While there’s no place more synonymous with bagels than New York City, Portland’s bagel scene is no joke, and only getting better each year. Locals and East Coast ex-pats are popping rings of dough in the kettle across town at carts, cafes, and hole-in-the-walls and taking their own stab at the bagel, from vegan jalapeño to straight-out-of-LES pumpernickel. If these bagel bastions prove one thing, it’s that Portlanders don’t have to fly across the country to snag an everything with schmear.
As usual, the spots on this map are organized geographically, not ranked. For more morning fare, check out the Eater brunch and breakfast maps.
A number of Portland restaurants have resumed dine-in service. The level of service offered is indicated on each map point. However, this should not be taken as endorsement for dining in, as there are still safety concerns. For updated information on coronavirus cases in your area, please visit the Oregon Health Authority’s COVID update page. Studies indicate that there is a lower exposure risk when outdoors, but the level of risk involved with patio dining is contingent on restaurants following strict social distancing and other safety guidelines.Read More