The Fig Tree Restaurant

515 Villita Street San AntonioTX78205
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Historically referred to as the Gray-Guilbeau House, the building is named for James Gray and French consul Francois Guilbeau who bought the house from Gray in 1853. The house saw many owners, including the Henshaw family, and was the last of the private dwellings in La Villita. The Fig Tree is finally making moves into French food of the 21st century, while preserving the past in both décor...
by binglocal on October 09, 2014 from binglocal


Where to Sit:
If you're in a romantic mood, jockey for the water view "Lovers' Table" in the upstairs Crystal Room. This cozy nook is popular for proposals and anniversaries.
by Citysearch on April 21, 2009 from Citysearch

Editorial Reviews

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 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, with the arrival of French chef Laurent Rea, the kitchen is operating at a level fully worthy of the wine....
by gayot on May 02, 2017 from gayot
The setting on a bend in the San Antonio River is still one of the city’s finest, the tables set with crystal and fine china remain impressive, and the wine list is always of interest. A born-in-France chef also adds credence to a French menu that has evolved ever so slowly into a document worthy of the wine. Seared foie gras with lychees in a balsamic-saké reduction and quail stuffed with...
by gayot on June 23, 2007 from gayot
This Riverwalk standby serves up wonderfully composed dishes in a romantic alfresco atmosphere.:
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Located in a bustling part of the Riverwalk, this relaxing restaurant manages to avoid commercial traps prone to the neighborhood. The dining area is split between a... Pros + outdoor terrace
by by Contributor at Citysearch on October 23, 2006 from Citysearch

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by menuism on June 23, 2019 from menuism