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Fig Tree Restaurant

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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Food and ambience

Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, View, Business meetings

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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
US$ 42 - US$ 62
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
CUISINES
International
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Food was excellent. Wine list superb. Ambiance wonderful. Don't take babies or kids though, you will get chastised by the elderly hostess. She did not take kindly to having to move a chair for us to park a stroller. She made comments several times. The...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Kathy A
Roxanne H, Guest Relations Manager at Fig Tree Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

I'm glad you enjoyed your meal. I am sorry you felt like having your child with you was an inconvenience. As a mother, I too worry how I will be perceived having my children in a restaurant. We will be sharing your concerns with our...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Rolling myself out of this restaurant. So full. So good. Julio was an amazing server! Highly recommend!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank saras113
Roxanne H, Guest Relations Manager at Fig Tree Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Julio is one of our best. So glad we got to share him with you for the evening. We will certainly let Julio know he's doing great. Thank you for your feedback. We look forward to serving you again soon.

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is our "go to" restaurant for a nice romantic dinner with excellent food and drinks overlooking the Riverwalk in a quiet section. The food was perfect as was the wait staff!!

Date of visit: December 2018
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Roxanne H, Guest Relations Manager at Fig Tree Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We're so pleased you enjoy our restaurant. Thank you for your review and compliment. We look forward to serving you again soon.

Reviewed 5 January 2019

Looking up at the rear entrance façade of the Fig Tree Restaurant located on the banks of the San Antonio River, you would think, modern. Contemporary. But it is old. Very old. The two-story limestone structure was built around 1850 and is listed in the...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Mama_Chat
Roxanne H, Guest Relations Manager at Fig Tree Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 9 January 2019

We are so pleased you enjoyed your evening with us. Thank you for writing such a lovely review. We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 2 January 2019

We met friends for dinner in late December. Stepping into the Fig Tree Restaurant was a reprieve from the rush of people coursing the Riverwalk. We were seated inside, upstairs overlooking the beautiful Riverwalk and al fresco dining. The tables were far enough apart to...More

Date of visit: December 2018
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Roxanne H, Guest Relations Manager at Fig Tree Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 January 2019

We're so pleased you enjoyed your evening with us. Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We look forward to serving you again soon.

Reviewed 2 December 2018 via mobile

We stumbled upon the Fig Tree Restaurant because we were unable to get into our first choice place. That turned out to be best thing that happened to us! We were lucky to be seated on one of the many outdoor tables which are brilliantly...More

Date of visit: December 2018
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Roxanne H, Guest Relations Manager at Fig Tree Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 December 2018

We are so pleased you enjoyed your time with us. Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review. We look forward to serving you again soon.

Reviewed 22 November 2018

The Fig Tree offers both inside and outside dining, weather permitting. On the evening we visited the temperature was cold and outside dining was not an option. The service is superb and the food is delicious. While a couple of menu items were not available,...More

Date of visit: November 2018
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Roxanne H, Guest Relations Manager at Fig Tree Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 27 November 2018

We absolutely love hearing stories like yours; it is the guests that return and recommend us that has kept us open for 47 years. Thank you for your kind review. We look forward to serving you again soon.

Reviewed 11 November 2018 via mobile

The staff was friendly the dinning room was clean and easy to navigate. To be honest, I thought the estiblashment would be pretentious. I was very surprised. The staff was very friendly, described the menu perfectly and was very accommodating. Now the food- the best...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank SammyTulsa
Roxanne H, Guest Relations Manager at Fig Tree Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 14 November 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a lovely review. It was a pleasure serving you and we can't wait to see you again on your next trip to San Antonio.

Reviewed 25 October 2018

When we arrived at the Fig Tree, there was a large group of people in the garden under a tarp (a sign board indicated a Radiology Group.) We were led upstairs to a small four table room cordoned off from the rest of the restaurant...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank robin082
Reviewed 19 October 2018

We felt like we were treated very specially, for no good reason - just because that's how they treat everyone! We enjoyed visiting with the owner (?), a French woman, about wines, and she guided us to an absolutely great French wine that complemented our...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank stork90
Roxanne H, Guest Relations Manager at Fig Tree Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 23 October 2018

This is such a great review; thank you for taking the time to write such a beautiful description of your experience with us. The French woman who helped you is our manager at The Fig Tree. You are absolutely correct, we live to serve our...More

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Danny V
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Response from seat38a | Reviewed this property |
I went in a polo and shorts. No one complained.
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18 February 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
28 August 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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