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Isabella's Taverna & Tapas Bar

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44 N Market St, Fl 1, Frederick, MD 21701-5471
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Mon - Thu 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Columbia, Maryland
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My friend and I sampled six different tapas, each one well-executed, in taste and portion size, and pleasing to the palate!

Thank FamilyH5000
Somers Point, New Jersey
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292 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed our mojitos So many tapas to choose from chicken, shrimp,meatballs, loved the brussel sprouts

Thank NittanyLion70
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57 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband surprised me with a visit here for my birthday. LOVE this place! Friend asparagus is INSANELY good. There is such a variety of menu choices you can go many, many times and always get something different. You can run up quite a bill here if you want or you can be conservative and stay on a budget. It's... More 

Thank Pamela M
Baltimore, Maryland
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83 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nothing spectacular but easy to use. Server was very accommodating to our party of 6. Don't go for creativity. And don't expect true Spanish. But perfectly acceptable.

Thank susan j
Punta Gorda, Florida
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82 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited mid-day in the middle of the week. Four of us shared 6 tapas - three for about $11.) Plenty of food for all of us (although they recommend three per person. A great selection, very diverse. Very tasty. Served a bit differently that those we are in San Sebastian in Spain, which seems to be the epicenter of... More 

Thank Mike S
New York
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155 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We celebrated my sister's big birthday here, which has always been one of her favorite haunts in Frederick. There were 9 of us and we comfortably sat together at a long table near the window. We all ordered individually, choosing from the brunch/breakfast/lunch menu. Everyone was happy with our meal! The management was extremely accommodating and I'm sure we will... More 

Thank PatSnyder
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food here is very good and the selection of tapas is fairly large. As always, some of the tapas were better and more inspired than others, but, overall, we really enjoyed the meal.

Thank namtex
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016

This is a great tapas restaurant. I have brought finicky eaters here, vegetarians, kids, and everyone has found something they like. The paella choices are great. The deep-fried asparagus has a cult-like following. Their wine list is good, also. This is the kind of restaurant you can have a little or a lot, depending on your appetite and what you... More 

Thank Daedra C
Woodstock, Maryland
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016

Had lunch at Isabella's with my sister recently and it was wonderful. Our server was great, we sat outside on a lovely day and enjoyed their three small plates lunch option. The spicy chicken was great and so was the shrimp. We also had the fig bruschetta which was delicious! Will definitely return.

Thank adawes11
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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37 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

Great tapas at Isabella's. The deep-fried asparagus spears with remoulade are legendary. The tapas lunch special is a great value.

Thank jbone90

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$20 - $35
Mediterranean, Spanish, Gluten Free
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special occasions, Families with children, Bar scene, Romantic
Open Hours
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 44 N Market St, Fl 1, Frederick, MD 21701-5471
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Frederick
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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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?