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Beet salad at FIG Charleston

Tomato, goat cheese, and pine nut salad

No point in burying the lede here.  I can tell you about FIG Charleston in three words: Eat here now.  Forget about the price --- yes, it's pricy --- or that you need to make reservations at least a week in advance for even a Wednesday night.  Go there.  Eat there.  And believe in what FIG stands for: Food is Good.

Lobster bisque

Lobster bisque with basil oil

Vegetable plate at FIG Charleston


Vegetable plate with mashed potatoes, kale, roasted beets, farro with cauliflower, caramelized onions, the BEST sunchokes EVER, and maitake mushrooms

Abacor jack at FIG

Grilled abacor jack with beluga lentils, roasted sunchokes, and kale

Sticky toffee pudding at FIG Charleston

Sticky toffee pudding

Chocolate budino at FIG Charleston

Chocolate budino at FIG Charleston

Chocolate budino

Chocolate budino with sea salt, crouton, and olive oil

Are you still here?  Shouldn't you be booking the next flight to Charleston?  And making a reservation at FIG?  When you do, drool, eat, and then send me pictures so I can drool some more.


FIG Charleston
232 Meeting Street
Charleston SC
(843) 805-5900

FIG on Urbanspoon

07/01/2011 15:17
god that food looks amazing! Next time I'm in Charleston I'll be sure to check it out!
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07/06/2011 08:53
You should! It's wonderful - we were very impressed.
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07/01/2011 17:13
How funny! We literally walked past FIG Charleston yesterday - we stopped at a pet friendly spot to eat before walking past this venue but your pictures make us want to get a dog sitter. :)
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07/06/2011 08:51
Charleston is so pet-friendly isn't it? I think getting a dog sitter is a very good idea and then making a reservation to eat there!
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07/02/2011 02:11
oh My,...I saw this post before even having eaten breakfast...how can what I will eat today compare to this!!!! And the dessert. I WANT those desserts.
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07/05/2011 09:37
Yes to desserts. Their desserts were the best. And who said that you can't have dessert for breakfast? :)
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07/02/2011 03:24
I used to live there and never ate there. Pretty much everywhere else though. God I miss it there.
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07/06/2011 08:48
Charleston's lovely! We really enjoyed our time in that city - we were surprised by how it's kind of like Savannah but a little less quaint and more "big city."
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07/02/2011 03:40
Everything looks delicious. I can see why you need to book in advance!
07/06/2011 08:46
There aren't many places we eat at where we need reservations well in advance because we never know where we will be but I knew that we wanted to eat here as soon as we started planning to go to Charleston.
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07/03/2011 17:02
Wow the food looks there looks, and sounds amazing. I don't think I'm going to Charleston anytime soon, but I've already bookmarked Fig on yelp because of this post. Thanks.
07/05/2011 09:36
If you're in Charleston, you definitely should go! It's wonderful (though pricey).
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07/03/2011 21:22
You take the best food photos -- these even have me contemplating trying goat cheese! Never thought that day would come. ;)
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07/05/2011 09:32
Ahhh . . . goat cheese is SO good! One of my favorites and if I can make you consider trying it, I think I've done my good deed for the day!
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12/27/2013 09:18
OMG! These pics make me crazy and hungry)))
06/05/2015 02:45
Annie gilson
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