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wine bar for afternoon snack?

i have a handful of go-to wine bars, but none open until 6-ish. wondering if anyone had a recommendation for a place to go in mid-to-late afternoon for a nice glass and a small plate menu? prefer downtown -- as in LES, E or W Vill, Gramercy or Chelsea. Thanks in advance!

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  1. In midtown directly on Times Square is the neat Blue Fin which is fabulous for people watching while you scarf down some quality cheese plates and wine, etc.

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    1. The House on Gramercy, Otto, casa Mono are my favs

      1. I would take advantage of the time and duck into Tia Pol or The Spotted Pig and avoid the crowds.

        1. Gottino on Greenwich Ave near Perry opens at 4pm, if that is early enough for you.

          1. inoteca's open, far as i know, on the LES