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Back East Bagel Co

1628 E. Southern Ave., #2 Tempe, AZ 85282 | Tempe | 480-491-4222

Location Description:

Word of mouth is the key to success at this charming Tempe strip-mall cafe, and no wonder. The plain bagel here is a joy to eat on its own, almost like a fresh soft pretzel. While you'll surely find ex-New Yorkers lurking in line here, Back East Bagels brings in plenty of native Arizonans, too, with cheap, tasty sandwiches and an inviting seating area.

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  • Cuisine(s): Bakery, Deli
  • Hours: Sun, Sat 7am-3pm, Mon-Fri 6am-3pm
  • Price: $, $$
  • Serving: Breakfast, Lunch
  • Alcohol: None
  • Reservations: Not Accepted
  • Parking: Lot Available
  • Payment Types: All Major Credit Cards, cash
  • Attire: casual
  • Extra Info: Delivery with 24-hour notice; $10 delivery fee.
  • Features: Catering, Delivery, Patio/Sidewalk Dining, Smoking, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible

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    It's hilarious — and pathetic — to recall my notion of a bagel when I was a kid: rock-hard frozen rolls, usually six to a bag, that needed to be nuked or toasted to be edible. To...

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