The Fig Tree Restaurant - Charlotte, NC

4.9
3362 Reviews
$50 and over
Continental
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 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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Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
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OpenTable Diner
Charlotte
1 review
Dined a day ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We were celebrating our anniversary and had a wonderful experience! The food was fantastic and our waitress, Rebecca, was very diligent. The chef made us a special dessert plate too. We will definitely be back!

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OpenTable Diner
Charlotte
2 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

After spending the last year in quarantine due to covid, This was our first date night out since last year! And it did not disappoint. Service was excellent. Wine pours were generous. Food was impeccable. Hubs got the Elk chop and I got the veal. We shared the octopus appetizer which was OUTSTANDING and the duck confit which was perfect! Dessert was toffee for him and chocolate cake for me, again, excellent.

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vipMichael
Charlotte
38 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

One of the best restaurants in Charlotte. Our server Jennifer is the best!

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JustinS
Chicago
5 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Overall the food was delicious. Some of the best I have had at any restaurant. We ordered wine that was decent priced with the normal markup. The only downside was the martini was not good but since we only got one I ordered one, I won’t hold it against them. Suggest they turn down the elevator music but hands down one of the best restaurants in Charlotte. Will definitely return.

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Nancy
Washington DC
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

BEST and finest dining in all of charlotte and perhaps the best food I've had in my life. The service was stellar, food was exquisite, and our outdoor seating was gorgeous for a small birthday dinner. Cannot wait to return!!!

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WashingtonIrving
Charlotte
14 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

One of, if not the best restaurant in Charlotte. Not the least expensive, obviously, so not going to say 5-star "value" which I deem as an amazing experience at a price point lower than you would expect, but I still give 4-stars, because although being priced as a premium restaurant and experience, it hits the mark. This was our first visit, but the wife and I will definitely be back.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Raleigh
24 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Excellent service. My husbands veal chop was a bit tough. My mom and I had same dish and our veal was tender and yummy. Stepdad loved his fish, he was quite pleased he could have sides from another fish dish. He is a picky eater. Desserts were all yummy.

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OpenTable Diner
Chicago
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Anniversary

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MissieM
Charlotte
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall4food5service5ambience4

The food was outstanding and waiter was extremely knowledgeable.

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CharlesP
1 review
Dined on February 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always a treat. Great food in a great location ( we ignore the speeders on 7th). Service is impeccable. Great to sit outside in February! Looking forward to Spring!

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FigTree
1 review
Dined on February 27, 2021
Overall4food4service3ambience3

Fig Tree is rated as the top restaurant in Charlotte, which in itself doesn't really say much, as Charlotte is not known for fine culinary.

The food is decent, not spectacular. It's not refined cuisine, nor is it fine dining, if you use big-city restaurants for comparison. The staff are friendly, though not trained in the high end service that the restaurant's prices should warrant.

My frame of reference is experience dining in globally top-rated restaurants around the world, as well as extensive experience in the industry.

I hate corporate "chain" restaurants, but I would just as soon go to 131 Main in S. Charlotte. It too is not "fine dining," but the food is always good (fresh) and the servers are well trained.

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BradleyH
Charlotte
1 review
Dined on February 26, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Just fabulous- glad they hours have extended

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vipOpenTable Diner
Richmond
4 reviews
Dined on February 26, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fabulous!!!!

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vipFoodieJP
Charlotte
5 reviews
Dined on February 26, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The Fig Tree always tops our list when making a reservation to celebrate any occasion. They consistently serve excellent food and the wait staff is both knowledgeable and attentive.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Calgary
1 review
Dined on February 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

LOVE THIS PLACE! It never disappoints and they just added another heated, covered patio!

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AliciaT
1 review
Dined on February 23, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a wonderful anniversary dinner!!! Definitely a great experience!

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vipOpenTable Diner
New England
2 reviews
Dined on February 22, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Rebecca was a great server

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SimonG
Charlotte
5 reviews
Dined on February 22, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The whole experience was fantastic as last year.

Food is amazing, service is attentive but not overwhelming.

