CONTRA

138 Orchard St, New York, NY

At Contra we serve an ambitious set menu, featuring interesting local and seasonal ingredients.

  • Contra will be closed December 23 - 26. Happy Holidays!
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  • December 6 2016
  • cabbage, oyster, anise
  • lobster, kabocha, brown butter
  • john dory, celeriac, capers
  • beef, umeboshi, piparras
  • fig, miso
  • coconut, mandarin, pistachio
  • 67

  • our bread + 3
  • cheese + 8
  • wine pairing + 55
3 Course Menu Available at the bar
MAKE A RESERVATIONf
  • 10 Best New Restaurants 2014 NYTIMES
  • 2 Stars NYTIMES
  • 2 Best New Restaurants 2014 EATER
  • 5 of the Finest in 2014 THE NEW YORKER
  • Peoples Best New Chefs NY Area FOOD & WINE 2015

FAQ

  • What kind of cuisine is Contra?

    Contemporary New York cuisine.

  • What is the menu like?

    At Contra we serve an ambitious set menu, featuring interesting local and seasonal ingredients. An abbreviated menu is available at the bar.

  • I am vegetarian/pescatarian/ I have food allergies/I am gluten free, can I eat at contra?

    We CANNOT accommodate VEGAN menus. We will do our best to accommodate serious allergies and dietary restrictions, however any changes to the menu will need to be requested directly via email, info@contranyc.com with 24 hour notice.

  • Do you take reservations?

    All reservations for Contra are available on this website or by visiting www.reserve.com. We take bookings two weeks in advance of each date. A credit card is required to hold your reservation. Contra will charge a cancellation fee of the price of the menu, $67, in the event of a no-show or cancellation of the reservation within 24 hours of the reservation time.

  • Do you accept walk ins?

    We can accept walk-in guests in the dining room if seating is available. In addition, our 8 seat bar accepts guests on a first come first serve basis.

  • What are your reservation policies?

    We accept reservations for parties up to 6 guests Tuesday through Thursday and up to 4 guests on Friday and Saturday. Any larger parties will need to e-mail info@contranyc.com. We only seat complete parties. We will hold your table up to 15 minutes past your reservation time. In the event your table is given away, we will seat your party as promptly as possible when the next table is available. A credit card is required to hold your reservation. Contra will charge a cancellation fee of the price of the menu, $67, in the event of a no-show or cancellation of the reservation within 24 hours of the reservation time.

  • Do you have a bar?

    We have an 8-seat bar with a full selection of Spirits, Cocktails, Wine and Beer. The full dinner menu is available as well as a nightly abbreviated menu and dessert tasting.

  • Where is Wildair?

    Wildair is a couple of doors down from Contra at 140 Orchard st. Wildair's website is www.wildair.nyc

The chefs cook expressively, gently, with an eye toward nature and an aversion for easy effects. NY TIMESf

CONTACT

  • b 138 Orchard St, New York, NY

  • c (212) 466 4633 12pm to 4pm

  • a info@contranyc.com