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Caffe La Scala

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1655 N Main St, Ste 110, Walnut Creek, CA 94596-4679
+1 925-935-7779
08:00 - 01:00
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Sun 08:00 - 00:00
Mon - Thu 07:00 - 00:00
Fri 07:00 - 01:00
Sat 08:00 - 01:00
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Geneva, Switzerland
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62 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016

Consistency rules. You can't do better than Caffè La Scala in the entire county. For over twenty-two years it has been doing perfect food, superb coffee and other drinks in a lovely and comfortable setting with good music, plugs for your device(s) and newspapers and magazines to read (remember those?). It is an oasis in a city full of meeting... More 

Thank Duchetti
Melbourne, Australia
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45 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

Nice staff help the ambiance of the Cafe. I had an informal business meeting and found the layout pretty good; other people were in the cafe but the layout allowed for space.

Thank Sapper909
Walnut Creek, California
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159 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2016

La Scala is a marvelous meeting place. It's a convenient location, good (though metered) street parking, across from the City Hall and walking distance from anywhere downtown. It has wi-fi and is very welcoming to customers with laptops. Small meetings are easily put together with moveable tables and a relaxed crew and atmosphere. The coffee and teas are great!

Thank John H
New York City, New York
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2015

This place opened in 1994. The same family runs it. It is not a chain. It is quirky. It is not always consistent with cookie-cutter smiles by staff and temperature controlled drinks, but anyway you were tired with all that five years ago. You come here because it is comfortable (you can meet people, read, work, etc.), reliable (open late),... More 

Thank Bebop M
Turlock, California
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262 reviews
142 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2015 via mobile

Really nice coffee place. Very clean and really spacious tables. The mocha was really good. Really like that they stay open late.

Thank Tcard2013
Vestal, New York
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179 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2015

Got here for a late lunch and ordered the Italian Sausage pizza. It was a 10", thin crust type with cheese, sliced link sausage, chopped sweet peppers, and Kalmata Olives. Although I wouldn't have chosen that particular combination, it was pretty tasty. I also had Unsweetened Iced Green Tea and that was also pretty good. My coworker had a panini... More 

Thank Steve N
Walnut Creek, California, USA
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67 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2015

This restaurant has the best coffee in town, morning, noon and late night - however, it offers gourmet salads and sandwiches and desserts that cannot be beat. It is a typical place where you are comfortable hanging out for hours with your laptop, i Pad, or just with friend. You can sit outside in private or in the front facing... More 

1 Thank Mary Lou B
Phoenix AZ
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29 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2015

The coffee is better than good (even the decaf, if you must) and they have a pretty good gluten free pastry selection (try the zucchini cake)... and a nicely varied, full flour pastry selection as well... not to mention salads and soups that serve well for a quick lunch. This is a perfect place to take a break in the... More 

1 Thank womanlovescoffee
Walnut Creek, California
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2015

Restful setting on a busy corner. Includes Outdoor seating surrounded by flowers and a waterfall. Friendly staff. Delicious coffees and pastries. Lots of indoor seating with outlets for laptops. Perfect for mid-morning coffee break.

Thank Margaret B
Walnut Creek, California
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2015

It's not a chain and the closest thing Walnut Creek has to a European cafe. Come here for rich espresso and delicious pastries, such as tiramisu and mini cheesecakes.

Thank Kim M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Open Hours
08:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 01:00
08:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1655 N Main St, Ste 110, Walnut Creek, CA 94596-4679
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Walnut Creek
  • Phone Number: +1 925-935-7779

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