San Jose's 4 best spots to score bagels, without breaking the bank

House of Bagels | Photo: Truc T./Yelp
By Hoodline - Published on March 27, 2020.

Got a hankering for bagels?

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the best affordable bagel outlets in San Jose, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of where to venture when cravings strike.

1. House Of Bagels

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Topping the list is House of Bagels. Located at 505 E. San Carlos St. downtown San Jose, the spot to score bagels and more is the highest-rated affordable bagel spot in San Jose, boasting 4.5 stars out of 640 reviews on Yelp.

Yelper Gabby L. noted, "Yummy bagels, fast service. House of Bagels has a large variety of bagels and cream cheese flavors, as well as some interesting bagel concoctions like the bagel dog."

2. Regal Bagel

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Next up is the Santa Teresa's Regal Bagel, situated at 125 Bernal Road, Suite 10. With 4.5 stars out of 386 reviews on Yelp, the breakfast and brunch spot, which offers bagels, coffee and tea, has proven to be a local favorite for those looking for an affordable option.

Yelper Zeb B., who reviewed Regal Bagel on Feb. 16, wrote, "Here are the reasons why I like this place above others: great bagel sandwiches at reasonable prices (can't stress this one enough because you can get ripped off easily); excellent customer service — in and out in less than five minutes with a line, with several employees on top of orders; inside has nice aesthetics and more importantly is well kept and clean."

Ary A. noted, "Nomnomnom. That is all. Good quality bagels. Nice staff. Fair prices."

3. Bagel and Donut Basket

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Cambrian Park's Bagel and Donut Basket, located at 1705 B1 Branham Lane, is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the inexpensive breakfast and brunch spot, which offers doughnuts and more, four stars out of 88 reviews. 

The family business offers an assortment of bagels, including pesto, jalapeño and asiago, alongside classics like onion and sesame seed. 

4. Bagel Guys Bakery

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Bagel Guys Bakery, a bakery that offers sandwiches and bagels in Willow Glen, is another budget-friendly go-to, with four stars out of 347 Yelp reviews. Head over to 1702 Meridian Ave., Suite C to see for yourself.

The bakery serves such bagel varieties as poppy seed, French toast and blueberry, as well as specialties like the green-laden spinach bagel. There are also cragels available, a bagel-croissant hybrid, in flavors like jalapeno cheddar, Nutella and cinnamon. 

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