The 204.91 million Americans who ate bagels last year can’t be wrong! Who can resist the “shiny crust and chewy bite,” as one article so accurately described them, of this deliciously versatile food? So, yes. We love our bagels! And here are three local bagel shops near Norwalk to support:

New York Bagels LA

11832 E. Washington Boulevard, Whittier, CA 90606

As one reviewer put it, “As close as [you’re] gonna get to [an] actual ‘New York Bagel without actually being in NY.” That sounds promising! When you stop here, be sure to grab a jalapeno cheddar bagel, as it is a favorite among reviewers! They also have a factory that is open to the public, so stop by and learn about how your delicious bagel was made that day!

Happy Bagels and Donuts

9926 Lakewood Boulevard, Downey, CA 90240

These three statements pretty much sum up Happy Bagels and Donuts’ customer sentiment: “YUMMY! Also affordable,” “Guys!!! Service here is the best,” and “In love with this place!” The menu is quite diverse, as they offer everything from baked goods to Asian Fusion. The delivery, curbside pickup, and outdoor seating allow for plenty of social distancing options so you can enjoy this delicious food without worry. 

Bellflower Bagels & Java

17025 Bellflower Boulevard, Bellflower, CA 90706

People love how everything tastes so “fresh” at Bellflower Bagels & Java. You can’t stop at this place and not try their breakfast bagel! They’re a huge hit among reviewers. The everything and jalapeño cheese bagels had plenty of shout-outs as well. Also, the drive-thru gives a convenient option for busy professionals and families on-the-go (not to mention that it’s especially convenient during COVID-19’s social distancing measures).

So, the 204.91 million Americans who ate bagels last year? We can do better! Stop in to one of these local bagel shops and get that number trending upward! And don’t feel like you have to pick just one bagel shop—try them all!