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LA Scala Restaurant

1012 Eastern Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21202 (Little Italy)
+1 410-783-9209
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Ranked #8 of 1,808 Restaurants in Baltimore
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $31 - $50
Sun 2:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian
Neighborhood: Little Italy
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Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Private Dining
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: S. Central/Exeter
Transit: We offer a complimentary shuttle service to and from all downtown hotels.
Description: Welcome to La Scala Ristorante Italiano, regional Italian cuisine at its finest. In Milan, La Scala is known for great music; in Little Italy, La Scala means great food!
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English first
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

We are from NJ and have great Italian restaurants so the bar is set high. We found the staff to be very attentive and capable. The atmosphere was old world and comfortable. The food was good , the waiter was lovely about changing my pasta to risotto . My Osso Bucco was generous and tasty. The Chicken ala Scala, (with... More 

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Towson, Maryland, United States
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

When hosting a meeting in Baltimore, with folks from across the country, I arranged for our group to have dinner at La Scala. They were great to work with and it was easy to set up all the arrangements. Our group had its own room with great choices for the diners. We had arranged for appetizers which all shared and... More 

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Arlington, Virginia
16 reviews 16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

From the best service and great wine and house cocktails to the chilled green bean starter and hand crafted pasta, La Scala is the best and a must stop in Baltimore's Little Italy. Its a superb combination of history and old school goodness with a flare of style and culture. And the atmosphere is one of a kind with the... More 

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Top Contributor
174 reviews 174 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015 via mobile

I wasn't happy the last time I ate here but boy did they redeem themselves. Grandma was there and was as sweet as any owner could be. I told her I wanted something that was not a special tonight. A few minutes later Nino( the head chef ) came out and told me he would prepare it for me. Wow,... More 

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Top Contributor
59 reviews 59 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015 via mobile

My husband and I went here for a special occasion and had no regrets with our choice! First, they had reasonably priced valet parking if you want to avoid the parking situation downtown. We made reservations beforehand and specifically mentioned that I was on crutches - the restaurant ensured we had an appropriate table that was easy to get in... More 

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Detroit, Michigan
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120 reviews 120 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
211 helpful votes 211 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

Although I lived and worked in Baltimore for mos of my life - somehow I never went to this restaurant. The waiter recommended their grilled Caesar salad, which sounded odd to me, but I tried it anyway based on his recommendation. Incredible. I am craving one at this moment! If you like Caesar salad, don't miss this one. PS -... More 

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Towson, Maryland
15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

Went here on a second date and we loved it. Attentive staff, enticing list of specials. We each had pasta and were very pleased with our choices. The bolognese with spinach pasta was very good and one of the specials, crab and lobster over penne, was delicious.

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Williamsburg, VA
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86 reviews 86 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

We went to this restaurant on the recommendation of my son, who lives there. It was a family dinner, with the group all being adults. It is a fine restaurant. It is a bit pricey, but is worth it. For an appetizer, I had the special octopus, and it was about the best I have had. Someone else had the... More 

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Williamsburg, Virginia
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195 reviews 195 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

Our son selected this restaurant, having worked at another Italian restaurant in Little Italy, Baltimore. We were sure that the food would be good because of his knowledge, and we were right. There was an octopus salad as a special appetizer which was superb. There were 7 of us and everyone was pleased with their choices. I had a somewhat... More 

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Dallas, Texas
3 reviews 3 reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014 via mobile

Despite some bad reviews, I decided to try it. So glad I did. My experience was excellent from the moment I walked in the door to when I left.

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Additional Information about LA Scala Restaurant

Address: 1012 Eastern Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21202
Phone Number: +1 410-783-9209
Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Baltimore>  > Little Italy
Open Hours:
Sunday 2:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 31 - 50
Cuisine: Italian

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