Bagelheads

Bakery | Sandwich Shop
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Worth a return
Jess Dawson | January 19, 2019
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We walk into Bagelheads on a Saturday morning around 9 and the sizable bakery is bustling with activity. Friends and family sit around tables, mingle at the bar in the center, and peruse the menu of sweet and savory bagels, pastries, and sandwiches. Bakers in the back are already whipping up more of everything, as the line is not letting up.

We start with a huge blueberry muffin, served warm. It is top-heavy (a good thing); its dense, crumbly dough is dotted with berries.

Bagelheads bakers use 100% red hard spring wheat flour. This high-protein, enriched flour is never bleached and makes for a deliciously chewy bite. A jalapeño cheddar bagel, toasted and spread with jalapeño cream cheese is just a tad spicy, but more on the cheddar side. The cream cheese tastes freshly spiced with big chunks of jalapeño.

A snickerdoodle bagel isn’t overly sweet, but definitely tastes like dessert. Top it with apple cinnamon cream cheese, which is more like apple butter than cream cheese.

One of my favorite things is the turkey Reuben on an everything bagel. The bagel has tons of pumpernickel and sesame seeds and there’s a good ratio of 1000 Islands to fresh turkey and tangy sauerkraut. 

The Bagelzone: eggs, hashbrowns, and cheddar cheese stuffed inside bagel dough and baked. Add bacon and you’ve got a Brunchzone. The latter is an interesting theory, but not as good as it sounds.

Coffee is roasted in house using fair-trade, sustainably-grown, 100% Arabica beans, and both the flavored pour (such as mint chocolate) and regular coffee are first-rate.

Seats outside afford diners a sweeping view of the Pensacola Bay, making Bagelheads a lovely way to start the day.

What to Eat
Bagelheads, Turkey Reuben on Everything Bagel
Turkey Reuben on Everything Bagel
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Turkey reuben on everything is served with interesting almond-ramen-cabbage slaw.
Bagelheads, Lox Works
Lox Works
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Lox, cream cheese, capers, onion, and tomato in between a cheddar bagel.
Bagelheads, Cheddar Jalapeño Bagel with Jalapeño Cream Cheese
Cheddar Jalapeño Bagel with Jalapeño Cream Cheese
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Take the spice to the next level and top your cheddar jalapeño bagel with jalapeño cream cheese.
Bagelheads, Brunchzone
Brunchzone
Must-Try
The Brunchzone is filled with eggs, hash browns, cheese, and bacon.
Bagelheads, Snickerdoodle Bagel with Apple Cinnamon Cream Cheese
Snickerdoodle Bagel with Apple Cinnamon Cream Cheese
A snickerdoodle bagel is topped with an apple-cinnamon spread.
Bagelheads, Blueberry Muffin
Blueberry Muffin
A top-heavy muffin is always a good sign.
Bagelheads, Cinammon Bun
Cinammon Bun
Super sweet frosting makes a cinnamon bun something like a cupcake.
Information
Price
$
Seasons
Open Year Round
Meals Served
Breakfast, Lunch
Credit Cards Accepted
Yes
Alcohol Served
No
Outdoor Seating
Yes
Website

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