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“Fun Local Joint”

Beauty's Bagel Shop
Ranked #24 of 1,436 Restaurants in Oakland
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Reviewed 19 July 2018

Crowded, high-volume, slightly goofy bagel joint -- first-time visit for a breakfast bagel, and a good choice in the neighborhood. Comparisons to bagel style and costs elsewhere don't really matter much -- the range of choices is broad. My egg-and-mushroom-filled bagel was full of flavor and texture. Smoked trout bagel was also sizable and flavorful. Coffee was thoroughly mediocre -- but then, it's not billed as a "coffee shop."
Lengthy queue for service and lay-out for accessories are both clumsy and inefficient -- again, go for the premise and accept the bit.

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Reviewed 28 May 2018

Been going here since they opened in 2012. Mostly I just go for the bagels. Boiled and baked in a wood fired oven! Hot, steamy, chewy, and a bit crunchy. I like the way they do the standard lox and cream cheese. I like the shakshukah. Once a year they make fantastic wood fired matzo for Passover!! Hipsters be waiting in line on Sunday mornings. Very good fried chicken bagel sandwich. Home made slaw and pickles.
Go here!

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Reviewed 2 April 2018

I ate here twice with my son while visiting him. The food is very good. We took it to go twice as there was never a place to sit. The salt and pepper bagel was great.

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Reviewed 6 February 2018

Great wood fire baked bagels. Always fresh and tasty(crispy outside, dense/chewy inside, very flavorful). A small and casual restaurant that always has a line. Stopped by to pick up some bagels which are very similar to NY style authentic bagels, not the hard rolls like in most of California. The Americano was perfect and the Classic bagel with cream cheese, smoked salmon, capers, and slivers of purple onions was fresh and excellent. They also have salads which look fresh and very good.

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Thank ranishi
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Reviewed 22 December 2017

These are Toronto bagels, which means a little sweeter than other types you might be used to.
Bagels are covered with seeds or other toppings on both sides. Very nice coverage.
Also excellent bialys.
Delicious egg dishes with your bagel. We love the lox scramble especially.
Very helpful on special orders: mini bialys + bagels for special event

There are no other good bagel stores in the East Bay. All other bagels have been Americanized and just don't have what it takes to be more than average (or worse).

Weekend lines can be significant.

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