The Perfect Spots for a Bagel Breakfast

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Chicago’s known for its pizza, hot dogs….and bagels! Don’t think New York is the only hotspot for a bacon egg and cheese on a toasted bagel. These Chicago bagel shops are going to rock your mornings. Whether you’re headed to work or relaxing on a Saturday, these shops will surely feed you fuel!

Chicago Bagel Authority:

Opening in 1998, Chicago Bagel Authority does breakfast right! Their menu consists of 20+ different bagel sandwiches with different flavors, cheeses, meats, and eggs anyway you please! Try their fan favorites: The Breakfast Bagel, Sam’s Sunrise, Egg McMahon and many more. Don’t like the bagel sandwich, no problem; order your favorite bagel with butter or cream cheese spreads as well!


Brothers Andy, Bill, Pete and Steve Jacobs started this bagel shop in 1983 after moving from Connecticut to Chicago! Their bagels (sesame, onion, garlic, salt, everything, pumpernickel and more) are crunchy on the outside and soft on the inside!


You can’t go wrong with this classic American bagel shop. Started in 1995, Einstein’s is a great spot to grab a quick breakfast! With locations all around the city you will surely find one close to you. Want more than a bagel? Pick up a coffee, smoothie, tea and even pastries!

Beans & Bagels:

What’s better than a coffee and a bagel? Nothing! Beans & Bagels is a chill café for relaxing and enjoying a yummy bit! This neighborhood breakfast shop offers coffee, bagels, and French pastries!

Jaffa Bagel:

Jaffa knows bagel business! Not only do they have classic bagels, but a wide range of must try flavors too! Some of the specialty bagels include: Cheddar Herb, Banana Nut, Honey Oat, Sun Dried Tomato, and Jalapeño Cheddar! They also bake fresh warm croissants…the perfect morning treat!

-Devin Johnson

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