Bagel Bar East at San Souci

1990 NE 123rd St.
North Miami, FL 33181
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Bagel Bar East at San Souci +

Aran S Graham


  • Daily 6:30am-3pm
  • $
  • Wheelchair accessible, Patio/Sidewalk Dining, Takeout
  • Breakfast, Lunch, Snack Food
  • Parking Lot Available
  • Reservations Accepted
Miamians love to bemoan the lack of decent bagels here. "New York has the best ones," they whine. "It's all about the water." Well, forget about moving back to Manhattan (or Queens or Brooklyn or Staten Island). Try Bagel Bar East, which is one of the few places in Miami that still hand-rolls, boils, and bakes its dough. These homemade, flavored beauties are so fresh and tasty that no toasting is necessary. In fact, if you hit Bagel Bar East at the right time (6:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.), the bagels will be piping-hot. This North Miami spot boasts 17 types including plain, everything, pumpernickel, poppy, onion, cinnamon-raisin, sesame, garlic, oat bran, salt, egg, rye, honey whole wheat, marble, seven-grain, bialy, and blueberry. Eat them plain or with a shmear of cream cheese (smoked salmon, chive, or veggie) or salad (tuna, chicken, egg, white fish, or chopped herring). There's also freshly cut smoked salmon as well as a litany of cold cuts and fluffy eggs as garnish. These bagels are so in-demand that the place wholesales to hotels such as the W, Ritz-Carlton South Beach, and Setai as well as deli staple Roasters & Toasters in Miami Beach. For quality this superior, the prices are pretty decent. Also freshly made onsite are onion pockets, onion flats, rugalach, black-and-white cookies, babka, cheese danishes, and muffins.

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