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Isaac's Restaurant

#21 of 501 Restaurants in Cork
Certificate of Excellence
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48 Maccurtain Street, Cork, Ireland
+353 21 450 3805
12:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:30
Closed now
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Sun 17:00 - 21:00
Mon - Sat 12:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:30
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Galway, Ireland
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69 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Visited this Restaurant following a recommendation from a local colleague. We were not disappointed but pleased we had booked in advance. On a Wednesday evening at 7.30 pm it was "jumping" but the wonderful staff were coping brilliantly and they were really attentive. The menu was wide ranging and we were not disappointed with with our choice which included Mussels... More 

Thank JimDkirrary
Cork, Ireland
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147 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Always enjoy a meal in Isaacs the food /service/ waitress are always good and I just love the atmosphere it starts when you enter the door and just gets better and better

Thank JOANce
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Fantastic food and staff are genuinely nice! Went here two years ago when visiting cork and came here again tonight, it was fantastic two years and it's still fantastic tonight! Our server Tina was a complete gem 👌🏻

1 Thank Neil L
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Can I just say that this Restraunt is beautiful and the waitress Tina with the short red hair is an asset to this business so full of life and joy will definitely back for the food and the waitress.... :)

1 Thank michaela w
London, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited with my husband I had the pan fried chicken and my husband had the steak both dishes were lovely and we'll presented also had a bottle of rose all cost 74 euros

Thank Joanne457
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24 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Had 3 course special Valentine's meal here - set menu, great options. All courses for both of us were really good and varied. Service excellent as always, lovely atmosphere here, really enjoyed it as always

Thank Dave M
Cork, Ireland
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had never eaten here before but had always heard good things so booked a table for the significant other and I for Valentines night. To use her words: "Best meal I can ever remember having." She had the Duck Confit, I had the Steak. Both fantastic. The starters were also very nice and the sticky toffee pudding is still making... More 

Thank Killian C
County Cork, Ireland
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a really nice meal, Staff very good & friendly.Not a huge selection on the menu but something for everyone. Very good wine & drinks selection.Great atmosphere in the restaurant, went there on a cold night but the restaurant was very cosy. Found it very good value for a great night out

Maidstone, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

We went into this restaurant opposite a very busy theatre showing a pantomime. An oasis of calm and what then became a wonderful experience. The lovely ladies could not have been more attentive and helpful. The food soon appeared and it was hot and well presented. The crab crumble is a must!! If you have any further appetite to fill... More 

Thank christophernewman44
St Andrews, United Kingdom
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248 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2016

This restaurant serves really delicious food. The prawn starter was really good as was its large size, followed that with the sirloin steak and I had a very nice meal indeed. The service was very good too in this atmospheric restaurant. Will certainly be back!

1 Thank Braveliver

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$47
Irish, European, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
12:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:30
12:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:30
12:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:30
12:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:30
12:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:30
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

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?