Da Fabio Ristorante Italiano

Delicious Authentic Italian Food

Marbella Beach 952 823 376 / El Rosario 952 773 589

Delicious authentic Italian food in wonderful settings. For us at Da Fabio good quality ingredients are key to amazing tasting food.

Our restaurants are great for families, romantic evenings or just a fun night out. Reasonable prices and a warm welcome await.

If you love Italian food then this is the place for you.


Da Fabio is committed to putting customer satisfaction as a top priority by encouraging customers to create their own unique dishes by mixing and matching any type of pasta with any type of sauce. Nothing is too much trouble for us. 

For your convenience our Restaurant offers a take away service that can be ordered over the phone and collected from the restaurant  during opening hours. So you can enjoy your favourite dishes anywhere you like. 


le zuppe ~ soups

minestrone ~ italian style mixed vegetable soup
zuppa di pesce ~ home made mixed seafood soup
passato di pomodoro ~ cream of tomato soup and croutons

primi piatti

antipasto misto ~ hors d’oeurves, italian cold meats, vegetables in oil & mixed seafood
insalata di mare ~ mixed seafood salad
prosciutto, rucola e parmigiano ~ serrano ham, rocket & shaved parmesan cheese
prosciutto e melone ~ serrano ham with melon
prosciutto e mozzarella ~ serrano ham, mozzarella cheese and basil
insalata tricolore ~ avocado, tomato, mozzarella di bufala cheese & basil
avocado con gamberetti ~ avocado with prawns served in a cocktail sauce
bruschetta della casa ~ bread topped with olive oil, tomato, garlic & basil
pane aglio e olive ~ garlic bread with olives
mozzarella in carozza ~ fried mozzarella in breadcrumbs served in a tomato sauce
calamari fritti ~ fried squid served with tartar sauce
funghi trifolati ~ mushrooms cooked in garlic, white wine and parsley
cozze marinara ~ mussels cooked in white wine, parsley, onions and lemon
cozze napoletana ~ mussels cooked in tomato sauce, garlic and parsley
melenzane parmigiana ~ aubergine, tomato, basil, mozzarella & parmesan
salmone affumicato ~ smoked salmon served with tartar sauce
gambas pil pil ~ prawns in olive oil, garlic, chillies, paprika & cherry tomato
verdure alla griglia ~ mixed grilled vegetables drizzled with olive oil

insalata ~ salads

insalata caesar ~ chicken or prawn served with crisp lettuce, croutons & parmesan shavings, served with tartare sauce
insalata fabio ~ chicken, avocado, feta cheese, tomato, dates, cucumber, red onion, green olives and mixed nuts on a bed of mixed lettuce leaves
insalata di capra ~ warm goats cheese with avocado, toasted walnuts, pear, spinach leaves and croutons on a bed of mixed lettuce leaves with balsamic honey dressing
insalata quinoa ~ red quinoa with feta cheese, mixed nuts, dates, baby tomatoes and red onion on a bed of green lettuce leaves
insalata tonno ~ tuna, lettuce, cucumber, tomato, red onion, green olives & sweetcorn
pomodoro e rucola ~ tomato, red onion, rucola & shaved parmesan
insalata mista ~ lettuce, cucumber, red onion, tomato and sweetcorn

~ main courses ~

Pasta - any combination of pasta with any sauce


carbonara ~ with cured bacon, egg yolk, parmesan & cream
napolitana ~ with tomato sauce & basil
bolognese ~ with beef mince, tomato sauce & garlic
zingara ~ with garlic, chilli, black olives, pesto sauce a touch of tomato & basil
matriciana ~ with cured bacon, onions, garlic, red wine & tomato sauce
pescatore ~ with mixed seafood, garlic, white wine & tomato sauce
vongole ~ with fresh clams, white wine, garlic, parsley & olive oil


piccanti ~ with garlic, chilli, tomato & olive oil. HOT
tonno ~ with tuna, garlic, white wine, tomato & parsley
delicatezza ~ with aubergine, courgette, onion, tomato, basil
pomodoro e basilico ~ with fresh chopped tomato, basil, olive oil & garlic
vegetali ~ with fresh mixed vegetables, olive oil, garlic & basil
al pollo ~ with chicken, red peppers, onion, garlic, fresh tomato & a touch of cream
frescaiola ~ tomato, garlic, mozzarella, pecorino, basil & a touch of tomato


salmone e radicchio ~ with smoked salmon, radicchio, cream, touch of tomato, garlic & parsley
alla fabio ~ with mushroom, onion, white wine, tomato, parsley, a touch of cream & garlic
gamberoni e rucola ~ with pacific prawns, brandy, garlic, chillies, olive oil, black olives, rocket & fresh chopped tomatoes


