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Fabio's Restaurant

#383 of 1,770 Restaurants in Edinburgh
Certificate of Excellence
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23 Glasgow Road, Edinburgh EH12 8HW, Scotland
+44 131 3342300
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Open now
All hours
Sun 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Donaghadee, United Kingdom
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92 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Came here for a late lunch and the pizzas were lovely! I could t finish it all as was so big- but tasty and they had let me mix a couple of the ingredients. Restaurant is accessible with car park behind. Would say the decor could be a bit more up to date but other than that- great spot.

Thank Lynsey K
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Lovely italian. Food is perfection. Portions are generous, especially the pizzas! Place is fairly small so probably best to book at the weekends. Its real home italian cooking. We will be back for sure

Thank weasuls
Wokingham, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We were staying close by so we were happy to find this great suburban Italian. Simple, tasty and traditional Italian food, our starters and pasta main courses were all very good. Our son (the Tiramisu expert) thought Fabio's was excellent. Worth booking ahead.

Thank barwellz
Billingham, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

When we lived in Edinburgh, Fabio's was always our favourite Italian restaurant. Family owned with authentic Italian dishes and a friendly atmosphere. We moved to Durham two years ago but return to Edinburgh about six times each year, a round trip of at least 300 miles. It is testament to Fabio's that we will always eat there during our usual... More 

Thank Robert W
Ellensburg, Washington
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97 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

On recommendation of concierge at Marriott which is a short taxi ride or 25 min walk away - Waiter (owner?) went out of his way to get us food we were interested in. Very good and very reasonable prices.

Thank Sue A
Tibenham, Norwich
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58 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a lucky guess: I needed somewhere handy for all of us - I was meeting up with two ex-RAF officer colleagues that I hadn't seen in 40-odd years, whilst we were visiting Edinburgh for the Knitting & Stitching Show. Fabio's was on the main road between the city and the airport and seemed like a handy location. The... More 

Thank Alan H
Edinburgh, Scotland
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69 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

I’ve been eating at Fabio's off and on for several years and its yet to disappoint. The restaurant is a large open building, it used to be a car showroom years ago. They have a varied menu and the food is always excellent. The staff are very efficient, but not always the chattiest when busy. If you’re looking for a... More 

Thank Rog62
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016 via mobile

Popular, local and reliable. Good food every time at great prices. This is a local fave so best to book if you want to eat here at the weekend.

Thank Froggyfeet
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

Great Italian restaurant, fantastic staff who are really friendly and know their stuff. The food is great and portions are really good. Nice decor, especially the wall art and the whole place has a family atmosphere - just like Mama's.

Thank scotiatam
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27 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016

I used to be here quite regularly however having moved out of the area, haven't been for a long time. However I will still maintain that the homemade minestrone soup is by far the best I have ever had and has always been a firm favourite with the family - so much so, that my Dad actually asked for the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 23 Glasgow Road, Edinburgh EH12 8HW, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh
  • Phone Number: +44 131 3342300

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?