FIG

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4.8 rating over 4 reviews

843-805-5900

232 Meeting St ( )

Charleston, SC 29401

Neighborhoods: South of Broad

 
Description: FIG is a Mediterranean, Bistro, and Breakfast restaurant where most Menuism users came for fun with friends, paid more than $50, and tipped more than 18%.
Tags: Mediterranean, Fresh, Local Haute Cuisine, Central Location, Bistro, Good For Kids, Breakfast, Parking, Lunch, and Dinner
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  • 8 dishes entered by diners at FIG
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Upscale Neighborhood Bistro serving a daily changing menu with seasonal, local ingredients.

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  • 4 reviews
  • First reviewed by housold
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Gayot
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14 / 20
Price:
$$$$$

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Classy/Casual

Bring cash. Lots of cash (or credit cards, no checks). Make reservations. Dress nice (don’t know that there is ‘code’ but the atmosphere and ‘cost’ certainly seem to make it a good idea. Our Charleston buddies were treating – wanting to show us ‘other things’ besides the soul food places! We’ve been to places that are fairly pricey – but when the appetizers are little bitty and the menu price is the amount of a whole meal in some places, I say “bring cash”. The atmosphere is very nice – when you see full place china settings, lovely glassware and cloth (table & napkins) – it gives you a “laid back elegant” feel. I sound like a “country cousin” visiting the big city for first time – but, I’ve been around – from the outside, I was not really prepared for the interior or the menu. Bottom line, it was great service, not “stuffy”, the food good – comfortable and all, just turned out to be more expensive for what you get – not for the “faint of heart” in the pocketbook. I’m harping on that – glad we were not paying, but hated for our friends to spend all that.

Dishes I tried:

Mustard Crusted Flounder

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Husband and the others had this. Everyone said they liked it – it looked “interesting” – covered with a sauce and sautéed greens and onions.

Suckling pig

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It was another one of those “interesting” plate concoctions…square piece of “pork” on the plate, with sautéed greens and things around it. It’s like when you see cooking “contests” and part of the deal is to make a “pretty plate” .. you don’t get a whole lot of food, but it looks nice. The flavor to this was great – I do not mean to sound unenthusiastic, still just a bit on edge because of the price.

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Well-deserved reputation for incredible food

It’s hard to be original about how fabulous this restaurant is — almost everything wonderful has already been said about it, and there’s excellent reason. Simple, warm decor, phenomenally professional server willing to make the hard choices when a diner just can’t, and exquisite food. Just exquisite.

The menu is set each day based on the best things available — usually two or three seafood items, beef, lamb, and the vegetables are perfection.

But save room for dessert: the sticky sorghum cake defies explanation. How can anything that simple be that incredible?

Dishes I tried:

Grilled triggerfish

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Beautifully grilled, tender, mild white fish, generous portion, served over new potatoes and asparagus in the spring. Not flashy, but perfect.

sticky sorghum cake with caramel ice cream

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If there were six stars, this silky, almost gingerbread-like morsel would easily deserve them. And a large dollop of homemade seriously caramel ice cream beside it — to die for!

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Always fabulous!

I am always amazed at all the wonderful and unique food this restaurant has. Reservations can be hard to come by, but you can always try for a last minute seat at the bar.

Dishes I tried:

Hanger steak

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Prepared perfectly with the most wonderful sauce – almost could have cut it with a fork it was so tender. The multiple types of mushrooms were the perfect compliment.

asparagus soup

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Never tried asparagus as soup. I was not disappointed! Every spoon full was full of flavor and at the bottom pieces of asparagus awaited me!

Sorghum cake

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It looks so plain, but tastes just the opposite. Light and oh so flavorful and the ice cream served with it made it that much better.

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Incredible dining

I thoroughly enjoyed every aspect of this restaurant. Nice atmosphere the ‘from the farm to your table’ freshness, knowledgeable staff and awesome taste. FIG=Food Is Good, loves up toits monaker!

Dishes I tried:

asparagus soup

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with a dallop of sour cream and the bit of country ham, this was a delicious start

Hanaer steak

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Cooked to perfection with a yummy, yummy sauce, Over spinach with many different mushrooms, And ample portion too!

Sorghum cake

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OH MY GOD delicious!!!!Accompanied with housemade Walnut ice cream and a butterscotch drizzle! OMG!

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