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30 Unbelievable Bagels: The Definitive Ranking

They say breakfast is the most important meal of the day. And this versatile wheaty treat can sustain you all day long, with such an unbelievable variety from which to choose. If you're a bagel pro, you'll agree this list is the way to go. Inspired by Pepsi NEXT – drink it to believe it.

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30. SCOOPED

WHAT ARE YOU EVEN DOING HERE? You're fired. Please show yourself out.
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WHAT ARE YOU EVEN DOING HERE? You're fired. Please show yourself out.

29. PLAIN

Do you like the taste of sand and old people? Good for you. NO.
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Do you like the taste of sand and old people? Good for you. NO.

28. MULTIGRAIN

This is not a "healthier" option.
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This is not a "healthier" option.

27. PUMPERNICKEL

Chewy and sour? JUST GET OUT OF HERE.
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Chewy and sour? JUST GET OUT OF HERE.

26. MARBLE

Two terrible flavors together do not cancel out the terribleness of each flavor individually. PASS.
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Two terrible flavors together do not cancel out the terribleness of each flavor individually. PASS.

25. SUNDRIED TOMATO

You just took something awful and touched a great thing with that awfulness. Nope.
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You just took something awful and touched a great thing with that awfulness. Nope.

24. EGG

Yellower. REAL innovative.
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Yellower. REAL innovative.

23. GARLIC

IT'S THE SAME THING AS ONION.
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IT'S THE SAME THING AS ONION.

22. ONION

IT'S THE SAME THING AS GARLIC.
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IT'S THE SAME THING AS GARLIC.

21. POPPYSEED

Get out of my life, get out of my teeth, get onto my drug test (JUST KIDDING).
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Get out of my life, get out of my teeth, get onto my drug test (JUST KIDDING).

20. ITALIAN

Abbondanza!

19. BAGEL DOG

Just ambitious enough to beg for a try.
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Just ambitious enough to beg for a try.

18. DOG BAGEL

Equal bagel opportunities for ALL creatures.
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Equal bagel opportunities for ALL creatures.

17. BAGEL CHIP

A taste and a crunch – we'll take it.
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A taste and a crunch – we'll take it.

16. CINNAMON RAISIN

Ahhhhh a first taste of sweet – you stay.
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Ahhhhh a first taste of sweet – you stay.

15. BAGEL SANDWICH

That's... a lot of food. But perhaps the greatest gut-bomb imaginable.
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That's... a lot of food. But perhaps the greatest gut-bomb imaginable.

14. BIALY

How old world of you! Good.
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How old world of you! Good.

13. BLUEBERRY

You work better as a muffin, but you have delicious increased religiousness with savory toppings. Versatile.
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You work better as a muffin, but you have delicious increased religiousness with savory toppings. Versatile.

12. SQUAGEL

Easier to hold, faster to the face.
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Easier to hold, faster to the face.

11. FLAGEL

An acceptable squish.
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An acceptable squish.

10. SESAME

Just dressed up enough to be an alterative to the regular plain jane. Solid showing.
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Just dressed up enough to be an alterative to the regular plain jane. Solid showing.

9. ASIAGO CHEESE

This bougie bagel topping is the best thing to happen within bakery walls in a long, long time.
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This bougie bagel topping is the best thing to happen within bakery walls in a long, long time.

8. RAINBOW

HOW'D THEY DO THAT?????
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HOW'D THEY DO THAT?????

7. FRENCH TOAST

Because you never see "crunchy sweet glaze" in bagel descriptions – EVER.
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Because you never see "crunchy sweet glaze" in bagel descriptions – EVER.

6. BACON EGG AND CHEESE

BAKED IN?!?!? GIMME.
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BAKED IN?!?!? GIMME.

5. PIZZA BAGEL

You can have it ANYTIME!
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You can have it ANYTIME!

4. CHOCOLATE

The most delicious dark horse of bageldom.
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The most delicious dark horse of bageldom.

3. CREAM CHEESE AND LOX

The classic way to honor this tradition. Mazel.
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The classic way to honor this tradition. Mazel.

2. SALT

The simple savory sprinkle is a legitimate game-changer.
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The simple savory sprinkle is a legitimate game-changer.

1. EVERYTHING

These toppings may not all work on their own, but together, they reign supreme. No question.
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These toppings may not all work on their own, but together, they reign supreme. No question.