Readers' Choice: Montclair's Best Bagel Picks

Montclair residents have spoken. What do you think of their choices?

Montclair Patch readers have decided their go-to choice for bagels is But the heavily trafficked spot at 150 Valley Road beat at 29 Watchung Plaza only by a hair.

Also popular, and coming in third place, was  at 219 Bellevue Avenue, a family-owned and operated shop.

Hot Bagels Abroad wants folks to know that the business has a lot more to offer than just great bagels. This shop also features a wide variety of breakfast and lunch items, daily specials, and friendly service.

When it comes to Sunrise Bagels, the shop makes its own bagels the old-fashioned way, by boiling and baking them. As a result, the business enjoys a dedicated following of customers 


Readers' Choice is a weekly feature where we ask you—our readers—to tell us your top picks for the businesses and local attractions that garner your loyalty.

Each Monday we’ll list our nominees—this week's list focused on bagels—and ask for your recommendation.

Thanks for voting for your favorites. We'll have another contest beginning on Monday—this time focusing on florists.


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