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La Scala

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Little Italy
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1012 Eastern Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21202 (S. Central/Exeter)
We offer a complimentary shuttle service to and from all downtown hotels.
(410) 783-9209
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Today
4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 2:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Private Dining
Description: Welcome to La Scala Ristorante Italiano, regional Italian cuisine at its...
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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Good for:
Casual Elegant
Romance
Large groups
Doing business
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

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Visitor rating
  • 201
    Excellent
  • 92
    Very good
  • 24
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
I took too long to review this. This is a quality place and you will feel welcomed

Found it by chance. Place was very busy. Only a couple of seats at the bar, which I did not mind. The food was outstanding, the drinks were spot on. Chef/owner stopped by multiple times to talk about food/business ownership/baltimore etc. Then as I was getting ready to leave...I discovered Bocce... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 27, 2015
M1narco
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Allentown, New Jersey
Good for:
  • Casual Elegant
  • Romance
  • Large groups
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
  • Private Dining
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326 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Allentown, New Jersey
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

Found it by chance. Place was very busy. Only a couple of seats at the bar, which I did not mind. The food was outstanding, the drinks were spot on. Chef/owner stopped by multiple times to talk about food/business ownership/baltimore etc. Then as I was getting ready to leave...I discovered Bocce, downstairs. Met and played a couple games with strangers... More 

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Newnan, Georgia
Top Contributor
63 reviews 63 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

My husband and I recently spent a weekend getaway in Baltimore and booked dinner reservations at La Scala based on TripAdvisor reviews. Sadly, we found our experience to be a bit disappointing. The pros: we were quickly seated, the atmosphere is romantic and quaint, and water was quickly brought to our table after we were seated. It did take a... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

This is a beautiful Restaurant. Inside has been remodeled with a gorgeous staircase to upper seating. It also has outside dinning. The food is absolutely great and the prices are average for the area. Valet parking and parking very close by in the parking garage. La Scala is within walking distance to Harbor East.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

I love the veal anyway they serve it. Very warm and inviting atmosphere and great bar. Try the espresso martini .

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Washington, DC
Top Contributor
56 reviews 56 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Just the best veal chop in Little Italy - and that is saying a lot since Baltimore's Little Italy outranks NYC in my view. Good friendly atmosphere and staff, small restaurant, great menu and wine list. I'd dine there every night if I lived in the neighborhood.

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Ellicott City
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33 reviews 33 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

If you are looking for an outstanding Italian dinner, look no further. Over the years that I have been coming here the food and restaurant matured into a really first class establishment. By that I mean there is nothing served that does not reach the highest standards. In addition to the exemplary food, the waiters and bar staff are all... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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5 reviews 5 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

LA Scala Restaurant has the most delicious Italian cuisine in downtown Baltimore. The menu has many choices and also specials are offered.The service is also great and the chef/owner is very friendly and always makes sure you are satisfied with you dining experience. You have a choice of outside dining when the weather permits. Also there is a Bocce ball... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

We had an excellent dinner. The staff was very good. We started with the grilled Ceasars salad. For an first course get a half order because it is large or one to share. Then we had the chichen Marshall a and veal francese. Both were tender and had excellent flavor. We finished with the strawberry crepes. It was good but... More 

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Boise, Idaho
Top Contributor
73 reviews 73 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Our business group of 12 had a room to ourselves. Our waiter made suggestions and we followed his advice. The wine, the food, experience.... yes, yes yes. Just simple, delicious, traditional Italian food.

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Jersey Shore, New Jersey
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35 reviews 35 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

Chose this restaurant because of it's rank on Tripadvisor and was mostly pleased. My wife and I started with a couple house salads and the dressing and salad were great. Followed that up with a couple of meats and cheeses from the Salumeria Menu which was also good with a great selection. My wife had the chicken parm and loved... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1012 Eastern Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21202
    (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
  • Neighborhood: Little Italy
  • Phone Number: (410) 783-9209

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 31 - 50
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients

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!
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

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Eldersburg, Maryland
20 days ago
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?