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Lox/Upper No. Monmouth Co.

dani0622 Mar 12, 2009 10:32 AM

I have a craving to get some fresh lox with bagels and cream cheese this weekend. Can anyone recommend either a good bagel place or anywhere that might have some great lox in Upper No. Monmouth area - Keyport, Union Beach, Middletown, Atlantic Highlands, Holmdel, Hazlet, Matawan, Aberdeen area?


  1. dani0622 Mar 13, 2009 12:42 PM

    thanks for all suggesions. i already got a great bagel place in matawan, but i'm missing the lox factor. never had a flagel though (or heard of it for that matter). have to check that out.

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    1. re: dani0622
      shabbystorm Mar 13, 2009 01:00 PM

      Would order from www.murrayssturgeon.com or www.barneygreengrass.com great places in NYC and have it delivered to NJ to have with your bagels.
      Yes Wegman's Nova Lox is good.

    2. shabbystorm Mar 12, 2009 12:52 PM

      Had my first Flagel today = FLAT BAGEL
      South of your requested area but Yummy
      What About A Bagel 885 West Park Ave (Off Rt 35) In Cobblestone Village Ocean NJ

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      1. re: shabbystorm
        MGZ Mar 12, 2009 01:15 PM

        How does a flagel differ from a bialy?

        1. re: MGZ
          eatinman Mar 12, 2009 01:21 PM

          a flagel is a flattened out bagel - very thin compared to a regular bagel and wider. it's good because you have more surface area and more crust. not sure exactly how a bialy is made but it's the normal width of a bagel indented and has onions in the indentation.

          1. re: eatinman
            MGZ Mar 12, 2009 01:24 PM

            I believe a bialy is basically a bagel that is not boiled first - it's a lot like your discription of a flagel.

            1. re: MGZ
              shabbystorm Mar 12, 2009 01:36 PM

              If you want to try a good Bialy and home of the Big Bialy check out
              Yorktown Bagels and Bialy 300 Gordon Corners Road Manalapan NJ

              It really just a take out place but YUMMY. Best when HOT but you gotta get up mighty early in the morning (like if you are catching a bus to NYC from da burbs)

          2. re: MGZ
            bgut1 Mar 12, 2009 02:31 PM

            I rarely eat bagels anymore but I have to admit that those flagels are a weakness of mine. I therefore have to stay away from Cobblestone Village. BTW, Wegmans has a decent selection of lox in their kosher food deli department.

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          eatinman Mar 12, 2009 12:48 PM

          for bagels, i'd take a few minutes and go a little out of the way to Milltown Bagels on Ryders lane. I think they have the best in monmouth or middlesex counties. for lox how about Costco?

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