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“Fabulous meal”
Review of FIG

FIG
Ranked #15 of 910 Restaurants in Charleston
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $25 - $75
Cuisines: American, European
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Restaurant details
Good for: Special occasions, Local cuisine, Romantic
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Hasell
Newtown Square, Pennsylvania
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69 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“Fabulous meal”
Reviewed May 18, 2014

OMG, the favors! We had spring vegetable salad and a ricotta on toast topped with flower blossoms. Both were excellent, a new taste with every bite. Entrees were pork and snapper. They sang with flavor. The fish sat on a bed of intensely green vegetables including peas, Limas, green beans and sprouts which tasted awesome! For dessert, the Meyer lemon pudding with sour cherry sauce was one of the happiest tastes I have ever tasted. It included a shortbread cookie with a hint of caraway, adding even more interest to the dish. Second dessert was chocolate cake with mint ice cream that turned out to be spearmint, what a neat surprise. Paired it all with crisp Gruener Veltliner for a truly wonderful meal.

Visited May 2014
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English first
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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166 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
“Go for the Fish Stew”
Reviewed May 16, 2014

This is a wonderful Charleston restaurant with great food and a knowledgeable, friendly staff. I went for the Fish Stew which is a bouillabaisse-type soup made with local ingredients. It's wonderful...the best outside of Marseilles.

Be warned that the wine-by-the-glass menu is a little screwy...no sauvignon blanc, one chardonnay that is better described as a chablis, etc. Only the deepest wine nerd will find things that are familiar. Try the beer.

  • Visited May 2014
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Dublin, Ireland
2 reviews
“Super flavours”
Reviewed May 16, 2014 via mobile

Book well in advance to get in here. I haven't stopped thinking about the ricotta gnocchi for the past two days. And the greens accompanying the snapper were incredible. Fresh, full flavours.

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Columbia, sc
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Excellent”
Reviewed May 14, 2014

The food was tasteful and full of flavor. The service was impeccable which is so nice for a change. Expensive

Visited May 2014
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Savannah, Georgia
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31 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Possibly the best restaurant I've been to”
Reviewed May 13, 2014

The atmosphere is great, service was incredible the server was able to give a clear description of menu items. I had the pork schnitzel which was cooked perfectly, it had a carrot/pea spaetzle on top and a puree'd green of some kind. It was balanced perfectly and was a creative use of ingredients. My husband had a fish with some sort of cream sauce which tasted amazing. I would love to try their entire menu

Visited May 2014
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