Fig and Olive

808 Lexington Ave.
New York, NY 10021
Fig and Olive

Jesse Reed


  • Sun 10:30am-10pm, Mon-Fri 12pm-11pm, Sat 10:30am-11pm
  • $$$
  • Business Dining, Takeout, Vegetarian Friendly, Wifi Access
  • Dinner, Lunch
  • No Parking
  • Reservations Accepted, Reservations Not Necessary
The menu is a compendium of commonplaces, most featuring olive oil and calculated to please the mainly female and mainly shopping crowd that floods F and O mealtimes. Much of the pristine food is totally on the money, from elegant cheese plates to carpaccios busy with extraneous ingredients to crostini to pastas to perfectly turned-out pastries. You can't go wrong with salads, either, such as the signature assemblage of figs, olives, tomatoes, and three kinds of cheeses in an apple-balsamic dressing. Skip the soups, though, which are thin and austere. Nothing better for dessert than the diminutive and perky fig tart.

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