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Fig Tree Restaurant

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515 Villita St, San Antonio, TX 78205
+1 210-224-1976
18:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 18:00 - 22:00
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Houston, Texas
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22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food was average. Service was deplorable. Expected a much better experience. Staff argued and made scenes in front of patrons. We will not make a second visit.

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Roxanne H, Event Coordinator at Fig Tree Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We appreciate you bringing this to our attention. I would be happy discuss any details so that we can address this matter further. Please feel to contact me directly through our website. I look forward to hearing from you. Kind Regards, More 

Highland, Maryland
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was our second visit to the Fig Tree. This time we had the special, Beef Wellington. It was delicious, with fresh asparagus and creamy mashed potatoes. Our waitress, Jeanette, was efficient and delightful. We will definitely be returning!

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Wyomissing, Pennsylvania
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198 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

We wandered up and down the Riverwalk looking for a restaurant that had a bit of a different menu. This one had a great variety. We had duck and it was wonderful, the black rice and the salad was delicious. The tables outside were positioned so you could view the river while dining. There were little white lights in the... More 

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Sarasota, Florida
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22 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

What an extraordinary place, unbelievable, fantastic food, incredible service, wine list to die for - this is a place for those that love fine food, fine wine, and people who care about you and your comfort and joy for the evening. This is one of the single best restaurants we have ever been to - you must must go here... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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10 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

We dined at the Fig Tree Restaurant on Wednesday, September 21st in the third floor private dining room. The five-course meal was fantastic and enjoyed by our group. The steaks and drum were particularly tasty. Also, the service was outstanding. I would highly recommend this restaurant.

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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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46 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

I would return to Fig Tree in a heartbeat. We love fine dining and it is certainly what they deliver. Servers, food and atmosphere were top notch. One note to make, we had reserved a table outside. Upon arrival, asked if there was seating inside as it was still quite "warm" outside. Staff remarked that they could seat us inside... More 

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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

We stopped by for a glass of wine and appetizer before the show La Vallita Arneson Theater. The restaurant has a quaint feel with different levels overlooking the Riverwalk. We had the lump crab cake, wild sauteed mushrooms and asparagus. All tasted fresh and flavorful. The wine list was ample. The wait staff was knowledgeable. We overall had a fine... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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43 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

Fantastic dining experience! Service was attentive without overly prying. The beef wellington and medallions were both amazing, some of the most tender steak we have had in awhile.

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San Antonio, Texas
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2016

Food was awful. Ordered the ribeye and beef Wellington. The ribeye was worse then the quality that you would order at a run down steak place. The beef Wellington is going to my dog. The cost of the dinner was way too expensive for what was provided. Don't waste your money

1 Thank fortino77
Orchard Park, New York
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41 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

Found this gem while visiting for a conference. Sat on the patio overlooking the river walk. Great service and food. The fish was cooked perfectly.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 42 - US$ 85
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Good for
View, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 515 Villita St, San Antonio, TX 78205
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  San Antonio>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 210-224-1976
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.Delicate, highly composed dishes such as Tournedos Rossini with Perigourdine Sauce, Seared Nori Tempura Yellow Fin Tuna and Cold Water Australian Lobster with Drawn Butter are menu stand-outs. Tableside flamed desserts include Bananas Foster over Vanilla Ice Cream and traditional Baked Alaska.Historically referred to as the Gray-Guilbeau House, the building is named for James Gray and French consul Francois Guilbeau who bought the house from Gray in 1853. The house saw many owners, including the Henshaw family, and was the last of the private dwellings in La Villita.The Phelps family purchased the home in December of 1970 as their personal residence. Visitors to the home were enthralled with its historical significance and ambiance. Prompted by this the family voted to share the house with all, and the Fig Tree Restaurant was born.Mr. and Mrs. Frank Phelps opened the Fig Tree Restaurant on March 17, 1971, and the family has continuously operated the restaurant ever since.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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