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Isaac's Restaurant

48 Maccurtain Street, Cork, Ireland
+353 21 450 3805
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fish cakes” (35 reviews)
“lamb curry” (12 reviews)
Closes in 7 min
All hours
Irish, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
48 Maccurtain Street, Cork, Ireland
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Lively, busy, great value and service. In a city which offers great value for eating out Isaacs is in a class of its own. Food is fresh locally produced, with good size portions and terrific service. Fish dishes highly recommended ...although on our most recent...More

Thank JerryDublin2014
Reviewed 1 week ago

Located near The Isaacs hotel. Very good restaurant! Friendly service. We recommend the early bird menu.

Thank Leentjedef
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Dined here with a few friends on the june bank holiday weekend, The restaurant was quite busy but we got a very good service, I had the half lobster which was perfect, we also got some complimentary drinks, would recommend this restaurant and would return.

Thank Niallma
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Terrific spot to grab an early bird dinner before seeing a play across the street at The Everyman. Chowder was tasty, along with the brown bread and butter. Duck confit hit the spot, as did the bread pudding dessert. As a solo diner, I felt...More

Thank W.H. D
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Went here with some friends over the past weekend, starters of crab crumble very good, crab salad not great and tapas was good, steaks were over cooked , prawns ok Services to be fair was very good , atmosphere was good, probably owing rush back...More

Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

Booked a table for a Saturday night but when we turned up they had no record of the booking. It was no big deal as they were able to accommodate us as there was just the two of us. The menu was okay - nothing...More

1  Thank RazorCork
Reviewed 29 May 2017

great food at Isaacs, there is always a lovely atmosphere here, one of my favourite spots in cork! g

Thank joanoshea1
Reviewed 25 May 2017

While in Cork my wife and I stopped here for lunch. The decor of the restaurant was very elegant. My wife had the fish and potato cake that she thought was just o.k. but I don't think she liked it very much. I had the...More

Thank JTOWN2014
Reviewed 25 May 2017

Ate here again last week with a large group of colleagues, and it was excellent. The place has a great atmosphere, and the staff are very friendly and efficient. I would recommend the curry, delicious flavors and a great portion size. I was here for...More

Thank Mairmi01
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Myself and friend had a lovely lunch and i could not recommend this venue highly enough. Food was lovely and the service was great. we visited on a saturday at lunch time and really had a great experience. will definitely be back

Thank Plutess
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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
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
12:30 - 14:30
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17:30 - 21:30
12:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:30
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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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