and tasty. What more do you need.

Thank Randler
Syracuse, New York
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143 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016 via mobile

They have a big selection of sandwich choices as well as freshly made beverages and desserts. The food all tastes really fresh and is always delicious. The only issue is that it is typically very crowded which can result in long wait times, but worth the wait if you're not in a hurry. I appreciate the big selection of vegetarian... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$5 - $10
American, Cafe, Fast Food, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
6:30 am - 2:00 am
6:30 am - 2:00 am
6:30 am - 2:00 am
6:30 am - 2:00 am
6:30 am - 2:00 am
6:30 am - 2:00 am
6:30 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 415 College Ave, Ithaca, NY 14850-6713
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Ithaca
  • Phone Number: +1 607-273-0982
High quality, unique sandwich options for every palette. With three locations in Ithaca, NY CTB has become an Ithaca institution. Many gluten-free, vegan, and vegetarian options available. Fair-trade coffee, sustainable business practices, and fun bustling atmosphere. Friendly staff and fast service, CTB has everything you need for an enjoyable and memorable dining experience. See you soon!

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