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Fig & Olive - Newport Beach
Fig & Olive - Newport Beach

Fig & Olive - Newport Beach Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.figandolive.com
  • Phone: (949) 877-3005
  • Hours of Operation: Lunch:
    Sunday – Saturday: 11:00AM – 4:00PM
    Mid Day Menu:
    Sunday – Saturday: 4:00PM – 5:00PM
    Dinner:
    Sunday - Monday: 5:00PM – 9:30PM
    Tuesday: 5:00PM – 10:00PM
    Wednesday - Thursday: 5:00PM – 11:00PM
    Friday: 5:00PM – 12:00AM
    Bar Hours:
    Thursday - Saturday: 1:00PM
  • Payment Options: AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Mediterranean, French, Italian
  • Executive Chef: Chef Pascal Lorange
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Entertainment, Farm to Table, Fireplace, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Weekend Brunch
  • Catering: FIG & OLIVE is coming to you!

    Our Customized Catering Menu features many of FIG & OLIVE’S favorite dishes along with many other new and exciting options.

    Our Full Service Special Events Team handles every detail – from intimate dinners in your own home to extravagant galas.
    Our experienced team of chefs and planners will bring exceptional cuisine and impeccable service every time.

    Consider FIG & OLIVE Catering for your next event.
    Please inquire for a customized quote: events-newport@figandolive.com
  • Entertainment: Aperitivo Happy Hour: Everyday from 4PM to 6PM at the Bar & Lounge
  • Special Events & Promotions: FIG & OLIVE Newport Beach is located along the Coast of Orange County in one of the premier shopping destinations, ”Fashion Island”. Guests will be transported into a 12,000 square foot French Riviera Oasis, accommodating up to 330 guests.

    This location is surrounded by olive trees, gardens and offers a variety of seating options; both indoor and outdoor.

    The welcoming open design offers guests to take full advantage of the California Riviera weather. The various dining spaces at FIG & OLIVE Newport Beach create a range of personalized experiences for its diners, from casual get-togethers to intimate private dinners.

    For more information about Special Events at FIG & OLIVE MELROSE PLACE we invite you to check our website and for a customized quote please email: events-newport@figandolive.com

