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La Scala

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9 Queen St, St. Catharines, Ontario L2R 5G4, Canada
19056845448
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5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Wed 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 2:30 am
Thu - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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St. Catharines, Canada
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129 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Three of us girls decided to lunch out and La Scala was the suggested downtown spot. We arrived at 1:00 p.m. and were seated promptly in the out front covered area...weather was perfect for this. Our server (Mary) immediately took our drink order...all were having wine. We waited approximately 10 minutes for our drinks and the restaurant was not busy... More 

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Thank ItalianRoadRunner
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Canada
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was a quiet night the first week of August and my girlfriend and I decided to try Lascala downtown St. Catharines. I wish we wouldn't have. Although the server seemed to be attentive and on the ball, she entirely messed up our order. Right from our drinks to our mains. Once I got my pasta, it was cold. My... More 

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1 Thank SamGovian
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went for dinner and sat on the patio Friday night. Great overall experience! The bread and dip was great and we were offered more without asking. Both entrées were delicious same with the wine. Then we each got dessert and continued to sit on the patio without any rush. The waitress was great! Would recommend and return.

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Thank Gerardo G
Niagara Falls, Canada
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Been wanting to come here for long time , we finally made it. Before we even walk in.The patio was so inviting with all the flowers a really impressive entrance . Once we got in side we were sitted in a really xtra size booth which was from Italy. Our server Lindsey was very attentive to all our needs didn't... More 

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1 Thank dammiagood
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Off the beaten path restaurant. Away from the influx of tourists that are there to see the Falls. The town itself is charming. The owner of this quaint restaurant visited with us and gave us a tasting menu of the very popular Ice Wine known to that region. The food was excellent. Top notch! And, the entire staff was super... More 

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Thank Joan N
Toronto, Canada
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681 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 382 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016

Whenever we have the time to eat in St. Catharines, we always bypassed La Scala and saw that the restaurant was overflowing. “It must be good!” I thought. We finally went to this restaurant. When I opened the door, there were only two customers! Where were the other people who filled this place? The couple there encouraged us to eat... More 

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Thank Robby G C
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43 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016 via mobile

Really enjoyed the food. Only had appy and anti pasto but really enjoyed it. Great service. Recommended.

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Thank Dan Mac 5904
St. Catharines, Canada
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43 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

We finally stopped in to La Scala for dinner tonight and it happened to be date night ! The date night menu was four courses with a few selections for the first and second . At least six entres to pick from and then the dessert was selected for you . For 59.99 the date night menu also included a... More 

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Thank steve a
St. Catharines, Canada
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39 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2016

While the mains seemed lacking (and there was no bread - shocking for an Italian restaurant) the desserts are something to write home about. And the new patio is dreamy with lights creating a wonderful atmosphere for noshing and chatting.

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2 Thank Angie B
St. Catharines, Canada
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2016

I had really high hopes going to this restaurant. I ordered the calamari which was completely bland and tasteless. The roasted potatoes tasted as though they had been cooked, refrigerated overnight and reheated in the microwave. We also overheard the table next to us complaining about the quality of the food - the vegetables were overcooked. They definitely need to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$8 - $23
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 am
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 am
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 am
Thursday
11:30 am - 2:30 am
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 2:30 am
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 2:30 am
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 Queen St, St. Catharines, Ontario L2R 5G4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  St. Catharines>  > Downtown
  • Neighborhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: 19056845448

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