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Balsam Bagels

288 N Winton Rd, Rochester, NY 14610-1238
+1 585-482-5080
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“salad” (3 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly
288 N Winton Rd, Rochester, NY 14610-1238
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Reviewed April 8, 2013

What's good about this place is that it is a locally owned bagel shop with crunchy bagels. It's resembles a New York City bagel, crispy on the outside, soft on the inside. They also have a great selection of bagels with unique combinations of flavors....More

Thank AviMom2006
Reviewed February 23, 2013

great bagels and soups, lots of vegan options, vegan cheese, vegan soups. Also the sides are good, lentil and chickpea salads. Good selection of juices from Tropicana

1  Thank Jennifer G
Reviewed December 15, 2012

I stop in for lunch periodically and never leave disappointed. Rebecca's soups are simply the best, for variety, ingredients and routine selection. The mushroom barley is my favorite along with her classic chicken. The Russian vegetable had me back three times this week for a...More

1  Thank Travelpapi153
Reviewed November 4, 2012

I just "discovered" this place over the summer. I have driven past it for years and decided to give it a try after the market on a saturday morning. I have been back weekly since then. Best bagles. Great cream cheese. So much variety and...More

Thank GJ818
Reviewed October 1, 2012

Went into Balsam Bagels a few weeks ago- (Went in there EVERY weekend) But apparently this didnt matter when I walked in with a debit card this time. They ONLY want cash if your not buying more than 5.00 worth of product. - I bought...More

2  Thank TravelReview411
Reviewed September 29, 2012 via mobile

This neighborhood spot has great baked goods all around and nice selections for lunch too. Try the french toast bagels and apple cinammon scones. Yummy!

Thank KateNY50
Reviewed September 12, 2012

Fast service, great bagels, BUT....the most delicious cookies....cranberry....moist and yummy. The are tables and chairs if you wish to eat there. Mostly, they hustle so you can get to work on time.

Thank Patricia L
Reviewed September 9, 2012

I love NYC bagels and this is the closest to the City here in Rochester, with great cream cheeses too.

Thank Lin0898
Reviewed July 18, 2012 via mobile

Balsam Bagel in my opinion has the best bagels I have had in the Rochester area. They have a huge variety of cream cheese flavors and great coffee. I also tried a wrap for lunch one day and it was filling and delicious and came...More

Thank Travel_Queen_ROC
Reviewed June 17, 2012 via mobile

I have yet to have a bad bagel there! Try the cranberry walnut bagel with key lime cream cheese... Not necessarily something I would think of but it's a delish combo!

Thank TravelYesPlease30
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Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Open Hours
7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 288 N Winton Rd, Rochester, NY 14610-1238
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Rochester
  • Phone Number: +1 585-482-5080
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