Manousheh Readies New Grand Street Restaurant

Posted on: October 1st, 2020 at 5:02 am by

Manousheh, the popular Lebanese eatery of Greenwich Village, is nearing the finish line for its first expansion. The new restaurant at 403 Grand Street, in the shadow of Seward Park Co-op.

The former 7-Eleven space, owned by the co-op and managed by Charles H. Greenthal, is transformed into a large, open layout eatery. Four tables are also set out front. But nothing is happening, apparently, until Con Edison gives the final go-ahead.

Manousheh signed a lease for the vacated space one year ago. It’s a vendor veteran of area markets like Brooklyn Flea and Smorgasburg, and specializes in its namesake breakfast dish, sweet and savory flatbreads. The restaurant cemented itself in 2015 with the brick-and-mortar eatery at 193 Bleecker Street.

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