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The Best Bagels in Toronto

The best bagels in Toronto will have you sucked into a bagel. Everything, sesame, poppy seed, New York-style or Montreal, whatever your favourite type of bagel is you can find it here, often available made into fantastic sandwiches.

Here are the best bagels in Toronto.


Gryfe's Bagels
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Gryfe's Bagels

This North York bakery near Bathurst and the 401 is the definition of Toronto old school, and supplies other spots in town. They make sesame, everything, whole wheat, cinnamon raisin, flax, poppy and famous pizza bagels. 

Kettlemans Bagels Toronto
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Kettlemans Bagels Toronto

This bagel chain with locations in Etobicoke and at Bathurst and Front is well known for their hand-rolled Montreal-style bagels, which they make into a wide range of sandwiches with options like Philly cheesesteak, smoked meat and their "LGBT."


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, various salads, different kinds of lox, pickles and other toppings. Try one of their creative sandwich offerings if you don't feel like building your own.

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. They've been around since 1999, and make sandwiches, mini bagels and twister bagels.


Bagels on Fire
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Bagels on Fire

Locations of this bagel spot in the Beaches and at Queen and Spadina are pumping out fresh Montreal-style bagels every day using a wood-burning oven. Types include plain, sesame, poppy, everything, onion, pumpernickel, coconut and flax, and they also make twister bagels and mini bagels.


Bagel World
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Bagel World

Head to this bakery with locations in North York near Wilson and Bathurst and in Thornhill to try a "bagellini," a pressed bagel sandwich. In business since 1963, they also do classic bagel platters and plates of eggs and bagels.

Nu Bugel
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Nu Bugel

Kensington Market has this spot faithfully recreating Montreal-style bagels since 2013 and making them into a number of epic sandwiches, with choices such as New York pastrami, corned beef and smoked trout.


Bubby's Bagels
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Bubby's Bagels

New York-style bagels come in a ton of varieties at this spot near Bathurst and Lawrence, including spinach, jalapeno, Montreal steak spice, blueberry, French toast, garlic, marble rye, poppy and honey whole wheat. They also have many varieties of spreads, dips, lox, tuna and herrings.

AM Bagel
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AM Bagel

Have a neighbourhood bagel experience at this charming Roncesvalles Village cafe making quirky sandwiches like "The Lieutenant" with chickpea salad and alfalfa sprouts, "The East Coaster" with shaved vegan donair meat, tomato, white onion and donair sauce, or "The Nicole" with peanut butter, pickles and house hot sauce.

Lead photo by

Hector Vasquez at Gryfe's


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