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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
4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

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 1 week ago

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 

Thank JoseMM-L
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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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Aberdeen, Maryland
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49 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not having been in 10 years was nice to go back and see if it was the same....was better. Although expanded, this is a charm in Little Italy. Food, service and atmosphere all excellent.

Thank Noblehouse47
Windham, Connecticut
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67 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The concierge at our hotel recommended this restaurant, I'm sure glad they did. The food was excellent! I'm a gluten free eater so I was pleasantly surprised to find out that they had gluten free pasta. The food was amazing! The atmosphere was truly Little Italy. The staff was excellent and accommodating.

Thank Sandra G
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What can I say, this was the best meal of my entire holiday in the US. Everything was simply amazing !! The shrimp risotto was one of the best dishes I've ever had in my life! Definitely worth the 20 minute cooking time!! Had two glasses of the moscato which was just perfect !! Our server Bulat was excellent, and... More 

Thank Menaka G
Ocean City, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great meal that was tasty and plentiful. Staff was great and attentive. Prices were reasonable, especially for being in a city. Bocce court downstairs was pretty neat. Chef (who I assume was the owner) thanked us on the way out and jokingly said "more importantly, come back". We will, and we recommend you try it too.

Thank Jersey_Freddie
Sainte-Catherine, quebec
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66 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had dinner (6) at this fine restaurant. We tried different plates, which were all fairly good ! Beware, it is quite expensive, but worth it.

Thank MeanRay
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

From the moment we arrived at LaScala a lovely old world feel restaurant in the Little Italy section of Baltimore we were greeted like we were old family friends! The staff is warm and welcoming. We were brought upstairs for dinner and that's when we realized how big this little Italian restaurant really is - no big expansive room just... More 

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Austin, Texas
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The chicken with artichoke and crab meat was amazing. I think there were 10 things I wanted to order. Only bad news is there was so much food that I did not get to try dessert

Thank Kevin P

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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
Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children, Business meetings, Romantic, Special occasions
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?