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“Breakfast burrito is an epic! ” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Isabella's

Isabella's
359 Columbus Ave, at 77th Street, New York City, NY 10024-5103 (Manhattan)
212.724.2100
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Ranked #421 of 11,777 Restaurants in New York City
Price range: $41 - $80
Cuisines: American, Mediterranean
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Good for: Romance, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Neighborhood: Manhattan
Cross street: 77th Street
Transit: A, B, C & D trains to 80th Street/Central Park West, and 1 train to 79th Street. M10 bus on Columbus Ave and 77th Street.
Description: A faithful neighborhood favorite, Isabella’s has been an Upper West Side institution for over two decades, a hit with locals and celebrities alike. Isabella’s defines Upper West Side dining with reliable market-fresh offerings for the Mediterranean palate. From birthdays to celebratory brunches, many a memories have been made at Isabella’s and continue unfolding at this “oasis for an unrushed, delicious meal,” according to Zagat. When the weather’s pleasant, grab a sidewalk seat in the café for a classic New York Brunch filled with people-watching, benedicts and Bloody Marys. Indulge your sweet tooth in a Chocolate Bag, a dessert staple that’s been on the menu since opening day!
Bangkok, Thailand
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Breakfast burrito is an epic! ”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014 via mobile

I like the atmosphere and the staffs are well trained. Tried the breakfast burrito and love that they used well selected chorizo that give the right amount of spicy to the dish.

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BRGuestHospitality, Guest Relations Manager at Isabella's, responded to this review, July 16, 2014
Dear Valued Guest,

Thank you so much for taking the time on Trip Advisor to let us know about your visit to Isabella's!

We are delighted that you enjoyed your breakfast burrito and appreciate your great feedback.

We hope to have you join us again and wish you all the best!

Gabby Barikian
Community Relations Specialist
BR Guest Hospitality
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Dublin, Ireland
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20 reviews 20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“Service like being at home”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Super location near Central Park - worth booking in advance... can eat inside or outside but the best service we had in NYC with wonderful food and a great buzz

Visited June 2014
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BRGuestHospitality, Guest Relations Manager at Isabella's, responded to this review, June 18, 2014
Dear Valued Guest,

Thank you so much for taking the time on Trip Advisor to let us know about your visit to Isabella's!

It truly means a lot to us to hear from you and we appreciate your wonderful feedback!

We hope to have you dine with us again and wish you all the best.

Gabby Barikian
Community Relations Specialist
BR Guest Hospitality
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Melbourne, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
“Mixing with the locals @ Isabella's”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014 via mobile

It was fun to get away from the hustle and bustle to a quieter locale where we did not see other tourists but families and locals. Food was served quickly and very tasty. Great atmosphere.

  • Visited June 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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BRGuestHospitality, Guest Relations Manager at Isabella's, responded to this review, June 12, 2014
Dear Valued Guest,

Thank you so much for taking the time on Trip Advisor to let us know about your visit to Isabella's!

We are delighted you enjoyed your meal and hope to see you again soon.

We appreciate your feedback and wish you all the best!

Gabby Barikian
Community Relations Specialist
BR Guest Hospitality
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minnesota
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15 reviews 15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“Great NYC experience”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

Very good food great atmosphere good service. It's tough to pick I know lots of choices in New York City. This can very easily be one of your better choices.

  • Visited June 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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BRGuestHospitality, Guest Relations Manager at Isabella's, responded to this review, June 12, 2014
Dear Valued Guest,

Thank you so much for taking the time on Trip Advisor to let us know about your visit to Isabella's!

It truly means a lot to us to hear from you and we are delighted you enjoyed your experience!

We hope to have you dine with us again and wish you all the best!

Gabby Barikian
Community Relations Specialist
BR Guest Hospitality
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New York City, New York
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Overpriced and overrated”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

Had brunch there today out of curiosity after not having been there for many years. Sat a crammed table inside with little wiggle room on either side. $14.00 for a paltry Belgian waffle served with about 3 strawberries? Come on, people! My friend's mushroom omelette, which was very good, was served with ice cold home fries. We didn't even bother to send them back. We just won't ever eat there again. Better brunches can be had at local neighborhood diners on the both the East and West Sides, and that's where I'll be going in the future.

  • Visited May 2014
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 1 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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