Two Hands
251 Church St.
(bet. Franklin and Leonard)
twohandsnyc.com/tribeca
American (New)
More casual than fancy

Like the original Two Hands on Mott Street, the Tribeca outpost serves breakfast, lunch, and coffee. Unlike the original café, it’s a little bigger (around 50 seats), and it serves dinner. The emphasis is squarely on food—light, vegetable-focused dishes—but the cocktail list has around 10 proprietary drinks alongside the classics. Founders Giles Russell and Henry Roberts designed the space—a thorough revamp of what had been the Mexican restaurant Burro Borracho—and with pale wood and whitewashed brick, the room has the familiar Two Hands vibe, but it’s more grown-up, as befits the “older sibling.” The dyed concrete floor, inspired by the Bronte Baths, a seaside pool in Sydney, is particularly stunning. Note: You can order takeout at the restaurant, but you can’t call it in.

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