Freshly made whether we're on the road or in a new shop!

  • BUB Roadshow

    Your Town Could Be Next!

    The Roadshow brings our concept and Here’s to Everyday® spirit on the road to treat folks to old school, scratch made bagels and test new markets.


    We’re looking for our next Roadshow stop. Could it be your town? Tell us why we should boil and bake, cure and slice, fry up and serve the folks in your neighborhood.


    Locations, How to Apply and FAQs

  • What We Do

    Bagels. Yes, we boil them.

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    Hand Rolled and Baked Fresh Daily


    Plain, Everything, Sesame, Poppy Seed, Salt, Pumpernickel,

    Black Russian, Cinnamon Raisin, Old Bay, Whole Wheat,

    Whole Wheat Everything, Onion, Garlic, Egg, Kimmelweck

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    Kick Ass Salmon Lox


    House cured with salt, sugar, peppercorns, fresh parsley, dill & lemon zest. Our lox is sliced to order and available on the delicious "Loxed Up" or by the pound.

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    From classic cream cheeses to smokey whitefish salad

    RGB (Really Good Butter), K.I.S.S. (Plain) Cream Cheese,

    Garden State Veggie Cream Cheese, Green Onion Cream Cheese,

    Sesame Sriracha Cream Cheese, House Cured Lox Cream Cheese,

    Bacon Horseradish Cream Cheese, House Smoked Jalapeño Cream Cheese, Smoked Whitefish Salad


    All available on our handmade bagels or to share by the half-pound.

  • How We Do Things

    Behind the Bagels with Bottoms Up


    Quality Products. Good Jobs. Exceptional Service. Minimal Waste.

    Just a few of the BUB's core values that drive everything we do

  • Who We Are

    Bottoms Up Bagels® is a small batch bagel shop, preparing handmade, authentic NJ style bagels (yes, we boil them), house cured lox and specialty cream cheeses. Inspired by traditions of bagel-making dating back to the 1940s, these Jersey girls and their friends founded BUB in 2015. Bottoms Up Bagels brings classic flavors to long-time residents and transplants alike.


    BUB began as a pop-up based business in Baltimore City and grew from there thanks to our team members and devoted customers, collaborators and champions (aka "BUBalas"). We were named Baltimore's Best Bagel in 2018. In 2019 we launched the BUB Roadshow, testing our concept in areas off-the-beaten-path. Vaccinated and ready, we resumed this tradition in 2021. In 2023 we were named a Grand Prize Winner in the Lenovo Evolve Small Mentorship Contest, receiving mentorship from Queen Latifah.


    We believe in community and that the exchange of a lovingly prepared meal and passionate service are the most valuable of gifts. We serve food the way we like to eat it and the way we would prepare it for you in our home. BUB is partnership-driven, and looking for investment to help our presence in such communities be lasting and positively impactful.

  • Menu

    House Faves and Specialties

    BUB bulk bagels and spreads, sandwiches and more!

    Sample Shop Menu

    full catering menu of options for any occasion

    Sample Catering Menu

  • History

    BUB Hub Beta

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    From Pop Up to Modern Mom & Pop

    Moving to the BUB Hub!


    BUB was founded with the vision of our childhood haunts - bagel shops in full production with steam on the windows and a fresh sack of everything bagels smelling of onion and garlic on the way home.


    But it wasn't only the food, it was the people. The construction worker, businessperson, teacher and basketball team all at the counter together - elbows out - digging into a freshly made, affordable and filling treat. It was also the people behind the counter making those things happen that we looked to with awe and appreciation.


    For four years BUB worked to re-create this in products and spirit on-the-go all over town. In June of 2020 we moved to The BUB Hub, where production met retail. Unfortunately, due to a multitude of factors following the COVID pandemic, our location on Greenmount Ave closed in 2022. Right now, our team is focused on the BUB Roadshow while searching for a new permanent location.


    Please continue to check back to see how BUB evolves.

  • Merch

    Show your your #bagellove with this nifty BUB gear!

  • Connect With Us

    Follow us @bottomsupbagels to get the latest.

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    BUB YouTube Channel
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