FIG & OLIVE DC

4.6
2431 reviews
$30 and under
Cocktail Bar

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Afternoon Coffee
The heart of Washington, DC is home to a sliver of the French Riviera in FIG & OLIVE DC | CityCenter. Here, guests can escape from the commotion of Downtown DC to indulge in a glass of rosé on our al fresco terrace or enjoy an elegant evening with dinner upstairs in our Orchard Rooms. The bar & lounge are buzzy with our happy hours and late night DJ on the weekends while the Wine Room is an accessible area perfect for an effortless get together before an event at the nearby Capital One Arena. During the day, F&O DC is a lunch and brunch favorite of CCDC locals and museum visitors alike.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitising
  • Surfaces sanitised between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitised menu provided
  • Contactless payment available
Physical distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
Protective equipment
  • Waiting staff wear masks
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
  • Staff temperature check required
What 2431 People Are Saying
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4.6based on recent ratings
4.5
Food
4.5
Service
4.7
Ambience
4.2
Value
Noise · Moderate
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OpenTable Diner
Washington DC
10 reviews
Dined on 19 November 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Birthday dinner!! Accommodated allergies very well!!

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OpenTable Diner
New England
3 reviews
Dined on 15 November 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

We had a great time at Fig & Olive. Food was delicious and the service was fantastic!

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LisaR
Baltimore
8 reviews
Dined on 5 November 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

A NY favorite of mine happy to find a DC location. The vibe was very much like Manhattan and the food was fabulous!

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BabyFoodie
Washington DC
16 reviews
Dined on 30 October 2021
Overall5Food4Service4Ambience5

It’s a beautiful relaxing chill vibe at Fig and Olive with good foods!

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OpenTable Diner
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on 23 October 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Fantastic food, service and location eminence!

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Beatriz
Washington DC
7 reviews
Dined on 11 October 2021
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience4

One of the few good restaurants open at lunchtime on a Monday, near City Center.

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vipTroyM
Washington DC
5 reviews
Dined on 6 October 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Lovely staff and meal for my wife and I's anniversary.

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ClaireD
E. Tennessee
2 reviews
Dined on 18 September 2021
Overall2Food2Service3Ambience2

The cocktails were the only thing good about Fig & Olive. I have been to Fig & Olive before and the overall experience has really fallen. The food was mediocre for what it was priced at and we were sat upstairs where the ambiance was really lacking. Will not be going back. There are much better places in DC.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Austin
6 reviews
Dined on 17 September 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

My mom and I had the last dinner at Fig and Olive from our girls trip in DC, food was really good. The hostess was very sweet and gave us a very nice table outside by the fountains and the waitress was very kind to take a picture of us to leave for our memories. We would definitely recommend this place to anyone!

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TimP
New England
12 reviews
Dined on 14 September 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Excellent food and professional and personable service from April!

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HappyDiner
Pittsburgh
64 reviews
Dined on 8 March 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

We had a wonderful meal at Fig and Olive DC. We started with the crostini - a selection of 3. The forest mushroom with truffle and artichoke was our favorite. My partner had the paella and I have the bouillabaisse. Both were prepared with a stunning presentation with flavor to match the appearance. A must visit restaurant when in DC!

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SuzanneM
Washington DC
3 reviews
Dined on 6 March 2020
Overall4Food3Service5Ambience5

The food was great except for the steak

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Cajungirl
New York Area
33 reviews
Dined on 6 March 2020
Overall3Food3Service5Ambience3

Was disappointed to be seated right next to the service station at 6:00 pm in an empty restaurant. Workers talked loudly the entire time we were there. Had an amazing experience there in December. This time service was still excellent but food was barely mediocre. Boulliabaise was over salty with about four ounces of broth. Paella was gummy. Very disappointed. Have heard food is off and on. Bar scene is great and lively. Very loud when crowded.

