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La Scala

Certificate of Excellence
Little Italy
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1012 Eastern Ave, Baltimore, MD 21202-4326 (S. Central/Exeter)
+1 410-783-9209
2:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Sun 2:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Did not have a reservation but told sitting at the bar was a good move. After 1and 1/2 hours we had no food only drinks. our attractive flamboyant bar tender finally informed us that a very large party was in the restaurant. It would have been kind of the bartender to inform us of this when we came to the... More 

Thank Patty K
Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We were invited to dinner at La Scala by a dear friend. We had not been there in several years – a mistake we now realize. When you stand outside this restaurant, you would think it is very small (which it used to be). Step inside and you are in for a surprise. There is the hostess stand as you... More 

Thank Maggi713
Cincinnati, Ohio
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago credit card Amex Card Member Review

good for fine dining. I had zuppa and that day's special: Penne pasata with Lobster and Shrimp. They have good wine selections.

Thank Koushik M
Westborough, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a party of 8 for LaScala on NYE and they sent a van to pick us up as a courtesy which was very nice. The dinner was fixed, so limited choices but the food was very good, and the service outstanding. Overall a great night.

Thank JJ-Westborough
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went there three times recently. Food is Great, very authentic, and fairly priced. Being a New Yorker we are used to NY Pricing. We were pleasantly surprised at the relatively modest costs. The wait staff was informative and cordial. The risotto and pastas were great. My daughter had the steak and loved it! The deserts were a little disappointing but... More 

Thank johnmS4077WX
Clarksburg, Maryland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My wife and I visited for a getaway evening. I think it is time to update the decor but the food certainly was a pleasure. Started with roasted romaine caesar salad, very nice. Not as much anchovy as I like so ask for extra. Split the gnocchi which was light and delicious. I had veal chop and asked for it... More 

Thank Doug W
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 16, 2016 via mobile

The best restaurant in Baltimore! Pasta is excellent, specials are mouthwatering! Nino plans a wonderful menu and friendly atmosphere!

Thank Cecilia B. P
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 3, 2016

Definitely make a reservation. It is well worth it - plus, you may not get a table on a busy weekend without one! The atmosphere was authentic, service was impeccable, and the food was absolutely delicious. The meal started with a complimentary dish of marinated green beans and potatoes that set the stage for the rested of the meal. This... More 

Thank Carol W
New Paltz, NY
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 28, 2016

We went to this restaurant only because there was a van service at our motel that took us there. We were very pleasantly surprised by the quality and preparation of the food. The pastas are home-made and beautifully sauced. The puttanesca was excellent and the carbonara the best I've ever had--and that includes in Italy. A sizeable, well-chosen wine list... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 26, 2016 via mobile

Came here for dinner with my wife, high end casual scenery with no hats aloud. They pasta was really fresh along with the shrimp I got, my wife has chicken smothered in a gravy type sauce and she ate it all, eggplant appetizer was awesome as well. Recommend to anyone spending time in Baltimore.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$31 - $50
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Families with children, Romantic, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
2:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1012 Eastern Ave, Baltimore, MD 21202-4326
    (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: +1 410-783-9209
Chef owned and operated casual fine dining restaurant located in historic Little Italy. Home of Baltimore's only indoor bocce ball court (available for dinner guests only)

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