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Fable

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Kitsilano
Canadian, Contemporary
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1944 4th Ave W, Vancouver, British Columbia V6J 1M5, Canada (between Maple and Cypress)
+1 604-732-1322
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11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat - Sun 10:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Edmonton, Canada
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43 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You know when you show up 20 minutes before opening and there is a line that there must be something worth waiting for. Fantastic service, so many delicious options to chose from, quick delivery of meals, an all around great spot. Highly recommend for a superb Sunday brunch!

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1 Thank Karl_YEG
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing, every mouthful was so flavoursome! We had the pork sharing platter and really enjoyed it! Service was great... Try and book as the tables fill up fast ;)

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2 Thank Joanne T
Vancouver, Canada
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed a birthday dinner at the Kitsilano location. The food was tasty and the presentations of all our dishes were creative. The best part was the service, our waitress was extremely helpful, pleasant and attentive. We will recommend this restaurant to all our friends and will return for another meal soon.

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3 Thank Jana H
Kathy S, Owner at Fable, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review. More 

Vancouver, Canada
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100 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2016

Just had dinner here for the first time tonight and have to say it was fantastic!! These guys are a farm-to-table place and their menu reflects that entirely. They apparently change it quite often depending on what ingredients are available locally which is true to what they say they are offering. My buddy and I tried their "canned tuna" apple... More 

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3 Thank VanKB68
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2016

Sat at bar, watched the prep of food. Staff have an interesting verbal communication system (yell out a specified code word and pass on to all staff) to let each other when a menu item is sold out. Very tasty and diversified food, farm to table style. Get there early, very popular!

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5 Thank Mick K
Jaguariuna, SP
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016

Everything was great. Me and my wife went to fable to celebrate her birthday. Since we arrived the service was amazing. The food is by far the best in Vancouver and the dessert is the best I've ever tried. We are definitely coming back soon.

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5 Thank RBENITO
Sao Paulo, SP
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016

Outstanding food and service. The dessert was the best I've ever tried. The Service was also a good point that will make me return.

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5 Thank maria l
Portland, Oregon
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

Fable-short for farm to table was just that. Very simple menu but each item was perfectly done. Wait staff were well informed and helpful with food and wine choices. They don't take reservations and there is no place to wait-the only real negative. Many of the vegetable based dishes contained meat but the were very willing to leave it out... More 

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3 Thank abbyndean
Kathy S, Owner at Fable, responded to this review

Thank you! We do take reservations (except for brunch), but this sounds like a dinner description. Perhaps it was a last minute request and we were full for reserved seats but phrased this poorly? We do always leave room for walk in guests and 'surprises' that come up nightly. These can be made through our website or an email to... More 

VANCOUVER
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2016

I was very excited to treat my girlfriend for lunch after having had a great previous dinner experience at Fable. We were both trying to choose healthy options so we decided for the salad of the day at $16 per person. The salad ingredients sounded very promising, specially the duck prosciutto .To our surprise, two small salads arrived, the size... More 

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Thank MARIPOSITAVIAJERA
Kathy S, Owner at Fable, responded to this review

Thank you for this information. The salads received were not what the big lunch salad is supposed to be. I will be sending a private message and hope to compensate you for the disappointment. With cocktails and needing a third entree, the bill does climb up. Again thanks for this review, since it has allowed us to communicate to the... More 

Toronto, Canada
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44 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2016

After hearing hearing s many good comments about this restaurant I finally had the chance to enjoy it. Overall a very good effort. The staff is eager and keen and well informed. The menu has a definite purpose in its farm to table philosophy. Most dishes are visually well presented and balanced with complementary favours. The hesitation t give it... More 

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2 Thank cptyyg
Kathy S, Owner at Fable, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review. Your salmon should have been done to medium rare, but things do go wrong. If you venture back, please let us know if anything is not up to par - it will be corrected. Your satisfaction is our first priority. Truly. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$14 - $24
Cuisine
Canadian, Contemporary
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
10:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1944 4th Ave W, Vancouver, British Columbia V6J 1M5, Canada
    (between Maple and Cypress)
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver>  > Kitsilano
  • Neighborhood: Kitsilano
  • Phone Number: +1 604-732-1322
Description
Local food brought in daily and prepared fresh for service. Defining Canadian cuisine.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Kitsilano

Neighborhood Profile
Kitsilano
Kitsilano is one of Vancouver's most transformative neighbourhoods. With a long history of coffee culture and poetry readings, its days of flower children and buskers may be long-gone, but not without leaving their mark on the number of organic restaurants and fair-trade cafes in the area. At the centre of Kitsilano ("Kits" for short) the almost idyllic expanse of Kits Beach offers the opportunity for a relaxed afternoon of beach volleyball or sunbathing. Along with the beachfront, nearby public pools and trendy street-beats have driven up the homeowners prices, making it a haven for stylish home goods stores, from design and furniture, to supplies and appliances. The multitude of both families and public spaces also make it a happening neighbourhood in the summer, when festivals and fairs take to Kits' streets.