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What are your picks for the best bagel in New York?

You’ve seen our choices, now it’s your turn to decide which bagel should truly be crowned No. 1

By Nick Leftley

We presented you with our list of the 20 best bagels in NYC, and going by the comments we got, not everyone agreed with our choices. (People in New York having strong opinions on bagels—who’d have thought! What next, people arguing about pizza?) Now it’s your chance to reorder our list as you see fit. Take a look through the list below and rank NYC’s finest bagels in the order you think they deserve to be ranked.

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The 20 best bagels in New York, ranked


Of all its signature foodstuffs, bagels are arguably the most synonymous with New York (sorry, pizza). Always in search of the best, Time Out New York staffers took on the arduous—okay, awesome—task of tasting the city’s best bagels, from old-school icons to newbies like Black Seed, to see which came out on top in the ultimate bagel test.


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