The South Bay has enough New York transplants to grant credence to the winner of best bagel. Noah’s has beat out the competitors once again, with an eclectic menu of over 25 bagel varieties, sandwiches, and coffee and espresso drinks that draw local bagel enthusiasts to the Manhattan Beach store in droves. If you need further evidence of Noah’s popularity, check out the line out the door every Sunday morning. Luckily an efficient, warm staff is ready for the crowd.
328-332 Manhattan Beach Blvd, MB. 310-937-2206. www.noahs.com
Runner-up: Manhattan Bread & Bagel, 812 N Sepulveda Blvd, MB. 310-545-7553. www.manhattanbread.com