FIG & OLIVE Uptown

4.2
2289 reviews
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$31 to $50
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Mediterranean
Top tags:
  • Casual
  • Good for a Date
  • Neighbourhood Gem
Savor the Flavors of the Mediterranean Region
At FIG & OLIVE, each dish is prepared with a special olive oil. Our selection of Extra Virgin Olive Oils include some of the finest olive oils of the Mediterranean region. FIG & OLIVE brings you authentic, fresh and flavorful ingredients, simple yet refined dishes, the health benefits of the olive oil and the Mediterranean diet, and antioxidant quality of figs & olives.

“FIG & OLIVE Kitchen and Tasting Bar, leaves no doubt about its Mediterranean loyalties. The chalk-white stucco walls evoke the region, and the menu is dominated by dishes prepared with olive oil” (New York Times April 2005)

We have selected wonderful wines from the South of France, Spain and Italy to accompany your culinary journey around the Mediterranean region. Twenty six wines are served by the glass so you can travel from the Provence, to the Tuscan and to the Rioja regions.

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Sun 11:00AM - 11:45AM 3:00PM - 5:00PM 8:15PM - 10:00PM
Mon - Tue 11:00AM - 11:45AM 3:00PM - 5:00PM 8:15PM - 9:45PM
Wed - Sat 11:00AM - 11:45AM 3:00PM - 5:00PM 8:15PM - 10:00PM

What 2289 People Are Saying
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4.1
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4.0
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3.8
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78% of people would recommend it to a friend
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LM
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 5Food 4Service 5Ambience 5

We got a late reservation and the service was still excellent. Our waiter and [I think] restaurant floor manager were very kind and accommodating. My friends and I enjoyed our time and would definitely recommend the restaurant to a friend visiting or in the Uptown area

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KH
1 review
Dined on 19 March 2019
Overall 4Food 5Service 4Ambience 4

I was meeting a friend for an early lunch and couldn't have picked a nice place. The food and service was exceptional. They also did not rush us. We appreciated this and could have a leisurely lunch on a Tuesday. Service was very good, and the waiter was knowledgeable about the food. Highly recommend.

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OT
9 reviews
Dined on 16 March 2019
Overall 1Food 2Service 1Ambience 1

Since I have used OpenTable this has been the worst dining experience I have had. The first two employees we met upon entering had no idea what we were saying in regards to our reservation or our guests that we were meeting. They sat us right next to the kitchen which was the last table in the restaurant although we were one of the earliest diners there. My chair was broken. It took 15 minutes and then i had to ask a busboy to get me a waitress to order drinks. I don’t have to ask the waitress after drinks arrived if we could have some bread. Considering that I have been to fig and Olive’s all over I am accustomed to them delivering one bread and choices of olive oil and balsamic vinegar with explanations as to which ones are which. The bread was cold there was no explanation. The bruschetta that we ordered I could swear it was on Ryebread and without any crunch. The short ribs came out dry bye-bye and what the bass was served over one could not tell because it was burnt. Absolutely the worst.

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RP
1 review
Dined on 13 March 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Good food, creative menu, served in a quiet and conversation friendly environment. Service was prompt, friendly and professional. Will definitely return.

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LC
1 review
Dined on 12 March 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

They honored my request for a high top table near the window and service was efficient and we weren’t rushed. Food excellent and nice wine served

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AK
4 reviews
Dined on 12 March 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Everything was perfect. We had a lovely, delicious time. Thanks!

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P
29 reviews
Dined on 12 March 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Perfect spot to meet someone for lunch or dinner. Food is reliably good.Atmosphere is friendly, attractive and service good. Five stare because it does an excellent job for type of place.

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V
36 reviews
Dined on 9 March 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

Friendly welcome, excellent service and food choices that were all tasting very good indeed.

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A
5 reviews
Dined on 9 March 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

The atmosphere was brilliant for me and my partner for our date night. She enjoyed herself and so did I.
The food was excellent and the service was spot on.

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b
1 review
Dined on 8 March 2019
Overall 4Food 4Service 4Ambience 4

Good food and wait-staff. The only problem was some over eager busters who took plates away too soon -0 while we were still eating. We complained and they brought back the plates.

