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203 Canal St, Salem, MA 01970-4510
+1 978-741-5225
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68 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

It's just $4.12 for a BLT sandwich on a bagel. So tasty. Staff are friendly and efficient. There a drive-through, too. Definitely stop in for breakfast or lunch.

Thank Claudia12309
Swampscott, Massachusetts
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31 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

I grew up thinking NY bagels were the best, and there was nothing that could compare around here. I now freely admit that bagels from Bagel World in Salem (and other locations) are as good and maybe better!!! But here's the problem...they cannot figure out how to provide decent customer service, and the answer is soooooo simple. Just add a... More 

Thank howard t
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

No better place to go for a bagel sandwich. Breakfast or lunch. Their French toast bagel is ON POINT.

Thank L P
Boston, Massachusetts
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70 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2016

This place by all means have the hugest freaking bagels! The best tasting bagels, I might add. They have all different types of bagels, cream cheese, ice coffee. If you plan to visit - be prepared to wait in line - 30 minutes. They do have a drive-thru that can sometimes be challenging as it is small and can interfere... More 

Thank ButterfLynn7
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160 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 152 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2016

Bagel world is the best place for a great bagel! Huge variety of bagels, very tasty. Highly would recommend to anyone. They have few other locations in surrounding cities. Wait is too long on weekends be prepared to wait 30-40 min to buy a bagel. Only few tables to sit at this location.

Thank Guest654321
Marblehead, Massachusetts
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453 reviews
248 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 150 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 February 2016

Popular, and for a reason - outstanding bagels. Lots of different types and well as different cream cheeses. Line moves fast so when we want a bagel - this is the place to go!

Thank smthibs
Salem, Massachusetts
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79 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 January 2016 via mobile

Be prepared to wait in line for 20-30 minutes for a bagel, but I PROMISE the wait is worth it! If it wasn't for the rude workers behind the counter, I would give Bagel World 5 stars. The bagels here are incredible. They are fresh made in house, and often are served to you warm! They are on the larger... More 

Thank jamiebethyoms
Boston, Massachusetts
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56 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 November 2015

For real NY style bagels. Huge but not too huge, squishy but not too squishy, holes are small but not too small. DUDE. Go here. They get PACKED. There will probably be a massive line when you get there. Remember when your granny said "good things come to those who wait" She was referring to Bagel World,

1 Thank Alyse M
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2015

Best bagels outside of New York. The lines can be long but that is the price of a great bagel. Ilike the onion but there are many flavors.

1 Thank Paul N
New Hampshire
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37 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 September 2015

Terrific bagels. Their egg bagels are really good. The bagels have the right amount of texture on the outside and chewiness on the inside. They are extremely fresh.

Thank graybridge

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 203 Canal St, Salem, MA 01970-4510
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Salem
  • Phone Number: +1 978-741-5225

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?