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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%
Travellers talk about
“fish cakes” (39 reviews)
“lamb curry” (13 reviews)
Open Now
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm Hours
Irish, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
48 Maccurtain Street, Cork, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 489 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent staff, charming service from all. Special John Dory was perfectly done and presented. Faultless. Would recommend without hesitation.

Thank gus311
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

7 of us went for dinner on a Tuesday. Restaurant was busy but good ambiance throughout. Good range of all courses - I had warm salad to start and excellent salmon to follow with plentiful veg and potato. I had the Irish Coffee instead of...More

Thank apmulcahy53
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having reviewed this restaurant a few years ago I am very happy to update. Whether a girlie lunch, a couples dinner or a family get-together we have never been disappointed with Isaacs. The staff are well-trained, courteous and friendly. The food is freshly cooked and...More

Thank fintoncork
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had booked a table for the first sitting and we're expecting a nice dinner after reading so many positive reviews. I ordered the lamb curry and my partner the duck. My curry was dull, the lamb chewy and the rice not properly cooked. The...More

Thank Anna B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having read the good reviews of this restaurant, prior to making our first visit to Cork, we decided to 'check it out'. While outside the premises studying the menu,two patrons emerged from the building and, on hearing our accents, gave a most excellent recommendation of...More

Thank hughventus
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had the seafood chowder with the brown bread and Irish butter for an appetizer and then, the fish cakes that came with a salad. Food was great. Atmosphere seemed to be people stopping after work for dinner and couples meeting other couples for dinner....More

Thank swampgirl2
Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

Visited this restaurant when meeting our niece on her lunch break so fast service was important. We arrived 15 minutes before official opening time but they welcomed us warmly and gave us menus to select our food. We ordered two dishes of Penne mushroom &...More

Thank Tom L
Reviewed 27 January 2018

We had a wonderful meal here. The food is very tasty and the restaurant has a lovely atmosphere. At first we thought the prices are a little on the expensive side but it seems to be normal for a good meal in the area.

Thank LondonLassE1
Reviewed 23 January 2018

This place is a professional and smart dining experience, the service was excellent and the food good.

Thank Rónán I
Reviewed 10 January 2018

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

1  Thank JerryDublin2014
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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
  • Food
  • 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, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Groups
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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