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Feb 17, 2011 06:03 AM

Utopia Bagels

Just finished off a lox & cream cheese on a mini poppy seed bagel @ $3.25
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There is a reason the line goes out the door on most days...

Utopia Bagels
19-09 Utopia Pkwy, Queens, NY 11357

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  1. Arguably the best bagel store in the metro area.

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    1. re: byrd

      agreed, whitefish salad and salmon salad delicious, too. Baked goods can vary, though...
      Bialys excellent. Don't like their tuna, however. Cream cheese with nova good also.

    2. I really like the bagels there and most of the salads. I must admit the egg salad was always good but lately it tastes spoiled. Everytime I tell them this they say it isn't. Other people are saying it's spoiled too.

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      1. re: moonlight824

        I never buy egg salad, I'm very particular also about the freshness, and will only eat it the same day it's made--tuna I'll eat same day or next but not after is their potato salad, never had that.

        1. re: janie

          I love this place. Its great that its close to where we live

          1. re: janie

            Unless I am sure it's going to be consumed the same (half-) day, I just get uncut bagels and some spread on the side. Bagels can easily withstand a day without losing too much taste; as to egg salad, not so sure. If a deli doesn't understand my concern, it's best avoided.

            1. re: janie

              Potato and chicken salad are great. The egg used to be so good but not anymore. I will take your advice about the egg salad

          2. Utopia has the best bagel, bialies, and veg cream cheese. Pick-A-Bagel has the best whitefish salad. I wish Utopia'd submit their menu to Menu Pages. It would be even better, if they partnered with Peter Pan Pastry (donuts) in Bklyn and sold their donuts at their location. The ultimate would be introducing pletzels to Utopia

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            1. re: d18black

              I have been going there for almost 40 years. Need I say more?