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La Scala

Scala Santa Maria del Monte 8 | Telephone +39 0933 57781, 95041, Caltagirone, Sicily, Italy
+39 0933 57781
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good33%
  • Average16%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
1 week ago
3 weeks ago
“A small door to an excelent cuisine”
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Italian, Pizza, Seafood, Mediterranean
$$ - $$$
Scala Santa Maria del Monte 8 | Telephone +39 0933 57781, 95041, Caltagirone, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice restaurant with excellent service and portions. Pasta is very fresh and quick. Speak English, patient, and helpful. At the beginning of the steps.

Thank Denise G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Located on the base of the staircase, Caltagirone´s most famous attraction a small door opens to a great typical Italian trattoria. The service is very professional and attentive and the menu has a wide variety of dishes. I had the "trafia" a delicious pasta with...More

Thank LuizCV
Reviewed 30 December 2016

We stopped for lunch at this busy restaurant on the 26 of December, the a la carte menu was not available and therefore they presented us a set menu with simple dishes and a very limited choice (three pasta and three meats dishes as main...More

Thank Maurizio M
Reviewed 1 January 2016

May be it was because of the December period, but I would not feel like going back. Pasta was too rich (fat) and house wine tasted like red grape juice. Unfortunately. May be better at lunch-time.

Thank Pearl49
Reviewed 5 November 2015

La Scala is directly entered from the huge staircase that is Caltagirone's main attraction. We figured it would be a tourist trap, but we were wrong. The homemade pastas were excellent, especially the Sicilian pestos (these feature pistachios, wild fennel, and whatever the restaurant offers)....More

Thank jerseyjazz
Reviewed 22 August 2015 via mobile

Very close to the Staircase, frequented by locals which is always a good sign. Lovely food, atmosphere and wine

Thank Martin B
Reviewed 8 August 2015

We had a great dinner here after walking around in Caltagirone. Food was superb and the wines that came with it were excellent. Highly recommended!

Thank rve17071968
Reviewed 10 April 2015

We stayed in Caltagirone for 9 days and came twice here for pizza, on the first night tired from a long drive, on recommendation of our host. The entrance situation does not inspire confidence, the main restaurant room is not the most cosy you have...More

Thank Katharina K
Reviewed 12 September 2014

Location is bang on the Scala, the pizzas were the best we've ever had, the staff are friendly and fun, just a wonderful experience, highly recommended.

Thank ALJDubai
Reviewed 26 August 2014

We arrived in Caltagirone very late . This small town is very famous for the beautiful and fine ceramics, that are real art work. The town is full of shops selling beautiful pieces of pottery, but unfortunately we arrived too late and all the shops...More

1  Thank Anna p
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Scala Santa Maria del Monte 8 | Telephone +39 0933 57781, 95041, Caltagirone, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Catania  >  Caltagirone
  • Phone Number: +39 0933 57781
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On website above, look near bottom for "Where to Eat" Also see http://www.siciliano.it/citta-ristoranti.cfm?citta=caltagirone&StartRow=1
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