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The Fairfield County dining scene will welcome NAYA Middle Eastern Counter & Grill opening its doors on June 23rd in Darien, CT. Originating from the heart of New York City, NAYA has gained widespread acclaim for its Middle Eastern flavors. Renowned for drawing long lines during the bustling lunch hour in NYC, NAYA is now set to captivate the vibrant community of Darien, nestled within the lively Darien Commons at 146 Heights Road, Darien, CT 06820. With a commitment to delivering an unparalleled fast casual dining experience, perfected in the Big Apple, NAYA is poised to serve the Fairfield County community.

The NAYA team will present a family-friendly Grand Opening weekend on June 23rd and 24th from 12 pm to 7 pm. A generous offer to the community will be a “Pay-What-You-Can” for NAYA's signature Rolls & Bowls, with all proceeds supporting the Darien Arts Center. Unique to its Darien location, NAYA will embrace the arts and will kick-off this initiative by featuring an art installation by Lebanese illustrator Louay Daoust. Through partnerships with local artists, pop-up art galleries, and ongoing support for the Darien Arts Center, NAYA is committed to fostering artistic experiences within the community.

Be part of the ribbon-cutting ceremony on Friday, June 23rd at 12 pm, alongside special guest Top Chef Charbel Hayek, NAYA Owner Hady Kfoury, the Darien Chamber of Commerce and Darien Arts Center representatives. On both days, guests will be able to try their luck spinning the wheel for opportunities for the whole family to win exciting prizes and goodie bags–including items from NAYA’s exclusive retail partner, Za’atar Road, featuring authentic Lebanese products. Families won't want to miss the special limited-time offer of complimentary Kids Meals, available with the purchase of a regular Bowl or Roll, from Monday, June 26th and continuing throughout the first week of opening until Sunday, July 2nd (in-store only). Additionally, there will be an abundance of delectable food samples, exciting giveaways, and more, making this an event not to be missed.

Since its establishment in 2010, NAYA has won over food enthusiasts with its exquisite flavors, showcasing time-honored recipes passed down through generations. The Darien location marks the 17th addition to the NAYA family, a testament to its widespread popularity and commitment to using the freshest and highest quality ingredients.