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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” (28 reviews)
“tapas” (191 reviews)
“paella” (44 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
44 N Market St, Fl 1, Frederick, MD 21701-5471
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Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

We had reservations so there was next to no wait. Water on the table before we even sat down. An expansive menu that we took our time trying out. The datiles rellenos were my favorite--xrispy bacon wrapped dates stuffed with chorizo and bathes in goat...More

Date of visit: March 2017
Thank randomadventurer13
Reviewed 6 March 2017

We were in Frederick for 1 day and stopped here for Brunch. The setting is nice, a beautiful historic building and service was good. We both had Corned beef Hash and it was probably the best that I have ever had. The portion was quite...More

Date of visit: February 2017
Thank tripfoodie18
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

Pretty good Spanish influenced menu. Unusual decor. Paella special a good value. Sangria, limited wine list, and decent selection of beers. Moderately priced.

Date of visit: April 2016
Thank Brendan G
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

Make sure you eat the Asparagus Fries!!!They are by far the best thing at Isabella's. The tapas were great. Everything was tasty, especially the seafood plates. Great paella and nice atmosphere and service.

Date of visit: January 2017
Thank Blake B
Reviewed 26 February 2017

We tried this restaurant because it was one of the only restaurants open on New Year's Day. What a wonderful surprise! At age 67, this is one of the top 5 meals I have ever eaten in my life. Fantastic is too mild a superlative...More

Date of visit: January 2017
Thank Aardvark97
Reviewed 26 February 2017

We were in town for a show and took a chance on this place. We're fans of tapas and this place did everything perfectly. The place was busy but still maintained a quiet vibe. I started with a bowl of gazpacho that was as good...More

Date of visit: February 2017
Thank bluezlover
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

On an unusually warm February day, when downtown Frederick was teaming with people who just wanted to be out and about, we were able to get a table for six at Isabellas. I've been to Spain so have had many tapas- today's were excellent. So...More

Date of visit: February 2017
Thank Retiredrn365
Reviewed 19 February 2017

We have been here a number of times, and yesterday's visit (18 FEB 2017) will be our last. The food was very good, between filet mignon, jumbo bacon-wrapped scallops and paella (chicken & wild mushroom). All were fantastic in taste, but pricing was beyond what...More

Date of visit: February 2017
Thank jfwilder
Jaime E, General Manager at Isabella's Taverna & Tapas Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 22 February 2017

Thank you for your recent review of Isabella's. I do apologize for the poor experience that you had. I would love to discuss this matter in more detail, so that I may take appropriate steps to correct the problem. Please email me at jaime@isabellas-tavern.com

Reviewed 13 February 2017

Great tapas restaurant! We've visited several times and find the place is "gangbusters" busy every time we go. Love the variety and quality of all the "small plate" tapas, excellently prepared with incredible variety. Very nice bar as well.

Date of visit: September 2016
Thank 86evanr
Reviewed 7 February 2017

apparently i ate here a lot last year! the food is consistently yummy: kind of an americanized spanish tapas-type menu. fried asparagus are essential. its all good though.

Date of visit: February 2017
Thank Lynda A
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 20 - USD 35
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
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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