Golden Riverside figs possess a delicate and sweet taste. Their flavor profile is commonly described as melon-like, but some people also detect hints of berry and caramelized butter. As the fruit matures, its flavor becomes more nuanced and layered. Golden Riverside figs are known for their high juice content and a honey-like sweetness. These figs are distinctive for their pronounced and open eye, a characteristic that is easily recognizable by growers.