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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” (26 reviews)
“tapas” (181 reviews)
“paella” (43 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 26 September 2016

All four of us enjoyed our evening there. We arrived at our reservation time of 6 PM, got seated and served promptly. Lots of delicious choices.

Thank alphawolf
Reviewed 25 September 2016

We ordered tapas for lunch: the brussel sprouts, the homemade potato chips with the goat cheese dip, the gambas, and the mussels. All of the dishes were excellent! Our waitress recommended the brussel sprouts and the chips and she was right! They were very good!...More

Thank G A
Reviewed 18 September 2016

This is not a restaurant owned by the the very good chef and restauranteur, Mike Isabella!! We had lunch there - the wait person got the order wrong, the food was very mediocre and some was inedible - namely the asparagus fries - not good...More

Thank Q3965XJsusan
Reviewed 16 September 2016

I have never been disappointed in Isabella's. It is best enjoyed for a long leisurely meal. I recommend ordering a few items to start, but keep the menu and order more as you go. Some of my favorite dishes include the calamari, shrimp with black...More

1  Thank jmnhunt
Reviewed 14 September 2016

While I would not generally recommend this place to out of area visitors for a full dinner - it is a great place for a few drinks and Tapas. I've visited Isabella's several times - both with business groups (small and large) as well as...More

Thank Karey K K
Reviewed 29 August 2016

American and other European food intrusion makes the " Spanish" part of the name somewhat suspect, particularly the lunch sandwich specials. But the fried asparagus was good, even if the choice of dressing could be more refined. The gaspacho was okay, but the lentil soup...More

Thank Bing M
Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

Every dish was top notch great service nice atmosphere and wide variety of tapas selections. Drank and ate a little too much but we all had a fantastic time. A must try in Frederick.

Thank Jim & Debra W
Reviewed 25 August 2016

Food was terrific with so many choices it was hard to select. Sharing with friends solved that quite nicely. Service was very good. Only suggestion is to reduce the volume of piped in 80's music so I didn't have to talk over it.

Thank Renee D
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Let me start off by saying that my server was amazing, couldn't have asked for a nicer guy. With that being said, here we go. My boyfriend made a reservation for our 2 year anniversary at 7pm on 8/20/2016, we arrived a little early but...More

Thank ilohmeyer
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Very cozy restaurant which is a nice place to try a variety of tapas with drinks. If you want a meal, they also have very good entrees. Definitely worth trying this place out.

Thank Willbaugh
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 20 - USD 35
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, 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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