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Fig Tree Restaurant

515 Villita St, Behind the Little Rhein Steak House and Hilton Palacio del Rio, San Antonio, TX 78205
+1 210-224-1976
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good22%
  • Average6%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“beef wellington” (34 reviews)
“baked alaska” (15 reviews)
“escargot” (12 reviews)
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International, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
515 Villita St, Behind the Little Rhein Steak House and Hilton Palacio del Rio, San Antonio, TX 78205
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I started calling Fig Tree in Oct 17 to reserve a table for my family NYE dinner as we were travelling from Australia for my 50th birthday. I called many times as it was a special event and the menu was not written and not...More

Thank Maree I
Roxanne H, Event Coordinator at Fig Tree Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Roxanne H, Event Coordinator at Fig Tree Restaurant, responded to this review Dear Ms. Ingram, I sincerely apologize if you did not receive the table you requested and had an unsatisfactory experience at our venue. In the 2 conversations we had, I expressed that window...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Maybe because of x'mas weekend, the food was not bad but ordinary, betrayed our high anticipation. Menu is limited. That usually suggests better quality at such a reputed restaurant. Wrong. But service was good. The partial view of river walk illuminated with x'mas lighting was...More

Thank terry h
Roxanne H, Public Relations Manager at Fig Tree Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear Terry, I apologize that your experience fell short of your expectations. Customer experience is of the utmost importance to us. Our menu is hand selected to reflect items that are in season and dishes appropriate for the time of year. Because we update our...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have read so many reviews before I chose to dine at Fig Tree because some reviewers praised about how good the beef wellington and baked alaska were. First of all, these 2 items were not on the regular menu, so the server told me...More

Thank CoCoLau
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food was magnificent and the setting very nice. Too cold to sit outside, but the inside of the restaurant is very cozy but not too crowded. Our waiter was excellent, but the rest of the staff could use an upgrade if this restaurant wants...More

Thank Chandra P
Roxanne H, Public Relations Manager at Fig Tree Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear Chandra, I wanted to write to you and inform you we had a sit down with our staff and asked them to be more courteous to guests that were not their own. Our servers are great, they truly are, however, sometimes they do rush...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We ate at Fig Tree tonight and it was great! Our waitress (young girl with dark brown/black hair sorry I am terrible at remembering names!) was very sweet and helpful. We had a great table right in front of the window with a perfect view...More

Thank Erin B
Roxanne H, Public Relations Manager at Fig Tree Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear Erin, Thank you for your review! We are so happy your meal was fantastic and your server (Either Meghan or Sierra) did a great job. We hope to see you again soon! Sincerely, Erin S Guest Relations Fig Tree Restaurant

Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

Excellent choice for a business group dinner. Menu includes a la carte selections and several specials. Impressive wine list. Very friendly service. Reservations are a must.

Thank Strowd1
Reviewed 22 November 2017

With a group of 6 on Girl's Trip, and wanted to eat at nice restaurant. We were just on the RiverWalk looking for something, and found the Fig Tree. The very nice greeter asked if we had a reservation. Sadly, no, we replied, and there...More

Thank Alice C
Reviewed 13 November 2017

We were a party of 7 business associates attending a conference at the Hyatt Regency down Riverwalk. The climb up to the dining room from Riverwalk on bricks and stairs was not easy and not well lit. We were all seated at a comfortable round...More

Thank WorldCruiseGuy
Reviewed 9 November 2017

Ate here alone while in town for a conference. Promptly seated on the outdoor terrace with a view of the Riverwalk, which was lovely. Had the roasted quail for an appetizer which was perfectly cooked, easy to debone, and had a great pate on top....More

Thank bjackrian
Reviewed 6 November 2017

My wife and I were in San Antonio for a conference recently. Our two favorite meals were at Biga on the Banks and The Fig Tree. At The Fig Tree we ate outside on the terrace on a beautiful night. The menu and specials selection...More

Thank timfromnj
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Questions & Answers
Danny V
11 August 2016|
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Response from seat38a | Reviewed this property |
I went in a polo and shorts. No one complained.
18 February 2016|
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Response from sneezenwheez | Reviewed this property |
There are multiple specials daily. I would call the restaurant.
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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 42 - US$ 62
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 515 Villita St, Behind the Little Rhein Steak House and Hilton Palacio del Rio, San Antonio, TX 78205
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  San Antonio>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 210-224-1976
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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
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