pesto ~ with a basil sauce mixed with pine kernels, garlic & pecorino cheese
al limone ~ with pacific prawns, garlic, parsley, brandy, olive oil & lemon juice
del mare ~ with fresh clams, pacific prawns, mussels, garlic, olive oil, white wine & parsley


siliciana ~ with aubergine, garlic, red peppers, black olives, tomato & basil
quattro formaggi ~ with four different types of cheese
montanara ~ with mushroom, garlic, olive oil, basil, red wine, oregano, tomato sauce & ricotta cheese


burro e salvia ~ potato dumplings with fresh sage, butter & white wine
pomodoro e basilico ~ potato dumplings with fresh tomato, basil & garlic

ravioli - homemade pasta

di carne ~ ravioli with meat filling served with fresh tomato, basil and garlic
di magro ~ ravioli with ricotta cheese & spinach filling served in butter & sage

i risotti – rice dishes

paesana ~ rice with mushroom, onion, courgette, chicken & parmesan
pescatora ~ rice with mixed seafood, garlic, tomato & white wine
contadina ~ rice with asparagus, mushroom, garlic, onion, white wine, parmesan and a touch of cream

specialita della casa – house speciality

lasagna emiliana ~ layers of pasta, bolognese, tomato, bechamel, mozzarella & parmesan BAKED
lasagna vegetariana ~ layers of pasta with mixed vegetables, mozzarella in a béchamel sauce
pappardelle al mare rosso ~ thick ribbons of pasta with smoked salmon, prawns, cherry tomatoes and a touch of cream
tagliolini al nero di seppia ~ fresh pasta with cuttlefish ink served with fresh salmon, prawns, cherry tomatoes, parsley, brandy and a touch of tomato
cannelloni al forno ~ rolled pasta filled with ricotta, spinach & parmesan
cannelloni di carne ~ rolled pasta filled with beef mince, fresh tomato, basil, garlic & a touch of béchamel sauce
tris di pasta ~ (prepared for a minimum of two people)
a mixture of rigatoni quattro formaggi, ravioli di magro & penne pomodoro e basilico

fish or meat dishes

fish of the day ~ please ask your waiter for details
grilled turbot ~ grilled turbot served with vegetables of the day & potatoes
grilled calamari ~ grilled calamari with potatoes, red peppers, courgettes & cherry tomatoes
grilled prawns cooked in white wine ~ prawns cooked in white wine, garlic & parsley served with a mixed salad
grilled prawns ~ grilled prawns served with a mixed salad
grilled salmon ~ grilled salmon served with vegetables or mixed salad
sword fish ~ grilled sword fish served with rocket & radicchio salad
breast of chicken ~ chicken breast rolled in cured bacon served with potatoes
breast of chicken ~ chicken breast served in a cream of mushroom sauce with onion, garlic & white wine
veal cooked in lemon sauce ~ veal cooked in butter, white wine, lemon & parsley served with potatoes
veal escalope ~ veal escalope cooked in breadcrumbs, served with spaghetti pomodoro
grilled sirloin steak ~ grilled sirloin steak served with vegetables of the day & potatoes
grilled peppered sirloin steak ~ steak cooked with pepper corns, olive oil, garlic, worcester sauce & cream served with potatoes
grilled fillet steak ~ grilled fillet steak served with vegetables of the day & potatoes
mixed seafood ~ grilled mixed fish served with vegetables & potatoes
lamb cutlets ~ barbecued lamb cutlets served with a plum sauce & mixed seasonal vegetables
ossobucco ~ braised section of veal knuckle served with diced carrots, celery, onions, leeks, garlic, bay leaf in a red wine and tomato sauce, served with safferano rice


margherita ~ mozzarella cheese, tomato & basil
napoletana ~ capers, anchovies, black olives, mozzarella & tomato
fabio ~ rocket salad, serrano ham, cherry tomato & parmesan
gustosa ~ gorgonzola cheese, cherry tomato, rucola & serrano ham
quattro formaggi ~ with four different types of cheese
capricciosa ~ ham, boiled egg, mozzarella cheese, tomato, mushroom & oregano
quattro stagioni ~ mushroom, ham, mozzarella, tomato, salami & cherry tomato
vegetariana ~ aubergine, courgette, red pepper, mozzarella & basil
marinara ~ mixed seafood, tomato and mozzarella cheese
calzone ~ mushroom, spinach, ham, mozzarella & tomato (folded pizza)
diavola ~ mozzarella, tomato, spicy salami & basil