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Among the most iconic fare found in the bakeries and restaurants in Montreal, the bagel is right up there with smoked meat and poutine. What started with Jewish immigrants bringing hand-rolled, wood-fired rings of sweet, thin, and dense rings of dough in the early 20th century has become a distinct, world-famous dish today: By day or night, as breakfast and brunch in Montreal or as a late night snack, eating a Montreal-style bagel’s one of the best things to do in the city. Here’s where to find those bakeries, from every compass point on and around the island.