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Brookside Bagels

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563 Hopmeadow St, Simsbury, CT 06070-2416
+1 860-651-1492
06:00 - 16:00
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Sat - Sun 07:00 - 16:00
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44 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place make great bagels. They have a fairly large selection of different bagels. Their breakfast sandwiches are fantastic. The have a small area inside where you can eat, but I always to take out.

Thank Asilb66
Navarre, Florida
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87 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Stopped in for bagels. The crowd you see in the picture is real, but the line moves quickly. Worth the short wait for outstanding bagels.

Thank James K
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84 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

While not as good as the best of NYC they are none the less very good. Always fresh and a little bit chewy and a bite as all good bagels should be. This place is busy to the baked on premises bagels are fresh. The egg sandwiches are made with a generous heap of lightly scrambled shell eggs. The cream... More 

Thank ctjustdoit
West Simsbury, Connecticut
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Anyone who lives in Simsbury knows that Brookside has the best bagels, maybe even better than New York! They are so good we are asked to bring them every time we visit our son in San Diego, CA

1 Thank cabarnard042017
Simsbury, Connecticut
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52 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 November 2016

Great place for lunch and obviously to get great bagels. Always kicks up my Sunday morning breakfast

1 Thank robweb13
West Hartford CT
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260 reviews
206 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2016

Folks have always told me that Brookside is a great bagel shop and I finally checked it out recently and I have to agree. Great selection of bagels, and also a fantastic selection of spreads and sandwiches. There's a good reason why there is a line out the door a lot of times. Staff are super awesome and friendly to.

1 Thank chrisooo
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

The best bagels around. Busy and everyone seems to go there from town. Better to go early or late. packed in prime time!

Thank Mark T
Canton, Connecticut
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Love this place! Fresh bagels with a wide range of flavors- quick and friendly service- great bagel sandwiches. We are here at least twice a week.

Thank EliDe82
Greenville, Kentucky
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 October 2016

The bagels here are the best ever. Homemade cream cheese-regular or flavored, add to the experience. A great place to satisfy your palet.

Thank picky161
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395 reviews
217 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2016

I don't stop here as often as I'd like because there always seems to be a line. But when I do I am not disappointed. Big, chewy bagels. Can't go wrong.

1 Thank W-Hartford_CT

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
07:00 - 16:00
06:00 - 16:00
06:00 - 16:00
06:00 - 16:00
06:00 - 16:00
06:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 563 Hopmeadow St, Simsbury, CT 06070-2416
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Simsbury
  • Phone Number: +1 860-651-1492

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