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Isaac's Restaurant

#17 of 490 Restaurants in Cork
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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48 Maccurtain Street, Cork, Ireland
+353 21 450 3805
13:00 - 21:30
Closed now
All hours
Sun 13:00 - 21:30
Mon - Sat 12:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:30
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We frequent Issac's and to be fair there was never an occasion that we could say that we were ever disappointed. This evening we visited & one of the party could not find anything they really liked & the waiter suggested one of the dishes prepared in a different, simple fashion. I would suggest the stake it was amazing &... More 

Thank John N
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25 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely food. Nice and cosy setting (don't forget the beautiful waterfall out the back!!! A must see!) Not too long a wait for food. They serve bread and butter as you wait. The bread is lovely. We had a 3 course meal and perhaps overate... The portions are pretty large. Taste was nice. I'd say a 4 is a good... More 

Thank Tia S
Cork, Ireland
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86 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Isacc's is located just a 5 minute walk from the city centre. Had an amazing meal here recently. The atmosphere is excellent and I would recommend you make a reservation to ensure you get a table. Yvonne our waitress really looked after us. She was attentive and pleasant. The restaurant is always full which to me is always a good... More 

Thank Pat1955021
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64 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It's been over ten years since my last visit and thankfully it's as good as it ever was. Excellent food, wine and craft beers. We were a party of nine and everyone had a great time. No complaints all happy with their food selection. As the jazz festival was on the place was humming. Service was fast and efficient and... More 

Thank dooferDublin
Galway, Ireland
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97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in here with a party of about 12 people and we were very well looked after. Service was friendly and fast. There was something on the menu to suit all tastes. We were there early and it got busy very quickly, so booking ahead is a good idea. Decent enough value for money, at about €40 a head for... More 

Thank wcgibbons
Singapore, Singapore
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34 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

Lovely service,ambiance and food.Dining room looks onto the waterfall.The venison and lamb were delicious.

Thank Diane B
Cork, Ireland
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104 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

All thing's Considered, The Location, The Food , The very Friendly service, and the value was Quite Impressive, freshest Fish ever I've had , beautiful served , will be back again .

Thank Ladywills88
Dublin, Ireland
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

A large group of us were catered for. Service was excellent. Food was class- Really tasty and beautifully presented . Fussy eaters were given exactly what they requested. Staff were really attentive and efficient. Would highly recommend this restaurant. Reservations required.

Thank karencro
Athlone, Ireland
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

Spent the weekend in Cork at the Barbershop Convention and had a meal last night in Isaac's. We had booked as there were about 50 of us and we were under time pressure. The quality of the food was excellent and the service was both efficient and friendly. I would highly recommend Isaac's and will certainly visit it again......Well done!!

Thank Heather19542014
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16 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

This is a great restaurant. We had dinner on one evening and booked a table just a couple of hours before our arrival. The freshness and quality was excellent. Good choice of dishes and very good service. Really worth it.

Thank Marybrenn

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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
USD 20 - USD 47
Irish, European
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
13:00 - 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
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?