Fig Tree
Fig Tree

Fig Tree

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Website: http://www.charlottefigtree.com/
  • Phone: 7043323322
  • 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
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Diners Club,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Seafood, Continental
  • Executive Chef: Greg Zanitsch
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Farm to Table, Fireplace, Full Bar, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Smoking Area (patio only), Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Private Party Facilities: We can accommodate parties up to 40 people in an individual room or we can make the full house available for parties up to 75 people. Please call for details.
  • Private Party Contact: Sara Scheidler 7043323322
  • Special Events: Monthly wine dinners.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Hawthorne
  • Parking: Private Lot
  • Parking Details: A private parking lot for patrons is located between the Mecklenburg Times building and The Fig Tree Restaurant.
A word from Fig Tree
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!
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Ambiance
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Fig Tree reviews from OpenTable diners
212 reviews since May 25, 2014
Overall Rating4.8
  • Food4.8
    Service4.8
  • Ambiance4.6
    Noise LevelModerate
98% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
special occasion (165)romantic (151)notable wine list (133)fit for foodies (127)neighborhood gem (102)great for outdoor dining (70)good for groups (17)scenic view (8)hot spot (7)late-night find (6)great for brunch (5)kid-friendly (4)great for lunch (3)vibrant bar scene (1)Show More
  • Wonderful dinner! Very quiet
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007
    Dined on 6/21/2008
    Wonderful dinner! Very quiet Saturday evening in Charlotte...very different from the first time we went there in the Autumn where it was packed. Sat on the patio regardless of the rainy night and had great service and wonderful food! Thank you!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • This restaurant is housed
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 6/20/2008
    This restaurant is housed in a beautiful building, and honestly, that was a big draw for me personally. The food was fantastic! I had Fried Green Tomato appetizer (special for that night), house salad, and Lamb Chops for a main course. My husband had the same dinner as me, except he had Lobster Hushpuppies as an appetizer. And we split the beignets for dessert. Everything was perfectly cooked and arrived at our table still hot. The beignets were melt-in-your-mouth good, with coffee ice cream on the side. Our waiter was attentive and personable. There was a small wedding party in the upstairs dining room(s), and we didn't hear any noise from that party at our downstairs table. Wished we lived closer to eat there more often!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • It was a special occasion
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 6/18/2008
    It was a special occasion for members of my family. I can't imagine a better dining experience.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Our favorite Charlotte restaurant.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2005VIP
    Dined on 6/14/2008
    Our favorite Charlotte restaurant. We've never had anything but a superb experience.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Great food with ambiance that
    OpenTable Diner Since 2005VIP
    Dined on 6/14/2008
    Great food with ambiance that is rare to find in Charlotte.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Fig Tree is a great place
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 6/13/2008
    Fig Tree is a great place for a romantic Dinner. The food is Outstanding. I will go here again.
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • We thoroughly enjoyed our
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 6/7/2008
    We thoroughly enjoyed our evening at Fig Tree. The restaurant was beatiful, the food excellent, and the service perfect. A true find which is now our Charlotte favorite.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Excellent dinner. Fresh seafood,
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 6/6/2008
    Excellent dinner. Fresh seafood, and served hot(rare find). Dessert menu was excellent and non-traditional. Customer oriented. Ordered a wine that I just didn't care for and the staff immediately recommended a more suitable choice at no additional cost to us. Will definitely visit frequently.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Food was as near perfect as
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 6/6/2008
    Food was as near perfect as you can get. Bison Carpaccio, Trout, Filet(espeically so) were all excellent. Deserts were to die for. Our waiter and the rest of the wait staff were superb and looked after us the whole meal. My only complaint would be that it was a bit loud. We were sitted next to a young child at the beginning of our meal and then later on a loud alcohol charged party was next to us. Would have like it to have been a more intimate quiet setting, maybe sitting upstairs or on the front porch when it's not hot would give a better ambiance. So the food and service were perfect however the atmosphere was slightly lacking.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Fabulous food, wine, and service.
