Contra
Buzzy New American fixed-price venture
New American · Lower East Side · $$$$
The Zagat Review
4.6
Food
3.9
Decor
4.2
Service
 
“Inventiveness and originality” are hallmarks of this LES American, where the nightly tasting menu showcases “exciting” dishes crafted from seasonal ingredients; the “spare” setting is “totally unpretentious” , and though “not cheap at all” , prices are considered “fair for the quality.”
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hours Open Today · 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Chevron
Tuesday
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Friday
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
location 138 Orchard Street, New York, 10002, United States phone +1 212-466-4633 website www.contranyc.com directions Get Directions
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Google Reviews
4.4
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I was disappointed i must admit. After reading the reviews i thought for sure i would be in love but alas, we kissed another frog. Don't get me wrong it was not horrible by any stretch. The amuse, and first tow dishes were actually quite delicious but the next four we just mediocre at best. The wine they were serving by the glass (did not opt for pairing as doubles bill) were not enjoyable at all (and we consume way too much vino....). I would not go back nor recommend. Service was only good as well not great. 3 stars is being nice to be frank.....with so many incredible spots in the city, this does not make the cut
steve bruce · January 16, 2018
If you’re foodie, you should go there ASAP! The exciting part is new menu every day. Very creative and delicious. We had cocktails at the bar before the dinner (which were delicious) and then wine with the dinner. Server’s suggestions for wine were spot on! There is no question why it got Michelin star ⭐️
Jovana Karac · December 13, 2017
Great place for dinner: tasty food, nice atmosphere, and friendly staffs. The portions are sufficient even if you went in with an empty stomach. But the restaurant itself is a bit small for the price you’ll be paying.
Pei Sheng Tan · December 30, 2017