"FIG's staff is gracious + knowledgeable, and the food is singularly memorable even in a town swamped with dining options."

Southern Living

Garden & Gun

For Chef Mike Lata, Food Is Good. Really Good

“The house that gnocchi built” sits at Hassell and Meeting streets in downtown Charleston, South Carolina. Chef Mike Lata says he’s heard this nickname for his restaurant FIG a time or two, and it makes him smile.

Southern Living

The 28 Best Things to do in Charleston

Try FIG’s famous Tomato Tarte Tatin.

Wine Enthusiast

Southern Swing: A Wine Lover’s Guide to Charleston

Williams praises perennial favorite FIG for its “imaginative list” and “offbeat varietals and producers like orange wine and Muller-Thurgau.”


Seafood and Spirits in Charleston

For dinner: Fig, the restaurant equivalent of a warm kiss on a cold night. Surrounded by burnished mirrors and oxblood walls, I enjoyed a tangy chopped cabbage salad laden with pickled shiitake and a too-delicate-for-this-earth scallop dish.


The Best Restaurants in America

More than half of the restaurants recognized have been here before, and those standard bearers who’ve made it in every time are hereby designated Hall of Famers.

NY Times

A Southern Star Rises in the Lowcountry

There is much to like about Fig, Mike Lata’s pared-down dining room on Meeting Street, Charleston’s main stem.

Post & Courier

20 years in, FIG remains as impressive and relevant as ever

With two decades under its belt, the restaurant is ring on all cylinders, and the food remains as impressive and relevant as ever.


A Review of FIG

For local, creative food in the Lowcountry, FIG is the model.