H&H Bagels Expands with Seventh Location at Penn Station

H&H Bagels opens its seventh location at Penn Station's Long Island Rail Road concourse as part of a $7 billion transit hub overhaul. The beloved NYC institution offers breakfast and lunch options, catering to commuters and visitors, with plans for further national expansion.

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H&H Bagels Expands with Seventh Location at Penn Station

H&H Bagels Expands with Seventh Location at Penn Station

H&H Bagels, a beloved New York City institution, has opened its seventh location at the newly renovated food court in Penn Station's Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) concourse. The popular bagel store, which has been using its original recipe for over 50 years, welcomed customers at the new location on May 5.

The Penn Station store offers a variety of breakfast and lunch options, including bacon egg and cheese sandwiches with lox and flavored cream cheeses, as well as specialtysandwiches. It operates from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Saturday, and 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Sundays, catering to commuters and visitors alike.

The opening of H&H Bagels at Penn Station is part of a larger $7 billion overhaul of the transit hub, which includes a $600 million renovation of the LIRR concourse and a $65 million effort to expand and rebuild the sidewalks outside the station. The revamped food court aims to provide a cleaner and more inviting experience for the thousands of daily passengers.

Founded in 1972 on Broadway at West 80th Street in Manhattan, H&H Bagels has become a staple of New York City's culinary scene. In addition to the new Penn Station location, the bagel store has existing locations on the Upper East Side, Upper West Side, Kennedy Airport, LaGuardia Airport, Moynihan Train Hall, and Kips Bay.

The franchise has plans for further expansion, with new locations set to open in Boca Raton, Florida this summer, followed by stores in Tampa, West Palm Beach, Washington D.C., Chicago, and Santa Monica, California later in 2024. These new locations will bring the taste of authentic New York City bagels to a wider audience across the country.

The opening of H&H Bagels at Penn Station marks a significant milestone in the ongoing transformation of the transit hub, providing commuters and visitors with a taste of an iconic New York City brand. As the franchise continues to expand, it remains committed to delivering the high-quality, hand-rolled bagels that have made it abeloved institutionfor over half a century.