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I am so happy! David's bagels just opened on 62nd 3rd. It's open 24 hours.
They have takeout and a nice cafe to have bagels, breakfast etc.
has anyone been ?

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  1. and it's kosher????

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    1. re: LoveKosherEats

      Pretty sure the place is not kosher (It appears they serve sausage), but maybe they have a hashgacha on the bagels themselves (like Hot & Crusty).

      1. re: DeisCane

        it is 100% kosher
        The are completly dairy. The have soy sausage, bacon etc.
        There is a place to wash and I just saw a rabbi there.

        1. re: jordana

          wow ! whats their ph number? and whos their hashgachah?

          1. re: LoveKosherEats

            the # is 212 486 6604

            I don't know who their hashgachah is
            They are open 24 hours-- closed 3 hours before shabbos and open 1 hour after shabbos is over

          2. re: jordana

            Thanks for clarifying! Soy bacon...cool!

            1. re: DeisCane

              Check it out and post back. I liked it and I really hope it does well. The food is really top quality an ddelicious. I had a cesar salad for lunch and it was good.

              1. re: jordana

                212 486 6604 is not the correct number -- jordana, any chance you want to repost?

                1. re: LoveKosherEats

                  According to menupages, their gramercy location phone number is 212-780-2308.

                  1. re: DeisCane

                    just called the grammercy location- theyre not kosher and dont know anything about a 62nd st location- they claim there are only two locations (both downtown)...

                    jordana?

                    1. re: DeisCane

                      Sorry I had a senior moment. :) The # is 212 486 6004

                      1. re: jordana

                        just got an email about it !! it's under OK supervision according to the link.

                        1. re: LoveKosherEats

                          I just went there for lunch and its delicious. Great coffee and fresh oj with bagels and lox.
                          and its open 24 hours!!!!!!!!! I really hope they do well. Really great service as well.

                          1. re: jordana

                            I also had a positive and friendly experience there and I had been pining for a dairy option. But I fear for its survival - I can think of no kosher 24 hr. shop in town and I am doubtful that this neighborhood can sustain one.

                            1. re: Kosher Critic

                              I hope it does well. I live very close to it and there really are no other bagel/salad /coffee places around, kosher or not kosher. Also there is nothing that is open past 1030 either. I think with time it will fill that niche.
                              The food is top notch and they serve illy coffee which is a big draw.

                              1. re: jordana

                                I certainly also hope that it does well. I am trying to do my part - I had a second lunch there and I emailed people I know who work in the neighborhood. I am also planning to drink lots of coffee there while munching on toasted sandwiches. I would not, however, recommend the croissants, which proved to be crescent-shaped rolls.

                                1. re: Kosher Critic

                                  I was just there for a smoothie which really hit the spot in this heat. Has anyone else been?

                                  1. re: jordana

                                    I am doing my part - was there again for lunch today. I am afraid it was none too crowded....

                                    1. re: Kosher Critic

                                      I asked if they had tofu spreads for the bagels but was told by one of the owners that all their cream cheese is cholov yisrael. This didn't answer my question. I forgot to ask them if they are closed Shabbos.

                                      The countermen when I was there didn't seem that experienced. For example, after I paid, they forgot to hand me the food. Since I was the only customer at 6:50 AM, they couldn't have been that flustered.

                                      1. re: Dovid

                                        They are closed on shabbos. As to the cream cheese non sequitur, perhaps it is attributable to a language issue.

                                        1. re: Kosher Critic

                                          I asked about creamcheese and they said they will get tofu cream cheese soon. They are just looking for one thats cholove yisrael.

                                          1. re: jordana

                                            by the way, just as an aside -- the place is called avi & david's if anyone is confused when they're looking...

        2. Tried finding it this morning - where exactly is it?

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          1. re: craigcep

            1046 3rd Ave. bet. 61&62 - west side of street

          2. According to the latest KJ bulletin,
            They close three hourse before shabbat on Firday evening, and Reopen Saturday night one hour after havdalah. They are cholov yisrael and pat yisrael, and under the “OK” supervision.

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            1. re: ldulitz

              is that bulletin online?

              1. re: LoveKosherEats

                The bulletin is online at www.ckj.org. I have stopped by a couple of times and will continue to support it, especially starting in Sept, when I will be getting up early.