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Baltimore National Pike, Ellicott City, MD 21042
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05:00 - 17:00
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Sun 06:00 - 15:00
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Wilmington, Delaware
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Typical Einsteins location. Busy, decent bagels, clean place. Only problem we had was that my son just wanted a plain bagel for a snack between games (we were at a soccer tournament down the road). They didn't have one, or anything remotely close at 11:30 am. Definitely disappointed. Staff was pleasant, but still can't believe it. They weren't even making... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016

Good bagels, fairly fresh if you get there early. When you get 12, they give you an extra one. You get free cream-cheese but you have to ask them for it.

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Thank laurelhardy
Ellicott City, Maryland
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20 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2016

This place is popular because the food is good and in particular, the bagels. Management is very cognizant of moving the line so putting resources where they are needed is standard operating procedure. It's a popular meeting place. Fnding a table can sometimes be a challenge. Friendly folks working the cash register, too.

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Thank Jane H
Ellicott City, Maryland
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27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2015

We go through phases when we go here a lot then months without going. Parking is ok but the drive-thru, though a nice addition, makes the parking lot hectic. I did drive-thru a couple times and it took forever. Eating in can take some time too. I do like the many varieties of bagels and the coffee choices are good... More 

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Thank Marylandtraveller07
Ellicott City MD
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229 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2015

These bagels are just ok, nothing special. They are relatively small compared to others (such as Goldbergs or even those from Wegmans) and don't have as much flavor or texture as other bagels.

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Thank markjoe
Balt MD
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93 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2014 via mobile

Always good for bagels all varieties with excellent cream cheese. I have had lunch here also they have good salads and sandwiches. This is an easy neighborhood feeling place to sit and enjoy coffee and breakfast with friends. The place smells wonderful. I tried a chai latte here and enjoyed it so much I get that instead of coffee now.... More 

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Thank Linda62410
Ellicott City, Maryland
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73 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 March 2014

Fantastic, fresh bagels-- best in town. I love the pretzel bagels or the power bar bagels and light veggie cream cheese. Delicious! My husband loves their "Thintastic" bagel sandwiches... Less bread for a sandwich. One day I was here and they messed up my order. It didn't come out for 20 min. They gave me a baker's dozen of bagels... More 

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Thank karenronhoge
Ellicott City, Maryland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2013

I often visit on saturday or sunday mornings and the line is very long. had to wait 20 min for a breakfast sandwich. All the food is great but it you are planning on ordering a specialty drink or sandwich prepare to wait

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Ellicott City, Maryland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2012

This is a regular stop for me for quick meals, either breakfast or lunch. The coffee is excellent, and it's a bottomless cup. Food is simple bagels, sandwiches, fruit drinks. Not fancy, but tasty and reaonable. Service is also quick. it's a chain after all.

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Thank Steve M
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2012

Have liked everything I've ever ordered here, especially the breakfast sandwiches and coffee. My only complaint is that it's pretty popular and we often have to wait.

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Thank John M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 10
Cuisine
Fast food, Cafe
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
06:00 - 15:00
Monday
05:00 - 17:00
Tuesday
05:00 - 17:00
Wednesday
05:00 - 17:00
Thursday
05:00 - 17:00
Friday
05:00 - 17:00
Saturday
06:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Baltimore National Pike, Ellicott City, MD 21042
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Ellicott City

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