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“Better on last trip to town”
Review of FIG

FIG
Ranked #16 of 947 Restaurants in Charleston
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $25 - $75
Cuisines: American, European
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Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Hasell
Reviewed September 10, 2013

Had the Heirloom Tart Tartin which was as good as last year, really fab. Gnocchi changed to a sausage flavored ragout that, though tasty was not as luxe as last years rendition. Don't get me wrong, had it had been hotter in temperature, it could have rated as highly as last years dinner -but it was not. 9-vegetable Caesar was good but not exceptional. Pumpkin Swordfish 'Piccata' was really well prepared-ate every bite. The Rapini was a nice match in my book. Bouillabaisse was just delicious, rich and flavorful- and piping hot. Dessert was just Ok, a lemon posset of sorts. They called it a pudding, I think. Wine by the glass is very much drab and overpriced for the pour size. Seems they poured a better glass last year, too. Overall, the service was top notch but I don't appreciate the skimpy wine by the glass. Overall, a step down from last trip. Still a better value than the sister restaurant, The Ordinary for the same $112 per person with the tip.

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Thank Arthur P
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Reviewed September 9, 2013

Had dinner tonight at FIG. It was a wonderful dining experience. The food was delicious. I especially recommend the gnocchi appetizer. For our entrees, we had the swordfish and the snapper. Both were very good. Service was excellent and the server was very knowledgeable about the menu. Definitely recommend this restaurant

Thank litchIndiana
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Reviewed September 9, 2013

A little yuppified but very enjoyable. The food was really good and the drinks (I had the Berlin Wall) were fantastic.

Thank etmjam
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Reviewed September 8, 2013

There are not words to explain the wonderful experience we had at Fig. The waitress was extremely knowledgable of the food and since they change their menu daily it was impressive. By far the best food I've had in a long time at a restaurant. Excellent cocktails, wine list and food menus. Don't miss it!!

Thank Cathi T
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Reviewed September 8, 2013

The three of us enjoyed dinner here. We shared gnocchi and the 9veggie salad. The gnocchi were perfect. The salad interesting, a bit small. Entrees were the snapper, swordfish, and fish stew. Each was very nice. Fish stew is hardy and enough to share. I loved it. The snapper looked beautiful but the stacked arrangement had competing tastes, when separated the plate was special. Swordfish plate was excellent. The yellow wax beans were perfect. I enjoyed the sauteed kale. Too often at these innovative restaurants there is a lot of pretty preps but little food. The portions here are the right size. We were filled but did share a blueberry trifle. Add in three drinks and the tariff came to $70 a person plus gratuity. The menu is such and the portions correct that sharing is easy and we noticed a few couples sharing - a couple appetizers and the fish stew would be plenty. Service was excellent.

Thank RichardSoutheast
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