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The Best Bagels in Toronto

The best bagels in Toronto will take your weekend brunch to the next level. Whether you're loyal to the Montreal or New York-style, you can find excellent bagels all over the city at all hours of the day if you just know where to look. 

Here are the best bagels in Toronto.


Gryfe's Bagels
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Gryfe's Bagels

You better get to Gryfe's early if you want a dozen light, fluffy bagels on the weekend. Luckily, this local favourite on Bathurst also sells its bagels in retail stores, such as Pusateris.

Kiva's Bagel Bar
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Kiva's Bagel Bar

The original location is just south of Steeles, but you can now find Kiva's New York-style bagels midtown and right in the heart of the Financial District.


Bagel World (Wilson Avenue)
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Bagel World (Wilson Avenue)

Head to Bagel World for giant twister bagels and satisfying flat bagels that are the perfect vessel for a sandwich or pressed bagel panino.

Nu Bugel
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Nu Bugel

For Montreal-style bagels in the heart of Kensington Market, look no farther than this spot on Augusta Avenue. Have your piping hot bagel plain, or dress it up with a number of toppings.


What A Bagel (Spadina)
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What A Bagel (Spadina)

There are so many flavour options at this bagel chain. It's serve yourself here, so fill up a bag with bagels, or take a roll to the counter for a sandwich packed with lox, egg salad or cream cheese.


Bagel House
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Bagel House

If you're craving bagels at 3 a.m., you can get them at this mini-chain that serves up Montreal-style bagels 24 hours per day.

St. Urbain Bagels
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St. Urbain Bagels

Find these Montreal-style bagels served fresh out of the wood-fired oven in the St. Lawrence Market. They're usually piping hot, you don't even need to toast 'em if you're grabbing a sandwich.


Bagels on Fire
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Bagels on Fire

The husband and wife team behind this Baeches spot used to work together at Bagel House, but this is their own Montreal-style bagel joint, complete with a wood-burning oven.

Bagel Time
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Bagel Time

Owner Irfan Khan used to work at Montreal's duelling bagel joints: St-Viateur and Fairmont. Like those spots, Bagel Time never closes, so if you're on the Danforth, you can eat one whenever.

Lead photo by

Jesse Milns at Bagel Time

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