    donpoppa
    Dined on 6/4/2008
    Fabulous food, wine, and service. I would highly recommend this restaurant.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Very good experience. I was
    OpenTable Diner Since 2002
    Dined on 6/3/2008
    Very good experience. I was there with a customer and we both enjoyed the meal and service very much.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • The Fig Tree came highly recommende
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006
    Dined on 6/3/2008
    The Fig Tree came highly recommended by a local contact so expectations were high. Not only did the Fig Tree not disappoint, it was fabulous! The food was great as was the help staff. We especially enjoyed the NC flavor (local supply/preparation) to the menu selections! The ambience was surperb. I'd return tomorrow if I lived in the area. All of my guests were equally impressed.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Visiting my son and daughter-in-law
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006
    Dined on 5/24/2008
    Visiting my son and daughter-in-law in Charlotte Memorial weekend we went to the Fig Tree Saturday for dinner - the best choice possible. The service is impeccable, our waiter was helpful, attentive, yet not intrusive. He was just marvelous. Dining at the Fig Tree is a trip to heaven. From start to finish everything was delicious and made to perfection. Thank you Fig Tree for a fantastic night out with family. Looking forward to returning. Pam Jordan
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • An excellent experience.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 5/17/2008
    An excellent experience. We will be back and will recommend it to others.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • I've been to the Fig Tree
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007VIP
    Dined on 5/17/2008
    I've been to the Fig Tree before. This was the first time I dined outside - it was nice. The service, however, was not up to par with previous visits - the waitress forgot to place our appetizer order and over-charged us for another table's drinks.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great food, great atmosphere
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007
    Dined on 5/14/2008
    Great food, great atmosphere and great owners. Chef Greg attempts to use local food and produce. Wonderful...
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, notable wine list, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • This was second visit. Appetizers
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007
    Dined on 5/13/2008
    This was second visit. Appetizers were outstanding. Did not think food was as good overall as previous visit.
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great food in a comfortable,
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 5/11/2008
    Great food in a comfortable, intimate setting! The menu is always changing to reflect the season and fresh foods. Highly recommended for your next special meal!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Was a very enjoyable experience,
    Charlottean
    Dined on 5/11/2008
    Was a very enjoyable experience, well handled and a good brunch menu.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • The food was pretty good.
    TaraR
    Dined on 5/9/2008
    The food was pretty good. I am not a big salter, but most things were slightly under seasoned. If that were corrected, I would have rated it very good. The menu is fairly innovative and they seem to care about fresh, organic, and local ingredients. The dining rooms were lovely, but it was a nice night, so we ate on the porch that overlooked a park. A little street noise, but an enjoyable evening. They have an extensive wine list with fair pricing, particularly on the pricier bottles.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • this restaurant is wonderful.......
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 5/6/2008
    this restaurant is wonderful........we usually just have dinner, but the menu was so interesting that the 4 of us had appetizers, entrees, & dessert! the bartender is great, very friendly, informative, & knowledgeable. it was our 30th anniversary & our daughters 25th birthday........it was a perfect evening of outstanding service & food.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • An absolute wonderful experience--w
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006
    Dined on 5/4/2008
    An absolute wonderful experience--we all totally enjoyed our experience--nothing wrong or amiss at all. The service was wonderful--beyond expectations. We chose this restaurant off the internet, with no recommendations from anyone, not knowing the Charlotte area, etc. and were pleased with our choice. Highly recommend. Also, kudos on being open on Sunday--we found that to be a rare find in the Charlotte area. Keep it up. Thanks.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • We would have loved the option
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 5/2/2008
    We would have loved the option of sitting outside when we made the reservation.didn't know it was a possibility and would definitely have preferred that. Great, great dinner though. Best in a while!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Outstanding as usual. Great
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 4/29/2008
    Outstanding as usual. Great spot. Too bad my dining companions/business associates didn't choose to loosen up a bit with a cocktail or something tasty from Fig's awesome wine list. Steve Montgomery
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • I have dined at Fig Tree several
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 4/25/2008
    I have dined at Fig Tree several times and the wonderful food and great service is always consistent. I recommend Fig Tree often.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Very attentive and friendly
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007
    Dined on 4/19/2008
    Very attentive and friendly service. Staff is very knowledgable in wine pairings to recommend with your food choices. Every course was very memorable, and all had amazing flavors. A little on the more expensive side but well worth it for the experience. A great special occasion and/or date night restaurant!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Service was excellent however
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 4/19/2008
    Service was excellent however we had to remind the waiter to serve our wine. It didn't arrive at our table until the main course was served and we had to ask him to bring it.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Wonderful neighborhood gem.
