Bagel Brothers: "Okay, If You've Just GOT to Have a Bagel" Top 5 Page for this destination Hamburg Restaurant Tip by ericaj.

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Let me begin by saying this is one of the few places I've found bagels in the entire country of Germany.

Unlike the ubiquitous pepperoni pizza, cheeseburger, or barbeque chicken wing , the bagel is one of the American quickfood staples that never quite managed to make it onto the German food radar (in addition to my other childhood favorites like corned beef or pastrami sandwiches... sigh). For those feeling homesick and in dire need of those familiar bread rings, take comfort in knowing you can find salvation here in the form of the sunny breakfast nook "Bagel Brothers".

Now, as is often the case with American food, our young Hamburg BB owners offer fun twists on the originals we know and love from home, having a menu of bagel inventions named after American icons like Doris Day, or even JFK. There are also specialty bagel sandwhiches available, and combos of bagel sandwiches w/ coffee and steamed milk (milchcaffee) from 3,50-5,50 Euro.

Favorite Dish: The perfect bagel sandwich offers if you're in the middle of the day, on the run, too late for a continental breakfast, and too early for a heavy lunch:

Turkey Taste = Seasame Bagel w/ turkey, red lettuce, watercress, mayo, & honey mustard

Veggie Bagel= Poppy Seed Bagel w/ herbed cream cheese, sliced egg, watercress, red pepper, bibb lettuce

Caprese = Parmesean Oregano Bagel w/ roma tomatoes, mozzerella, fresh basil , and balsamic dressing

....there are others, but these are the basic faves I pick up on the run....!

Address: Ottenser Haupstrasse 7 (Altona Neighborhood))
Price Comparison: least expensive
Directions: At Altona Train station, take the downstairs escalator, or upstairs foot exit for Ottenser Haupstrasse . Continue on Ottenser Haupstrasse for about one block and find Bagel Brothers on the left corner....
Phone: 049 40 4600 8731
Price: less than US$10
Rating: 5
Theme: Breakfast

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Nov 27, 2005
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