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Bagel Nation Cafe


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American, Cafe
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I still can't understand why it takes 30 minutes to get a simple bacon, egg, and cheese bagel sandwich. The bagels are good, and once the sandwich is assembled, it's actually a decent breakfast sandwich with good, quality ingredients, but the wait will kill you....More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank OmGirl1030
Reviewed February 15, 2019

We went for breakfast. Lots of coffee choices. The southern bell bagel was great. Service was fast an d friendly.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank geobarter
Reviewed October 16, 2018

I was looking for an alternative to a local coffee-donut chain and a friend recommended Bagel Nation on James Island. I visited there on Sunday and came away disappointed. First, I got there before 8 AM. There was nobody in line at the cash register....More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Seabrookgal
Reviewed September 6, 2018 via mobile

Great little place for fresh bagels. Great breakfast and lunch with a great and friendly staff. Lots of wonderful bagels to choose from both savory and sweet in addition to the usual. One of our favorite placers in the morning!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Rx-Wayne
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

Date of visit: June 2018
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

Date of visit: July 2018
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.

Date of visit: June 2018
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

Date of visit: March 2018
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

Date of visit: July 2017
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!!

Date of visit: July 2017
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