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La Fable - CLOSED

1508 Walnut St, Berkeley, CA 94709-1564
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good56%
  • Average11%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible0%
25 Jun 2014
“a surprising find”
15 Jan 2014
“Loved the wine!”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Italian, French
1508 Walnut St, Berkeley, CA 94709-1564
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Reviewed 25 June 2014

As a long time East Bay resident I was pleasantly surprised to be invited to La Fable. This is a lovely little French restaurant, family owned, located in Berkeley's Gourmet Ghetto. The restaurant is in a passage with 2 floors and bar in the front...More

Thank Helen D
Reviewed 16 January 2014

Hubby and I went on a Saturday evening. We booked via Open Table. We were lucky to find street parking nearby. AMBIANCE: I guess it can pass as a good date place, small and intimate. Since we were there at night, i really wasn't able...More

Thank Fuchsiapower
Reviewed 12 November 2013

Although our entrees were delicious, the high points of our dinner were the lobster bisque to start, and extraordinaire desserts to finish. But even before our first course, a generous dish of assorted olives and wine set our palates. Very pleasant and quiet.

Thank ankplasma
Reviewed 11 October 2013

We had a great experience dining at La Fable. Very good service and enjoyable food. We sat outside upstairs. The noise from from the kitchen exhaust fan was a little disturbing and wasps were there too for the dinner. However, sunset over the bay was...More

Thank nsrini01
Reviewed 1 October 2013

I stumbled upon a small advertisement taped to a telephone pole on Shattuck Ave. I found the cafe round the corner, just 2 doors from the original Peets, and stopped in to check it out. It is a very pleasant place with many tables downstairs...More

Thank Bill P
Reviewed 12 August 2013

I'm always happy to find a new restaurant, especially a French one, in Berkeley. The menu is a bit of an extended bistro with pastas and burgers as well as traditional French bistro choices. But the food is poor to average at best. French onion...More

1  Thank Michael F
Reviewed 14 April 2013

This lovely little restaurant had the best pasta (the basalmic) I have ever had in a restaurant. It had no cream (which I appreciated, although they had a lot of pastas that did), but was flavored with exactly the best balance of herbs and olive...More

Thank GAnn_10
Reviewed 22 March 2013

We have been frequent vistors to Cheter's Bayview Cafe, especially for weekend brunch. After many years, the Cafe has been sold and recently reopened as La Fable. The menu is now more like that of a French bistro,and there has been a bit of a...More

Thank Grandpa284
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Restaurant Details

Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 15:00
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08:00 - 15:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1508 Walnut St, Berkeley, CA 94709-1564
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Berkeley
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