How Mamoun’s Became The Most Legendary Falafel In NYC | Legendary Eats

  • Published: 18 September 2019
  • The original Mamoun's Falafel has been serving Middle Eastern staples to customers in New York City’s Greenwich Village since 1971. Insider producer Medha Imam visits Mamoun’s to try their legendary falafel, see how they’re made, and learn the history behind the beloved institution.

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Comments • 438

  • Minh Ha
    Minh Ha  10 hours back

    A falafel with general would be great

    • - Anonymous
      - Anonymous  2 days back

      I'd marry the host in a heart heart. Thank God for a walking angel here on earth. Why isn't she in CNN NBC FOX MTV and HBO??!
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      • abu alhassan
        abu alhassan  4 days back

        I hate people who hate basic food like tomatoes

        • Lovely Greta
          Lovely Greta  6 days back

          Best baklava’s everrrrrrr....been coming here with my parents since early 90s

          • Lovely Greta
            Lovely Greta  3 days back

            ʙʀᴀᴋᴋᴀ ••• thank you

        • nawal10
          nawal10  7 days back

          We have one down here in jersey by Rutgers but they’re not that great I make them better at home..Egyptian make them best

          • S
            S  4 days back

            If your falafel is better at home, doesn't mean Egyptian falafel is better than Syria's. And fyi, falafel are SYRIAN

        • sprakful
          sprakful  7 days back

          Is it a high-school project or what?

          • pedor pedora
            pedor pedora  1 weeks back

            medha is cute

            • Create peace
              Create peace  1 weeks back

              Zionist lol^.^bye

              • Petroleum Engineering Explained AZ

                خرا عليهم وعلى فلافلهم😂راس مالها فلافل مدري وين الاختراع.. شغل بوفيات الحلقة الجاية
                How Abdulgodos Baid Bel Jobon became the most legendary food in NYC

                • Aniruddh Rabinder Nath
                  Aniruddh Rabinder Nath  1 weeks back

                  Nimble hardworking unpretentious immigrants keeping America running

                  • sassytela
                    sassytela  1 weeks back

                    The presenter is gorgeous 😍

                    • Danielle Adair
                      Danielle Adair  2 weeks back

                      I'm making Falafel tonight! :-)

                      • Dalton Wildwood Adventures

                        This place rules!

                        • R33z
                          R33z  3 weeks back

                          Saalam Mehda, will you marry me?

                          • Zohar Lindenbaum
                            Zohar Lindenbaum  3 weeks back

                            Sorry to say, but Mamoun is a crappy falafel and if you like it then your standards are just LOW. You haven't tried falafel until you ate one in an Israeli restaurant. Look for TAIM restaurant, they have a few locations in NYC. Decide for yourself who's better after you try. I feel sorry about people who think Mamoun is a great falafel.

                            • Cheap Cooking Channel
                              Cheap Cooking Channel  3 weeks back

                              I miss New York so much :'(

                              • badtz maru
                                badtz maru  3 weeks back

                                Been there lots when I lived in NYC, good to see it's still around.

                                • Michael Stephens
                                  Michael Stephens  4 weeks back

                                  I’ve been here... it’s great... loved their chicken shawarma

                                  • Thebebop
                                    Thebebop  4 weeks back

                                    Her nipples must be beautiful

                                    • Zameer Hassan
                                      Zameer Hassan  4 weeks back

                                      Plz also share the ingredients in box.

                                      • Edgar Rios
                                        Edgar Rios  4 weeks back

                                        The ladies voice over🤯 🔫 annoying Af!

                                        • wa la
                                          wa la  4 weeks back

                                          you have to go back.

                                          • ALI Haqi
                                            ALI Haqi  4 weeks back

                                            This is the fake falafel

                                            • Opochtli
                                              Opochtli  1 months back

                                              Let me try your falafel

                                              • don brassco
                                                don brassco  1 months back

                                                Need One In Bronx😤

                                                • FREAQU
                                                  FREAQU  1 months back

                                                  4 dollars is good

                                                  • S Khan
                                                    S Khan  1 months back

                                                    I lived in east village several years ago and one of my favorite cheap meals was Mamoun’s on St. Mark’s.