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j
11 reviews
Dined on 8 March 2019
Overall 3Food 3Service 4Ambience 4

Fig & Olive came highly recommended but we were disappointed. The menu noted an olive oil tasting before the meal -- but it was not offered. My roasted cauliflower appetizer and our group's main courses (Lamb Chops, Mediterranean Tasting, Lemon Chicken and Costini) were ok but nothing special. Maybe we caught an off night.

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OT
1 review
Dined on 4 March 2019
Overall 1Food 3Service 1Ambience 3

The service was horrific and slow. I brought it to the waiter’s attention twice but it didn’t change anything. I wouldn’t go back.

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C
1 review
Dined on 1 March 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Loved the food, great service and super comfortable for talking!

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RW
4 reviews
Dined on 1 March 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Fantastic food and a great atmosphere !!!

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T
4 reviews
Dined on 24 February 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Really enjoyed our late lunch here. The restaurant is narrow so can sometimes be a tight squeeze between tables, but it provides for a cozy atmosphere with natural light. I loved the FIG + OLIVE salad + Salmon. Decent size salmon addition. We enjoyed a bottle of chardonnay with our meal which was delightful. Boyfriend had the avocado toast - it's a delicious piece of art. Last, we had the apple tart -- MUST TRY!

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M
44 reviews
Dined on 23 February 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Came here for a quiet Sunday brunch. refreshing that you can actually sit and hear each other speak! Poached eggs with prosciutto and sald was perfectly prepared. Coffee is good. Prices are fair for the neighborhood. Definitely a spot to keep in mind for another time I'm around the area.

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OT
1 review
Dined on 19 February 2019
Overall 3Food 3Service 2Ambience 4

Good experience, unfortunately there is no cost check

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S
92 reviews
Dined on 19 February 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 4Ambience 4

Such wonderful food. Delicate hunks of bread served with three different oils for dipping. A triad of choices for entrees. Good choices for wine. What more could anyone want?

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OT
6 reviews
Dined on 16 February 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

Lovely food and great service.

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AG
2 reviews
Dined on 15 February 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Very kind server and delicious food

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TW
11 reviews
Dined on 15 February 2019
Overall 4Food 4Service 4Ambience 4

Always good. Great menu with something for everyone. Convenient location.

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OT
1 review
Dined on 14 February 2019
Overall 3Food 5Service 3Ambience 4

I requested a more private/quiet table in the reservation notes and watched the host not even check my reservation or notes when I arrived. Although the waitress was very nice, I rarely saw her. I was a bit upset because I was finishing my meal and my date still didn't receive their steak.. turns out they didn't start cooking it yet. We ended up taking 80% of the steak and the dessert to go.
I would like to try the other locations, hopefully the service will be better for the price. I did like the open concept of this location and was very upset with the table we ended up getting. I did appreciate everyone was very nice and kept refilling our waters.

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WZ
1 review
Dined on 14 February 2019
Overall 1Food 1Service 1Ambience 1

We had eaten at the uptown Fig & Olive many times in the past. We decided to go there for Valentine’s Day this year. A disaster !! Slow service, limited menu !!

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B
23 reviews
Dined on 11 February 2019
Overall 3Food 3Service 3Ambience 3

The restaurant clearly has had its best time. It needs some passionate management. The food was OK. Nice wine list.

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LD
4 reviews
Dined on 10 February 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Restaurant was small but charming, clean, service was fabulous and friendly and the food was delicious
! i would highly recommend

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MA
1 review
Dined on 8 February 2019
Overall 4Food 4Service 3Ambience 3

The strong scent of truffle oil that permeates the small restaurant is wonderful. My table was not ready so I had to wait at the bar which is inconveniently situated I a tight space where waiters are coming by with dishes and patrons are walking to and from their tables. No one offered to check my cost so I felt like an elephant 🐘 n a china shop until my table was ready. The tables are tight and the place is noisy. The food is wonderful but, guys, you need a larger space. I will try one of your other locations. Maybe the layout is roomier.

