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Top 25 bagel businesses in the U.S. and Canada

The bagel–the ring shaped bread that is boiled in water before being baked has a long history of fueling the stomachs of those that care to enjoy them. Whether you enjoy your bagel with toppings like cream cheese and lox, egg, cheese, avocado, or jam, or maybe even prefer to indulge in your bagel like a sandwich or pizza, one thing’s for sure, National Bagel Day (January 15th) is right around the corner. To celebrate, we’ve rounded up the top 25 businesses spreading the schmear and love for bagels across the U.S. and Canada.

Methodology: This is a list of the top Bagel Businesses in the U.S. and Canada according to Yelp. We identified businesses in the bagel category on Yelp then ranked those spots using a number of factors including the total volume and ratings of reviews. This list reflects the top spots with no more than one spot per state featured. All businesses were marked open on Yelp as of December 29, 2021. When available, all businesses on this list have a passing health score as of December 29, 2021.


  1. LilyPopp Cafe – Anaheim, CA
  2. Boil & Bake Bagels – Flower Mound, TX
  3. Talia’s Grille – Philadelphia, PA
  4. County Farm Bagels – Winfield, IL
  5. Bear’s Cup – Bolton, NY
  6. Fat Ducks Deli & Bakery – Seattle, WA
  7. Tega Cay Gourmet Deli – Tega Cay, SC
  8. The Bagel Maker – Panama City, FL
  9. Ozark Mountain Bagel – Bentonville, AR
  10. Royalicious Bagel Bakery – Charles Town, WV
  11. Bongiorno Bagels – Gilbert, AZ
  12. CIBO – New Orleans, LA
  13. Jet Set Coffee – Tigard, OR
  14. New York Bagel N Bakery – Las Vegas, NV
  15. Sclafani’s New York Bagels and Bread – Winchester, VA
  16. 5 Borough Bagels – Clive, IA
  17. Bagel Bin – Omaha, NE
  18. River Rock Roasting Co – La Verkin, UT
  19. Mort’s Bagels – Cheyenne, WY
  20. River Road Hot Bagels — Fair Lawn, NJ


  1. Kettlemans Bagel – Ottawa, ON
  2. Gryfe’s Bagel Bakery – Toronto, ON
  3. Fairmount Bagel – Montreal, QC
  4. Big Bang Bagels – Fernie, BC
  5. Izzy’s Bagel – Bedford, NS