There’s some serious debate about bagels in Tampa Bay! While these might not be NY bagels, these spots are serving up some seriously crave-worthy bagels in Tampa Bay. Whether you’re craving a savory or sweet breakfast, bagels are the perfect way to start your day.
Keep scrolling for the best spots to indulge in bagels in Tampa Bay!
Located in North Tampa, Bagels Plus has been a bagel and breakfast staple since 1998. With twelve cream cheese flavors to spread on the fifteen flavors of bagels, you’ll never run out of options. These bagels are made with the freshest ingredients and are some of the best bagels in Tampa Bay.
Don’t let the long line on weekends scare you away, we promise that Bagels Plus is worth the wait!
If you’re a USF student, be sure to show your student ID for a discount.
Monday-Saturday | 6AM-4PM
Sunday | 7AM-3PM
📍 2706 E Fletcher Ave, Tampa, FL 33612
Located in the Grand Central District of St. Pete, Pete’s General is one of the best spots for bagels in Tampa Bay! Whether you’re craving a simple bagel with cream cheese or a hearty bagel sandwich, Pete’s General will satisfy. If you like a little heat, the Spicy Pete is a must order – a bagel of your choice topped with their house made hot honey!
Besides their delicious bagels and baked goods, Pete’s General is home to the cutest general store stocked with specialty gifts, essentials, beer & wine.
Daily | 8AM-2PM
📍 2361 1st Ave. S., St. Petersburg, FL 33712
We may have found the ultimate hangover cure – a fresh bagel sandwich from Santoro’s Pizza! Made with fresh eggs, melty cheese, bacon, and topped with everything seasoning, indulging in one of these bagels is the best way to start your day.
If you’re still hungry after your bagel, grab a slice of pizza. The breakfast pizza includes your choice of meat, cheese, and other toppings along with scrambled eggs on an everything bagel seasoned crust.
Not only does Santoro’s have some of the best bagels in Tampa Bay, they have some of the best pizza too.
Sunday-Thursday | 11AM-9PM
Friday-Saturday | 11AM-10PM
📍 1329 W Cass St., Tampa, FL
With four locations in Pinellas County, there’s no arguing that St. Pete Bagel Co. is one of the best spots for bagels in Tampa Bay! Their NY-style bagels are made using the best ingredients, and boiled and baked fresh daily. St. Pete Bagel Co. has perfected recipes that are over 30 years old, bringing delicious bagels to Tampa Bay.
If you’re craving a sweet treat, be sure to pick up one of their fresh doughnuts too!
Monday-Saturday | 6AM-1PM
Sunday | 7AM-1PM
📍 7043 4th St. N., St. Petersburg, FL
📍 11987 Indian Rock Rd., Largo, FL
📍4419 66th St. N., Kenneth City, FL
📍 1493 Main St., Dunedin, FL
Psomi means bread in Greek so you know they’ve got to have good bagels! This Greek restaurant and bakery is a great brunch spot for bagels in Tampa Bay. Enjoy the Psomi Baked Special, a fresh baked bagel topped with avocado, cucumber, tomato, shaved red onion, sprouts, whipped cream cheese.
Don’t forget to accompany your bagel with a delicious latte or tea!
Monday-Tuesday | Closed
Wednesday-Sunday | 8AM-3PM
📍 701 N Howard Ave, Tampa, FL 33606
Since opening in 1981, Clearwater Bagels has become a go-to spot for fresh bagels in Tampa Bay. Owner, Brian Morris, moved to Clearwater from Great Neck, NY where he learned the bagel trade, so you’re getting the real deal!
Indulge in bagels that are boiled and baked fresh every day and choose from 14 different cream cheeses. You’re in for a treat at Clearwater Bagels!
Tuesday-Friday | 6AM-12PM
Saturday-Sunday | 6AM-1PM
📍 1875 Gulf to Bay Blvd, Clearwater, FL 33765
Dunedin Bagels offers fresh baked bagels with over 2,000 specialty sandwich possibilities, that’s a lot of options! If you like to stick to the classics, the Nova Lox is a must order. Indulge in a freshly boiled and baked bagel topped with lox, tomato, red onion, capers, and plain cream cheese.
This hidden gem in Dunedin is also home to a delicious Cuban sandwich so make sure you head here for lunch too!
Daily, except Tuesdays | 7AM-2PM
📍 716 Main St, Dunedin, FL 34698
Started by two Plant High alumni, 18 Bagels Co. is the place in South Tampa to grab a bagel and coffee. Like the name suggested, 18 Bagels Co. serves 18 different flavors of bagels ranging from plain to French toast to rainbow.
Don’t forget to order a coffee when you visit! Their full-service coffee bar proudly serves Brew Life Coffee with 5 different types of coffee on tap, including 2 seasonal flavors.
Daily | 6AM-3PM
📍 111 S. Dale Mabry Hwy., Tampa, FL 33609
Get to Brandon Bagels right at 5AM if you want dibs on a fresh bagel! This hidden gem, serves warm-from-the-oven toasted bagels with incredible house-made cream cheese selection. There are endless options!
On the weekends, Brandon Bagels often sells out quickly, so be sure to get there early to ensure you get your favorite flavor bagel!
Monday-Saturday | 5AM-1PM
Sunday | 6AM-1PM
📍942 W Brandon Blvd, Brandon, FL 33511
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