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Jacqueline
Washington DC
2 reviews
Dined on 5 March 2020
Overall3Food3Service2Ambience4

Great restaurant however service was poor and felt like we were being rushed

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vipPeaches
Washington DC
10 reviews
Dined on 4 March 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

The downstairs bar/lounge area is light-filled and comfortable—like your own living room, but much nicer and with great food and a pleasant staff. Highly recommend.

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MollyF
Washington DC
6 reviews
Dined on 4 March 2020
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience5

Food was tasty, but original salad came out without any toppings. Took a few minutes to get our servers attention, but he happily replaced our salad when we did. Overall good food, a bit pricy, and suggest they add another server upstairs because there was only one and he was doing his best during a super busy lunch rush.

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vipDELICIOUS
Miami
41 reviews
Dined on 2 March 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great place to dine for any occasion

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vipGailT
New York Area
13 reviews
Dined on 1 March 2020
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience4

Jarif the manager swooped in and saved the day! He is quite excellent and elevated our experience!

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Emily
Washington DC
8 reviews
Dined on 1 March 2020
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience4

Good brunch choices, decent service, nice natural lighting during day

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vipSimonee
Washington DC
14 reviews
Dined on 1 March 2020
Overall4Food5Service4Ambience4

My husband and I had a great experience. Our waiter was attentive and very knowledgeable of the menu. The recommendations did not disappoint for the brunch menu. The only concern that we had was when the hostess took too long to seat us, couldn’t find our open table reservation, even after I pulled it up on my phone, and then sat us at a table that had crumbs still in the seat. The ambiance and the fixtures are nice, something you would find at the furniture store RH ( in Tysons- our favorite), yet, there was dust everywhere, in reference to the location of the bottles at the bar, and the ceiling lamps ( that were beautiful, but heavily dusty). In essence of the intricacies, the waiter we had was great with the service, the jazz playing during the brunch was amazing and the Crostini’s were still really delicious. I would still recommend this place, but suggest some up keeping on the housekeeping, along with the women’s restroom. WE would probably try it again if these items were taken care of.

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OpenTable Diner
Baltimore
1 review
Dined on 29 February 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Celebration of buying my sister’s wedding dress at our favorite restaurant in DC!

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vipDineD
Washington DC
12 reviews
Dined on 29 February 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Wonderful experience as always! Food and atmosphere were amazing. Service was top notch!

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vipCharmcity
New York Area
51 reviews
Dined on 28 February 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Fabulous restaurants’!! Beautiful. Delicious. Excellent service. Loved it.,

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vipRichterMaurer
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on 24 February 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Never disappoints!

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vipiliagarritylopez
Orlando
7 reviews
Dined on 22 February 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

AMAZING!!!!

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vipShannonB
Washington DC
13 reviews
Dined on 21 February 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Fig & Olive made a very special lunch and surprise desert for my friend's birthday. Always delicious!

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vipJACY
Washington DC
42 reviews
Dined on 18 February 2020
Overall3Food3Service2Ambience3

Disappointing experience. We ordered the bruschetta appetizer which is very expensive and totally not worth it. It was delivered by accident to the table next to us. Our server noticed and comp ‘d that table but charged us for ours which we then had to wait longer for. We ordered salads- there were 3 of us. We had an inexpensive bottle of wine. Our bill came to $200. Totally overpriced and so not worth the $$.

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vipTrish
Washington DC
9 reviews
Dined on 16 February 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

The ambiance was warm and inviting and the menu offered lots of options for a vegetarian.

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OpenTable Diner
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on 16 February 2020
Overall4Food5Service4Ambience5

Great food, ambiance, and service. Brought my wife here for brunch as we celebrated another year of marriage. Only thing that bothered us was that another patron brought their dog to brunch and was seated near us. Other than that, we really enjoyed our time here.

FIG & OLIVE DC
Responded on 20 February 2020

Hello! Thank you so much for your feedback. We're ecstatic you chose our restaurant to celebrate your marriage anniversary! We do accommodate guests with service animal needs and hope that this didn't detract too much from your overall experience. Kind regards, FIG & OLIVE DC

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Freshfoodjunkie
Washington DC
15 reviews
Dined on 15 February 2020
Overall5Food4Service5Ambience5

Great experience. Their Signature“Fig and Olive” Salad. Tasty but Very skimpy on figs and apples. If done properly, it would have been wonderful.

