What is the proper attire?

We recommend business attire or dressy casual wear.  A collared shirt and dress pants are appropriate for men and business wear or formal casual attire will be most comfortable for women. While a jacket and tie are not necessary, many of our male guests do wear suits. T-shirts, shorts and casual sandals are not common. Please dress comfortably for the weather for outside seating.  Hats are not permitted in any of our seating areas, inside or outside.

Is your building accessible?

Our first floor entry; dining rooms, bar, and porch are accessible, and we have a ground floor, gender-neutral accessible restroom. Due to the historic nature of our building, the majority of our dining rooms are on the second floor, so when making your reservation please mention if you require first floor dining.

Where should I park?

There is a private parking lot located to the right of The Fig Tree Restaurant. Additional parking can be found on Louise Avenue.

What credit cards are accepted at The Fig Tree Restaurant?

We accept all major credit cards, including American Express and Discover.

Are reservations required?

Reservations are highly recommended. Outdoor dining is only available over the phone, and outdoor times will not appear on OpenTable.

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Do you accommodate large groups and private events?

Yes, we can accommodate groups of between 10 – 38 guests in any of our dining rooms or on our porch (following guidelines set by the CDC under Phase 2.) Please call 704-332-3322 or email contactus@charlottefigtree.com for additional details.

Do you sell gift cards? How can I purchase one?

We have gift cards available in any amount. You may purchase one over the phone by calling 704-332-3322, in person at the restaurant any day from 2:00 pm – close, or through our website. All gift cards not picked up in person will be sent through the U.S. Mail. We recommend allowing one full week for the gift cards to arrive. We do not currently offer electronic gift cards.

How can I find out about events happening at The Fig Tree Restaurant?

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What are The Fig Tree Restaurant’s holiday hours?

We are closed annually in observance of the following holidays:

  • New Years Day
  • Super Bowl Sunday
  • Memorial Day
  • 4th of July
  • Labor Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Christmas Eve
  • Christmas Day

On all other dates we hold regular dinner hours.

What procedures are you following since re-opening during COVID-19?

Your health and safety, as well as the health and safety of our staff, is extremely important to us. We are following the CDC and Governor Cooper’s guidelines, and as of May 14, 2021, we no longer require masks in the building. You are welcome to wear a mask if you choose. 

Do you have outdoor seating?

Our outdoor tables are available for reservations over the phone, and will not show up as options on OpenTable. We have a Covered Porch, and also a Lower Covered Patio. Our Covered Porch has newly-installed infrared heaters in the ceiling, and offers weather curtains which can be lowered for extreme wind and rain. Our Lower Covered Patio features a newly-built awning, along with umbrellas, and freestanding propane heaters. We also offer fleece lap blankets for extra comfort. Plans for infrared heaters to be installed on the Lower Patio are in the works – stay tuned!

Do you offer carryout?

Our full dinner menu is available for take-out. You may call us at 704-332-3322 during regular business hours, for pickup in 20-30 minutes. You may come inside to pay and pick up if you like, or we are happy to take payment over the phone and bring the food to your car curbside. In addition, our entire wine list is available for retail sale. 

How do I order a Mixed Wine Pack?

We are offering a mixed case of wine, with a different theme each month. We order a limited supply at the beginning of the month, and re-order as needed throughout the month. Please email sara@charlottefigtree.com with your Pre-Order, and include your phone number so that we may call you for payment and pickup instructions. We may also have packs in-house for you to pick up with your dining reservation, depending on availability. We are also happy to put together a customized pack for you on request.