When was the last time you ate a bagel from one of your local bagel shops? Soft and chewy on the inside, with a thick skin on the outside? Luckily for you, local bagel shops in and near Costa Mesa serve up the perfect bagel bite.

Whether you like them savory or sweet, with or without cream cheese or for breakfast, lunch, or dinner, there’s no shortage of ways to enjoy a bagel. No matter your preference, check out these local bagel shops:

Shirley’s Bagels

270 E. 17th Street, Costa Mesa, California 92627

Since 1986, Shirley’s has been dedicated to providing high-quality bagels. The staff at Shirley’s Bagels makes bagels fresh in the shop. They boil and bake them every day with all-natural ingredients. In addition to a wide variety of bagels and cream cheese, they offer coffee, juice, overnight oats, salads, sandwiches, and protein bowls. During the COVID crisis, the shop is offering takeout, delivery, and curbside pickup.

Deli & Bagel Cafe

2947 Harbor Boulevard, Costa Mesa, California 92626

Deli & Bagel Cafe offers sandwiches, coffee, smoothies, and—of course—bagels. Customer favorites include the CTA bagel (cream cheese, tomato, avocado), pizza bagels, and iced coffees. For now, the cafe accepts phone orders for takeout.

Bo’s Bagels & Coffee

9891 Hamilton Avenue, Huntington Beach, California 92646

Bo’s Bagels & Coffee is one of the local bagel shops that serves up authentic New York-style bagels. The staff bakes the bagels fresh every day while serving delicious coffee. From mini-bagels to avocado toast and bagel sandwiches and more, Bo’s is known for exceeding customers’ taste expectations. The shop is open for takeout-only during the COVID crisis.

Bagel lovers can find top-notch local bagel shops in and around Costa Mesa. So support local businesses by visiting one of these shops and give your taste buds a reason to cheer.