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Aug 30, 2007 03:45 PM

Murray's Bagels On 8th Ave near 21st/22d st

how good are they??

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  1. Best in the area. I like them.

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    1. re: Lucia

      Good, not great. Go to Ess-A-Bagel.

      1. re: fsd1116

        Murray's is probably my favorite bagel in the city. I much prefer them to Ess-a-bagels, which are too large for such a dense bagel.

        1. re: a_and_w

          I agree. I don't care for Ess-a-bagel at all. I'm sort of puzzled about what makes them appealing to so many people.

    2. Excellent bagel choice - good taste, consistency and size.

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      1. re: gemann

        Ok, Murray's are good, but can be inconsistent. More than occasionally I have found them to be overcooked.

        1. re: fsd1116

          Best bagels in the neighborhood are Hudson Bagels, down on Hudson around Christopher and West 10th. Great texture, a bit salty, but sweet - delicious. The oatmeal wheat one is particularly divine.

          1. re: Cookiepuss

            Thanks for the tip Cookiepuss. I've often walked by Hudson Bagels and thought I should give it a try. Now I will!