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Isaac's Restaurant

48 Maccurtain Street, Cork, Ireland
+353 21 450 3805
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Overview
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“fish cakes” (37 reviews)
“lamb curry” (12 reviews)
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CUISINES
Irish, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
48 Maccurtain Street, Cork, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 472 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

What fantastic food. Fresh and fabulous. Great ambiance in the restaurant and not a surprise that they extremely busy and we were there on a Monday evening. Good white wine choices and while I don’t remember the exact name this Chardonnay converted a seasoned red...More

Thank Eileen B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic menu and really nice food. The restaurant itself is very well layed out with a warm welcoming feel. Special note to our waitress who was friendly, welcoming and knowledgeable.

Thank Noel B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Superb venue, menu, service for a family group of 15 on occasion of a uni graduation Wonderfully varied menu on all courses that satisfied everyone Good wines also and reasonably priced Very satisfied and pleased to recommend

Thank Philip S
Reviewed 3 November 2017

We stayed across the street at the Metropole Hotel and found ourselves here a couple times. Great food and drink, and outdoor seating near the waterfall was nice touch on nights when it wasn't too cool (they even had outdoor heaters.) Friendly bar staff as...More

Thank CTFireman
Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

I have never felt the need to write a review for Tripadvisor on the same night as a visit before but our experience tonight was so good I all but felt obliged to do so. Simple but delicious, casual but special, outstandingly professilnal but friendly...More

1  Thank smallg
Reviewed 30 October 2017

What a warm, comfortable setting. Tables are not right on top of each other so diners really do have a sense of privacy. Wait staff are very attentive to customer needs and the food is good. I had the fish chowder which delicious and the...More

Thank Schrimcl
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

Try it! It is a pleasant restaurant with friendly staff. The food was great. There is a wide variety of food. It is informally formal and formally informal. There is a good mix of food. Worth trying!

Thank IE2015Traveller
Reviewed 26 October 2017

Booked the alcove area in this restaurant 2 months ago for a graduation dinner. Confirmed booking two days ago for the alcove area for our group. On arriving the first thing they said was "you can't have the alcove". We asked why not and were...More

9  Thank Marie T
Reviewed 26 October 2017

had a family meal there. food was very good, large portions served by nice friendly staff. location is good and place was full early wednesday evening so booking advisable

Thank Donal F
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

We visited Issac in September the food was excellent friendly staff and good value for money I would highly recommend for parties or groups very pleasant venue

Thank eileencronin1
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Pamela W
27 July 2016|
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Response from liam o | Reviewed this property |
I don't know that. But if you want a good vegetarian restaurant in Cork you should try Cafe Paradiso at Lancaster Quay
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$20 - US$47
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 21:00
Monday
12:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:30
Tuesday
12:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:30
Wednesday
12:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:30
Thursday
12:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:30
Friday
12:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:30
Saturday
12:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 48 Maccurtain Street, Cork, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Cork  >  Cork
  • Phone Number: +353 21 450 3805
  • E-mail
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