    CLTAnon
    Dined on 4/17/2008
    Wonderful neighborhood gem. The food and the service were fabulous. Outdoor seating during the spring was fantastic. Will definitely return.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • We had a great experience.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 4/12/2008
    We had a great experience. We did not care for the 2-top table and the 4-tops were all reserved. We requested to sit on the porch, at a 4-top, which worked wonderfully. We had the porch to ourselves for most of the meal. The food was outstanding. I have never had calamari that was more tender. My elk chop was great and my wife loved the scallops. The wine suggested by our waitress was great. The service, Ashley I think it was, was outstanding. I would highly recommend it.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • We've dined at Fig Tree on
    OpenTable Diner Since 2002
    Dined on 4/11/2008
    We've dined at Fig Tree on numerous occasions and continue to be impressed with outstanding quality of the food, wine, service, and ambiance.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • we were there on a busy pre
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 4/11/2008
    we were there on a busy pre theater nite, even though we weren't going to the theater, the service started off slow but the staff was good at letting us know what was going on and we were in no hurry. our server was wonderful! from buffalo, sorry can't recall her name at the moment! actually a server and not a waitress. well done overall.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • We dined on the porch, and
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006VIP
    Dined on 4/10/2008
    We dined on the porch, and the evening was fantastic. Food was very good. Ambiance was exquisite. We will return often!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, romantic
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • A nice change from all the
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 4/10/2008
    A nice change from all the Uptown/SouthPark restaurants -- a unique, historic home instead of just another chain. Private rooms are excellent options for groups. Great pre-theater choice. Extensive menu choices. No parking hassles.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • The character of this beautiful
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006
    Dined on 4/5/2008
    The character of this beautiful historical bungalow was absolutely charming. Our service was top-notch. We went to this restaurant because we could have written the menu ourselves: it was very much what we look for in fine dinding. It was a special occasion and we were not rushed in any way. The semi-private dining rooms are a bonus.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • My wife and I went here for
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 4/5/2008
    My wife and I went here for our 11th anniversary on April 5th, 2008. My wife had the fresh Halibut dinner and when it arrived we thought it was an appetizer. We feel we were somewhat misled by the server over the champagne we ordered; it is clear he did not have our best interest in mind when we made it obvious to him that costs for the night were a concern for us. At one point he offered us a glass of champagne for $10 each, and then he allowed us to order a split for $48 when we told him specifically that one of us was not a drinker. CONS: Over all, over priced. Ambience nothing extraordinary. Plenty of places more interesting and a better value than this one. PROS: The whole staff was aware it was our anniversary.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • We went two times before and
    Rusty
    Dined on 3/28/2008
    We went two times before and food was excellent. This time, the appetizer, drinks and my wife's food was ok, but the steak special I got (NY Strip) had more fat than meat. Definitely not the experience I had gotten before. Not sure at this point if I will return again or not.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great restaurant. It is our
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007
    Dined on 3/22/2008
    Great restaurant. It is our favorite in Charlotte and has been since it open.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, scenic view
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • a wonderful restaurant. will
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 3/15/2008
    a wonderful restaurant. will definitely be visiting again very soon : )
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Excellent food with attentive
    OpenTable Diner Since 2004VIP
    Dined on 3/15/2008
    Excellent food with attentive service. Definitely worth another visit.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Food was wonderful.. Wait
    grillmaster
    Dined on 3/15/2008
    Food was wonderful.. Wait staff very attentive. Had show reservations, they ensursed we were out on time so we could make the curtain.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet