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Popular La Quinta’s Figue Mediterranean Restaurant Opens The Bar at Figue

LA’s The Place Top Pick for Best Restaurant in La Quinta!

You may know of the popular restaurant Figue Mediterranean in La Quinta. Figue restaureur, Lee Morcus has recently opened The Bar at Figue, which offers an extraordinary “happy hour” that last all evening, every evening.

Figue Mediterranean Restaurant in La Quinta.

Figue Mediterranean Restaurant in La Quinta.

One of the finest restaurants in the Coachella Valley area for great ambiance, a sophisticated yet relaxed atmosphere, robust food and beverages, just opened The Bar at Figue. The Bar at Figue offers comfortable seating arrangements which allow guests to enjoy the Figue experience to its fullest.

The Bar at Figue, La Quinta, CA

The Bar at Figue, La Quinta, CA

The Bar at Figue is on a first come, first serve basis and is a very comfortable place to enjoy their new upscale bar menu, specialty drinks at amazing prices. The staff is very friendly and the service is great. The waiters are very efficient and will not make you impatient in any way.

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Besides the bar area, The Bar at Figue also has seating available in the Casbas patio, Living Room, Lounge, Charcuterie Bar, and the Mountain View Patio.

Our cocktail hour starts at 4 p.m. and runs until the restaurant closes,” said Morcus. “It is a place where people who expect more will go—the drinks are first-class and the food is simply outstanding, not to mention the gorgeous, sophisticated atmosphere. It’s an experience that can’t be beat anywhere in the Valley!”

Their artisan Mediterranean food is complemented perfectly by their handcrafted delicious cocktails, craft beer, and globally renown wine selection.

Wines and Crafted Cocktails

Their premium wine by the glass for only $6.00, includes red wine selections such as:

Moulin De Gassac Syrah blend from France
Grasparossa Sparkling Red Lambrusco from Italy
Moulin De Gassac Syrah blend from France
Ancient Peaks Cabernet Sauvignon from Paso Robles, CA.

White wines by the glass include La Gabotte Viognier blend from Côtes du Rhône, France
Riff Pinot Grigio from Italy
Noble House Mosel Riesling from Germany

Their specialty handcrafted cocktails include:

Figue Heaven Martini which is made with Smirnoff Vodka, Grenadine, Fig Jam, Lime.
A personal favorite was their Gin Citron made with Tanqueray, Housemade Lemonade Splash, Mint and served on the rocks.
There’s also The Mangotini Martini, mixed with Finlandia Mango Vodka, Cointreau and Tea.

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They also offer dessert cocktails such as their Creme Brulee Martini – Whipped cream vodka, Lustau sherry, Sugar rim, Fresh whipped cream and their Raspberry Chocolate Brownie cocktail.

Sparkling cocktails include the Fragoli Fizz which has Muddled Strawberry, Fragoli Strawberry Liqueur, Figcello, Prosecco and the Figue Royale which has Laetitia Brut Cuvee, Figcello, and Chambord.

The Bar Cuisine

The delicious menu items available in the Bar at Figue are unparalleled in my restaurant experience. Each dish is a mastery in and of itself, which include:

Margherita Pizza – San Marzano Tomatoes, Basil, Mozzarella

Margherita Pizza

Margherita Pizza

Dungeness Crab Cake – fresh Dungeness Crab, wilted greens, Rouille Little Flamenco Dancers

Dungeness Crabcake at The Bar at Figue.

Dungeness Crabcake at The Bar at Figue.

Little Flaminco Dancers: Pork, Serrano Ham and Gruyere Involtini, Tomato sauce

Little Flaminco Dancers

Little Flaminco Dancers

The ingredients they source are extremely healthy and are both locally and imported globally. They import their supplies in their freshest state; you can taste the freshness and health in every bite.

We found Figue Restaurant and The Bar at Figue to be theBest Restaurant choice in the La Quinta. It is a remarkable dining experience that every person in the Coachella Valley should put on their agenda to experience. At Figue, you will experience the best of the best.

Figue Mediterranean in owner Lee Morcus, with Chef Francois.

Figue Mediterranean owner Lee Morcus, with Chef Francois.

Owner Lee Morcus builds relationships with his guests and is committed to bringing everyone the best experience at Figue. If I lived remotely close to Figue I would be a guest several times a week; it’s that good!

Their hours of service do not reflect the typical happy hour times: Sunday through Wednesday, the hours are from 4pm to 10pm., Thursday through Saturday, 4pm to 12am.

To check out The Bar at Figue’s menu and for more information, go HERE.

Figue Mediterranean Restaurant, The Bar at Figue    www.eatfigue.com
47474 Washington Street
La Quinta, CA 92253
Reservations:  760.698.9040

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Tyler Emery