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Italy is closer than ever before

Meet Fabio

Executive chef, food lover, proud Sicilian and a perfectionist for tradition and heritage, Fabio Cammarata has made it his life’s work to bring the tastes of his home country to Pretoria and the world.

His culinary career began early, inspired by his Southern Italian roots and a family that instilled in him the love and respect for quality and tradition.  Fabio used his love of food and the hospitality business to develop his own culinary identity.

Fabio is not only renowned for his gastronomic skill and high standards, but also his unique ability to keep things simple yet always interesting.

Fabio

Executive Chef at Fabio's Ristorante

Real Italian food made the real Italian way

it’s about tradition, great food and one big family.

 

For over eight years, Fabio’s has become a popular dining establishment in Pretoria’s eastern suburbs, earning a reputation for quality food and an amazing atmosphere that creates the most authentic dining experience.

 

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A fantastic dining experience with an amazing atmosphere

For any occasion, Fabio’s is the place where even first-time visitors are greeted and welcomed in like old friends.
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A celebration of traditions and diverse cultures

Fabio’s is where Italian and South African cultures meet in the spirit of a global bond, sharing that which connects all humanity: food, family and life.
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The best food, made with the freshest ingredients

Antipasti, fresh bread, seafood, meats, pasta and pizza: created using the most authentic food rituals passed down from generation to generation.
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The most delicious Italian gelato by KinGelato
Fabio’s is a proud KinGelato stockist, offering delicious authentic gelato made with the freshest ingredients.

