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La Scala

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1012 Eastern Ave, Baltimore, MD 21202-4326 (S. Central/Exeter)
+1 410-783-9209
16:30 - 22:00
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Sun 14:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 16:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 16:30 - 23:00
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Oakton, United States
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

First time at La Scala. Met Nino in the bar. Asked how the food was. Nino said "let me know." So, it was superb in every regard. Table, service, offerings, food and wine. We tried a wide variety of menu items and suggested specials and were delighted. Jose, our server, was extremely knowledgeable about the food, its origin, traditional pairings... More 

Thank Eric S
Clarksville, Maryland
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197 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We found the best restaurant in Little Italy. Excellent service from Carlos in a nice setting. Started with delicious complimentary green beans. The wine list is very good and fairly priced. For dinner we all had an exceptional grilled Caesar salad. The pastas are all homemade and wonderful. Save room for dessert because you will want to try the pistachio... More 

Thank Bruce P
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The staff and service is fantastic. Bonus: shuttle to your hotel after dinner if it is in the area. Food was basic American Italian and mediocre. Canned artichokes and a New York strip cooked at medium that required a blade saw to eat. For the convention area it is fine but if you want authentic rustic Italian this is not... More 

Thank Gooserace504
Pottstown, Pennsylvania, United States
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31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I have had dinner in many cities. This place is amazing. Not formal but casual. Great staff and they had a shuttle to the hotel after dinner! I had chicken Raffello and my hubs had Osso buco. When I say amazing. I mean amazing!!!!

Thank Debi M
Los Angeles, California
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As soon as you enter, you can smell the wonderful aroma of homemade sauce. They have a large wine menu and the charcuterie options are plentiful. Everyone enjoyed their meal we ordered gnocchi, fettuccine Alfredo and rock fish. All were perfect, flavorful and the homemade pasta was decadent. A party next to us ordered the carbonara and it looked incredible... More 

Thank Kbrown-Ly
Baltimore, Maryland
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is one of Little Italy's finest. Great cook. Wonderful staff. Relaxing yet fun bar. Excellent wine selection. Famous expresso martini. Numerous nightly specials from the kitchen and owner's cannoli. This review is written by a fussy diner with high expectations. You will not be disappointed.

Thank bonnie1030
Baltimore, Maryland
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From the service to the food to the wine my favorite restaurant in Baltimore! If you are looking for a venue I attended a wedding here at La Scala and it was the best wedding ever! Fabulous food, plenty of room and a great dance floor! Whatever the occasion you cannot go wrong at La Scala.

Thank pamellaandrose21
Oaklyn, New Jersey
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I were so thrilled that we made reservations to this fabulous dining establishment! I had a perfectly cooked filet mignon with lump crab meat and shrimp with cognac sauce.. mouth watering and awesome! My husband had veal that he said melted in his mouth. Our server was very attentive and knowledgeable.

Thank CoreyWoolson
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was our second visit. Went back because the the food was wonderful and the service was great. We were not disappointed on second trip. Be sure to consider the specials. The pasta and sauces are special.

Thank Mark S
Baltimore, Maryland
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13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My boyfriend and I had the bruschetta, pollo alla scala, the pasta with diablo sauce and shrimp, and tiramisu. The bruschetta was average, I didn't think it was traditional Italian. The chicken wasn't that tender, a bit greasy, and drowned in sauce. The pasta sauce was yummy but they definitely overcooked the pasta, way too much. Don't even bother with... More 

Thank brojas30

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
14:00 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 23:00
16:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1012 Eastern Ave, Baltimore, MD 21202-4326
    (S. Central/Exeter)
  • Public Transportation: We offer a complimentary shuttle service to and from all downtown hotels.
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Baltimore>  > Little Italy
  • Neighbourhood: Little Italy
  • Phone Number: +1 410-783-9209
Chef owned and operated casual fine dining restaurant located in historic Little Italy. Home of Baltimore's only indoor bocce ball court (available for dinner guests only)

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