BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) – It’s estimated that 205.34 million Americans will consume bagels in 2024, a statistic that highlights America’s love for the dense, doughnut-shaped specialty breads.

While bagels are typically associated with New York, there are several places where capital area foodies can enjoy a great bagel. Three of those locations are listed below.

New York Bagel Company

With three locations in the city (Lee Drive, Perkins Road, and Airline Highway), this eatery is not only convenient but offers up a wide range of specialty bagels including bagel sandwiches, bagel pizzas and muffulettas.

Website: New York Bagel Company – Restaurant in Baton Rouge, LA (nybagelcompany.com)

Brew ha-ha

Though this local coffee shop and bakery is known for its wide variety of coffees, teas, and cake balls, it also features a selection of bagels at a low price.

At this time, the Jefferson Highway area shop is the sole location in Baton Rouge.

Website: Brew Ha-Ha Coffee & Cake Balls (brewhahabr.com)

Highland Coffee

For years, LSU students have gathered at Highland Coffee to study or work on projects while enjoying coffees, teas, and baked goods.

Bagels are among the many treats listed on the Highland Road area eatery’s menu.

Website: Highland Coffees :: Baton Rouge, LA :: Welcome (highlandcoffeesbr.com)


The three locations listed above are just a few local restaurants that serve bagels.

Bagel fans can also try places like Einstein Bros. Bagels, Simple Joe’s Cafe, Panera Bread, and Starbucks.