Please note: Prices may vary due to the availability of ingredients

Enjoy the best Italian cuisine

Tagliere Misto
R180
A variety of imported cold meats, cheeses, caper berries and seasonal fresh fruit.
Souté di Cozze e Vongole
R126
A pot of mussels and clams in the shell. Steamed in white wine, fresh lemon juice, herbs and coarse black pepper.
Tagliata Rucola e Grana
R108
100g medium-rare sirloin, thinly sliced and served with rocket, grana padano cheese shavings and balsamic vinegar.
Caponata di Melanzane
R84
A traditional Sicilian dish. Brinjals slow-cooked in Napoletana and white wine vinegar, served with olives, capers, celery and carrots, as well as crusty country bread.
Melanzane Alla Parmigiana
R114
Slices of brinjal layered with Napoletana sauce, mozzarella and parmesan. Baked in our pizza oven.
Frittura di Pesce
R126
A medley of deep-fried sea bites: calamari, prawn tails and squid tentacles on a bed of fresh lettuce.
Zuppa
R66
Various soup varieties are available. (Ask your waitron for today’s version)
Caprese
R114
Slices of Fior di Latte mozzarella interlaid with slices of fresh tomatoes and basil. Drizzled with olive oil.
Insalata di Mare
R102
Mixed seafood lightly blanched with fresh herbs and garlic, marinated in lemon and olive oil. Served with carrots, celery, green olives and mixed lettuce.
Insalatone Misto
R108
Lettuce topped with shredded tuna, finely chopped white onions, corn kernels, green olives, cherry mozzarella and fresh diced tomato.
Panzanella
R72
Chunks of crusty bread, slivers of red onion and crushed cherry tomatoes, fresh basil and lettuce tossed in red wine and olive oil dressing.
Insalata Calabrese
R72
Mixed lettuce, fresh tomato and red onions, tossed in a lemon and olive oil dressing.
All pasta can be served as a half portion at 75% of the price
Lasagne alla Bolognese
R138
Freshly homemade lasagne sheets baked with a ground beef and Napoletana sauce.
Spaghetti Aglio Olio e Peperoncino
R96
Spaghetti served with freshly chopped garlic, extra virgin olive oil and fresh chilli.
Fusilli Panna e Salsiccia
R126
Broken Italian pork sausage in a creamy white wine sauce.
Gnocchi al Gorgonzola e Noci
R126
Homemade potato gnocchi in a dolce latte, gorgonzola cheese sauce. Finished with crushed walnuts.
Tagliatelle al Ragù
R132
Our own tagliatelle made with free-range egg, served with a beef, red wine and herb sauce.
Tagliolini al Salmone e Caviale
R150
Fresh pasta with smoked salmon, flambeed in brandy with a creamy sauce and topped with caviar.
Spaghetti Allo Scoglio
R174
Mixed seafood with a Napoletana, herb and white wine sauce.
Spaghetti Alle Vongole
R138
Clams in their shells flash-fried with white wine, parsley, cherry tomatoes and butter.
Spaghetti Alla Carbonara
R126
Crispy pancetta, free range eggs, parmesan cheese with course black pepper. The real deal!
Penne al Pomodoro or Arrabbiata
R96
Penne served with Napoletana sauce and garnished with basil. Arrabbbiata comes with added chilli.
Our main dishes are not served with side dishes.
Bistecca ai Ferri
R150
A 300g sirloin steak char-grilled with rosemary, black pepper, sea salt and olive oil. * Please note we do not serve our steaks 'well done'.
Sella di Agnello
SQ
A rack of lamb roasted in our pizza oven, covered in a crust of breadcrumbs, olive oil, oregano, parmesan and parsley, and served with red wine reduction. (This dish takes a little longer to prepare)
Contorni
R30
Seasonal vegetables, roast potatoes, fresh pasta with butter and sage or parmesan polenta.
Pollo Alla Diavola
R126
Grilled spatchcocked baby chicken served with a chilli and Napoletana sauce.
Saltimbocca Alla Romana
R168
Tender escallops of veal, shallow fried with Marsala, sage and white wine. Topped with your choice of prosciutto crudo (parma ham) or prosciutto cotto (cooked ham) and fontina cheese.
Cotoletta Alla Milanese
R168
Tender veal escalopes dusted in flour and coated in eggs, breadcrumbs and parmesan, and shallow fried. Add a creamy parmesan sauce for R25
Costoletta di Maiale all Carlo
R126
Grilled pork loin chops, covered with caramelised red and white onions in a white wine, balsamic vinegar and bay leaf sauce.
Messy burger
R107
The Fabio's Messy Burger is a 200g flame-grilled medium-rare patty served on a sesame seed bun with a Gorgonzola cheese sauce and balsamic vinegar glaze, topped with tomato, lettuce, red onion and a slice of Fontina cheese.
Sogliola Alla Mugnaia
R210
A 300g grilled sole covered with lemon butter. Chopped fresh parsley and studded with caper berries and croutons.
Cacciucco
R216
Traditional Tuscan fish stew, with prawns, calamari, mussels and clams, cooked in a red wine, Napoletana and herb sauce.
Plain
R72
Olive oil and sea salt.
Garlic & Herb
R78
Freshly chopped garlic and a mixture of herbs.
Bologna
R90
Mozzarella, mortadella and fresh basil.
Mozzarella & Herb
R84
Grated mozzarella and mixture of herbs.
All pizzas can be served as a calzone, just add R20
An additional sum of R50 will be added when eating in and sharing a pizza. Prices shown as REGULAR/HALF METER/1 METER respectively.
Italia
R126/R252/504
Tomato base, buffalo mozzarella, cherry tomatoes and fresh oregano.
Margherita
R102/R204/R408
Traditional tomato base, mozzarella and oregano.
Regina
R120/R240/R480
Tomato base, mozzarella, olives, mushrooms and ham.
Parma
R144/R288/R576
Tomato base, mozzarella, prosciutto crudo, rocket leaves, preserved figs and parmesan shavings.
Siciliana
R108/R216/R432
Tomato base, imported anchovies, mozzarella and capers.
Bianca Pancetta e Grana
R108/R216/R432
Mozzarella base (no tomato) with pancetta and Parmesan shavings.
Calabrese
R126/R252/R504
Tomato base, mozzarella, balsamic red onions, chilli and salame.
Salsiccia
R126/R252/R504
Tomato base, mozzarella, topped with mixed peppers & Italian sausage.
Quattro Stagioni
R144/R288/R576
Tomato base, mozzarella, olives, artichokes, mushrooms and ham. (Each topping is placed on a separate quarter.)
Frutti di Mare
R144/R288/R576
Tomato base and mozzarella with mixed seafood
F&F
R126/R252/R504
Tomato base, mozzarella, gorgonzola, Italian sausage, chilli and parmesan shavings.
Mortadella
R126/R252/R504
Tomato base, mozzarella, mortadella, fried brinjals and fresh cherry tomatoes.
Vegetariano
R114/R228/R456
Tomato base, mozzarella and mixed grilled vegetables.
Cristiano
R126/R252/R504
Tomato base, fresh basil, cherry tomatoes, buffalo mozzarella and Italian pork sausage (made with a Neapolitan-style thick base).
Diavolo
R126/R252/R504
Tomato base, mozzarella, spicy salami, white onion and chilli.
Carnivora
R144/R288/R576
Tomato base, mozzarella, salsiccia, salame, ham, mortadella and beef strips.
Marinara
R102/R204/R408
Tomato base, garlic, capers and oregano. (No mozzarella)
Quattro Formaggi
R126/R252/R504
Mozzarella, Fontina, Gorgonzola and Parmiggiana.
Tonno
R120/R240/R480
Tomato base, mozzarella, tuna (canned) and sliced red onions.
Mare e Monti
R144/R288/R576
Tomato base, mozzarella, prawn tails, mussels, mushrooms and Salsiccia sausage.
Gorgonzola
R34
Parmesan
R34
Artichokes
R34
Pancetta
R34
Prosciutto Crudo
R36
Buffalo Mozzarella
R36
Balsamic Onions
R18
Cherry Tomatoes
R10
Mozzarella
R27
Anchovies
R29
Salame
R34
Mortadella
R34
Mushrooms
R15
Rocket
R12
Mixed peppers
R15
Chilli
R10
Garlic
R10
Coppa sausage
R34
Olives
R12
Onion
R10
Porcini mushrooms
R54
Ham
R34
Salsiccia sausage
R30
Napoletana
R12
Beef Strips
R24
Seafood
R36
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Operating hours

Monday – Thursday

11:00 – 20:00

Friday – Saturday

11:00 – 20:00

Sunday

CLOSED

585 Rossouw Street, Die Wilgers
012 807 7931 / 061 434 5431

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