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Fig Bistro

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18 Brook St, Ste 101, Asheville, NC 28803-7764
+1 828-277-0889
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:00
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Mon - Sat 17:30 - 21:00
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Chatan-cho, Japan
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I loved the food and service. I got an amazing dish of banana bread french toast. Parking may be a little difficult but it's worth the patience.

Thank lokipuppy
Columbus, Ohio
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Found it by accident after visiting and deciding not to eat lunch at two nearby restaurants. Extremely nice staff and outstanding food. Definitely will return to the Fig Bistro whenever we are in the area.

Thank ta9052
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45 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Pastas and salads were yummy, wine selections nice, service great and prices very reasonable. Near Biltmore Estate (outside of it about 5 minutes).

Thank Michyii
Annapolis, Maryland
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Wow -- what a great little place! Service was quick and friendly, and the food was absolutely delicious! I had the tomato and red pepper soup to start, and the duck for my entree, which came with roasted brussles sprouts, an apple and arugala salad, spaetzle, and an absolutely delicious mustard and fruit vinaigrette. It was one of the best... More 

Thank Stark301
avlfoodie, Owner at Fig Bistro, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful review! Also, thank you for the comment regarding our bread. We are currently looking at other options. Cheers! More 

Little Rock, Arkansas
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Had a relaxing dinner with my daughter after touring the Biltmore Estate. The meal was delicious and the waitstaff was very attentive. I had lamb sausage on a bed of eggs and lentils and my daughter had pasta bolognese. I would definitely visit again on my next trip to Asheville.

Thank mdc2007
Chattanooga, Tennessee, United States
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210 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017

Small restaurant with amazing food. Short menu, but good options. Quiet and intimate. I would not recommend for children. Located inside a larger brick building. Near Biltmore. I would definitely recommend trying it out! We have been twice now and loved it both times.

Thank PSimms
Columbus, Ohio
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158 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2017

We were a group of 7, so they had us seated front and center. It was nice -- not so sure how the people around us felt about our taking up half the restaurant (it is small). Everybody enjoyed the food. I just had the fried oyster appetizer, which came with a really nice slaw/salad. My husband had the burger,... More 

Thank artsiren
Asheville, North Carolina
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32 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017

I walked into this place and walked right out. It is too noisy to eat there. I had visitors from Charlotte and wanted to try something different. We had to look somewhere else.

Thank blouise2016
Asheville, North Carolina
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29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2017

Better yet, hope you don't know them! Asheville is a small town if you've lived here any length of time. If you're coming as a tourist, no worries. It wouldn't qualify as romantic though, the tables are just too close.

Thank travelinggirl828
avlfoodie, Owner at Fig Bistro, responded to this review

We prefer the term "cozy". ;) More 

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51 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Over the last three months we've gone to Fig three times for a burger and fries. The first time, both were good. The second time, they were mediocre such that burger had little taste and the fries were not as crisp as they should have been. The third time, the burger and fries were terrible. The burger, despite all the... More 

Thank garysanta
avlfoodie, Owner at Fig Bistro, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. While we love good reviews, but it's the critical ones that allow us the opportunity to improve. I'm extremely sorry that your recent vists to FIG have been less than fabulous. I will provide your feedback to the kitchen and promptly address your concerns. Hopefully during your visit you expressed your concerns to your server... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 - 15:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 Brook St, Ste 101, Asheville, NC 28803-7764
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Asheville
  • Phone Number: +1 828-277-0889

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?