The 10 Best Bagel Shops in Tennessee!

There’s no better way to start your day than enjoying a freshly-baked bagel. If you like homemade spreads and schmears or unique bagel flavor selections, any of the top-notch Tennessee bagel shops will surely satisfying your belly in the morning. Here are the 10 best in the state! 

1. Bagel Face Bakery, Nashville, TN

Music City's favorite bagel shop is known for their ingredients from local vendors and freshly baked bagels with no preservatives. These hand-rolled bagels are our favorite in the whole state! Try their signature sweet potato bagel or hot chicken pimento cheese.

2. Best Bagels in Town And Deli, Knoxville, TN

Best Bagels in Town is rightfully named. It's our favorite spot in Knoxville! Their massive bagel sandwiches are perfect if you are looking for a filling first meal of the day.

3. Café Keough, Memphis, TN

Café Keough in Memphis has an ever-changing bagel selection, keeping things interesting. Top your bagel with some of their tasty cream cheese, lemon honey or bagel pesto for a great start to your morning. If you're looking for something more savory and filling, give their breakfast bagel a try.

4. Wheeler’s Bagels Johnson City, TN

This family-owned bagel shop is in the West End of Johnson City. It serves handmade bagels and locally produced coffee. The Wheeler family prides themselves in their delicious eats and drinks. You'll surely have an unforgettable breakfast experience here.

5. Proper Bagel, Nashville, TN

This modern eatery brings “new school twist to old school flavors.” Their fresh bagels are boiled and baked daily and are a huge hit among Nashville locals and travelers from outside of the city. These baked goods are totally Instagram—worthy and taste as great as they look.

6. The Bagel Company, Memphis, TN

With 16 different bagel flavors to choose from, this East Memphis shop has been serving up some of the best bagels in the state for over 20 years. These house-made bagels are perfect for a morning meal.

7. Hot Bagel, Oak Ridge, TN

Each day, hot bagel company serves up some of the tastiest old fashioned bagels. You'll be able to smell their fresh bakes the second you walk through the door!

8. Wild Love Bakehouse, Knoxville, TN

This trendy bakery in Knoxville serves some of our favorite lox bagels that are both beautiful and delicious. Pair your bagel with one of their yummy lattes.

9. Bare Naked Bagel, Nashville, TN

The owner of this unique, bagel food truck grew up in New York. So you definitely know his menu selections are both original and authentic. Check out their website to discover where you can find the truck.

10. Star Bagel Café, Nashville, TN

Here, “quality is the key ingredient.” What started as a small bakery grew and became one of the most popular bagel spots in Music City. Their homemade bagels and cream cheese spreads are always a breakfast hit!

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