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The Smile, which opened in March 2009, is a cozy, subterranean café on picturesque Bond Street in Downtown Manhattan. Located in a landmark 1830s Federal-style townhouse, the café is firmly rooted in the local community and serves as a clubhouse of sorts serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Partners Matt Kliegman, Carlos Quirarte, and Melia Marden have since expanded The Smile to include three additional locations throughout Manhattan and Brooklyn – Smile To Go Soho, Smile To Go Dumbo, and The Smile Newsstand. Each location shares the partners' focus on comfortable environments and healthy, delicious Mediterranean-inspired menus.