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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 #11 of 238 restaurants in Wilkes-Barre
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $14 - $50
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
Salt Lake City, Utah
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62 reviews 62 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 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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NEPA
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 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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Pennsylvania
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47 reviews 47 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 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
35 helpful votes 35 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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wallenpaupack
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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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164 reviews 164 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 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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Pensacola, Florida
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

Restaurant conveniently located along a business road. We were traveling and spent a few days in the area and found this restaurant on trip advisor. Went in to celebrate an anniversary, but were not impressed with the menu or the service. It is pricy here, so we expected more. The appetizers were definitely better than the entrees, so my advice... More

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wilkes barre
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3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2013

Best food in wilkes-barre! Extremely helpful staff and atmosphere... The food was fresh and tasted great... I have been to many restaurants and I must say that Isabella's tops them all!

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London
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138 reviews 138 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
135 helpful votes 135 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2013

This is a restaurant on a corner plot by two roads, but the food is surprisingly good. Frankly, way too much of it (huge main courses, enough to feed two people), but tasty, and good quality etc. Decor a bit basic, but nice staff.

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Top Contributor
78 reviews 78 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2013

The food was inventive, fresh, and delicious. Loved the halibut cheeks, scallops with watermelon, and the halibut dinner....outstanding. We also loved the fact that we could dress casually and still have a formal meal. The service was also outstanding from the maître d' to the server. We will go dine here again.

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