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Fig Tree Restaurant

515 Villita St. (S. Alamo St.) Send to Phone
210-224-1976 | Menu
Fig Tree’s mostly French food no longer plays second-fiddle to the setting.
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Fig Tree Restaurant Restaurant Review

: Fig Tree’s location, on a bend in the San Antonio River, is one of the waterway’s finest. Tables are set with crystal and fine china, and the wine list is always of much-more-than-average interest with its selection of vintage Bordeaux and boutique bottles from the Pacific Northwest. Happily, the kitchen has turned the menu into a document worthy of the wine. A vol au vent of Burgundy snails sets the tone for entrées, which include tournedos Rossini and duck breast en sous vide. Beef Wellington may wow traditionalists, but more invention is apparent in the Tuesday and Wednesday prix-fixe menus offering the likes of shrimp and green papaya salad, lapin au vin and goose egg pound cake with macerated strawberries. More standard desserts include a chocolate bombe consisting of hazelnut cake bedecked with ganache-coated chocolate mousse. Neither that nor the tableside-torched baked Alaska ever needs to change.

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