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The Bagel Cafe

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300 Elden St, Herndon, VA 20170-5601
+1 703-318-7555
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06:30 - 15:00
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Sun - Sat 06:30 - 15:00
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Great Falls, Virginia
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Have eaten there many times now, and each time it is consistent, tasty, and hot. I do wish, though, that they actually toasted their bagels (vs. just warming). It is always busy, so you may have a short wait for a table. They also appear to do a sizeable take-out business.

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Thank DBoedicker
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55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 January 2017

Perfect for breakfast or lunch. They have a large variety of fresh made bagels and toppings, as well as eggs, sandwiches and more. They have a good variety of specialty cream cheeses. My favorite if the Lox Cream Cheese. They are always busy. Go Nosh!

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Thank Michael G
Sterling, Virginia
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28 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

The seating for anyone who wants to dine-in here is limited and fairly cramped, but the bagels are awesome and their chicken salad was delicious - I will definitely be back!

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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

Small place with 12 closely spaced tables. However the atmosphere is great. The bagels are delicious. My favorite is the everything bagel with garlic and herb. The eggs are really good. Desserts are also good. Super for breakfast or a light lunch.

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Thank Mohamed A
New York City, New York
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204 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

I had an everything bagel with scallion cream cheese; my daughter had an egg bagel with scallion cream cheese and my wife had a sour dough bagel with lox. All were delicious. Bagels are freshly baked on the premises and you can taste it. We are outside where there are several tables.

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Thank J L
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55 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Bagel shop serving up the best bagels in town. They have nearly a dozen varieties. They serve coffee and has a small eat in area.

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Thank JohnnyFry1
Abilene, Texas
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324 reviews
181 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 October 2016

The Bagel Cafe is an institution in Herndon. It is great place to meet friends or business associates. The outdoor seating area is great! The service staff is professional and responsive to your needs and requests. The selection of bagels will meet anyone's taste. The menu offers numerous items for any meal time needs. I enjoying day some of their... More 

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Thank Richard S
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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83 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 August 2016

Really folks... I have gone to this place for years. I have thought for a while that the food is not as good as it was, but my opinion is that the complete arrogance of the guy who takes all orders makes this place a 100 percent "no-go". The Bagel Cafe does not accommodate customers and with a person like... More 

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Thank JEB1960_8
Herndon, Virginia
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 August 2016

After you place your order, you have to quickly step to the right and out of the way. At our first visit, we didn't know this and got scolded by the cashier. No matter! This is our favorite bagel place. No other restaurant in Herndon/Reston even compares.

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Thank LoriPete
Herndon, Virginia
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130 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2016

For many years, we and many other Herndon residents have chosen this as one of our favorite breakfast and lunch spots. The over-sized bagels are always fresh and delicious, with lots of different fillings. My favorite is the Everything with light veggie cream cheese, and my husband loves the omelet platters.The coffee here is great too. The inside seating gets... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 20
Cuisine
American, Cafe
Meals
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
06:30 - 15:00
Monday
06:30 - 15:00
Tuesday
06:30 - 15:00
Wednesday
06:30 - 15:00
Thursday
06:30 - 15:00
Friday
06:30 - 15:00
Saturday
06:30 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 300 Elden St, Herndon, VA 20170-5601
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Fairfax County  >  Herndon
  • Phone Number: +1 703-318-7555

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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?