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Isaac's Restaurant

48 Maccurtain Street, Cork, Ireland
+353 21 450 3805
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“fish cakes” (38 reviews)
“lamb curry” (12 reviews)
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Irish, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
48 Maccurtain Street, Cork, Ireland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Venue for a family reunion dinner (7 people)....Great local food (fish and meat) and good value. Restuarant is busy and depending on your point of view is buzzing or noisy....for me it was great. Decided to give the excellent steaks and sea food a miss...More

Thank JerryDublin2014
Reviewed 1 week ago

We returned again to the restaurant a year later to find the standard still very high. Although there was a big crowd the helpful staff quickly found us a table. I had the Crab Crumble which was an exquisite blend of flavours which I then...More

Thank christophernewman44
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had our office Christmas dinner here in December 2017. I had never eaten here before. I recently ate in Fire (Dublin) for my daughter's graduation dinner with four others. It cost a small fortune and I won't go back. In fact it would have...More

Thank Mark F
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had the chowder to start, my husband had the warm chicken salad both were very good.I had the chicken and my husband had the steak both were very good and the steak was cooked perfectly. We had the bread and butter pudding and the...More

Thank janiel
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great celebration lunch here yesterday. I had the green salad for starters. It was basic but good. Dressing didn’t do anything for me. I had fish cakes for round 2 which were great. Nice zesty salad dressing on the side salad was great. Dessert was...More

Thank Foxydomo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed end of November 2017 at the Isaacs Hotel for 4 nights. I wanted to try out their famous 'Greenes' restaurant on Saturday night but it was already fully booked. So, I went to the Isaacs Restaurant at the front of the Hotel. The...More

Thank Bibi L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited for my dads 60th birthday as a family, it was a first for us all. The food was so good we could not complain.. we got a range of starters including soup, crab, Brie, and chowder these were all delicious. Our mains were...More

3  Thank Emzycorb
Reviewed 12 December 2017

Went on a Sunday evening for dinner. We were warmly greeted and shown to a nice table near the window. The place was nicely decorated for Christmas and there was a lovely atmosphere. Good choice menu with some specials also. To start we had a...More

Thank Anne T
Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

What fantastic food. Fresh and fabulous. Great ambiance in the restaurant and not a surprise that they extremely busy and we were there on a Monday evening. Good white wine choices and while I don’t remember the exact name this Chardonnay converted a seasoned red...More

Thank Eileen B
Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

Fantastic menu and really nice food. The restaurant itself is very well layed out with a warm welcoming feel. Special note to our waitress who was friendly, welcoming and knowledgeable.

Thank Noel B
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Pamela W
27 July 2016|
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Response from liam o | Reviewed this property |
I don't know that. But if you want a good vegetarian restaurant in Cork you should try Cafe Paradiso at Lancaster Quay
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
USD 20 - USD 47
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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
  • E-mail
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