La Fable

4.8
809 reviews
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$31 to $50
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French
Bonjour! La Fable Brasserie, located on the beach block of Rehoboth's iconic Baltimore Avenue, offers traditional French cuisine with a bohemian Parisian street cafe flair. Whether you choose to join "Fable" for an early meal or cocktail during Leve-Tot, for an intimate dinner with friends, or to enjoy a late night rendezvous at our "piano" bar, we hope for each guest to create their own dining story. We look forward to seeing you. Merci Beaucoup!
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B
Washington DC
16 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

A local favorite of ours. Consistently great food, service and atmosphere. Limited menu but what they offer is done well.

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t
New York Area
27 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

They do an all around great job

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s
Washington DC
5 reviews
Dined 7 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Excellent food and service.

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PR
Chicago
14 reviews
Dined on April 12, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We brought friends new to the area. La Fable certainly didn't disappoint -- our dinner was wonderful, with several off-menu specials, all of which were perfectly prepared and delicious. The service was extraordinary, including a special dish of radishes and olive oil when the server informed the manager about our celiac/non-dairy friend. We had a wonderful table in the corner and the whole experience was really terrific.

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A
London
4 reviews
Dined on April 6, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent food, service, and cocktails. Can’t wait to go back.

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M
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on April 5, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Went there for our anniversary. Were greeted with 2 glasses of champagne. Food and service were outstanding. Will definitely be back. Chef Kevin is excellent!

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JP
Philadelphia
23 reviews
Dined on March 30, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This restaurant was a wonderful experience. The food was superb and the portions are not your typical French portions. I had the trout with a crispy crust combined with marcona almonds and my boyfriend had a delicious chicken dish with gruyere and ham that was delicious as well. Our server was a pleasure and the overall experience was really great. We will be back for certain.

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JR
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on March 30, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

One of the very best restaurants we have ever been to.

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t
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on March 30, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Authentic, outstanding French cuisine in a comfortable, warm atmosphere that allows for conversation among friends with excellent selections of cuisine and wines. Service is outstanding! Cant wait to return

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JH
1 review
Dined on March 30, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

My favorite Rehoboth restaurant. Very romantic atmosphere. Wonderful wait staff and always delicious food presented beautifully. We enjoyed celebrating our anniversary there.

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L
New York Area
1 review
Dined on March 22, 2019
Overall 3food 2service 5ambience 4

We were 4 and all had eaten here before in 2017 and 2018. Food before now had been very good. This night we each ordered something different and everyone was disappointed ☹️ in some way. Overall, Dishes were salty, way too heavy on dressings and sauces (disappointing flavors as well). Don’t know if they changed chefs but if so, I hope they change back. However, staff was wonderful as they had been before.

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P
Baltimore
1 review
Dined on March 17, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

First time at this restaurant. The food was wonderful, the service outstanding and the ambience charming. We all had a wonderful time and will return.

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A
Philadelphia
33 reviews
Dined on March 16, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We chose La Fable for my wife’s 60th birthday and were not disappointed. This is go-to dining for us in Rehoboth, a place with many other great choices.

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JM
Baltimore
6 reviews
Dined on March 16, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Everything about this restaurant is wonderful, menu & service

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LF
Caribbean
1 review
Dined on March 15, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

First time visit, 6 people, and we all were very pleased. Fine choice of French food, excellent wait staff,
Also good selection of wines and cocktails. Since it is small, noise level a bit high but it did not interfere
With our dinner. Looks like the only real French restaurant in this area. . We will return,!!

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HS
Philadelphia
16 reviews
Dined on March 9, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This is a Rehoboth hidden gem! We visited La Fable to celebrate our anniversary and can't wait to go back. Derrick our server was excellent, detailed oriented, and gave us fantastic recommendations. The ambiance of the restaurant is perfect, and brought back some good memories of visiting Southern France. Apertifs, main course, and dessert were 5 star quality!

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o
Baltimore
4 reviews
Dined on March 9, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

A fine experience

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j
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on March 1, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

We had an early reservation so we were showered with attention. I had a grey goose martini that was excellent. We both thought the food was outstanding. It was my wife's birthday and the entire staff made it a very special occasion. Will go back soon!

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J
Baltimore
5 reviews
Dined on February 23, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Wonderful. The ambiance and the staff are top notch!