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Fashion Island
  • Parking: Valet
  • Parking Details: Valet available for Lunch and Dinner
A word from Fig & Olive - Newport Beach
FIG & OLIVE Newport Beach is located along the Coast of Orange County in one of the premier shopping destinations,”Fashion Island”. Guests will be transported into a 12,000 square foot French Riviera Oasis, accommodating up to 330 guests. This location is surrounded by olive trees, gardens and offers a variety of seating options; both indoor and outdoor. The welcoming open design offers guests to take full advantage of the California Riviera weather. The various dining spaces at FIG & OLIVE Newport Beach create a range of personalized experiences for its diners, from casual get-togethers to intimate private dinners.Continued
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerHot Spot
  • Diners' Choice WinnerVibrant Bar Scene
  • Diners' Choice WinnerMost Booked
Diner Reviews
  • "We enjoyed a wonderful dinner of fresh crab and tomato, lobster salad and a whole sole. Delicious Mediterranean cuisine minus the ocean. To do it right, this restaurant is expensive, special occasion, but totally worth it."
    Dined on 8/16/2014
  • "Back again! We love Fig and Olive, it's our new favorite! We always have a great time!"
    Dined on 8/16/2014
  • "Came in for brunch with a friend, and wow were we impressed! The service was on point, the food was to die for, and the restaurant itself is stunning!! Thank you so much for your kind hospitality!"
    Dined on 8/16/2014
  • "Last minute reservation with my daughters for brunch while shopping. The restaurant is gorgeous and the food was amazing. One of my daughters recommended it because she has been for dinner and she said today was just as good. Everyone on staff there was so kind and the manager, (Hugo I think) was extremely sweet and helpful as well. He took time to chat with us and convinced me to come in with my husband for dinner. I am so glad we did not skimp on the crostinis! They made the meal!"
    Dined on 8/16/2014
  • "I have been here for dinner and the food was delicious, however brunch was horrible. My quiche came out cold. The eggs we ordered had no salt. The pizza my son ordered was made with nasty dough. It was disappointing as I was celebrating my birthday and was not happy about the food."
    Dined on 8/16/2014
  • "I love this place but last time the place was just dead!! Took some friends there to show them how great this place was, but of course that night had to be dead. Music was just not good and there were too many unoccupied tables. Hopefully next time will be better."
    Dined on 8/15/2014
  • "Great food and drinks. Definitely a place to be seen."
    Dined on 8/15/2014
  • "Phenomenal experience! Everything was delicious! We had the seafood tower appetizer. Yum! Crostinis are yummy! Especially the crab one and the mushroom! I had bouillabaisse. It was like lobster bisque with amazing seafood in it."
    Dined on 8/15/2014
  • "Great location but food not that good. All 4 diners in my party agreed."
    Dined on 8/15/2014
  • "My wife and I dined at Fig & Olive for the first time this week. The food was fantastic (I had the best lamb chops I have ever tasted). The wait staff was knowledgeable and attentive. I am going to use this place for an important business dinner next week."
    Dined on 8/15/2014
  • "Food was okay to good, not great... for most of our dishes. Services was terrific. The restaurant is very nicely decorated. The noise level was very high and made it very difficult to communicate. Not a place you want to be to have a quiet conversation. Good experiance."
    Dined on 8/14/2014
  • "A beautiful restaurant with gorgeous decor and ambiance. Four ladies ordered the prix fixe lunch. Delicious. Signature salad was a stand out. Service was a bit slow and soup had to be returned as it was served lukewarm. Highly recommended for a leisurely, special occasion lunch."
    Dined on 8/14/2014
  • "The first time we were there it was GREAT so anxious to go again and bring friends. However, I was embarrassed because the food was just OK and we were never offered their breads of olive oils---why??????"
    Dined on 8/13/2014
  • "Dramatically appointed, each room elegantly designed and warmly received. Excellent service, main room the best, have tried patio as well, great for lunch. Amy was our waitress and very attentive. Wait staff is holding back trying to take your plates away, much better timing. Only negative is $6.00 to valet. Way too expensive, park at Fashion Island for free!"
    Dined on 8/12/2014
  • "Decided to come on a Monday night, the Restaurant is usually really busy on Fridays or Saturdays when I usually go. This quieter crowd was a nice change. Got a table outside which was great. Our server was very nice and he did realize we wanted to take our time. Unfortunately when we were ready to order drinks, then food, it took what seemed like forever to get someone's attention. It also took a very long time to get our drinks which was a bit frustrating. The cristinis were spot on as usual. The pastas we got were both incredibly al dente, a bit too al dente even. Overall I've had many other positive dining experiences here. Just slow on a Monday night maybe."
    Dined on 8/11/2014