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WS
2 reviews
Dined on 8 February 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

A bowl of soup, 3 crostini, one dish of autumn veg and a glass of Pinot all in contemporary portions was enough to more than satisfy. Each bite was a marvel, each plate beautifully done, our waiter was just the right blend of professional and warm. The room was small but each diner knew they were there for a something special. Fig & Olive is a must do agai!

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CK
8 reviews
Dined on 4 February 2019
Overall 2Food 2Service 1Ambience 4

Rude wait staff, especially our waitress. And none of us LOVED our food...will not go back there again.

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OT
1 review
Dined on 3 February 2019
Overall 4Food 5Service 4Ambience 5

The food was super good! We came for restaurant week and got the prefix brunch menu. The Mushroom croquettes were so delicious, I almost ordered more. We tried the crostini’s and the salmon was my favorite. The Paella was super tasty and filling, I would come back in a heartbeat.

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NG
11 reviews
Dined on 2 February 2019
Overall 3Food 3Service 4Ambience 4

One of those menus that is much better on paper than what comes out. For the price, it’s sub par for NYC

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FA
3 reviews
Dined on 2 February 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Great food! Unexpected and delightful! Loved my waitstaff, so helpful and kind. A cozy casual dining place for anyone.

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D
10 reviews
Dined on 2 February 2019
Overall 4Food 5Service 3Ambience 3

Good food. Service was a little slow.

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K
3 reviews
Dined on 2 February 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 3Ambience 4

Went for late Saturday afternoon lunch...every dish was better than the last! Hanger steak cooked to perfection.

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KD
14 reviews
Dined on 2 February 2019
Overall 3Food 2Service 3Ambience 1

Worst FO location ever, our table was next to the kitchen, all we saw was a scramble and our order was wrong. I like the staff, the location needs a major renovation, please don't seat your customers next to the chaos

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s
1 review
Dined on 31 January 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

Love the variety of starters, that’s the restaurant’s strength

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OT
2 reviews
Dined on 29 January 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Amazing wait staff. From the bussers to the servers (shout out to Angel and Bilyana) the manager was also really cool (thanks Ray!!) I not only enjoyed the food but the service. They are consistent with their staff and the staff is always friendly!! Will continue to come here not only for restaurant week but during their regular season as well! Thanks! 5 stars here!!!

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j
8 reviews
Dined on 28 January 2019
Overall 5Food 4Service 5Ambience 5

Went for restaurant week and enjoyed the lunch we had. Would come again with friends. Beautiful location.

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D
27 reviews
Dined on 27 January 2019
Overall 3Food 3Service 5Ambience 4

Food has gotten very pricey here. Food was merely ok. Lettuce in my salad had bits of old, slimy pieces. Had short ribs. Consisted of one partial short rib with frisée on the side. With the salad and dessert, $42 for restaurant week. Wine prices are very high.

Disappointing.

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WB
1 review
Dined on 27 January 2019
Overall 1Food 2Service 1Ambience 2

Pretty boring food, poor value and impersonal service
Went there for a birthday celebration
Very off handed greeter
Even at restaurant week - way over priced for what was served

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OT
1 review
Dined on 27 January 2019
Overall 1Food 3Service 1Ambience 4

My wife and I went out to celebrate NY restaurant week as we are big foodies and like to dine in places that we have never been before. My wife and I are expecting and after going over the drink menu we found some really good mock tails that she became excited to try. When the waiter finally came to take our drink order after seating bringing bread and taking the drink order of a couple that had come in way after us we called out 3 mock tails which all were shot down because they did not have the ingredients to make them. Finally settling for a non alcoholic white wine to go with my red Cabernet Sauvignon. When the waiter came back to the table with my Cab he had also come back with 3 options of juice in a bottle for my wife and not the wine that we requested. Unwilling to continue with asking for items on the menu and not being able to have them we settled for one if the juice options. Once we received our meal was very good and we enjoyed the short ribs very much. We all of the sudden has a new server who came to ask if we were ok and to bring us our check. Our original server had left us and didn’t say anything about a change. My wife and I love to dine out and have enjoyed the service of establishments such as Tao downtown, Mr Chow and The Polo Bar and felt that Fig & olive would be up to par with the likes of such places but we left somewhat disappointed as we were very excited coming into dinner.

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