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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” (182 reviews)
“paella” (43 reviews)
Open Now
08:00 - 23:00 Hours
Mediterranean, Spanish, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
44 N Market St, Fl 1, Frederick, MD 21701-5471
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Reviewed 13 October 2017

We went here on a weekend during mid-day and there were throngs of people having brunch. We don't do brunch, and were thankful that they offered a regular tapas meal alongside the brunch menu. We probably would have dined elsewhere if our only options were...More

Thank 1987porsche944
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

The service this time was very average, no big smile and warm greeting, both hostess and waitress made no efforts to be nice, the food is interesting but very greasy and overpriced, some of the tapas are extremely small and you really need to order...More

Thank anadkd
Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

I've heard about Isabella's for years but finally just went for the first time. I wish I'd gone sooner. The asparagus was excellent. The sangria was wonderful. The pot de creme (dark chocolate amazingness) was divine.

Thank jcober1
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

What a pleasant lunch we enjoyed on our way from D.C. to Pittsburgh. Frederick, Maryland is a wonderful town close to I 70, chock full of great restaurants and little shops. We had always thought we'd stop to browse and this trip, we took the...More

Thank Pdq928
Reviewed 13 September 2017

You need to get there early if you want a seat but it has a great buzz on a Friday night with a wonderful free buffet and half price drinks. Love the atmosphere at Isabella's.

Thank RSAinUSA
Reviewed 13 September 2017

we love this place,the food, the staff,location,always happy with everything. We invited a friend from California and he like it. Again tapas the best!!!!!!!!!!!

Thank joe s
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

The food here is pretty good and unique. We always order the panini (OMG the sauce on that thing is amazing) and then whatever the server recommends. While this place is certainly one of our go-to places, it is a little pricey for the amount...More

Thank Amelia B
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Very friendly staff, made me feel welcome as a business traveller. Sitting at the bar, the bartender socialized with the people around. The service was quick. The food was good and reasonably priced. I would go back.

Thank JM-from-Connecticut
Reviewed 5 September 2017

We visited late on Sunday morning and had a great brunch with eggs, bacon, pancakes, cheeses, fresh fruit and loads of coffee. The place was pretty busy so our orders took a little while but that wasn't a problem since we had refills while we...More

Thank Silver70s
Reviewed 5 September 2017

I met a friend here for brunch/lunch. I had been here many times years ago. It was an average experience this time. Our server was nice enough. The food was pretty good. Lentil soup is very good. I had the Turkey Sandwich with Goat Cheese...More

Thank MDTJ
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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
Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
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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