The best bagels are hand-rolled to perfection, with a crunchy outside and soft fluffy inside, wrapped around your favorite toppings and ingredients. There are several excellent places, right here in the Gem State, in which you can seek out these doughy wonders. Here are the top 10 places that are sure to make you sigh in absolute content with that first bite.
These fresh, hand-rolled bagels are a dream. Sarah’s beats out any chain sandwich shop in the area with their fine, fresh ingredients and lovely selection of smoothies and espresso. To top it off, their prices are great! You sure leave satisfied without breaking the bank. Be sure to take a bag of fresh bagels home with you. Crunchy on the outside and soft on the inside, you won’t be able to get enough of them!
It’s almost midnight. You’re craving…something, but all your favorite go-tos are closed, so what do you do? Moscow Bagel and Deli, that’s what! Open until 3 a.m., these guys serve a delectable variety of bagel sandwiches to fit any situation, whether you’re venturing here after a late night of studying or perhaps after having one drink too many. Having literally thought of every combination possible, these guys are sure to have the perfect match for your taste buds!
Their bagels are outstanding, but you’ll want to try the variety of other baked goods at City Bagels as well. Chic and cozy, you’ll feel immersed in true indulgence no matter what you order. Also, they have candied bacon. Um, WHAT? Pack yourself in your car and head over, because between that and their other melt in your mouth baked treats this is a shop you must try! If your sweet tooth isn’t craving much, then the lox—a bagel with smoked salmon and fresh dill—should do the trick.
Boasting the best bagels in town, Alia’s is so much more than just a coffeehouse. Their New York-style bagels pair perfectly with their phenomenal homemade soups that change daily. This is truly the perfect spot for heartwarming conversation and that perfect cup of coffee.
The right spot for breakfast or lunch, this bagel shop is a great combination of fulfilling and cozy. While their bagels are stupendous, how does brioche French toast stuffed with cream cheese sound? Add caramelized peaches and caramel sauce to that lovely combination. Customers love it, and you will too!
Their jalapeno bagels are what brought Sweetwater Bakery to this list. Made from scratch like the rest of their fine baked goods, these bagels are cheesy and bubbly and packed with peppers. A sure customer favorite, you won’t regret giving these a try.
This small Idaho chain houses a variety of satisfying choices. Their bagel spreads bring them to the list with a bang, offering a variety of cream cheeses such as honey and walnuts or bacon scallion to name a couple. This local gem has the same consistent delicacies and service at any of their four locations. Give any one a try. You’ll love ‘em!
For over 20 years, Fifth Street Bagelry has been the favorite of Pocatello. Their options are nearly endless, from parmesan to spinach Florentine bagels and everything in between. Everything is baked fresh daily, so come in and enjoy their free bagel bites and cream cheese samples and enjoy their lively atmosphere.
The most adorable cakes can be found here at Simply Baked, and those fresh bagels? Yum! Their treats are a local favorite here in Emmett, and no wonder with sandwiches such as these! For a quiet and wholesome meal that makes you feel right at home, pop on in and order one of these delicious bagels.
This adorable bakery is famous around Sandpoint for many things, but you’ll love their bagels. Everything is made in house, and is super fresh! Come in and sample their selection, but don’t leave without an everything bagel.