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105 First Ave., New York, NY 10003 40.726681 -73.986003
nr. 7th St.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
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  • Cuisine: Eclectic/Global, Vegetarian/Vegan
  • Price Range: $$

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Nearby Subway Stops

6 at Astor Pl.; N, R, W at 8th St.-NYU

Payment Methods

American Express, MasterCard, Visa

Special Features

  • Brunch - Weekend
  • Dine at the Bar
  • Good for Groups
  • Great Desserts
  • Late-Night Dining
  • Notable Wine List
  • Romantic
  • Take-Out


  • Full Bar




This venue is closed.

Counter, a sophisticated organic wine/martini bar and vegetarian bistro, pleases the small realm of the senses even as it sustains the larger world of the global environment, with a twist. Namely, Counter pours 300 earth-friendly wines and funky martinis made with herb-infused vodkas from a semi-circular oak bar tiled in beige marble, with seating at luncheonette-style swivel stools. Soft lighting and beige walls set a mellow mood in the dining room; subtle green and burgundy banquettes get a welcome mid-century jolt from orange wall hangings and an orange wine "tree" rack near the door. The kitchen takes fine advantage of seasonal produce grown in owner Deborah Gavito's rooftop garden, and delights in artfully reconstructing meatless versions of classic dishes.


Sat.—Sun., 11 a.m.—4 p.m.