Counter 3. Five. VII
315 Congress #100, Austin, 78701, 512/291-3327
Hours: Wine and Charcuterie Bar: Tue.-Sat., 4-11pm; Chef’s Counter: Tue.-Sat., 5-9pm
Intimate and personal, Counter 3. Five. VII is the perfect spot for a date where you want to show off your restrained good taste, or a solo outing when you're in the mood to let someone else make the hard decisions. Just choose the three-, five-, or seven-course tasting menu, then sit back and enjoy.
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Brandon Watson, May 7, 2015
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