$60 for a Crepe-Making Class for Two at Fabrison’s ($130 Value)

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Students learn to make savory and sweet crepes, then eat them along with purchasable drinks

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$60 for a Crepe-Making Class for Two ($130 Value)

In Fabrison’s comfy back room, classes of up to six students are greeted with a complimentary tapenade appetizer and can also purchase drinks. Students then build their own savory and sweet crepes, filled with ingredients including ham and cheese, Nutella, or lemon and sugar. Classes last 60 to 90 minutes and meet Wednesday through Saturday at 6:30 p.m.; an 8 p.m. class may be added based on demand.

Fabrison’s French Creperie

Not long after beginning their relationship, Fabrison’s co-owners Fabrice and Alison—from Marseilles, France and Columbus, Ohio, respectively—traveled to Europe together, seeking a change of scenery. Inspired by the warm hospitality of European cafés, they returned home to open their own cozy shop, combining their first names to form its distinctive moniker.

Crepes are the specialty at Fabrison’s, with customers perusing a menu of sweet, savory, and breakfast iterations of the traditional French food. The La Galette combines ham, mushrooms, and spinach with a fried egg, whereas the L’Isabelle keeps its ingredients as simple as Count von Count’s locker combination, mingling sugar, butter, and a topping of powdered sugar. Patrons can begin their mornings with a spot of espresso and Fabrice’s Breakfast Crepe, filled with sausage, bacon, and spicy harissa sauce. Rounding out the menu is a selection of patisserie-style desserts and pastries.

The couple’s friends and family helped them plan their café’s look, with Fabrice’s mother sending over photos and swatches from European cafes, which influenced its bright palette of crimson, gold, and washed turquoise. Alison’s mother sewed the gingham curtains on the windows, and artist Derek Little created the vivid painting on the front window. Fabrison’s also shares French culture with the community through regular evening events that include crepe-cooking classes, French movie nights, French speaking classes, and French kissing workshops.



Reviews

It was a pretty cool experience. We got to make (and eat!) our own meat crepe and then dessert crepe. Come here with an empty stomach

Realtor Karl B., Yelp, 9/20/12

Adorable location, great staff!

Nicole W., Yelp, 2/15/12

Tips

  • “Can't say enough good stuff about this place :)”

  • “The waitress is very helpful / great food / allowed us to eat in patio and drink mimosas inside - fresh, friendly atmosphere -A+++++++++++”

  • “Service is very friendly, portions good sized, Coronado location was quiet, off the main St”

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Many people described the Crepe as Savory. Others thought:
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Many people described the Croissant as Yummy.
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Many people described the Latte as Delicious.
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Many people described the Cappuccino as Wonderful.
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