  • "Three of us went for lunch. We shared 6 different crostini to start. They were not memorable. One of us ordered salmon requesting medium rare. It was well done. They did offer to bring another but we didn't want to wait. The scallops were way too salty. The steak salad was okay. On the plus side, the service was excellent & the restaurant itself is beautiful. I would not go back for lunch but I understand dinner is better. Might give that a try."
    Dined on 8/11/2014
  • "Eclectic modern menu. The tastes were new and fresh. We tried lots of different things and shared. The wait staff was attentive and numerous. Maybe it was a little pricey for some of the dishes but overall a great experience."
    Dined on 8/10/2014
  • "Excellent Branzini for 2 and goat cheese ravioli. All 6 crostini we tried were delicious. The waiter didn't return to explain the dipping oils - he said he would be walking us through them so this was disappointing. Also we all wish he had been more attentive to our table: drinks - lost out on a round because he didn't come back until it was too far in the meal; appetizer - would have ordered another for table since it takes a while for Branzini to cook; steak - ordered medium by the diner but was medium rare. By the time he came back to check on things, she didn't want to send it back since others were far into the meal. Wondering if less attentive b/c we're young? Maybe, but we like fine dining, have $, and tip well when deserved."
    Dined on 8/10/2014
  • "Came to fig & olive on Saturday night. It was really busy and the night scene was really happening. Bobby was our server and he was awesome. Although the patio was really busy he was able to take great care of us and spend time explaining the menu in detail. He is very personable and really knows how to make people feel special. Definitely one of the reasons why I will be coming back. I ate the the chicken tajine one of his recommendations and it was one of the best chicken dishes I have ever had. The dj which I was not aware of is there 3 days a week was playing great new music which my girls and I love. Thanks Fig & Olive for a great night we will see you soon!"
    Dined on 8/9/2014
  • "I've been to the one in LA and this one is just as good or better! Awesome food, great service and amazing ambience. Love it and I'll definitely be back!"
    Dined on 8/9/2014
  • "We drive by this restaurant all the time as we live in Newport Beach and always see the fanciest cars outside of it. One day we decided to have a date night without our child and to try it out. Firstly, do NOT bring your children here. The food was amazing and delicious but the price is quite high. For 2 people we spent $150 (4 drinks, 1 app, 2 entrees, 1 dessert). This place is very hip and trendy and all of the rich and fabulous are here to see and be seen on week nights. Cougar central... women on the prowl for rich men EVERYWHERE. That part was a little overwhelming. The restaurant is pretty loud and it was hard to have an intimate romantic dinner here. Glad I tried it but definitely will NOT be returning here with my husband."
    Dined on 8/9/2014
  • "It was our first time dining in Fig & Olive and it was a very good one. We've loved the food the most but everything else was very good too. We will definitely recommend it to our friends and we are looking forward going there again."
    Dined on 8/9/2014
  • "Having dined at Fig and Olive in Melrose, we looked forward to trying the Newport location with friends, and were delighted. For and service were excellent. Be aware, however, that the club scene descends at 8pm, which a noticeable shift in ambience and decibels. Plan accordingly."
    Dined on 8/9/2014
  • "Lovely garden atmosphere on the patio.... Crostini appetizer sampler and spinach with figs were especially delicious. Service was prompt and attentive. Would definitely recommend."
    Dined on 8/9/2014
  • "First time trying it. Great menu and overall very good food-particularly all the choices to complement our wine-crostinis and the cheese plate in particular. Our waitress was very good and she made all the difference. Definitely try it. On the downside, the reception as we walked in was poor-the receptionist acted like she could barely be bothered. The table for two was ridiculously small and the servers kept working to try to reorganize everything to fit. The noise level was way too loud and it did interfere with our ability to have a private conversation. We will go back and try again, but I would avoid it on Saturday evening if you are looking for conversation. Great if all you want is good food."
    Dined on 8/9/2014
  • "Went there first time for lunch. Like the decor and ambiance. Service was below average. My server was kind of day dreaming. Missing sugar for my cappuccino and missing a pen for the credit card payment. Appetizer were great! We had a lobster bisque and octopus. Main course: sea bass and lamb chop were just ok. Dessert was a disappointment. Chocolate souffle, it was more like a warm chocolate cake with a scoop of vanilla ice cream from a regular restaurant."
    Dined on 8/9/2014
  • "Everything was excellent, food, service, ambiance, etc... The staff was good to accommodate a surprise little person add-on. I didn't realize our guests were bringing their toddler but it was no problem. We had a very enjoyable and leisurely lunch although I wouldn't suggest this as a place to bring toddlers, it happened to work out in this instance."
