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It’s the first southern outpost for the restaurant which got its start in New York’s Greenwich Village in 1971, and expanded to build-out a portfolio of 10 locations in New Jersey, Connecticut, and Pennsylvania.
In addition to falafel, Mamoun’s menu will mirror its northeast predecessors, serving Middle Eastern cuisine staples including baklava, shawarma, and hummus.
It’s one of six planned locations by franchisees Kalki Patel and Parimal Patel.
“We have an agreement to develop six restaurants in Georgia, but our focus is to get this West Midtown location up and running,” Parimal told What Now Atlanta over the telephone on Friday.
“We are just happy that we can be the first franchisees here in Atlanta.”
The Patels in “about two months or so” will begin scouting Alpharetta and Buckhead for new Mamoun’s Falafel storefronts.