GREENWICH — When the owners of Lenny’s Bagels were looking to open their third shop, Greenwich jumped off the map as the perfect location.
The town lacked a dedicated bagel shop, it already boasted a loyal customer base — and it perfectly lined up with their stores in Rye Brook and Pelham, N.Y., and co-owner Richard Damato’s home.
And after nearly 18 months of planning and work, Lenny’s Bagels held its grand opening at 207 E. Putnam Ave. in Cos Cob earlier this month.
The popular restaurant boasts a menu of breakfast sandwiches, burritos and omelets, breakfast bowls, cheese steaks, specialty sandwiches, wraps, smoked fish, cream cheese and more. And there are over 20 bagel choices, ranging from plain and sesame seed to garlic and even rainbow, with low carb and whole wheat options available, too.
The shops reflect the vision of brothers Richard and Steve Damato, who are carrying