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Isabella's Taverna & Tapas Bar

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44 N Market St, Fl 1, Frederick, MD 21701-5471
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8:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Mon - Thu 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Description: We welcome you to visit and enjoy our restaurant in downtown historic...
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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  • 77
    Excellent
  • 73
    Very good
  • 18
    Average
  • 16
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great for Girls' Night Out

I went with several friends for a girls' night out. the server was very accommodating and suggested options from menu. They were great.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
ecmsnow
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Frederick, Maryland
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Bar scene
  • Special occasions
  • Romantic
  • Entertaining clients
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Baltimore, Maryland
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Read an ad about it as having a happy hour - what a find. Had a small set -up but the appetizers/tapas were first rate. The fried asparagus has got to be one of a kind. Also enjoyed the bacon wrapped salmon. Bartenders Jason and Rick were cordial and helpful. This will be a regular stop when in Frederick

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Frederick, Maryland
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23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Once again we enjoyed our meal and the amazing service we received at Isabella's. My sister and I shared a tapas special (10.99, three tapas choices). The highlight of course being the Asparagus Fries. But loved the other two as well. My sister was so pleased when the waiter brought simple syrup for her ice tea sweeter. Brilliant! My granddaughters... More 

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Frederick, Maryland
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

I went with several friends for a girls' night out. the server was very accommodating and suggested options from menu. They were great.

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17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

Delightful building and exterior. Best Bloody Mary in Frederick County. Exceptional server but the place was so busy orders were a little slow. Definitely worth another visit soon

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Burtonsville, Maryland
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

We have been here many times. The kitchen should not have to be told that the food prep is not satisfactory more than once. We were there for lunch in March. I ordered the asparagus in the aioli. This is a really nice tapas. The last 2 times we had it the spears were too thick--coarse, chewy. Awful. We mentioned... More 

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Jaime E, Manager at Isabella's Taverna & Tapas Bar, responded to this review

We are very sorry to hear that you did not enjoy your experience at Isabella's. We take all constructive criticism very seriously. Please feel free to email our General Manager, Arthur at arthur@isabellas-tavern.com with any comments or concerns and we hope that you decide to give us another try. More 

Frederick, Maryland
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Isabella's makes a great brunch! Dishes are made to order. Diners can choose from tapas or traditional menu items.

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Jaime E, Manager at Isabella's Taverna & Tapas Bar, responded to this review

Thank you very much for the wonderful FIVE star review, we are so happy that you enjoyed our brunch so much! We hope to see you again very soon. More 

Odenton, MD
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30 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

My husband, father-in-law and myself were in Frederick for a beer festival downtown. We stopped into Isabella's to have a snack before heading back home to Baltimore. My husband ordered the mojito, which was made with lots of mint and lime (no sickly syrup here!). It tasted so fresh and wonderful! I ordered one of the Blood Marys (it had... More 

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Jaime E, Manager at Isabella's Taverna & Tapas Bar, responded to this review

Thank you very much for the wonderful five star review. We highly appreciate the positive feedback from our patrons. We hope that you visit us again very soon. More 

New Jersey
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109 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

The wait could be long, even if you have reserved online, but I'll take that because they have a big variety of tapas and that's absolutely great food which everybody appreciates..You can choose from a wide range: shrimp, jamon Serrano, salmon, meatballs, sausages, asparragus, even the expensive jamon iberico!..They also have paellas but we didn't order any...Amazing feast for your... More 

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Jaime E, Manager at Isabella's Taverna & Tapas Bar, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the wonderful review. We are so pleased to hear that you enjoy dining at Isabella's so much and we hope to see you again very soon. More 

Green Bay, Wisconsin
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61 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

After driving through a food desert for most of the day, we found an oasis of unique restaurants in Frederick. There was a wait at 6:30pm when we arrived but we snagged two seats at the bar where we could order from the full menu. We shared a salad and each had a small plate and then dessert. The food... More 

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Jaime E, Manager at Isabella's Taverna & Tapas Bar, responded to this review

We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your experience at Isabella's and we hope to see you again very soon! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

We had my son's rehearsal dinner at Isabella's. We live in Texas and were planning this long distance. Everyone was great in helping with the planning and choosing of the Tapas menu. When we arrived the room was well set up and there were two wait staff just for our party. The sangria was brought it and next asparagus fries.... More 

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Jaime E, Manager at Isabella's Taverna & Tapas Bar, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing Isabella's as your rehearsal dinner venue, we are so glad that everything was perfect. Next time you are in town, please stop by and see us. More 

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Additional Information about Isabella's Taverna & Tapas Bar

Address: 44 N Market St, Fl 1, Frederick, MD 21701-5471
Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Frederick
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 20 - 35
Cuisine: Mediterranean, Spanish, Greek, Tapas

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 44 N Market St, Fl 1, Frederick, MD 21701-5471
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Frederick

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20 - 35
  • Price Range: $ $ $
  • Cuisine: Mediterranean, Spanish, Greek, Tapas

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Special occasions, Romantic, Entertaining clients

Description

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.
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?