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ElijahD
1 review
Dined on February 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had the quail egg spinach salads, escargot, butternut squash soup, scallops, the fried duck egg gnocchi, for entrees the salmon and filets everything was amazing and the mixed drinks were great too. Great place for high class dining in charlotte.

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NateA
1 review
Dined on February 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We come here once per year and are never disappointed. The service and food is always impeccable. The pacing is perfect. You never feel rushed or like you're waiting for the next course. One of our favorite restaurants.

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vipbryan
Charlotte
95 reviews
Dined on February 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our service was exceptional. And the food was just as great. The octopus was was wonderful and the soup was spectacular. Thanks for a great anniversary dinner.

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vipFrank
Charlotte
61 reviews
Dined on February 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent server Rick and entree was good

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vipOpenTable Diner
Miami
3 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food and service were superb! We went for Valentine’s Day and did not feel rushed at all. The cocktails were also excellent. You get exactly what you pay for. Fernando was excellent, he provided great service and recommendations. Will definitely be back anytime we are in Charlotte.

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vipKellyM
Charlotte
7 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything was just perfect, wouldn't change a single thing!

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OpenTable Diner
Charlotte
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Each course was delicious - started with escargot (the sauce!!!). My husband has elk chop with a coffee crust he said it was excellent. I ordered the filet, it was like butter!! I did not care for the gorgonzola topping and the Red wine reduction was a bit sweet. For dessert we had the sticky toffee cake it was silky and chocolatey. Ice cream was clearly house made and cake was moist. In addition the roasted garlic spread for the homemade focaccia was sweet sweet and hot at the same time.
The wine list was extensive but our wonderful server helped me pick a smooth cab.

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PaigeWW
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2021
Overall2food2service2ambience4

My husband has ordered the elk chop here several times this past time the elk was raw in the middle, sent it back to the kitchen returned raw again and he was expected to eat the raw meat I guess. Very strange fine dining experience probably will not return after that with the prices being the highest in the city.

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Victoria
1 review
Dined on February 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience3

Fig Tree is a wonderful, romantic, unique experience to have in Charlotte, NC. The staff goes above and beyond with communication and attention to detail that doesn't overwhelm you but makes you feel very comfortable in the setting. The food is exceptionally delicious and worth every dollar. The location is a beautiful old house that has been restored, I do wish the interior design was a bit more updated to enhance the features of the restored home - but nonetheless a great ambiance for a date night. Fig Tree will definitely make the list of date nights.

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vipVogue
Charlotte
63 reviews
Dined on February 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The absolute best dining experience in the Queen City! The food is amazing and service is impeccable. In a quaint & charming historic home. Our favorite place for special occasions, as well as, everyday dining.

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vipGoldie
Charlotte
15 reviews
Dined on February 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing as always... Our server Jennifer is always superb. Thanks for making special days that much more special!

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DawnR
Charlotte
1 review
Dined on February 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food, large portions. Great cocktails and phenomenal service.

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ConnieD
Charlotte
11 reviews
Dined on February 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was wonderful.
I've traveled and eaten at
alot of great restaurants
But I'll have to say this is
My favorite!!!

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CalleyP
Indiana
1 review
Dined on February 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

5 star all the way around. Then food and service are 2nd to none on the region.

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BeverlyC
Charlotte
1 review
Dined on February 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I’ve always enjoyed dining at the Fig Tree for last 10 years! I highly recommend for a wonderful dining experience... Chef Greg is creative & attentive to all details.

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vipRickNO
Charlotte
80 reviews
Dined on February 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food and service have been great every time we've gone. Somehow with the tables spread out some (I presume), this was a pretty noisy visit. That wasn't expected and did make our visit a little more challenging than normal. A lot of, "what, I can't hear you" at the table.

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vipFoodie
Charlotte
7 reviews
Dined on February 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food, service and ambiance was exceptional! I would eat there every day if I could.

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vipEnigma
Charlotte
24 reviews
Dined on February 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent as always!!! Wine with many to choose from. Compentent and attentive wait staff, and socially distancing in the restaurant with staff wearing masks and hand sanitizer at the entrance, Could improve the parking...

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
156 reviews