17 Best Bagels in Melbourne 2023 for Food Lovers

Thank goodness, Melbourne has embraced the art of crafting the perfect bagel! Whether you’re a seasoned bagel connoisseur or a newcomer to these doughy delights, Melbourne offers a plethora of options that cater to every taste bud. 

We’ve scoured the city to find bagel cafes offering authentic bagels with unique flair and flavour, so you can uncover the best bagel Melbourne has to offer.


Best Bagels Melbourne 2023

1. Dan’s Deli

Indulge in classic bagels at Dan’s Deli, where tradition meets taste. With handcrafted delights and a cosy atmosphere, it’s a Toorak gem for bagel lovers.

The must-try signature Pastrami Bagel includes Swiss cheese, sauerkraut, pickles, and a spicy horseradish mayo.

Dan’s Deli, 434A Toorak Road, Toorak VIC 3142, 0406 276 964, dansdelitoorak@gmail.com

Dans Deli

2. Aviv Cakes And Bagels

Aviv impresses with authentic New York-style bagels. The simple yet satisfying menu and warm ambiance make it a go-to spot in Elsternwick.

Aviv Cakes & Bagels, 412 Glenhuntly Rd, Elsternwick VIC 3185, (03) 9528 6627

Aviv Cakes And Bagels

3. Huff Bagelry

Huff Bagelry elevates bagels to an art form. With inventive flavours and quality ingredients, it’s a Carnegie favourite for a reason. 

Following its popularity a second store has opened in Mentone, serving some of the best Melbourne bagels you can find.

Huff Bagelry, 112 Koornang Rd, Carnegie VIC 3163, 48 Como Parade W, Mentone VIC 3194, (03) 9568 3866, huff.bagels@gmail.com

Huff Bagelry

4. Brown Bagels

Take a scrumptious bite out of the city at Brown Bagels on Collins Street. Unique, gourmet offerings make this establishment a standout in Melbourne’s bagel scene. With bagels so good, there’s often a line stretching out into the street.

Brown Bagels, 330 Collins St, Melbourne VIC 3000, (03) 9670 9114, brownbagels@gmail.com

Brown Bagels

5. Schmucks Bagels

Schmucks Bagels has redefined the Melbourne bagel scene with its modern twists and innovative flavour combinations. 

From classic sesame to adventurous beetroot and dill, Schmucks offers a bagel adventure for every palate. 

Don’t be a schmuck now! Grab a bagel and enjoy.

Schmucks Bagels locations:

6 Guests Lane, Melbourne VIC 3000

567 Collins Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

(03) 8393 1948, bagels@schmucksbagels.com.au

Schmucks Bagels

6. Migrant Coffee

For artisanal bagels, combining unique flavours from around the globe, head to Migrant Coffee. With ingredients inspired by Filipino, Thai, and Island flavours, this cosy spot in Footscray is a haven for those seeking a unique twist to their Melbourne bagel experience.

Migrant Coffee, 3/576 Barkley St, West Footscray VIC 3012, (03) 7012 8809, hello@migrantcoffee.com

Migrant Coffe

7. Hank’s

Situated among the leafy streets of Armadale, Hanks Cafe & Bagelry offers chewy, malty delights with quality ingredients and classic combinations. A local favourite worth adding to your list.

Hanks, 13 Beatty Avenue, Armadale VIC 3143, (03) 9125 1606, hello@hanksarmadale.com.au

Hanks Cafe

8. Bowery To Williamsburg

Transport yourself to the streets of New York at Bowery to Williamsburg. With a commitment to using high-quality, local ingredients, this eatery offers a diverse menu that caters to both classic and adventurous bagel enthusiasts. 

The classic American diner layout is a funky setting to enjoy a tasty meal.

Bowery To Williamsburg, 16 Oliver Lane, Melbourne VIC 3000, (03) 9077 0162, info@bowerytowilliamsburg.com.au

Bowery To Williamsburg

9. Northside Challah

Savour the ‘hole’someness, delivered to your door! Northside Challah offers a weekly delivery service of hand-made, traditional bagels with a focus on Jewish traditions. 

Order freshly baked challah, bagels, and more from speciality Kosher bakeries and delis that Northside Challah has partnered with.

Northside Challah, 686 High St, Thornbury VIC 3071, info@northsidechallah.com.au

Northside Challah

10. Glick’s Bakery

For a taste of tradition, family-owned Glick’s Bakery is an iconic establishment that has been serving up delicious, kosher bagels since 1963. 

With a wide range of flavours and fillings, as well as four locations across Melbourne, Glick’s is a go-to for those seeking an authentic bagel experience.

Glick’s Bakery Locations:
330 Carlisle St, Balaclava VIC 3183

153 Glenferrie Road, Malvern VIC 3144

447 Hawthorn Rd, Caulfield Sth VIC 3162
456 Centre Road, Bentleigh VIC 3204

(03) 9271 1100



11. Bissel B.

Nestled in Richmond, Bissel B Bagels boasts inventive flavours and fresh, chewy textures. It’s a go-to for Melbourne bagel lovers seeking a contemporary twist. Everything is made in-house using fresh, organic produce sourced from local businesses. 

Bissel is Yiddish means “A little bit”, and they certainly provide a little bit for everyone.

There’s now a Bissel B store in Elsternwick too!

Bissel B Bagels locations:

111 Bridge Road, Richmond VIC 3121, 0413 534 531, bagels@bisselbbagels.com.au,

312-314 Glen Huntly Road, Elsternwick VIC 3185, (03) 9523 0326, elsternwick@bisselbbagels.com.au 

Bissel B

12. Mile End Bagels

As Australia’s first wood-fired bagelry, Mile End Bagels brings Montreal flair to Melbourne.

With a dedication to authenticity, their bagels are a delightful blend of tasty tradition and innovation.

Mile End Bagels locations:

Fitzroy – 14-16 Johnston Street, Fitzroy VIC 3065,  (03) 9419 0780

Brunswick – 1 Wilkinson St, Brunswick VIC 3056, (03) 7014 8698

Richmond – 115 Burnley Street, Richmond VIC 3121, (03) 9973 3695


Mile End

13. Bagels Baby

With two stores in Pascoe Vale and Greensborough, Bagels Baby crafts authentic New York-style bagels, boasting a chewy interior and a crispy exterior. Their diverse menu caters to all tastes, making it a go-to spot for anyone craving one of Melbourne’s best bagels.

Try the chicken Katsu bagel for a melt-in-the-mouth experience!

Bagels Baby locations:

36 Derby Street, Pascoe Vale VIC 3044

44 Main Street, Greensborough VIC 3088


Bagels Baby

14. Poppy and Seed

For a tasty spread of traditional boiled bagels, you can’t go wrong at Poppy and Seed in Balaclava. With a traditional 18-hour boil-and-bake process in place, there 8 varieties of delicious bagels to choose from as well as special edition flavours being featured regularly.

Poppy and Seed, 205 Carlisle St, Balaclava VIC 3183, (03) 9531 5157, bagels@poppyandseed.com.au

Poppy and Seed

15. Baker Bleu

Baker Bleu in Caulfield North elevates the bagel game with artisanal creations. These handcrafted delights, baked to perfection, showcase a dedication to quality ingredients and traditional techniques.

Bagels, baguettes, along with white and rye loaves undergo a meticulous fermentation process lasting a minimum of 18 hours. This careful technique yields stunning caramel-coloured crusts that have been admired by many of Melbourne’s renowned establishments, including Attica.

Baker Bleu, 119-121 Hawthorn Rd, Caulfield North VIC 3161, orders@bakerbleu.com.au

Baker Bleu

16. Bagelicious

For a scrumptious selection of dips, cheeses, meats, and toppings, with up to 17 varieties of freshly baked bagels, head to Bagelicious

Located in Elsternwick, this cafe is a haven for bagel enthusiasts seeking a diverse range of flavours. With a generous serving and a commitment to freshness, it’s a spot that never disappoints.

Bagelicious Elsternwick Pty Ltd, 1,1-3 Carre Street, Elsternwick VIC 3185, (03) 9523 2244, bagelicious.elsternwick@gmail.com


17. Whiplash

Whiplash in Hawthorn is a trendy destination for those craving a bagel experience with a modern twist. The creative combinations and chic ambiance make it one of the best on Melbourne’s bagel scene. 

Grab the Reuben bagel and devour the delicious flavours of 5 pepper pastrami, Russian dressing, sauerkraut, pickles, and Swiss cheese.

Whiplash, 226 Auburn Rd, Hawthorn VIC 3122, jordan@whiplashandco.com

Whiplash Cafe Pastrami Bagel

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