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The Fig Tree Restaurant
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Ranked #1 of 2,447 Restaurants in Charlotte
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $24 - $50
Cuisines: American, French, Italian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Special occasions, Romantic
Dining options: Reservations
Dining style: Fine Dining
Neighborhood: Elizabeth
Cross street: Hawthorne
Description: Chef-owned and operated, The Fig Tree Restaurant is located just minutes from Uptown in a beautifully restored 1913 bungalow. Chef Zanitsch's cuisine is Country European with an emphasis on wine pairing. The wine list is not only award-winning but also affordable; the service unsurpassed. Beautiful fireplaces glow in the fall and winter while alfresco dining on the veranda is a must in the spring and summer.
Reviewed April 19, 2014

Most restaurants serve middle of the road food. They are not willing to risk offending someone's palate to serve something truly tasty. Fig tree does not suffer from this. They are so tasty. Everything they served had distinct flavors that blended well. Loved it! We had an appetizer of octopus which was so tender it was unbelievable, salads, and the lamb chop. We don't normally eat dessert at restaurants but we were so impressed by then we wanted to see what they could with their desserts. We had the butterscotch creme brûlée and thought it was a great twist on an old treat.

1  Thank Gonz L
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Reviewed April 15, 2014

This restaurant has a diverse menu, but not too big. Wine options are plentiful and the service is always stellar. Located in an old house, it's variety of rooms and outdoor dining is perfect for special occasions.

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1  Thank Carl B
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Reviewed April 12, 2014

We visited the Fig Tree for the first time but will come again soon and will bring our friends. We both ordered the veal chop and loved the entre. We both had the mixed salad. My wife added Gorgonzola while I added feta. Since it was a birthday dinner my wife ordered the Sinful Chocolate dessert and our waiter Zach added a lit candle. The food was outstanding, the service was equally wonderful. The atmosphere intimate. A special evening for my birthday girl!!!

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Thank DukieDavG
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Reviewed March 31, 2014

Every single moment at The Fig Tree was a feast for the senses.

The atmosphere is elegant and romantic, but relaxing. The service anticipates your every need. The chefs delight your taste buds with a symphony of flavor only rivaled by the artistry of their presentation.

Everything about this restaurant is beyond compare.

When visiting The Fig Tree, plan to take your time and stay a while. This is a romantic restaurant with grown-up food, so leave the kids at Grandma's. It's your night. Spend the time to rekindle a love affair with your spouse.

Our server, Zack, knew everything about the menu, including where the elk were raised. Our glasses were always full, the silver was replaced with each course and everything was there right when we wanted it.

To any of you "frugal" guys out there: please don't be put off by the menu prices. This is one date night worth saving up for.

Relax and enjoy.

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1  Thank Drew H
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Reviewed March 28, 2014

We were visiting Charlotte for the first time and found Fig Tree to celebrate our wedding anniversary. The atmosphere is wonderful. The food was outstanding. What made our celebration even better was the service provided by Zack. He understood it was our anniversary and provided just the right amount of attention; meaning he was very responsive but understood it was our time to celebrate. And then to make things even better after we got home we got a thank you note from Zack for allowing him to help us celebrate our anniversary. Great place. Highly recommended.

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Thank retireesininverness
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