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About The Fig Tree Restaurant
Just minutes from Uptown Charlotte in the Historic Elizabeth neighborhood, The Fig Tree Restaurant is located in a beautifully restored 1913 Bungalow. Offering Seasonal Cuisine with influences from Italy and France, an award winning and affordable wine list and outstanding service. Whether you are looking for a romantic fireside dinner, a fun evening of dining al fresco or a private room for your group, The Fig Tree has it all. We look forward to serving you soon!
Charlotte, NC 28204
Hours of Operation:
Dinner: Sunday 5:00pm - 9:00pm, Monday - Thursday 5:30pm - 10:00pm, Friday 5:30pm - 11:00pm Saturday 5:00pm - 11:00pm
$31 to $50
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
A private parking lot for patrons is located between the Mecklenburg Times building and The Fig Tree Restaurant.
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Corkage Fee, Fireplace, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Special Events & Promotions:
Monthly wine dinners.
The Fig Tree Restaurant Ratings and Reviews
We were super excited to spend our Anniversary at Fig Tree. This restaurant has been on our list for quite a while. The restaurant is in an old home and has a quaint charm. Of note is that there are multiple signs as you come into the restaurant and make your way to your seat to "Turn Off Your Cellphone". Evidently, this needs to be posted in neon. We asked for a quiet and special table for our anniversary dinner. The restaurant did indeed attempt to comply with this request. We were taken to a room upstairs with only four other tables. However, there was already another table seated. This table had no respect for the volume of their conversations. Keep in mind that this is a quiet and not at all boisterous restaurant. Unfortunately, this table was so loud that we could not keep from being part of their conversation, including topics such as prejudice, religion, and politics. Shortly after we were seated one of the diners at this table had their cell phone ring. Not only were we subjected to the noise of the cell phone, she actually answered it! Then she proceeded to have a five minute FACE TIME conversation with her grandson!!! To make matters worse, a second couple was seated near the end of our dinner and he also decided to take a call in the middle of the restaurant. While I don't blame the restaurant for these experiences, people really need to learn some etiquette. If I am having a quick dinner at a local pub this is not a problem or a nuisance. However, when I am spending $200 on an anniversary meal with my wife, I shouldn't have to be subjected to this level of poor manners.
The service was excellent, with the exception that they did nothing to prevent the cell phone conversations. The food was quite good. We started with an Apple Beggar's Purse and Octopus. Both were fantastic. The Caesar salads were amazing. Highly recommend adding the calamari. Dinner of Halibut and Lobster and Scallop dishes were spot on. Food is great, other clientele - not so much.
Great hi-end dining. A bit pricey but worth every nickel. Great food (I wanted to try most everything on the menu), wonderful service (Ryan gets a big shoutout and is a seriously cool dude) and an atmosphere second to none. I'm definitely going back (when I save up a few extra bucks)!
This was my first visit to Fig Tree and it was a great place for a birthday dinner. We sat on the front porch which was lovely. Our server was very attentive, our food was delicious and they went out of their way to send me birthday wishes. I would recommend this for a special occasion dinner!
My boyfriend and I dined at the Fig Tree for his birthday dinner and it was exceptional. Everything was delicious and the service was impeccable. The restaurant is in a historic house and the ambiance is very elegant. I had the filet mignon which was perfectly cooked and had stilton cheese on top which made it very flavorful. My boyfriend had lamb which was also great. The only mishap was when the server spilled some champagne on my dress but he was very apologetic, brought over some towels, comped our champagne and dessert, and handled it perfectly. I will absolutely be returning to this restaurant.
Have been meaning to check out this restaurant and the occasion of my 62 birthday gave us an excuse. The only negative, and I will get it out of the way to start with, is the jumbled parking availability and the confusion over which door to use to enter the restaurant. Minor inconveniences. The food was spectacular, only topped by incredible and attentive service. Possibly the best wait staff I have experienced in the Carolinas. Superb wine list and excellent food preparation. This is now our favorite restaurant.
We went for our wedding anniversary. We were looking for a quiet, romantic dinner for a special occasion. We found the right spot in Fig Tree. The space was intimate and décor was lovely. The food was excellent and the service was great. My husband had the Elk Chop and was terrific! I had the chicken an was also very good.
The only thing that was not spectacular was the wine list was too extensive. It was a bit overwhelming and we gave up and just told the waiter what we were looking for.
A little pricey but worth it for a special occasion.
This was my first trip to the Fig Tree. I have always heard such good things about it but we don't live that close to it and had never made it. We had a special occasion and went there recently on a weeknight. It was reasonably busy but not crowded. I was looking forward to an exceptional meal but everything about it was just ok. Food was ok, service was ok, etc. But for $300 for dinner for two people I expect better than ok. There are a lot of better options for great dinners in Charlotte for 1/2 to 2/3 the price.
We have been to The Fig Tree a number of times and have never been disappointed. The staff is incredible and the food is beautifully prepared and, more importantly, delicious. The wine list can be intimidating, but the servers are always ready to make recommendations based on the dish and our personal tastes.
As always, The Fig Tree pulls together outstanding flavors from good ingredients. Went there for a birthday and was too full for dessert, but got complimentary chocolate ganache pecan truffle on a plate with happy birthday written in chocolate--and yes, we used our fingers to eat the message. The entries are large for a high-end restaurant and beautifully preapred and rresented. Wait staff is extremely helpful and attentive.
We recently dined on our 25th anniversary. The hostess, managers, servers were all professional, smiling and courteous. The food was excellent and was fresh. The servers were attentive and knowledgeable. We highly recommend and would definitely go back again.
Service and ambiance was excellent. Food was very good. The steak was really good but not quite as good as top steakhouses. The veal chop was a star but advertised it came with jumbo shrimp and it was 2 normal size shrimp.
Desserts are to die for and may be the overall winner along with the service.
I grew up in Charlotte when it was a "food waste land". I recently returned for a visit and went to the fig tree with my sister. What a treat! It happened to be a cool night for August so we sat outside . We have a delightful waitress and the ambience was wonderful. The food was simply outstanding. I can see why he gets high reviews. I will definitely go back again the next time I'm in Charlotte.
We went for our 30th anniversary, it was wonderful. I recommend the grouper and lobster. The warm bacon dressing and spinach salad is a southern classic as are the beignets. One of the best restaurants in the south, it is both well known yet at the same time a secret gem of the southeast.
Fig Tree has, in my opinion, taken over the #1 restaurant spot in Charlotte ! The food and service are excellent. The kitchen will accommodate any and all special requests and the wine list, while top shelf, is very reasonably priced! Can't wait to go back!
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