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$$ - $$$, , Vegetarian Friendly
1944 4th Ave W, Vancouver, British Columbia V6J 1M5, Canada
+1 604-732-1322
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (53 reviews)
“canned tuna” (60 reviews)
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Canadian, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1944 4th Ave W, Vancouver, British Columbia V6J 1M5, Canada
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Reviewed 30 May 2017

I went for lunch with a local friend, and I am so glad she took me. She had the canned tuna ( sous-vide local fish with potatoes and tomato comfit) and a pasta dish with duck and mushroom. I had the special salad with fresh,...More

Thank tfk31
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

We were in Vancouver for our son's graduation from UBC and he got to pick the daily restaurant. Fable was on his list. The name comes from Farm to Table; they use locally sourced meats and produce. We patronized the West 4th Ave location. The...More

1  Thank grover1949
Reviewed 26 May 2017

We had a reservation for 8 pm. The service was attentive - to a fault. It really felt like they were trying to hustle people out of the restaurant. I had expected a leisurely hour and half dinner. We were out of there in less...More

Thank ellieKelowna
Kathy S, Owner at Fable, responded to this reviewResponded 30 May 2017

Hi Ellen, I hope to address the concerns listed for your visit the best that I can. Most important point first - the octopus goes through quite a cooking process and should not be tough at the end of that process –this is being looked...More

Reviewed 23 May 2017

LOUD. Service was perfunctory and the food was ??? I don't know. It was too d@$n loud to enjoy the food - too bad. I'll never go again. The dining area was jam-packed with people - might as well have been some corporate-run American chain...More

1  Thank Lu C
Kathy S, Owner at Fable, responded to this reviewResponded 25 May 2017

Hi, there. I will send a private message and hope for your response. Kind Regards, Kathy

Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

Went for lunch before we fly back home. Food was amazing, just the right amount and so tasty! Fantastic service too 👌

1  Thank Roxanne B
Reviewed 26 April 2017

This is always one of my go-to restaurant. It is never disappointing! Food always good. Service is always friendly and excellent with great big smiles. Quality never compromised. They change menu so you really have to visit often to be surprised. Those fries served with...More

Thank TravelPuggy
Reviewed 24 April 2017

Four of us recently had brunch here. We had to wait a half hour to get in and the place was somewhat on the noisy side, making conversation a bit of a challenge (had to yell). But the food was great and the service was...More

Thank brian790
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

One of the best meals I have ever had - excellent service and delicious food at a reasonable price. Will return.

Thank joethorley
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

I have been meaning to coming here for years as I heard good things from a referral and finally did. Farm to table style food. It is a casual atmosphere with a very good selection of wine, by the glass, half bottle or full bottle....More

1  Thank Where_to_travel_next
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

The food was great and the wine was great. Started with the muscles, cornbread and canned tuna. All interesting and put together well. The cornbread did stand out. Canned tuna kind of bland with dry toasts. Moved onto scallops and pork belly (thick cut bacon...More

Thank PeterBruceG
Kathy S, Owner at Fable, responded to this reviewResponded 14 April 2017

Thank you for your visit and a great review. Glad that you enjoyed our food - sorry to hear the fave of the Fable 'canned tuna' wasn't a hit for you. I must correct that it is best to ask about your wine if looking...More

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Questions & Answers
3 November 2016|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
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
US$14 - US$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, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
10:00 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
  • 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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