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421 Friendship Rd, Harrisburg, PA 17111-1206
+1 717-920-5757
10:00 - 22:00
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Sun 11:00 - 21:00
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New Cumberland, Pennsylvania
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133 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Isaac's is the perfect option for families and folks who want a fun, peaceful, affordable and clean environment to enjoy a tasty lunch or dinner with creative "bird named" options! Yes, most of their vast menu options of homemade soups, fresh salads, wraps, pizzas, crusty French bread sandwiches, melts and clubs are named after exotic birds! Their creative menu is... More 

Thank Donna S
Greenville, South Carolina
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423 reviews
372 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went here not expecting too much - after all, it's just a soup, sandwich, salad place, right? Well, the soups, salads and sandwiches were pretty good. I tried their tomato pepperjack soup and it was very tasty. Everything seemed freshly prepared. Prices were reasonable.

Thank WadeandLori
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19 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

We were at Bass Pro shops and looking for a place to have dinner. In the next lot over, we noticed Isaac's restaurant and deli. The reviews on trip advisor looked good, so in we went. We were not disappointed! Our server, Morghan, was extremely sweet and attentive. Our glasses were never empty! My wife had the portobello mushroom soup... More 

Thank Dave D
Johnny R, Marketing Coordinator at Isaac's, responded to this review

Thanks, Dave! I will let our team at our Harrisburg location know about your comments! Glad you enjoyed your visit! More 

Fairfax, Virginia
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51 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017

We spotted this as a possible fun place for lunch while on the road, it was across from Macy's in a big shopping center. It was brightly colored and looked fun and inviting. Inside we found a pleasant gaily decorated comfortable place, where all the sandwiches and options had names of birds, which was kind of fun. The food was... More 

Thank Muffarah M
Ocean City, Maryland
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164 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

We like Isaac's very much. For a quick and filling lunch or dinner, their soup and sandwich selections can't be beat. With cute "bird" names, the choices are varied and fun. Choices of bread-type, meats, cheeses, and condiments provide something for everyone.

Thank Sue A
Johnny R, Marketing Coordinator at Isaac's, responded to this review

Thank you, Sue! More 

Rochester, New York
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2,860 reviews
1,880 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 857 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

I stopped in here after visiting the Harrisburg Mall for a shopping trip. I must say that I had a very good sandwich here, and also a very attentive waitress who really seemed to care about her customers. She brought out a free pickle plate which was very tasty, and I enjoyed it. My sandwich was very unusual, as it... More 

Thank Larry W
Lancaster, PA
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150 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

Arrived at Isaac's and the hostess greeted us promptly and showed us to a table. We asked if she would mind if we had a nearby booth and she agreed and cleaned the booth for us on the spot. That's good, attentive service. My wife had a butternut squash soup and a Mini Mallard. I had a regular-sized Flamingo, one... More 

Thank trav717
Easton, Pennsylvania
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139 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Had dinner for family of 4. Trainee waited on us and did a fine job. Food was prepared promptly and everyone was pleased with their sandwich. Have eaten at 2 of these, now, and found them consistent and good.

Thank whiskey3pa
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55 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2016 via mobile

Yes I said it. If your looking for diner style food you will be better off somewhere else. Service was mediocre. And the food was sub par. Not sub par is that great greasy spoon type place... It's just bad. Hit the Mexican place around the corner.

Thank Jimmy O
Johnny R, Marketing Coordinator at Isaac's, responded to this review

Hi, Jimmy! Sorry that your visit to our Paxton Street location did not even come close to meeting your expectations. We pride ourselves on making all of our sandwiches to order using fresh ingredients, our soups and deli salads are made-from-scratch on a daily basis and we don't have fryers. If something isn't right, we want to fix it. Please... More 

Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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296 reviews
160 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2016

We went around 11:30am on a Sunday and it wasn't busy at all. The hostess was friendly. The restaurant was clean. They had a decent sized menu with a quite a bit to offer. The sandwich we wanted to order had bacon on it and they were out of bacon! So we ordered a southwest "pizza" and it was pretty... More 

Thank Luv-that-farm
Johnny R, Marketing Coordinator at Isaac's, responded to this review

Thank you for the review. Feedback, both good and bad, is a great way to see how we're doing in our goal of exceeding our customers satisfaction...which from your remarks is clear that we did not even come close to this. I apologize for your experience and hope you'll let us make it up to you. Matt Pasciuta, our general... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$12
American, Soups
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 421 Friendship Rd, Harrisburg, PA 17111-1206
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Harrisburg
  • Phone Number: +1 717-920-5757
Awesome grilled sandwiches named after birds, delicious made-from-scratch soups, fresh green salads and an award-winning Kid's Menu have made Isaac's a South Central PA favorite for over 30 years. 18 Locations company-wide with 5 in the Harrisburg area.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?