Bodo’s Bagels is a Charlottesville institution that has been consistently chosen as one of news magazine ‘Cville Weekly’ “Best of” since 1996. Locally owned and operated since 1988, anyone living in Charlottesville is well acquainted with this local favorite. Whether you have just moved here or are visiting family or friends’ part of your initiation into the community is typically a visit to Bodo’s.
This trio of New York-style bagel shops offer freshly baked bagels that rival that of any New York City bagel shop. There is a wide variety of bagels and cream cheeses to choose from which are made in-house every day from scratch using fresh ingredients. The chicken salad, the subject of a long-held Charlottesville debate as to whether the ‘chicken’ in the salad was turkey or chicken (really turkey) is an absolute must try.
Delicious, fast, and inexpensive this counter service dinner makes it easy to take out or dine in for a quick bite. The Preston Avenue location is conveniently located downtown with its own parking lot. A perfect spot for an affordable lunch or breakfast for those shopping or working nearby.