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Escala Latin Bistro

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126 Airport Rd, West Milford, NJ 07480-4603
+1 866-398-1347
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  • Excellent8%
  • Very good76%
  • Average8%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible0%
Nov 14, 2016
“Call ahead! Often Closed for events offsite...”
Nov 1, 2016
“Stopped by for lunch”
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Caribbean, Latin, Spanish
$$ - $$$
126 Airport Rd, West Milford, NJ 07480-4603
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Reviewed November 14, 2016

The food was quite good on our first visit, but when we have tried to go back, the place is often closed well before 7pm. Call ahead to make sure it's open if you are looking to try it.

Thank RKindergan
Reviewed November 1, 2016 via mobile

They are moving the location soon but have very enjoyable Cuban style food. Right now open for breakfast and lunch only. The empanadas are awesome. They come in many flavors and are the specialty of the Empanada Lady. Worth a visit for sure.

Thank Carlo L
Reviewed September 4, 2016

Our gang of 4 chose Escala, serving Latin/Caribbean Bistro cuisine, based on word of mouth and Social Media recommendations. Believe they took over the kaput Passport Cafe (Tip: That name might still show up in your GPS). Woman-owned and managed by Cynthia Soto. Serves breakfast,...More

Thank AisleSeat01
Reviewed August 11, 2016

Portions are large but not worth the price. The salad was fresh and huge, waitress supplied the wrong dressing then disappeared. The empanadas were over fried, the spinach tasted frozen, not fresh. Definitely not returning there.

Thank Robi V
Reviewed August 10, 2016 via mobile

Good food cool atmosphere and you can watch planes come and go. The breakfasts will fill you up but not break the bank. The monads lady knows her stuff. Try the guava empanada.

Thank campingdutchman
Reviewed July 31, 2016

We went out with some friends to Escala last night and our kids. The portions are unbelievable. My husband got the ribs and my daughter and I shared the El Cubano sandwich. We both brought home leftovers. Prices are VERY reasonable .... I think the...More

Thank TheGardenLady07456
Reviewed July 30, 2016 via mobile

Excellent chicken & potato empanadas, pulled Bbq pork, spinach feta and tried the cheesy cheese not bad. Down side, when I called the guy said 30-45 minutes which send normal for Saturday night but my wife arrived close to the hour and still wasn't ready....More

Thank Rich B
Reviewed June 27, 2016

Hidden gem by the airport. The famous empanada lady is cooking up latin goodness. But there is more than just empanada's! Breakfast on the weekend is excellent and the food lunch and dinner is great

Thank campingdutchman
Reviewed May 12, 2016

We were surprised with the service and the quality of the food. We had buy their empanadas (The Empanada lady) at the local food market in West Milford before, and because of this we wanted to try the restaurant they recently opened.

Thank hannes1941
Reviewed May 6, 2016 via mobile

Went for some Spanish since it was Cinco de Mayo... Ole' Our waitress (the only one on duty) was very pleasant but I think overwhelmed and Although our food was yummy there was a lot of mix ups... The cook was visible and seems to...More

Thank ladybugroe
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Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 126 Airport Rd, West Milford, NJ 07480-4603
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  West Milford
  • Phone Number: +1 866-398-1347
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