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“Yum. Yum. Yum!”

Kettleman's Bagel Company
Ranked #3 of 39 Bakeries in Ottawa
Certificate of Excellence
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Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast
Neighborhood: The Glebe / Dow's Lake
Description: 613-567-7100, phone. Some reviews: http://www.urbanspoon.com/r/250/1432230/restaurant/The-Glebe/Kettlemans-Bagel-Co-Ottawa
Reviewed August 6, 2014 via mobile

This is THE place to go for consistently yummy Montreal-style bagels in Ottawa! Fantastic selection of bagels done any way you like 'em with a terrific selection of cream cheeses & spreads to suit your fancy! The only complaint is the service...because it's such a great spot lots of other people often want to satisfy their bagel craving at the same time as you so there can be a long wait! Just be prepared with some good company or reading material!

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Thank Amy W
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Reviewed August 5, 2014

Those who know my reviews know that I rarely give 4 stares and almost never give 5. Kettleman's is a good workmanlike bagel shop that is based on the so called Montreal still known as St. Viature's Bagel Shop. These are less bread and crunchy than the standard bagel or bialy. New Yorkers hate them, Montrealers love them and Ottawans are stuck in between. Another venue for these bagels is The Bagel Shop on Wellington. The Bagel Shop has excellent bagels but also sells a variety of other foods including an almost endless variety of cheeses. Kettleman's is a little more straightforward. I usually patronize their Carling St. store (I don't know if these stores are franchised) and have the lox and cream cheese bagel. It is excellent. The decor is a bit drab and sometimes the bathroom facilities could use a little attention. In winter the doors are situated near the seating so you get an occasional blast of cold. All in all a decent bagel shop.

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Thank Bernard S
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Reviewed August 2, 2014

Simply the best of the best. The bagels here are the best in the Glebe and possibly in Ottawa. Very very cheap and very very delicious. I recommend to everyone and anyone, all ages. I absolutely love this place! You can watch the chefs make the bagels in the front and while you're waiting for your bagel to be prepared. Very well priced. Favorite is sesame seed bagels and chocolate bagels, favourite meal is breakfast bagel (bacon, egg, cheese.) Amazing, A++. A classic favourite for the regulars in the glebe and a new favourite for the newcomers. Good for breakfast, lunch, dinner and midnight snack. Awesome.

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Thank Laura W
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Reviewed July 30, 2014

This was an absolutely amazing place for bagels. This will be a regular stop from now on when we are in Ottawa.

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Thank cdnmickeyfan
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Reviewed July 28, 2014

I absolutely love this place! You can watch the chefs make the bagels in the front. Try the Kettleman's special for lunch (~$8) which has cream cheese and smoked salmon or the breakfast bagel for breakfast (~$3-4) which has bacon, eggs and cheese on your choice of delicious, Montreal-style bagel. If you want some to take home you can pay by the half or full dozen and you are allowed to mix and match. I always keep some blueberry bagels in the freezer for a lazy weekday breakfast. In the summer there is a patio.

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Thank Laura897654
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