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OpenTable Diner
Houston
5 reviews
Dined on 15 February 2020
Overall2Food4Service2Ambience1

Food good. Service obligatory. Ambiance intimidating. Skip. Go to Modena. NOTE: A representative of the restaurant reached out to me after I left this review. I plan to give it another try. You should try it, too. Perhaps we will all have a different experience next time.

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vipRedwood
Washington DC
22 reviews
Dined on 15 February 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Been here in a number of occasions
Consistently above average
Food is delicious, presentation wonderful, service wonderful.

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Bumblebee
Washington DC
14 reviews
Dined on 14 February 2020
Overall3Food3Service3Ambience3

We were there for the prefix dinner on Valentine’s Day! We were at the bar, when they said our tables were ready. They made us wait and carry our drinks from the bar downstairs to our seating area upstairs. The guy who took the coats from us was slow and made us wait for a good 5 min hanging it on the stand while we were standing with drinks in our hands, waiting to be seated. He took us all the way to one end and said sorry, but looks like someone else is seated there. He then found a spot quickly for us. We never got the red rose that all other tables had. The drinks were below average. We complained about our experience to our server Sufa who was taking care of us. He immediately brought it to Sophie - the office manager’s attention. She was very sweet and attentive towards us. She took off the drinks that we did not like and got us some drinks made. They were good. She apologized and ensured we had a pleasant experience. Thumbs up 👍🏻 for them to try and make up for our experience. Food was okay. I expected it to be better based on the reviews I read online.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 14 February 2020
Overall4Food3Service5Ambience5

Valentines Day was amazing

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ReggieJ
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on 14 February 2020
Overall5Food5Service4Ambience4

The food is always amazing. Always a great combination of flavors.

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vipsascha
Washington DC
26 reviews
Dined on 14 February 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great food and atmosphere, service was also awesome

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OpenTable Diner
Tampa
5 reviews
Dined on 14 February 2020
Overall3Food4Service3Ambience5

Came here for valentines prefix dinner and pairings. Ambiance was great and our waiter was respectful. However, we were rushed the whole time. Even our waiter apologized when other staff would bring out food/wine. Could barely enjoy the food or drinks because halfway through the dish, the next set would be coming out. Next thing we know, we’re practically chugging down the wine & food to make room and not really enjoying the experience. I would consider maybe coming back but my date said it’s a hard NO.

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LukeB
1 review
Dined on 14 February 2020
Overall2Food2Service3Ambience4

The food was clearly prepared ahead of time. Filet Mignon was clearly cooked earlier in the day and pre cut in half so it was completely dry when it arrived.
The halibut was overcooked and nearly a hockey puck.
Oysters were not washed and very gritty and sandy.

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vipDrayton06
Washington DC
4 reviews
Dined on 11 February 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Wonderful service

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vipFoodtraveler
Washington DC
26 reviews
Dined on 10 February 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Our party had a great time at Fig and Olive. My sister was visiting from Wisconsin with work colleagues from Tucson and Las Vegas. They arrived before me and had a comfortable seat in the lounge. Our server was so helpful with the menu suggestions. We had a variety of the crostini, truffle croquettes, and drinks, and then shared the whole branzino, truffle rissoto, mashed potatoes and spinach with figs. Everyone left with a wonderful impression of the restaurant and I was proud to have chosen it. Our server even chose the pot du creme and cheesecake for us to share with cookies for dessert.

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You can order delivery directly from FIG & OLIVE DC using the Order Online button. FIG & OLIVE DC also offers delivery in partnership with Postmates. FIG & OLIVE DC also offers takeaway which you can order by calling the restaurant at (202) 559-5004.

FIG & OLIVE DC is rated 4.6 stars by 2431 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.

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