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“Great place for Tapas/small plates, lots of fun!” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Isabella's Taverna & Tapas Bar

Isabella's Taverna & Tapas Bar
44 N Market St, Fl 1, Frederick, MD 21701-5471
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Ranked #27 of 319 restaurants in Frederick
Price range: $20 - $35
Cuisines: Mediterranean, Spanish, Tapas
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Bar scene, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
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.
Havre de Grace, Maryland
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69 reviews 69 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 28 cities Reviews in 28 cities
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
“Great place for Tapas/small plates, lots of fun!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2012

I've eaten in this restaurant a few times over the years, when I was in the area and I've always enjoyed the food. it's so much fun to try small plates of really good food, mix/match and share with others. My husband and I just love to order a bunch of stuff off the menu and sit back and relax and enjoy the casual atmosphere. Always a good choice for lunch or dinner, especially if you get in before it gets crowded!

  • Visited October 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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English first
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48 reviews 48 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 27 cities Reviews in 27 cities
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
“Nice”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2012 via mobile

Expansive tapas menu supplemented by some tasty mideastern/ Turkish items. Everything we ordered was tasty. Service good, quick and efficient maybe a bit hurried. Restaurant had tasteful decor but busy and tables a wee bit crowded and tight.

    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Westminster, Md
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28 restaurant reviews
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
“Wives love it, Husbands Don't Understand”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2012

Guys don't get small plates of exotic stuff. Wives love tasting bits of this and that, and then you get drinks made from Proseca! Go with a group of your gal pals and have the hubbles drive y'all home!

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Baltimore, Maryland
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50 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 24 cities Reviews in 24 cities
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
“Very good food and ambiance.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2012

We had a group of ten and made a reservation ahead of time. Once seated, they handed us the menus but took awhile to return. The drinks were great...we had Yacht Club Bloody Mary's which were some of the best. Our whole table ordered from the brunch menu. One recommendation for the restaurant would be to have some gluten free options on the brunch menu, not just the regular one. The seafood omelettes were great,too.
Service was just ok. We all felt that our server was slightly annoyed with our questions and serving a large group but the food was worth it.

  • Visited October 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Flavorful meal and lovely service”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2012

Highly recommend the asparagus "fries" and the green beans with smoked paprika - both flavorful and fresh with nice seasoning. Otherwise, the food was really tasty and the server was attentive and friendly. Not sure if/when I will be back in Frederick, but if so, I would go again.

  • Visited September 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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