    Dined on 8/9/2014
  • "This is my third meal at Fig and Olive. I recommended it on Saturday for a reunion with some old work friends that were from out of town. They enjoyed it very much as it was near where we used to work and go to lunch. And as always the food was outstanding. And I thought the service was exceptionally good. Our waitress was so attentive to our needs!"
    Dined on 8/9/2014
  • "This was the second time we went to F&O. Both times the food was mediocre. The melon and burrata salad and lobster risotto were particularly good. The Chilean sea bass and chicken tajine particularly bad. It's probably the noisiest restaurant I've ever been to. The first time we went the service was good. We had a great waiter. The second time was so terrible I doubt I will return. She was so slow that by the time we ordered, waited, ate and waited for cleanup of our starters she still hadn't been back to take our main course order. There was about an hour between courses. I was not in a rush, but there's a big difference between a leisurely meal /waiter and a negligent one. She also didnt offer us the olive oil sampling you usually get."
    Dined on 8/8/2014
  • "The ambience was amazing, the appetizer was very delicious, but the main course was not as good as I expected to be."
    Dined on 8/8/2014
  • "I want to Thanks Fig and Olive for a wonderful surprise Birthday Dinner. Everyone is so super nice and thoughtful. I will def go back again and again. BTW food was so delicious."
    Dined on 8/8/2014
  • "First time at Fig and Olive and it's now my favorite place in Newport Beach! Great food! Exceptional service! Memorable atmosphere!"
    Dined on 8/8/2014
  • "The five members of our family went to Fig & Olive for our son's 17th birthday. Legitimately, they wouldn't seat all of until we had all arrived. The setting is very clean/modern, with extremely high ceilings, which seem to exacerbate the noise level, along with trendy music that seemed unnecessarily loud. We were seated at a larger table than was necessary for five... it could have seated seven or eight, and as the evening went on, I grew tired of trying to make myself heard. Food was exceptional. We started with the crostini and were very impressed. The truffled risotto was incredible. Highly recommend if you want a "cool" place, good food, can get a small table, and have no one in your party that is hearing impaired."
    Dined on 8/7/2014
  • "Beautiful people, nice ambience, great service but the noise level was too high. The food was well prepared except the lobster in the lobster pot pie which was a little too tough. The chilian sea bass was delicious and the crostini were tasty. Would definitely come back on special occasion"
    Dined on 8/5/2014
  • "Frequented by pretentious type clientele. A little too stuffy for my taste."
    Dined on 8/5/2014
  • "We ate one evening and were seated in one of the ancillary sections of the restaurant.The main area was vibrant and very welcoming. The area where we were seated was crisp with white seating. The ambience improved when the lights were dimmed as the evening progressed. The food was very good - a good standard. It was however let down by disappointing service. The wine which was ordered at the start of the meal had not arrived by the time our appetisers arrived. We had to remind the waiter who seemed to have forgotten the order. This was then promptly rectified. I (and a neighbouring diner) was surprised when the bill arrived and the suggested gratuity ranged from 18% (minimum) to nearly 25%. We did not choose the upper limit suggested"
    Dined on 8/3/2014
  • "The patio is the BEST in OC and the food combined with great ambiance make for a wonderful dining experience. The menu is unique and varied to suit every member of one's group. We loved sharing several entrées and a decadent chocolate dessert. I really like the use of figs in many dishes as it's a favorite of mine."
    Dined on 8/3/2014
  • " Fig n Olive is excellent. The food was tasty and eclectic. Waiters are a little slow, and frequently forget things. Waiting 20+ minutes every time to get a another bottle of water, $195 bottle of wine was great, the Chateaubriand waitress was excellent. Recommending it!! Dessert also out of this world."
    Dined on 8/3/2014
  • "Recently went to Fig & Olive at Fashion Island for brunch. While the design is nice and the service is good, the food is average. It is what it is. A spinoff of a great NYC restaurant in a OC mall parking lot. The Melrose location has better ambience and higher quality food. The Fashion Island location feels like a mall version of that. There's nothing really bad about this location, but there are better restaurants in Newport Beach. Maybe because it's so big, the food seems like it's made by a line cook, not a chef. Eggs are fine, mimosas are good, but you can get that anywhere. If you've never been to other Fig & Olive's, you'll like this location. If you have been to the Melrose or NYC locations, you'll be disappointed."
    Dined on 8/3/2014
  • "Had a great dinner with group of friends ! Service was excellent and my Branzino was cooked perfectly ! Loved the ambience and the everything else!"
    Dined on 8/2/2014