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FIG

91
TripExpert Score based on reviews in 11 publications
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Top 1% in Charleston About the TripExpert Score

11 expert recommendations

52

Bon Appétit

The refined Southern-cuisine restaurant that started it all. Full review →

14

Concierge

The name stands for Food Is Good, and nightly crowds at this hip local hot spot can attest to that statement.

8

Condé Nast Traveler

Old enough to be considered an institution, but still creative enough to wow the locals who have favored it for years, Fig is one of Charleston’s biggest success stories. Full review →

6

Fodor's Tick Choice

Spend an evening here for fresh-off-the-farm ingredients cooked with unfussy, flavorful finesse. Full review →

1

Frommer's 34

Menus are seasonal, but always include plenty of local seafood; think cornflower-dusted jumbo flounder, triggerfish with Carolina gold rice grits, and luscious Caper’s Blades oysters. Full review →

64

goop

Arguably one of the best restaurants downtown, Fig is run by self-taught chef, Mike Lata, who is also the mastermind behind The Ordinary. Full review →

2

Lonely Planet Tick Top Choice

Foodies swoon over inspired nouvelle-Southern fare like crispy pig's trotters (that means 'feet' – local and hormone-free, of course) with celery-root remoulade in this rustic-chic dining room. Full review →

48

Tasting Table

FIG is an acronym for "food is good," a no-frills philosophy that continues to guide Mike Lata's award- winning kitchen Full review →

12

Travel + Leisure

The kitchen consistently churns out marvels such as duck egg tartine, mangalitsa prosciutto with sage and persimmon, fluffy ricotta gnocchi, and locally caught fish stew loaded with flavor. Full review →

59

Where

From roasted suckling pig to grilled amberjack with crushed yellow finn potatoes, the daily-changing menu at FIG (Food Is Good) is inspired by the seasons and home cooking Full review →

19

Zagat

“Charleston’s original farm-to-table superstar”, this Ansonborough American helmed by chef Jason Stanhope offers a seasonal menu of “stunning” dishes. Full review →

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