The service was excellent, the ambiance was lovely. My drink was good, the bread was delish,the scallops were perfect, but my chicken piccatta was bland, my Dad's spaghetti sauce sugar sweet. It was a disappointment. I might go back, but not for Italian food.
Great as usual
I have never had a bad meal at this Trattoria.
Great meal but entree could have been warmer. I like my lasagna piping hot but maybe be was warm only.
very good service. It's just a nice place to eat. We have been many times and sometimes the service is marginal.
My husband and I don’t go out a lot but when we do it’s always a special treat. We were seated at our table which was a cozy little nook but it took 15 minutes to have our drink order taken. And only after my husband went to the hostess. Isabella’s wasn’t especially busy this particular Saturday night. Our lovely waitress wasn’t informed we had arrived or our table was her responsibility. It was a great meal but communication between wait staff and hostess could be better.
Hopefully, next time we visit Isabella’s they will be a bit more on their toes.
Great food and comfortable atmosphere. The chicken picatta is a favorite!
The bread they brought to the table was remarkable! Delicious. My steak was melt in your mouth. Those were the best garlic mashed potatoes I ever had. My friends enjoyed the pizza and mushrooms as well. Good wine.
Very accommodating for a last minute large group and the server was great!
The food is wonderful. The service is great. Always an exceptional experience
My husband had wonderful scallops and I had some delicious mussels. Great price point on a wonderful wine selection. Always a favorite restaurant.
Sunday brunch service provider by a Ms. Jordan was very good. Food, including dessert, was terrific. Nice atmosphere. Smallish men's bathroom. Urinal right by door to toilet.
We were visiting to attend a grandchilds graduation and live in michigan.. She recommended Isabella's and so did some other people that we asked. All were right on. This was a great choice. Food was very tasty and delicious. Service was helpful with menu choices and presentation was good. Definitely a value on food prices and food portions were perfect. We had a cozy booth in the bar area which was very private and out of the way. Give this restaurant a try.
Went there for a college grad dinner. Service and food was to notch!
Came over from Lexington for something special and different for Mothers Day.
A perfect lunch with the family. Food delicious and fresh. Ambiance...lovely!
Very friendly restaurant with an adjoining wine shop. The staff made excellent recommendations, starting with a refreshing Bellini. I had the albacore tuna salad and capri panini. Both were very good. The service was exceptional.
Great restaurant! Food was delicious service was spectacular. Very inexpensive.
Birthday- Great service and great food!
Very friendly atmosphere
It was great - as always.
Great bartender! Great food!
Isabella's atmosphere is both classy and welcoming. The service was wonderful and the food was fantastic. I highly recommend Isabella's.
Excellent as always. Isabella's is one of our go-to places when we have guests in town.
Had a late reservation. Restaurant was crowded but service was prompt. Had mussels appetizer. Maybe the best I've ever tasted. Entrees arrived in reasonable time. We all had different entrees. Each one was wonderful. Only minor flaw...we had to ask for bread instead of waitress bringing it on her own. Overall, a wonderful dining experience!
Always quality experience in every way. And so it was this evening.
As always - excellent quality and service. Can’t wait to go back.
We have never had a bad meal or a bad experience at Isabella's. This time was no different. Our server, Ruthie, was excellent; the appetizers, meals and beverages were outstanding and the overall experience was great!
Wonderful food! Great service! Excellent selection of wines. Highly recommend
Family birthday dinner. Really enjoyable atmosphere and service.
We stopped by the restaurant on our way back to North Carolina from Washington DC. We were early for our reservations but they were very courteous and seated us. The food was excellent. It is in the Northern Tablet style later than the usual southern Italian fare. This is definitely worth a drive.
Isabella’s exceeded our expectations! The food (brunch) was fantastic. We had the pancakes and chicken salad adjusted to be gluten free. Our server, Ruthie, was exceptional. She was friendly, knowledgeable about the menu and how it could be modified and attentive. Great experience and I recommend Isabella’s.
Family celebrate a birthday
My husband birthday
We were entertaining out of town guests and drove 35 minutes each way to arrive at Isabella's. We were seated immediately at our reservation time and the waiter arrived promptly to get us started. he was knowledgeable and could answer all our questions. I ordered the small fig salad with baby greens, a few candied nuts and wonderful balsamic vinaigrette to start and the pan seared scallops with risotto for the entree. Everyone's food was served together by several wait-staff and was piping hot. the scallops were neither undercooked nor overcooked, (difficult to do) but rather were juicy and delicate in flavor. The risotto was superb. I shared the generous cheesecake slice with my friend, a discerning foodie, who agreed it was absolutely delicious. I called the waiter over to express my appreciation to the chef, the waitstaff, the ambiance and the exceptional overall experience. Isabella's is a little gem of a trattoria and compares favorably to Charleston, SC and NYC. It is well worth the drive.
Ordered blackened tuna. Didn't get it.
We always enjoy our dinners at Isabella's. They offer an ample selection of entrees, so that everyone in the group can find a meal to his/her liking. I love the way the wine list is organized, with clever descriptions of varietals. Isabella's is our go-to choice for special occasion dinners.
We had a great experience. I had not been there in ten years since my daughter graduated from VES. Was good then and nothing changed.