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Gusto Organics

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519 Sixth Ave., New York, NY 10011 40.73702 -73.997111
at 14th St.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
212-242-5800 Send to Phone

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  • Cuisine: Juice/Smoothie, Health Food, Latin American, Soup & Sandwich, South American, Vegetarian/Vegan
  • Price Range: $$$

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    8 out of 10

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Official Website

gustorganics.com

Hours

Sun-Thu, 11am-11pm; Fri-Sat, 11am-midnight

Nearby Subway Stops

1, 2, 3 at 14th St.; A, C, E at 14th St.; L at Eighth Ave.

Prices

$14-$32

Payment Methods

American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Special Features

  • Breakfast
  • Brunch - Weekend
  • Delivery
  • Good for Groups
  • Kid-Friendly
  • Lunch
  • Outdoor Dining
  • Private Dining/Party Space
  • Take-Out
  • Online Ordering
  • Reservations Not Required
  • Catering
  • Online Reservation

Alcohol

  • Full Bar

Reservations

Accepted/Not Necessary

Delivery Area

Houston St. to 23rd St., Third Ave. to Hudson St.

Profile

It’s not easy being green, but Argentinean owner Alberto Gonzalez has managed to make his stylish chain concept into New York’s first USDA-certified organic restaurant. Not to be confused with the sleek Italian Gusto on Greenwich Avenue, this cafeteria-by-day and bistro by night evokes a South American eco-lodge. Wood for the rough-hewn tables was recovered from defunct barns, and leather-encased lights (made from “cows that were already dead”) hang in coconut formations from the sky-lit ceiling. Gusto also uses wind-power; the soy ink–printed menu is made with recycled paper (as is the TP), and takeout utensils are forged out of corn. Robust south-of-the-border-inspired dishes hold up to the contemplative surroundings. Steak sandwiches emphasize smoky filet mignon; fresh-baked breads range from plump empanadas to alfajores, flaky biscuits smeared with dulce de leche. Candles and ambient music ease the transition into a cozy restaurant come sundown.

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