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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” (27 reviews)
“tapas” (185 reviews)
“paella” (43 reviews)
Opens in 26 min
Mediterranean, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
44 N Market St, Fl 1, Frederick, MD 21701-5471
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were in Frederick for a few days and Isabella's was our stop for a mid-day drink. We liked the atmosphere so much we decided to have dinner there the next day. We had tapas of course and they were all delicious!

Thank Martin B
Reviewed 27 August 2018

I have Celiacs, so the first thing I do is check for gluten free eating options. Isabella's made it so easy for me. Let's start with the cocktail that was so unique I had to have a second one! It was a variation on a...More

Thank Vicki S
Reviewed 7 August 2018

We made reservations for a Friday night. The restaurant was crowded, but not jammed. It is a small place, with upbeat decor. The wine list was good, and the sangria was enjoyable. We ordered a few plates for all to share. We had the brussels...More

Thank Pam52787
Reviewed 6 August 2018

My wife and I chose this restaurant because it is vegetarian friendly and it had outdoor which we enjoy and is a must when we are travelling with our dog. The downtown area where this restaurant is located is sooo charming and rich with history....More

Thank Barry G
Reviewed 6 August 2018

We were there with a big group of about 16 and they were very helpful about getting us together. Lots of food choices and enjoyed what we had. I feel it was priced fine for the serving size pretty much. Definitely would try again if...More

Thank lfixmeek
Reviewed 2 August 2018

Another reviewer mentioned this, and I agree: small portions and high prices. I went for tapas with some of my family members, and I thought all of the selections were very tasty, but the portions were way too small, especially for the price! We tried...More

Thank Pursemustmatchshoes
Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

Fun spot for tapas and sangria with friends, couples, or even solo. I prefer going at lunch for the three tapa lunch special. I almost always succumb to the temptation to get the fried asparagus with tomato aioli and usually a fish/meat plate and a...More

Thank Marcia W
Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed our lunch hear. Some creative tapas. The gazpacho was very good. We also enjoyed the fried asparagus which was unexpected.

Thank sdrm2016
Reviewed 15 July 2018

I want to like this place 5 stars but I thought the tapas was good, but not great. The portion are on the small side for the price, based on enjoying Tapas in many, many cities. Our server was wonderful, giving good advice and allowing...More

Thank ccMD2015
Reviewed 9 July 2018

We loved everything about this place. The food (and the sangria) were all amazing and authentically made. I spent some time in Spain and was very pleased! The papas bravas are a tapas must, and they were just how I remember them. Atmosphere is nice...More

Thank Kelly P
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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, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Bar Scene, Kids
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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