Fabula

4.5
118 reviews
$31 to $50
Caribbean
LIVE JAZZ MUSIC on Wednesday Dec. 29 from 6:30-9:30pm. Try our signature Fabula Pina Colada Tuna Tartare, the Jerk Butter Poached Lobster, or our Short Rib Mangu! Our servers may suggest wonderful wine pairings to elevate your experience. *We have VEGAN options.

December 31st NYE Dinner 4pm-10pm
Pre Fixe Menu only $159

New Year's Day Dinner 5pm-10pm
Regular Menu

Three Kings Day Dinner 5pm-10pm
Pre Fixe Menu $only 99pp ( January 5 and 6)

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitising
  • Surfaces sanitised between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitised menu provided
  • Sanitiser or wipes provided for customers
  • Contactless payment available
  • Sealed or wrapped utensils used
Physical distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective equipment
  • Waiting staff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
  • Staff temperature check required
  • Diner temperature check required
  • Contact tracing information collected
What 118 People Are Saying
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4.5
Service
4.4
Ambience
4.1
Value
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vipOpenTable Diner
Denver
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Lovely! Dinner was great and included a nice chat with the chef.

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MARYSOLV
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 5 January 2022
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Excellent ambiance, outstanding service and awesome & exquisite food. We will definitely go again and highly recommend it!!

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vipcmsbelt
Washington DC
101 reviews
Dined on 2 January 2022
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience4

A great experience!

As an appetizer, I ordered the deconstructed crab alcapurria. However, they were out of crab and substituted short ribs. Had I understood, I would have probably ordered a different wine than the Gyotsku white blend. Nonetheless, the yucca fritters on a bed of shredded short rib with a spicy aioli was delicious.

For the main, I had the jerk butter poached lobster. They were out of couscous, so the server offered me a second side dish instead of the usual just one. I ordered crispy Brussels sprouts and roasted vegetables.

The crispy Brussels and the roasted vegetables were delicious. My lobster, however, was just okay. Nothing wasn’t specifically wrong with it, but it didn’t have that tender sweetness I experienced with butter poached lobster tail elsewhere.

I was really looking forward to the basil mint chip ice cream but they were out. (One theme of the meal was “we are out.” Supply disruptions due to COVID etc are understandable. What I have trouble understanding is why an online menu (no paper copies due to COVID) seems to be so difficult to update.) However, the tres leches was delicious.

Service was excellent: friendly and attentive. The chef came out to explain the substitution of short ribs for crab in the appetizer. There was no shortage of attention.

They don’t access American Express but accept Apple Pay.

Not perfect, but an excellent meal. I would try Fabula again.

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OpenTable Diner
Caribbean
8 reviews
Dined on 31 December 2021
Overall3Food2Service5Ambience3

This is my second time at Fabula. I really enjoyed my first visit. The food, ambiance and service were REALLY good.
This time around, I was very disappointed. My friend and I paid $159.00 per person to have a “food” experience in New Year’s Eve. We knew it was a fixed menu. I thought maybe a 4-5 course meal or a wine pairing. The $159.00 included an appetizer, a main entree and a dessert. No drinks or anything else included.
In my case, I chose the plantain soup, the surf & turf (filet mignon and 2 scallops) and a tres leches. The food was ok but not great. I was expecting something that WOW me.
My friend had a lobster bisque, salmon and a creme brulee. She is vegetarian but the vegetarian option was eggplant. She chose the salmon because she couldn’t imagine herself paying 159.00 for eggplant.
On the positive side, the service was excellent.

I hope their management do things differently in the future.

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vipStephenW
New York Area
21 reviews
Dined on 29 December 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great food and live jazz music. In the midst of Pandemic no less…

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on 27 December 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

This place is amazing !!
The food was incredible as well as the service. A MUST go to when in PR.

