The food is great. The service is excellent. The place is very crowded and very loud, but that's because it's super popular. Make sure you have reservations.
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La Scarola is proof that a restaurant doesn't have to be located in downtown Chicago or resemble an Italian villa to be successful. It's all about the food and service. On those accounts, in 18 years, La Scarola has built a reputation as one of...More
You want Italian, doesn't get any better than this! What can I say; it's loud, not very big, out of the way, it's perfection!! Very popular with the locals, not on the beaten path for visitors! My wife was told about it by some locals...More
Thank you very much , much appreciate it.
This restaurant came highly recommended by friends. We planned on visiting Chicago months ago and called to make a reservation for Easter Sunday. Upon arriving at the restaurant it was closed for renovations!!! They never called to inform us!! So disappointing!More
I'm so sorry, I'm Armando Vasquez, chef owner La Scarola, can't tell how bad I feel, is there anything I can do to fix this mistake from our part?? Any plans to come to the city in the near future?? I would love to invite...More
Food was good, service efficient, price reasonable. We ate here on our first night in Chicago, it was fine for a quick dinner. My only comment is it had no personality, there is photos all over the wall of people some famous so not with...More
Best Italian food! Loving service and wonderful chef. Wine and cocktails are great! Gets very busy but they do take reservations and the bar Richards next door is fun to visit as well
I was here on business and my cousin from Brussels, Belgium happened to be in Chicago too. I haven't seen her in 7 years and she happened to get married in that time. We went out from a nice Italian meal. The Gnocchi Pesto and...More
All of the great reviews drove us here. Looks like a sketchy neighborhood, but it's really OK, all of this area is rapidly gentrifying. We made reservations about a week out, and glad we did, looks like a long wait otherwise and there is damned...More
Understand some might be confused/put off by location and approach but it's impossible to think a diner walks away i) not having had enough to eat; or ii) not proclaiming the pasta and menu items among their favorite Italian places in the country. It's just...More