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Isabella's Taverna & Tapas Bar

44 N Market St, Fl 1, Frederick, MD 21701-5471
+1 301-698-8922
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good39%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (26 reviews)
“tapas” (167 reviews)
“paella” (40 reviews)
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Bar, Mediterranean, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
44 N Market St, Fl 1, Frederick, MD 21701-5471
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very typical tapas food. The brie dish was a good appetizer. Like most tapas places, a bit on the expensive side.

Thank filipo86
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to eat and talk! Busy but not loud, staff is awesome . Food was very tasteful and love how waitress told to order one each and build on it. The crab dishes are amazing, loved the spicy chicken skewers with apricot dip. The...More

Thank Khristy K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Isabella's is a great place to share when joining another couple or group of friends. The casual but inviting atmosphere lends itself to a fun time. Sharing of several tapas invites interaction and conversation. There is much to choose from and all tapas are delicious....More

Thank MWT
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Have been waiting to come to Isabella’s for dinner and decided to go for a friend’s birthday. What a wonderful experience. Our waitress, Ashley, made recommendations which were really good. Everything we tried was very good. The wrapped dates and short rib tapas were excellent....More

Thank kcurbear1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Recent weekday lunch visit offered a great opportunity to sample many of their wonderful Tapas. Attentive staff helped to pick out tapas that provided us with an array of excellent flavors and more than satisfied our usually bored appetites. Spicy shrimp and potato tapas were...More

Thank EarleofWindsor
Reviewed 3 January 2018

Great meal for New Years Eve! My husband had a filling Paella dish and I had a few tapas. Everything from the creme brûlée martini to the pots de creme dessert was delicious. The staff was very pleasant and service was nicely timed.

Thank Twismom
Reviewed 3 January 2018

My husband and I came for a date night and it was fabulous. The brussel sprouts were the best we've ever eaten and the Iberico pork was beyond description. We ordered dessert and mine was not up to the standard of all the rest of...More

Thank Mariana G
Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

2 adults and 2 teens went for Christmas dinner. We were running a bit late but called and let them know. When we arrived, we were seated at a quiet table in the front window. Our waiter was helpful and walked us through tapas. He...More

Thank Mom2drew_katie
Reviewed 31 December 2017

This is totally worth the stop! We ate here on a cold day. The fire was going and the owner stopped by for a quick chat. I chose the flight of sangria and it was beautifully presented. I chose several tapas and enjoyed them all....More

Thank sshields511
Reviewed 28 December 2017

We went to Isabella’s for a late lunch. They have a great special on Tapas. We shared tapas as paella. The Tapas were very different, interesting, tasty, and presented well. Everything was delicious and the service was great.

Thank Diane D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$35
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 44 N Market St, Fl 1, Frederick, MD 21701-5471
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Frederick
  • Phone Number: +1 301-698-8922
We welcome you to visit and enjoy our restaurant in downtown historic Frederick located in the Hendrickson Building. We have selected the finest Spanish cuisine complemented with an exclusive wine list. In the heart of historic Frederick, Maryland, Isabella"s has become a favorite destination for local residents and worldwide travelers alike in search of a truly Mediterranean dining experience.
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