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KristineC
Washington DC
4 reviews
Dined on 27 December 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

We were greeted by the owner who was gracious and welcoming. The restaurant is modern and minimalist which allows your attention to be paid to the amazing food!! Every course was special and delicious :-)

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 26 December 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Fuimos a Fabula a celebrar nuestro Aniversario. La comida estuvo exquisita, el servicio excelente, y el ambiente muy agradable. La dueña, Yamil Ruiz, nos recibió de manera muy atenta y se mantuvo pendiente de que todo corriera bien. Definitivamente vamos a volver pronto.

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NancyM
New England
1 review
Dined on 26 December 2021
Overall2Food3Service2Ambience3

Overall, we were disappointed with our dinner.- The service was very slow. They were out of several items on the menu. The portions were quite small. We would t go running back.

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HAHA
London
2 reviews
Dined on 26 December 2021
Overall2Food3Service3Ambience3

Food - main entree was too salty (maybe just for me)
Drink - I ordered a virgin cocktail since I am allergic to alcohol, although I could not taste any alcohol in my drink, I still had mild reaction after I finished the drink, so I think it contained some alcohol. The drink was good though.
Service - short of staff during the Xmas season, so service was acceptable. They also offered free treats.

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OpenTable Diner
Chicago
1 review
Dined on 25 December 2021
Overall4Food4Service3Ambience4

Visiting from Chicago this was our Christmas Day dinner. The owner/hostess was great. She explained the staffing shortage/ hence the wait for our good to arrive was longer than normal but being told upfront was nice. They had live music and the food and ambiance was nice. It’s a small restaurant but it was nice for any occasion.

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OpenTable Diner
Anchorage
1 review
Dined on 21 December 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

The food was thoughtful and delicious. Two of us eat meat and two are vegetarians. Plenty of choices for us all. Would absolutely go back

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Drew
E. Tennessee
3 reviews
Dined on 21 December 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

The food was very good, easily the best meal that we had in PR.

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KarineeC
1 review
Dined on 15 December 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Buena Localización en Condado. Ambiente agradable. Servicio excelente. El “seared Halibut” y “Brussels Sprouts” riquísimo. Personal muy atento.

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NancyF
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined on 5 December 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Food was sooo delicious and the service was excellent as well. Awesome latin fusion, with everyone seasoned so well. I would definitely recommend and will definitely be back!

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vipPhilG
Chicago
164 reviews
Dined on 4 December 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

The halibut was excellent. The Brussels sprouts also very flavorful.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 3 December 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

We are vegans and they made us feel very comfortable with the food options for us.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 28 November 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Fabula was fabulous! My boyfriend is a carnivore and I’m a vegan and we both walked away in a daze thinking this was one of the best meals we’d ever had. He had the short rib dish and I had the pumpkin steak. The food was rich and savory and filling but we had to finish every last bite.

Onyx, our bartender and server, was warm and attentive and took great care in making our cocktails.

Go here!

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LaurenB
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on 28 November 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

Intimate spot just one block off the main drag (Ashford Ave). Delicious food including a vegan option. Attentive service. Many wine options.

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ALIX
Chicago
6 reviews
Dined on 28 November 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Service was fantastic, and the food was too! We found the Pumpkin Steak to be excellent, and the Coconut Chicken Curry to be good. Would recommend.

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IvanE
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 28 November 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Sencillamente espectacular!

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 26 November 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Chef and staff were super friendly and kind. The food was delicious, a creative way to homage our local cuisine. We really enjoyed our evening at Fabula and will be coming back to try their brunch.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Houston
16 reviews
Dined on 26 November 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Excellent food and service.

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ElianetteB
1 review
Dined on 14 November 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Personal sumamente atento, cortés, la muchacha de la recepción nos hizo sentir como en casa. El brunch está a otro nivel! Los pumpkin spice pancakes divinos!

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vipOpenTable Diner
Caribbean
9 reviews
Dined on 13 November 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

My friend and I really enjoyed Fabula. The food and service were great. We are looking forward to come back

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 6 November 2021
Overall4Food4Service3Ambience4

Nice, quiet place with very tasty food. A little overpriced, need to improve the wine list.

