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The Best Bagels in Toronto

The best bagels in Toronto are in the eye of the beholder. The great thing about this city is, you can grab bagels that range in style from Montreal to New York and even our own signature versions. Sandwich whatever you like in the middle for pretty much any meal of the day.

Here are the best bagels in Toronto.


Gryfe's Bagels
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Gryfe's Bagels

This bakery near Bathurst and the 401 is the definition of Toronto old school, and supplies lots of other spots in town. When people talk about a classic Toronto bagel, this is it.

Bagel World
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Bagel World

Locations of this bakery in Thornhill and near Wilson and Bathurst are where to go to try a "bagelini," a pressed bagel sandwich.


Primrose Bagel
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Primrose Bagel

Bagels at this Oakwood Village bodega are malt-boiled and hand-rolled and can be stacked with cream cheese, smoked fish, pickles and other toppings for a sandwich to-go.

What A Bagel Spadina
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What A Bagel Spadina

Locations of this bagel chain throughout the city are known for their bagel giveaways and a build-your-own bar.


Bagel House
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Bagel House

If you're the type that craves bagels 24 hours a day, head to one of this chain's five Toronto locations where you can satisfy your cravings at all hours.


Nu Bugel
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Nu Bugel

Kensington Market has this spot faithfully recreating Montreal-style bagels and making them into a number of epic sandwiches.

Bagels on Fire
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Bagels on Fire

Locations in the Beaches and at Queen and Spadina are pumping out Montreal-style bagels using a wood-burning oven.


Kiva's Bagel Bar
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Kiva's Bagel Bar

Multiple reliable locations of this chain are suitable for anything from large catering orders to a quick bagel (or a range of many other items) for lunch.

Bagel Time
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Bagel Time

The Danforth and Bloor West Village both have locations of this destination for bagels made the way they are in Montreal, with long wooden paddles and blazing ovens.

Lead photo by

Jesse Milns at Bagel Time

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