                                                    • Roy Reyes
                                                      Roy Reyes  1 months back

                                                      Very perky 😍😉

                                                      • Céleste
                                                        Céleste  1 months back

                                                        Cute presenter!

                                                        • SdoraStuff سدّورة
                                                          SdoraStuff سدّورة  1 months back

                                                          l love falafel

                                                          • GomezBro
                                                            GomezBro  1 months back

                                                            What's falafel?? 🤔

                                                            • Junaid junaid
                                                              Junaid junaid  1 months back

                                                              I live in an arab country falafel here is shit.

                                                              • Gregory Wagner
                                                                Gregory Wagner  1 months back


                                                                • Fidel Cj
                                                                  Fidel Cj  1 months back

                                                                  I thought it was bud from the thumbnail 😂

                                                                  • MrsRandomMadeMeDoIt
                                                                    MrsRandomMadeMeDoIt  1 months back

                                                                    Chill its just falaffel.. its great but MAKE IT AT HOME... do u have a blender? falafel is so so easy to make. and the fresher the is the better..

                                                                    • Hammad A
                                                                      Hammad A  1 months back

                                                                      Those steps she was sitting on was disgusting anf filthy. It was covered in spit.

                                                                      • John Alvin Garcillan
                                                                        John Alvin Garcillan  1 months back

                                                                        Why isn’t there anything like this in my country. Restaurants keep serving us iced coffees burgers and nachos... what the hell!

                                                                        • Impact Najma
                                                                          Impact Najma  1 months back

                                                                          ‘Our Israeli Arab customers’

                                                                          What’s up with that. They’re actually from Syria. How insecure!

                                                                          • rymdalkis
                                                                            rymdalkis  4 weeks back

                                                                            @Impact Najma They're Arabs, and they're Israeli citizens. That makes them Israeli Arabs, just like there are British Arabs, American Arabs and so on

                                                                          • Impact Najma
                                                                            Impact Najma  4 weeks back


                                                                            You don’t get it, don’t even start.

                                                                          • rymdalkis
                                                                            rymdalkis  4 weeks back

                                                                            What? There have been Israeli Arabs for 70 years now

                                                                          • mo s
                                                                            mo s  4 weeks back

                                                                            The influence of israel in the US is terrifying

                                                                          • danarain rain
                                                                            danarain rain  1 months back

                                                                            I know right he even stuttered haha

                                                                        • Hiep Truong
                                                                          Hiep Truong  1 months back

                                                                          Falafel are for white people! Middle Eastern food is known for Shawarma's

                                                                          • Joyce Chahine - Pianist
                                                                            Joyce Chahine - Pianist  1 months back

                                                                            Yes to Syrian immigrant families adding so much culture to their hometowns!

                                                                            • iamchillydogg
                                                                              iamchillydogg  1 months back

                                                                              I just can't get into chickpeas.

                                                                              • saydah saeed
                                                                                saydah saeed  5 days back

                                                                                iamchillydogg Why not? Chickpeas have a very mild flavor so you can really play around with the seasonings and see what you like.

                                                                            • Benjamin Keller
                                                                              Benjamin Keller  1 months back

                                                                              I work at the one on long island

                                                                              • Jared Dimitri
                                                                                Jared Dimitri  1 months back

                                                                                The son is very much americanized, you won’t even see any Syrian resemblance to him

                                                                                • Sumant Kumar
                                                                                  Sumant Kumar  1 months back

                                                                                  Somebody put lots of hot sauce.......he/she will feel the burn next morning. 😂😂😂

                                                                                  • California Hwy 1
                                                                                    California Hwy 1  1 months back

                                                                                    Mamoun is a 1970's hotty😅

                                                                                    • purberri
                                                                                      purberri  1 months back

                                                                                      Starts out looking like compost

                                                                                      • Earth Chan
                                                                                        Earth Chan  1 months back

                                                                                        If You're Wondering Yes Falafel Is Vegetarian

                                                                                        • Ziad Khalaf
                                                                                          Ziad Khalaf  1 months back

                                                                                          Go CANADA DRY!