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Fig Tree Restaurant

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Wed, 6/19
8:00 PM

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner
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Value
Atmosphere

Food and ambience

International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Special occasions, Romantic, Scenic view, Business meetings

Location and contact

Menu

STARTERS​
Roasted Texas Hill Country Quail
Stuffed with pate, black truffles, apple cider emulsion
Jumbo Gulf Shrimp Cocktail
Traditional sauce
Gulf Lump Crab Cake
Sauce​ dijon and romaine chiffonade
Snail Basquaise
Chorizo, tomatoes, garlic and parsley cream
Boston Bibb Wedge Salad
Roquefort dressing, lardons, croutons
Smoked Duck and Watercress Salad
Candied kumquats, marcona almonds
Crispy Shrimp in Kataifi Crust
Thai cucumber salad
SOUPS​
Soup Of The Day
ENTREES​
Prime Rib Eye
Maitre d' butter
Center Cut Petit Filet Mignon
Bearnaise sauce
Prime New York Strip
Maitre d' butter
Beef Wellington
Fig tree style bordelaise sauce, truffled mashed potatoes, asparagus
Tournedos Rossini
Perigourdine sauce, truffled mashed potatoes, asparagus
Seared Duck Breast
Parisienne gnocchi, braised shallot, lavender honey
Grilled Wild Salmon
Vegetable couscous, plum tomato jus
Rainbow Trout Almondine
New potatoes, green beans, creamy brown butter sauce
Cold Water Lobster Tail
Drawn butter
ACCOMPANIMENTS​
Rosemary Roasted New Potatoes
Sauteed Mushrooms
Grilled Asparagus
Sautéed Zucchini and Yellow Squash
Chinese Five Spiced Glazed Carrots
Truffled Mashed Potatoes
DESSERTS​
Bananas Foster
Flamed​ tableside and served over vanilla ice cream
Baked Alaska
Milk chocolate and pistachio ice creams on top of a vanilla cake covered in meringue, flamed tableside
Banana Creme Brulee
With chantilly cream
Pear-Almond Tart
With Creme anglaise
Chocolate Bomb
Ganache covered chocolate mousse on hazelnut cake with raspberry coulis
Lemon Mousse
With raspberry sauce
Daily Selections of Sorbets and Ice Creams
About
Whether dining in the cozy interior or on the outdoor villa-style terrace overlooking the San Antonio River, exquisite food and impeccable service are mainstays of the Fig Tree Restaurant. Crisp linens drape tables set with fine china and sparkling crystal in elegant yet homey surroundings.We sincerely hope you enjoy this old home and its surroundings as much as those who have lived and dined here in the past.Around the corner from the Hilton Hotel, next to Little Rhein Steak House
PRICE RANGE
$42 - $62
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, Late Night
CUISINES
International
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Table Service
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The service here was excellent. The stuffed chicken breast was outstanding. I thought the price was more than fair. We will eat here again.

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank david k
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We absolutely enjoyed dinner at this restaurant. We were warmly greeted as soon as we walked in. Our table was right next to the window with a nice view of the river. House cocktails were well made- Enjoyed our Serrano Tini and Moscow Mule. Starters...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank charlieo122
Reviewed May 14, 2019

The restaurant has indoor and outdoor seating at the RiverWalk.We chose inside as it was very windy outside. Our table looked out over the outdoor area and the river. The staff was very busy running up and down serving tables outside. The menu was extensive,...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank argonfroes
Reviewed May 7, 2019

Large party dining was great and comfortable. Would highly recommend this establishment. Right on the river walk with great views.

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank coocat
Reviewed May 7, 2019 via mobile

We were there to celebrate our romantic night without kid. It was not as quiet as we expected. The big group next to our table was so loud. The amount of food was not worth the price that we paid. BUT it was best scallops...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank congchihan
Reviewed May 5, 2019

My husband, daughter and I ate at Fig Tree last night. What a lovely setting, on the river walk and the weather was perfect to sit on the terrace. Our water Craig was very attentive without being intrusive. We had wonderful drinks, top shelf "build...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Jacquie G
Reviewed April 28, 2019

A lovely quiet restaurant by the River Walk with indoor and outdoor dining. Excellent menu beautifully presented and perfect for a special occasion or a nice romantic night out.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Stuart S
Reviewed April 19, 2019 via mobile

The short rib just melted in your mouth it was so tender. Not sure why they even gave me a steak knife. It was not needed. My husband had the special - a deconstructed Wellington and he ate the whole thing, which he almost never...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank brendahL520EV
Reviewed March 31, 2019 via mobile

Fig Tree earned a 5 star rating for their friendly service and excellent food. I went to dinner on a Saturday night with my daughter. We were underdressed. Many diners were dressed for a special occasion; many wore suits and nice dresses. Because of this...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Mommyvp
Reviewed March 29, 2019 via mobile

This may have been the best meal we had on our trip. We sat outside for dinner along the river. Everything from the view, the service, to the food was outstanding. Our server, Julio, was very attentive and gave us some great recommendations. The table...More

Date of visit: March 2019
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Danny V
August 11, 2016|
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Response from seat38a | Reviewed this property |
I went in a polo and shorts. No one complained.
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altfluteplayer
February 17, 2016|
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Response from sneezenwheez | Reviewed this property |
There are multiple specials daily. I would call the restaurant.
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Anodos
August 28, 2015|
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Response from MVTraveler31 | Reviewed this property |
As the others have said, yes. It is terraced up the hill from the Riverwalk. Strongly suggest reservations as far in advance as possible if you want to sit outside with the best view.
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