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La Scala

1012 Eastern Ave, Baltimore, MD 21202-4326
+1 410-783-9209
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Overview
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good26%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“veal” (72 reviews)
“gamberi” (8 reviews)
Open Now
4:30 PM - 11:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
1012 Eastern Ave, Baltimore, MD 21202-4326
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Reviewed today

I did a search of Italian restaurants that offered gluten free options then called to verify they could accomodate me...I felt safe, and had the best penne pomodoro and pomodori-freschi. When the garlic bread arrived for my husband they saw the look on my disappointed...More

Thank Debra C
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Very happy with my first meal in Baltimore! Came here with my colleague who has a gluten allergy. She had tons to choose from and the waiter was very helpful in providing her with info on each dish and also providing us with wine recommendations...More

Thank Nicole M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Huge menu, both food and wine. Service was top notch and made excellent recommendations for my dinner. Liked it so much I went back again the next night!More

1  Thank tbrown1233
Chesley P, Owner at La Scala, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Wow, we are thrilled you decided to enjoy dinner with us two nights in a row! We are thrilled our atmosphere, menus, waitstaff and overall ambience of La Scala was so enjoyable. Thank you for the amazing review. We can't wait for your next experience...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went for a dinner with a colleague who is also a friend for a nice dinner after a long day at a conference. This was a hotel recommendation. And we had a good meal. Not a great meal. Service is fast. You arrive, sit, beans...More

1  Thank jackie075
Chesley P, Owner at La Scala, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the great review, Jackie. We are happy to hear you decided to visit La Scala based on a recommendation and enjoyed your pasta dish with us. We hope to see you the next time you are in Baltimore- business or pleasure. Take...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a really good dinner here in May. After a hard day and a too-long trip to get here, we didn't want to walk far or deal with a loud crowd. La Scala was perfect: it had a shuttle that picked us up and returned...More

2  Thank JAT-DC
Chesley P, Owner at La Scala, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Wow, thank you so much for the amazing review. We truly enjoyed reading your lovely description of your wonderful dinner with us! It is so great to hear you thoroughly enjoyed each and every part of your evening from the mushrooms and pasta, to the...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went there for a nice night out. The food was good and the atmosphere was good but the wait staff was terrible. He was attentive however I could hear him or really understand him. I had to ask him to repeat everything because he would...More

Thank Phillip S
Chesley P, Owner at La Scala, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Phillip, thank you for the great review. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your meal with us and were able to relax and enjoy in our atmosphere as well. We do apologize for the service you received and hope on your next...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a great place to go for celebration! We found the service, the food, the experience all in the win column. Grilled Caesar, perfect. Some members of our party enjoyed the steaks; I was very enthusiastic about my simple pasta dish. The dining area we...More

3  Thank Ann T
Chesley P, Owner at La Scala, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Ann, thank you so much for the wonderful review! We are thrilled to learn you truly enjoyed our classic caesar salad and your simple pasta dish. It is great everyone left happy and can't wait for your next visit with us. Take care!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful food great service never rushed last ones to leave never made us feel like we had to hurry...Branzino a must have again

2  Thank Vera L
Chesley P, Owner at La Scala, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Vera, thank you for the amazing review! We are elated you were able to truly enjoy dinner and take your time with us. We can't wait for your next experience! Take care.

Reviewed May 7, 2018

Recently had dinner here with some business associates and enjoyed it immensely. It is a nice, quaint typical Little Italy restaurant. Great atmosphere. The appetizers were off the charts, especially the shrimp on toast with a brown gravy!!! My entre' was fantastic, I went with...More

1  Thank JODVT
Chesley P, Owner at La Scala, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you so much for the amazing review. We are thrilled you and your business associates decided to have dinner with us and truly enjoyed your experience. It is so great to hear you enjoyed our shrimp toast, shrimp fettuccini and our wine list, too!...More

Reviewed May 2, 2018 via mobile

The environment is nice, nothing special but nice, they have a bocce court indoor (you have to be at least 16y). The menu choice is ok. We had an antipasto with salumi and cheese, the portions were really small (6 choices for $34), the bread...More

Thank Federica V
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Deda B
February 3, 2018|
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Response from LaScalaRistorante | Property representative |
Ciao Eric! Our dress code is Dressy Casual/Business Casual. No hats, tank tops, or sportswear. Have you made your reservation with us?
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KathyPet
September 24, 2017|
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Response from KRSDC | Reviewed this property |
Didn't see a kids menu, but it's a family type of establishment. I'm sure they'd whip up something for you.
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tlmom
September 17, 2017|
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Response from JRockTN | Reviewed this property |
The meatballs contain sausage
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$31 - $50
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, 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, Street Parking, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Large groups, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children, Kids, Romantic
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
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
  • E-mail
Description
Chef owned and operated Italian casual fine dining restaurant located in historic Little Italy. Home of Baltimore's only indoor bocce ball court. We offer a complimentary shuttle to the surrounding area and in walking distance to Harbor East, Inner Harbor and Fells Point.
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