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JavierV
Caribbean
2 reviews
Dined on 5 November 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Beautiful restaurant and amazing food.

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LourL
1 review
Dined on 4 November 2021
Overall2Food2Service2Ambience3

The ambience was good, very friendly service but we saw them briefly. The food was a bit too salty.

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IsabelB
Caribbean
1 review
Dined on 3 November 2021
Overall5Food5Service4Ambience5

Their chicken curry is fantastic, the ambience magical...

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OpenTable Diner
Caribbean
2 reviews
Dined on 27 October 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

La experiencia fue agradable. El personal es atento. El chef nos envío un aperitivo suculento. El ambiente es relajante. Sus cócteles deliciosos. Su comida espectacular. Gracias a todos. Nuestra velada fue increíble y maravillosa.

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Noel
Caribbean
23 reviews
Dined on 22 October 2021
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience4

Pretty nice place with excellent service and staff...great entress...the pork chops and short ribs, wow!....and really impressive cocktails list with adequately price wine selections!

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OpenTable Diner
Caribbean
4 reviews
Dined on 10 October 2021
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience4

Pumpkin pancakes were yummy, homemade. The avocado toast was delicious, the chicken & waffles were okay, not the best. Overall good.

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OpenTable Diner
Caribbean
3 reviews
Dined on 9 October 2021
Overall3Food4Service2Ambience3

First of all, you should know that the restaurant does not have a parking nor valet service. You must park on the nearby crowded streets. You need to show full Covid vaccine, which is great. Our waitress seemed lost, though very friendly; maybe was new. She could not describe the dishes precisely. She forgot part of our order and had to come back a 2nd time to copy it down. She also forgot which wine we ordered and had to be reminded twice. Appetizers are ridiculously small in size, high in price, though very tasty. Drinks are regular in taste and expensive for what you receive. Main dishes were delicious, with adequate portions, and irregularly expensive, not consistent with the plate.
If you decide to go, I suggest ordering a main dish and dessert, nothing else.

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VivianaS
Miami
1 review
Dined on 8 October 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Everything was delicious!!

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Tania
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined on 8 October 2021
Overall2Food1Service5Ambience2

Went for dinner on a Friday night. There was no one else there. The food was well presented but flavorless. Food has ample room for improvement. Drinks were good.

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Gabriel
1 review
Dined on 7 October 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

We loved the Fabula experience, it was spectacularly perfect! The service, the food, the ambiance, the music, the cleanliness, everything was just as you would want a nice evening to be! Chef Yamil and staff made us feel at home! Definitely recommend!

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KarenS
Caribbean
5 reviews
Dined on 7 October 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

THE STAFF WAS ATTENTIVE AND ACCOMODATING. OUR FOOD WAS DELICIOUS AND WE REALLY APPRECIATED THE VARIETY OF VEGAN OPTIONS TO ACCOMMODATE OUR DAUGHTER. SHE HAD THE PUMPKIN STEAK WHICH WAS DELICIOUS AND WE TRIED THE MANGU PASTELON AND HALIBUT WHICH WERE VERY NICE. THE MAMPOSTEAO RICE IS A MUST! WE REALLY ENJOYED OUR DINNER AND WILL RETURN.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Caribbean
3 reviews
Dined on 30 September 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Food was amazing and ambience was great, perfect for everyday dinner and dates!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 30 September 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Muy atentos, servicial y la comida muy rica. El chef nos obsequió un aperitivo suculento.

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OpenTable Diner
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on 22 September 2021
Overall5Food4Service5Ambience5

Amaizing!!
We had the Bubles and truffles scrumdiliumcious!!
We met Christina and es un angel!! I miss you already she made our experience sooo welcoming I felt like I was dining at a friends house.
Ps try the curry chicken

FAQs

You can order delivery directly from Fabula using the Order Online button. Fabula also offers takeaway which you can order by calling the restaurant at (787) 520-9880.

Fabula is rated 4.5 stars by 118 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.