A bagel with lox represents what we love most about sandwiches. Bagels are not originally from New York. Lox are not originally from New York. But it was New Yorkers who created this mash-up, and the result is one of the most sublime sandwich combinations to grace a deli counter.
USA TODAY 10Best and Sandwich America asked readers to vote for their favorite bagel & lox in New York, and after four weeks of voting, the results are in.
The top 10 winners in the category Best Bagel & Lox in New York are as follows:
- Zucker's Bagels and Smoked Fish
- Bagel Oasis
- Brooklyn Bagel & Coffee Company
- Sable's Smoked Fish
- H&H Midtown Bagels East
- Tompkins Square Bagels
- Murray's Bagels
- Russ & Daughters
- Mile End
A panel of experts picked the initial 20 nominees, and the top 10 winners were determined by popular vote. Experts Doug Keiles (Ribs Within BBQ Team) and Maria Lisella (10Best Local Expert) were chosen based on their familiarity with New York's dining scene.
Other best bagel & lox nominees included 2nd Ave Deli, Absolute Bagels, Barney Greengrass, Best Bagel and Coffee, Black Seed Bagels, Gotta Getta Bagel, Hot Bialys & Bagels, Sadelle's, Shelsky's Of Brooklyn and Zabar's.
Congrats to all our winning bagel shops, and keep this list handy next time you're feeling hungry in the Big Apple.License the 10Best Readers' Choice Award Logo