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Isabella's Taverna & Tapas Bar

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44 N Market St, Fl 1, Frederick, MD 21701-5471
08:00 - 20:00
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Sun 08:00 - 20:00
Tue - Thu 08:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 08:00 - 23:00
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Farmington, New Mexico
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45 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2015 via mobile

It's been a few months since the last visit to Isabella's. There's a new menu, not as extensive but with all my favorites still included. Service was on the slow side tonight which was a bit of a surprise since the restaurant was not that busy. Food was excellent as usual. Order bread to soak up the sauce from the... More 

Thank LktVa
Washington, D.C.
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2015 via mobile

A group of my friends met here for dinner and it was really quite fun! We ordered the peach sangria (delicious!) and, of course, the fried asparagus....which definitely lived up to its rave reviews! Then we each ordered a tapas and shared. Our waiter really helped pick some wonderful choices and we loved it all! Topped it off with some... More 

Thank Sary156
Rockville, Maryland
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41 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2015

Delicious & interesting tapas, wide selection. Attentive, kind servers even when busy & near closing, but not rushing us. Lovely interior.

Thank Twinbrook60
Frederick, Maryland
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73 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2015

This restaurant is thriving with energy. Happy Hour offers great drink prices and specials on appetizers, as well as a generous array of free food. The asparagus fries were awesome, as were the artichoke bottoms. For this first visit we tried a variety of tapas. We will definitely return - we look forward to trying the regular menu.

Thank Suzanne Y
Adamstown, Maryland
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30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2015

this restaurant is very centrally located in downtown Frederick, the place has a nice setup and also a Patio if you like the outdoors. food good but a little bit pricey

Thank NADIARDZ2015
Falling Waters, West Virginia
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94 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 171 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2015 via mobile

Went here with a friend for lunch, the food was delicious. It was a little pricey but the quality was great. Try the asparagus fries, they are a signature dish at the restaurant and totally worth it.

Thank Rachel N
Frederick, Maryland
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53 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2015

We'll probably go here again for my birthday dinner. We're especially fond of the asparagus. If we were rich, we'd go here at least monthly.

Thank winefoodtraveldotcom
Falling Waters, West Virginia
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55 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2015 via mobile

Isabellas had great food and a good variety of choices. It was our fist time trying tapas and was a great dining experience. The only downside is that my credit card # was stolen and a few days later I had $1K + in fraud charges. Thankfully my bank caught it right away.

Thank Kellie A
Charles Town, West Virginia
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99 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2015

My wife and I have been on a couple of date nights at Isabella's. Isabella's is in the center of downtown Frederick. There is a relatively cheap public parking garage right around the corner. The food has always been good and because the plates are small, you can experience several tapas dishes. My wife and I order several selections and... More 

Thank AttentiveGadabout
Baltimore, Maryland
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206 reviews
151 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2015 via mobile

We typically eat at Isabella's several times a year, however, this is our first visit this year. They have great food and their base tapas are great. A typical meal for us runs around $60 without drinks. It's worth having lunch if you never had tapas before or Sangria. Enjoy!

Thank Jazzcat02

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$35
Bar, Spanish, Mediterranean, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
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: 3016988922
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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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?