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The Bagel Factory

5885 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15217-1601
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  • Excellent11%
  • Very good42%
  • Average18%
  • Poor22%
  • Terrible7%
Jun 18, 2018
“Great bagels.”
Jan 24, 2018
“The Bagel Factory in Squirrel Hill”
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5885 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15217-1601
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Reviewed July 7, 2018 via mobile

Went on a Saturday morning. Bagels tasted a day old. Butter is the yellow margarine type butter. Tables are not cleaned off. Many tables are used for storage. One bright spot- lox are awesome, nice smoky flavor. Coloring a little off but otherwise amazing.

Thank 3000calories
Reviewed June 18, 2018

Real bagels! Baked fresh everyday with every kind of topping or sandwich combo you can think of. The lox is amazing. The side dish/salad choices are just okay. I recommend coming in for breakfast or brunch or when you get that carb craving.

Thank JDuncstravels
Reviewed January 24, 2018

The staff was attentive and patient. It was the first time that we were there and could not decide what we wanted. The menu had a lot of options. We had two sandwiches 'to go'.

Thank Elaine B
Reviewed November 26, 2017

Never thought I'd say that anyone's chicken soup with matzoh balls was as every bit as good a Grandma's, but the Bagel Factory must have found her recipe & the fresh poppy seed bagel with cream cheese that came with it was really good as...More

2  Thank Herstory_62
Reviewed September 7, 2017

This place has had some serious use. Tables, etc. were in rather rough shape. The bagels were just average, unfortunately. We had breakfast sandwiches, which were only fair and not served hot. The coolers at the front of the store by the ordering line were...More

Thank CLC48
Reviewed March 8, 2017

Very good place for breakfast - eggs, coffee, bagels are all fine. Close to many attractions and the two universities. Not NYC quality bagels, but pretty close.

Thank BikeOdyssey
Reviewed December 31, 2016 via mobile

We went here before visiting the natural history museum, and we were not disappointed. They have way more than just bagels, but if you are in the mood for a bagel, these are big and fluffy! One of the best bagels I've had in Pittsburgh....More

Thank Ky A
Reviewed December 1, 2016

We went with a groupon, but the meal wasn't worth the reduced rate. The deli had no pastrami, no rye bread, no chinese chicken salad. Two of us ordered corned beef hash, and instead of this standard recipe we received very oily fried chunks of...More

Thank nollik
Reviewed November 28, 2016 via mobile

We visit Pittsburgh pretty often and as the Bagel Factory is walking distance from my family in the area, we often stop here for coffee or breakfast. It is eclectic and comfortable. Somehow my son's pizza bagel order got missed so after a few minutes,...More

Thank annreader
Reviewed November 22, 2016

Okay, maybe not the absolute worst, but one of the worst bagel shops on the planet. Today about an hour ago I was in to buy a few bagels for some Lox I had purchased elsewhere. After entering I was greeted by a very charmingly...More

Thank JaysUSA
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  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Reservations
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5885 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15217-1601
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Pittsburgh
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