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Bagels & Brew

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21771 Lake Forest Dr, Ste 100, Lake Forest, CA 92630-2782
+1 949-951-8985
06:00 - 18:00
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Sun 07:00 - 16:00
Mon - Fri 06:00 - 18:00
Sat 06:30 - 16:00
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Lake Forest, California
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Friendly, fast and great food. Inside and outside eating area. I can recommend this to everyone who wants to have a fast and enjoyable meal.

Thank TobyBird
Tustin, Calif
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61 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

Yes, they have very good bagels, but their sandwiches are wonderful. Choice of breads but my favorite is on a bagel. A bit on the pricey side ($7-$8) but well worth it.

Thank TustinGuy
Lake Forest, California
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

It's good from bagels for breakfast and coffee to lunch and sandwiches. They have a very good variety not only of bagels but sandwiches and indoor and outdoor dining a great place for meeting friends and family

Thank jhuckestein
Trabuco Canyon, California
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016

By far, the bagel breakfasts and lunches are the most delicious I have ever tasted. Generous, fresh ingredients are in every meal. Love this place!

Thank lynnmkearns
Lake Forest, California
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

Been coming here on a regular basis since we moved to Lake Forest nearly 20 years ago. It's one of the few non-chain restaurants that have stayed open during that time, and it's easy to see and taste why with a visit. I'm not a huge bagel eater but I have friends who are, and are discriminating (and won't hesitate... More 

Thank Dan M
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

The food is awesome, but unfortunately the staff is several teens who seem not to understand customer service. They are super slow, do not smile, and their body language indicate they rather be elsewhere. However, barring that, the food is great, and the coffee great too!! This is near where I live so I have been there lots. Their egg/bacon... More 

Thank Christy S
Laguna Woods, California
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33 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

We've been here lots of times and the food and service has always been good. So we decided to try it on a Sunday. Bad idea. They were very busy, and maybe that was the problem. There were lots of people waiting for their orders. One family waited so long they changed their order from eating in, to a to-go... More 

Thank EileenBudandDude
orange county, ca
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

Wonderful little spot to visit and enjoy bagels and coffee. Often crowded....all locals, that means you could get some good info during your travels. They have a patio with umbrellas. Keep in mind......crowded....but, good. Great for lunch, too!!

Thank lovinjazz
Lake Forest, California
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

Been having lunch at B & B for years. Chicken Club sandwich always great. Great to have so many choices on the type of bread or bagels.

Thank jimwlakeforest
Lake Forest, California, United States
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57 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 May 2016 via mobile

We have been coming here for years. (Decades) Great place for breakfast, lunch or just a coffee stop. The Amigo toasted rocks!

Thank Rebecca B

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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
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 20
American, Cafe
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
07:00 - 16:00
06:00 - 18:00
06:00 - 18:00
06:00 - 18:00
06:00 - 18:00
06:00 - 18:00
06:30 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21771 Lake Forest Dr, Ste 100, Lake Forest, CA 92630-2782
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Lake Forest
  • Phone Number: +1 949-951-8985

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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?