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La Scala

312 Main St, Lafayette, IN 47901-1352
+1 765-420-8171
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good31%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
312 Main St, Lafayette, IN 47901-1352
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Reviewed 11 November 2017

This is our go to place for out of town guests. No matter which meal, the selection is vast and the food is delicious. Try the tomato basil soup as an entree or side - it is fantastic. DH loves the lasagna, and I enjoy...More

Thank Carol S
Reviewed 21 October 2017

Our meal started off great as the herbed olive oil was at better than Spagheddies as was the bread. The calamari appetizer was perfectly done. We were disappointed with our main course as both seemed to lack flavor. My chicken was almost rubbery and tasted...More

1  Thank krissocref
Reviewed 16 October 2017

Being from out of town - it was recommended by a local. We made a reservation. Found street parking close by (Friday evening). Seated right away. Delightful waitress. They have a full bar and their drinks are way cheaper than Indy! Warm bread, crisp salad...More

Thank agioe
Reviewed 10 October 2017

We’ve eaten here many times through the years and usually enjoyed a very good meal. This time three of us were seated between two large tables of noisy diners and it detracted from an otherwise enjoyable evening. And for some reason someone made several trips...More

Thank Mack3065
Reviewed 23 September 2017

My third visit to La Scala and I won't be back. As a celiac I really appreciated that this restaurant truly understands and respects gluten free, but the food last night was so disappointing as was the service. I ordered risotto, which is described as...More

1  Thank coffeegirl9
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed our dinner here very much. The food was terrific, as was the service. The only down side is that it is on the downtown square where parking isn't always convenient.

Thank Janine B
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

Went to this restaurant based on the high ratings. Big mistake! Sat on the patio because it was a gorgeous night. Super slow service. Finally was able to order and asked for recommendations since the menu is so large. Was told everything was great. We...More

Thank cmjba
Reviewed 30 August 2017

This was our second visit and ate outdoors this time. We were drawn back here because our first visit several years ago was an excellent experience. We were more than disappointed this time. Gnocchi with Bolognese...I don't think so. Tasted like frozen gnocchi with a...More

Thank TaDaRoc
Reviewed 28 August 2017

Choose dinner with son here as we were thinking Italian sounded best. Local recommendations had raised our expectations. Seating and service were fine but the food while being good, was not exceptional. The salads were a little small, the pasta entree's just lacked the Wow...More

Thank iradeannas
Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

Terrace is cozy but packed with bugs! Menu is over crowded! Bruschetta is done the American not Italian way! The antipasti was delicious and service was ok. The basis sauces for alfredo and tortellini creamy tomato were very good but where chef started to play...More

Thank suzelkhoury
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 312 Main St, Lafayette, IN 47901-1352
    (3rd and Main)
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Lafayette
  • Phone Number: +1 765-420-8171
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