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Fig Tree Restaurant

515 Villita St, Behind the Little Rhein Steak House and Hilton Palacio del Rio, San Antonio, TX 78205
+1 210-224-1976
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good22%
  • Average6%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“beef wellington” (33 reviews)
“baked alaska” (14 reviews)
“escargot” (12 reviews)
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515 Villita St, Behind the Little Rhein Steak House and Hilton Palacio del Rio, San Antonio, TX 78205
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Reviewed November 13, 2014

A small and quaint restaurant in the Villita area, which is quite charming. Started with platters of petite appetizers -- quail legs wrapped in bacon (yum), escargot in a puff pasty (yum), salmon tartar, and mushrooms stuffed with a wonderful cheese (yum). The scallops for...More

1  Thank saltkettle
Reviewed November 7, 2014 via mobile

My cousin and I dined @ the Fig Tree Restaurant in San Antonio TX for dinner. Though we did not have a reservation, we were seated immediately. My cousin ordered the squash soup and we split a beet salad with goat cheese and a light...More

2  Thank ernabay
Reviewed October 28, 2014

The Fig Tree surprised me first with its offering of Beef Wellington, which they do very well. However, the escargot basque is truly fantastic, one of the best appetizers I have had in years. Service was quite good, but the location, particularly outdoors was simply...More

2  Thank Allen S
Reviewed October 25, 2014

We had a business dinner out on the patio and the staff accommodated our party of 14 by turning the long table so we could all fit. Lovely weather. Excellent service and delicious French cuisine. I would happily eat here again.

Thank skitched814
Reviewed October 24, 2014

If you are looking for fine dining to get away from Mexican--- this is a must. Right next to the Hilton at a very scenic Riverwalk location. The Beef Wellington was amazing! Must call for reservation. Highly recommend!

2  Thank IrishFan-80
Reviewed October 12, 2014 via mobile

In town for dental convention. Went on a recommendation of a friend. Wonderful experience the moment we walked in the door. Friendly and attentative service. The food was amazingly delicious ! It was a little pricy, but it was by far the BEST meal we...More

2  Thank LauraDee26
Reviewed October 10, 2014

This is our second time at the fig tree, the last was 9 years ago and i have to say it was still just as good as the first experience. The wait staff and front of house made us comfortable quickly and the meal was...More

1  Thank P W
Reviewed October 8, 2014

Excellent menu, excellent service. Had guests from out of town and went to Fig Tree. The wait staff had the service down pat and the chef produced meals of outstanding quality. And the view of Riverwalk is as good as the dining!

1  Thank Max H
Reviewed September 29, 2014

So we've lived in San Antonio almost 30 years and had never tried the Fig Tree. We went there to celebrate our anniversary last December and were pretty disappointed. Somewhat pretentious, the food was not sufficiently good to overcome the over-stuffiness. Would not go back...More

Thank needstogo
Reviewed September 29, 2014

The Fig Tree is just above the River Walk in San Antonio, Texas. If the weather isn't too hot there is a beautiful terrace to eat on. Everything that we ate was perfect, the service was wonderful, the chef came out to make sure everything...More

1  Thank Carole J
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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.
February 17, 2016|
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Response from sneezenwheez | Reviewed this property |
There are multiple specials daily. I would call the restaurant.
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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$42 - $62
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Scenic view, Business meetings, Special occasions
Open Hours
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 515 Villita St, Behind the Little Rhein Steak House and Hilton Palacio del Rio, San Antonio, TX 78205
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  San Antonio>  > Downtown
  • Neighborhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 210-224-1976
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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
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