Fairmount Bagel

Montreal
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Mon12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Tues12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Wed12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Thu12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Fri12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Sat12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Sun12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Welcome to the best (and first!) bagel bakery in Montreal (just don't say that in front of nearby St. Viateur Bagel): open since 1919, Mile End's Fairmount has seduced locals and tourists with its slightly sweet, wood-fired bagels. When you enter, you see bakers sliding the hot dough discs out of the oven with a wooden slat, adding a visual to the fresh-baked smell that fills the place. Sesame and poppy seed are the local favorites, but those craving a bit more umph should go for the "all dressed," a close approximation to an everything bagel, rolled in coarse salt, garlic, caraway, and onion.