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b
Charleston
1 review
Dined on February 22, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Wonderful place. I go every time I am in town and always amazed. The service is excellent by people that have been there since the opening. They show great care and consideration to customers.

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HC
Baltimore
3 reviews
Dined on February 22, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

True French experience

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A
Philadelphia
4 reviews
Dined on February 17, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Dont miss this!
Best French in Delmarva!

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DV
Washington DC
109 reviews
Dined on February 17, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

The food is wonderful. We go here about once a year. In the off season. On Sunday. Happy they are doing well but it does fill up. And exactly one fin fish on the menu, nothing for vegetarians. We always end up getting the same thing. Well-crafted cocktails and wide-ranging wine list. The tables are close together but not so noisy that you can't talk. In fact, you usually end up talking to the folks at the next table. And the waitstaff.

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r
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on February 17, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Consistently great... it's like being transported to Paris. I had the duck which was wonderful, not a complaint from any of us about anything.... food, service, wine selection. All very, very good.
There are so many great restaurants in Rehoboth that every chef, every server, every bartender has to bring their "A game" every night. If we receive an average meal or average service, we won't return for years because there are so many other choices. Being average is not a problem at La Fable. It's one of the best in town.

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NC
Washington DC
11 reviews
Dined on February 16, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

Our new favorite restaurant in Rehoboth....We have visited a number of times and the staff and food remain excellent. The only problem (if there is one) is that the bar area is a tad small. Regardless a wonderful experience.

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OT
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on February 16, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food in cozy environment

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ST
Baltimore
5 reviews
Dined on February 16, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Wonderful!!! From beginning to end it was perfect.

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AW
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on February 16, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Very quaint and elegant little gem in Rehoboth. The food was outstanding...from the filet and chicken cordon blue, to the rum cake for desert. We will definitely return with friends!

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OT
1 review
Dined on February 15, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Everything was perfect!

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RB
1 review
Dined on February 15, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 3

Excellent food and service. Seating is to crowded. People are seated to close together.

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BN
New York Area
1 review
Dined on February 15, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

A very pleasant somewhat romantic venue although seating was snug. Noisy once the place filled up. Food was great! My filet was excellently prepared, as I asked: medium rare. My partner had the Lamb Shank which was also prepared well and ample size. Desert portion was larger than expected, but well worth it. Service was attentive, professional, yet unobtrusive. Very limited menu. Menu prices were high. Wine prices were fair. However, this is one of the best restaurant experiences I have had in Rehoboth Beach to date. They say the menu changes seasonally. We will return to how much variety there may be. If you want a nice romantic dinner for two, and you like good French food, this is the place!

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GB
Charleston
5 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

Valentine’s day. We had a 7:45 dinner reservation. There was no room at the bar and really no room to wait for your table to be available. We were not seated until 8:30. I find that unacceptable.

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NG
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Cozy and playful atmosphere, sophisticated but humble. One of the best dining experiences for my wife and I.

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OT
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Went for Valentine’s Day dinner and had an amazing time. Service was great and food was amazing. I have zero complaints looking forward to going again. The pianist provided a great ambiance.

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DR
Baltimore
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Good food and service. We will go back. I think it was crowded because of the holiday.

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OT
Atlanta
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 2

Valentines Day. Food was good but not excellent. I had duck that was flavorful but very tough. Biggest issue is that it’s a tiny place with tables packed so tight that you literally are sitting with the people next to you and staff is bumping into each other all the time.

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MT
1 review
Dined on February 13, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Exceptional service. We were very well attended to. The food (all courses) was excellent. Best overall dining experience my wife and I have had in quite some time. Cost was more than we usually spend while dining (expect to spend about $70/person), but it was well worth it for the experience.

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TK
Washington DC
3 reviews
Dined on February 13, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Wonderful addition to Rehoboth Beach restaurant scene. Limited but excellent menu of French oriented dishes. Extraordinary service. Intimate decor and atmosphere. Certainly should be high on any list for special occasions.

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BD
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on February 13, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 5

Kir Royales were just right. Food tested delicious, well-prepared. Service was friendly available and not hovering.
I suggest/request that being a french restaurant raw oysters on the half shell are common in months containing the letter 'R'.

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SW
Baltimore
3 reviews
Dined on February 9, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I had the duck and it had probably the best sauce I’ve ever eaten on it. The whole meal , the wine, and service was spectacular Keep up the good work.

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