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Fig, Tratatoria Lucca, Cru Cafe or Muse?

laboheme May 22, 2009 01:38 PM

I wanted to take the birthday girl somewhere she's never been before (she's lived in Charleston for years) and thanks to your recommendations on this board I have it narrowed down to 4. Which of the four do you recommend?

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    veganhater May 23, 2009 04:54 AM

    Fig get's my vote

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      plufmud May 22, 2009 06:11 PM

      I also live in charleston and have tried FIG twice and the food was so-so. I love eating at the chef's bar at Cru and Trattoria Lucca is great.

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        rayddd May 22, 2009 04:27 PM

        As a local I vote for Fig- always a great expierence-

        1. LulusMom May 22, 2009 02:44 PM

          I was in Charleston last weekend with a friend, and we went to each of these except Muse. We both thought both Fig and Lucca were wonderful - I'd be hard pressed to pick a favorite: the service was really special at Fig, and it is a bit noisy at Lucca, but they were both top notch. Cru Cafe seemed a lot more casual, and didn't strike me as special.

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