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Isabella Restaurant and Bar

1140 Highway 315, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18711-0911
+1 570-270-9292
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Ranked #7 of 240 Restaurants in Wilkes-Barre
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Price range: $14 - $50
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Mon - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: Seafood, Steakhouse, Vegan, Vegetarian
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Good for: Romance, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Jumper Road
Description: Handicap accessible 45-person private dining room with 80" flat screen TV, wi-fi, and video and teleconferencing. This space is perfect for an intimate social gathering like a baby shower, rehearsal dinner or family get together. Our private dining room is also an ideal spot for business meetings.
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English first
Seaside Park, New Jersey
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014 NEW

The hostess met us at the door and greeted us byname. Yes, we made a reservation. The server was pleasant and helpful. We ordered a glass of wine and an IPA. The menu was adequate, the food delicious. My wife had a small plate of scallops and I had the hanger steak with signature potatoes. One of the best meals... More

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51 reviews 51 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

This restaurant isn't large, but the atmosphere is quite and calm and the food is absolutely delicious. My husband had the peach gazpacho and I had the lobster tacos--both great. My husband ordered the tuna with the coconut rice--absolutely fantastic. I wanted to steal it. We would definitely come back.

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Atlanta, Georgia
17 reviews 17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Modern, upscale atmosphere combined with great food and excellent service. Wait staff was friendly and prompt, very accommodating to menu substitutions. Reservations may be advisable on weekends or for special events as the restaurant is not large.

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Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
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59 reviews 59 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Food. Service. Atmosphere. All excellent. This is one of the best restaurants in NE Pennsylvania. Lunch as well as dinner. Try the roast turkey at lunch, its not the usual deli slices most places sell. Its real, roasted turkey.

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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74 reviews 74 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

We walked in with no reservations after a day of site seeing dressed pretty casual with no reservations but they made us welcome even though you really should prepare for this fabulous restaurant. The four of as ordered different menu items and they were all fresh inspiring meals. I believe I had halibut which was as fresh as if you... More

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Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Went to Isabella Restaurant and Bar twice for business dinners. Atmosphere was better than average. Menu was high end with very high prices. Service was extremely slow and several people had to wait a long time for food to be served. Won't go back.

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Senior Contributor
48 reviews 48 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

Let me start by saying my visit was part of a private dinner function, with a guest speaker for work. The dinner was paid for by the company who sent the speaker. There were approximately 30 people in attendance, so perhaps that affected our experience. This is a very attractive restaurant, both inside and out. The wait staff did a... More

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Eastham, Massachusetts
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59 reviews 59 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

We were in the area to see a concert on 10/22 (The show was awesome at the Kirby). We had checked on line for a nice restaurant and found the Isabella. It looked more like a bistro on their web site. It's with a athletic club in a building along the busy road. Greeting was fine, service was fine, food... More

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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

Yeah, I need to find a better job to support my eating habits. If I could afford it, I would have lunch here every day. Went in to try some of the new fall menu. Amazing, I love it. I will find a reason to splurge and have lunch here again sooner than later.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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180 reviews 180 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2013

we have been here several times and wonderful food, service, atmosphere. Whenever in town, we will eat here again. But why are they always half full at the most on weekends?

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