These 12 Spots Serve Up The Best Bagels In New Jersey

If the weather reports are right, we’ve got a big blizzard on the way. That means it’s time to stock up on the essentials – milk, eggs and bagel shop bagels. If you’ve never left the Garden State for a significant amount of time, you may not realize just how lucky we are. I spent a summer in California and had to drive 40 minutes to get to a bagel shop, and it was a chain. The bagels were good, but not New Jersey good. Here are 12 beloved bagel spots that will leave you feeling glad to be from New Jersey. Please note that they’re listed in no particular order:

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now:

This list is only just the start. What’s your favorite bagel joint in New Jersey? Share with me in the comments and maybe it will make it into part two. For more circular treats in the Garden State, check out this New Jersey Donut Road Trip.