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) #27 of 3,079 Restaurants in Vancouver $$ - $$$ , , Vegetarian Friendly
1944 4th Ave W, Vancouver, British Columbia V6J 1M5, Canada
+1 604-732-1322
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good22%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (50 reviews)
“canned tuna” (59 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 14:00All hours
Canadian, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1944 4th Ave W, Vancouver, British Columbia V6J 1M5, Canada
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A casual bistro, seeming more like a really good neighborhood restaurant, Fable serves up some pretty tasty dishes. The smoked duck was delicious, tender with just a subtle smoked flavor. The chickpea fritter serving is yummy and generous and would recommend sharing it...We also shared...More

1  Thank eve1950
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went for lunch, I'd describe the whole experience as - good. Wasn't anything that particularly struck out as great but the main course, dessert and wine pairing were all enjoyable. My waitress was both friendly and helpful with any questions. The lighting was dingy but...More

Thank Alexander G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Service was excellent - the server knew all the ingredients and the flavour profiles of the dishes. The food was perfectly prepared and delicious.

Thank DandL1590
Reviewed 1 week ago

We tend to choose restaurants closer to home to avoid crossing bridges and fighting traffic however the lunch that we enjoyed here justified the time spent in the car. Service was friendly and efficient. The food - we enjoyed the pasta special - was fresh...More

Thank GrandmaJ2011
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I have come to Kitsilano for the last two summers and Fable has been outstanding both visits. High quality food and chef preparing it. Highly recommend.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came for lunch just when the restaurant opened. We picked it because of all the very positive reviews on both Trip and Yelp and were in the area. The atmosphere and staff had us off to a great start but it seemed to go...More

Thank MillionMiler17
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a wonderful dining experience at Fable while visiting Vancouver. A nice bottle of wine went well with our starters of Chickpea Fritters and an Heirloom Tomato Salad, followed by our mains of Gnocchi, Salmon and Pasta with Chicken Specials. Our waiter, Paul, was...More

2  Thank eelSeattle
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I are from Bellingham (but Nexus users) & we came to Fable before going to Bard on the Beach. We were really amazed by the quality of the food. Pork belly is a trendy ingredient but rarely well cooked. I had pork...More

Thank Suzannep1997
Kathy S, Owner at Fable, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your visit and this brilliant review!!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

So nice. I'm veggie and often at "farm to table" places the menu is very animal protein heavy, with sparse vegetarian offering. Not here! I had a hard time making up my mind. I sampled a few appetizers, the squash blossoms were the best. The...More

Thank partygirlhe
Kathy S, Owner at Fable, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your visit. We are thrilled to receive these high compliments. Hope you get to head our way again soon.

Reviewed 17 July 2017

We very much enjoyed our first evening at Fable. The service was friendly and attentive but not intrusive. Our mouths started watering when the waiter described the specials in detail and the food lived up to the descriptions. We shared the asparagus salad and both...More

1  Thank mrobson
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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
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Questions & Answers
3 November 2016|
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Response from Kathy S | Property representative |
I'm afraid we are not blessed with a patio! Just to know - dogs are not legally allowed where food is served in Vancouver unfortunately. (Unless a licensed assistance dog).
26 October 2016|
Response from Kathy S | Property representative |
Absolutely. Can be done over telephone and we will mail it or hold it here at the restaurant for the recipient. 604-732-1322
24 October 2016|
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Response from Kathy S | Property representative |
Just weekends but we have a feature Benedict and a couple other brunch items on the lunch menu.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 14 - USD 25
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
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
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 14:00
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
  • Neighbourhood: Kitsilano
  • Phone Number: +1 604-732-1322
  • E-mail
Local food brought in daily and prepared fresh for service. Defining Canadian cuisine.
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