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“Fun with excllent food”
Review of Isabella's - CLOSED

Isabella's
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $41 - $80
Cuisines: American, Mediterranean
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Restaurant details
Good for: Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Neighborhood: Upper West Side
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!
Reviewed June 30, 2014

Sitting on the terrace at Isabella's is the genuine Upper West Side experience. Even if the food wasn't amazingly good, it would be worth going on a warm summer evening just to people watch and soak up the ambiance. But the food is so good (and good value) that you could go in the depths of a blizzard and still enjoy yourself.

Thank ELDorey
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BRGuestHospitality, Guest Relations Manager at Isabella's, responded to this reviewResponded 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!

It truly means a lot to us to hear from you and we appreciate your 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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Reviewed June 23, 2014

We stopped by Isabella's for lunch (and sangria) after a morning at the Natural History Museum. It was my husband's favorite meal of our trip. The atmosphere, food and service was great!! Our server was so friendly and even brought us some complimentary champagne for our anniversary. We had such a great experience and the kids enjoyed the extensive kids menu, wiki stix and crayons. We had such a great experience and will be back when we are in NYC again!

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Thank RaisingZ
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BRGuestHospitality, Guest Relations Manager at Isabella's, responded to this reviewResponded 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!

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

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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Reviewed June 22, 2014

My wife and i ate at Isabella's before attending the Stand-up New York comedy show, and thoroughly enjoyed our dinner and service. We started with a watermelon based gazpacho soup which was amazing, and then were delighted by the seafood capellini loaded with lobster, scallops, and prawns - delicious! We chose a Muscadet wine, which was light and reasonably priced.

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Thank DeepCoveRRR
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BRGuestHospitality, Guest Relations Manager at Isabella's, responded to this reviewResponded 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 experience with us and hope to have you back soon.

We wish you all the best!

Gabby Barikian
Community Relations Specialist
BR Guest Hospitality

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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.

Thank Ploylada S
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BRGuestHospitality, Guest Relations Manager at Isabella's, responded to this reviewResponded 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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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

Thank Eddie R
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BRGuestHospitality, Guest Relations Manager at Isabella's, responded to this reviewResponded 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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