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Bagel Nation Cafe

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520 Folly Rd, Charleston, SC 29412-3019
+1 843-406-7869
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good24%
  • Average8%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
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“strip mall” (4 reviews)
“fresh bagels” (2 reviews)
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520 Folly Rd, Charleston, SC 29412-3019
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Reviewed July 2, 2018

We did bagels and cream cheese as take out breakfast. They really need to do some cleaning and fleshing up of the place so I’m glad we didn’t stay to eat there. Bagels we chewy and lacked any great flavor. Service to pick up 4...More

Thank Jerry C
Reviewed July 1, 2018 via mobile

Busy unkempt feel in a strip mall. Crazy large menu with tons of options. Warren like setup of booths and tables outside, decent line to order then wait for order. Bagels were very good for the south, equivalent of Manhattan. Very good salt bagel. The...More

Thank John T
Reviewed June 8, 2018 via mobile

Okay first off the wait is ridiculous. On top of that I watched the cook clean the grill with the cleaning block and she didn’t even rinse the flat top before cooking more food. Enough said!!! The staff are very unfriendly as well.

Thank Jesse T
Reviewed March 4, 2018 via mobile

Okay, I get it. Growth on the island is to be expected. Nothing stays th same. Thank goodness thi wonderful little cafe is still here. Food is always good. Coffee too. Staff is over the moon! Interior needs an update though. I’ll still go get...More

Thank grneyedldy
Reviewed July 19, 2017

My wife and I were looking for some breakfast one morning while in Charleston on vacation and Google Maps pointed us here. What a find! The bagel and cream cheese selection is absurd (in a good way)! The menu can be a little over-whelming at...More

Thank Chris C
Reviewed July 16, 2017 via mobile

A great spot for fresh bagels! Definitely a lot of locals in and out of this place. Lots of variety on the menu. We went for breakfast. Had the egglewich deluxe on pumpernickel and the lox and cream cheese. Both very tasty!!

Thank meeshrulli
Reviewed July 10, 2017

Fresh FRESH bagels. You actually taste the the flavor. Garlic or onion or sesame seed, you taste them. And the cream cheese! It's well worth putting the artery block on the back burner.

Thank Yosserian
Reviewed May 17, 2017 via mobile

The bagels are freshly made and the prices are very inexpensive. The inside could use a major update however the staff and food are five stars!

Thank Brittany b
Reviewed April 11, 2017

This place is super busy and if it's your first time you get a little overwhelmed at the menu board. It is so worth the wait and everything we ordered was exactly how we asked for it. Despite the crowds the kitchen staff are very...More

Thank Theresa D
Reviewed January 17, 2017 via mobile

Some of the best bagels and bagel sandwiches in the lowcountry! They also have a great coffee selection!

Thank Brandon H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 520 Folly Rd, Charleston, SC 29412-3019
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Charleston>  > James Island
  • Neighborhood: James Island
  • Phone Number: +1 843-406-7869
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