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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
Today
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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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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Cincinnati, Ohio
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51 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW 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.

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Thank Koushik M
Westborough, Massachusetts
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52 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week 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.

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Thank JJ-Westborough
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 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 

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Clarksburg, Maryland
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117 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 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 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

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

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Thank Cecilia B. P
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
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 

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New Paltz, NY
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
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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Aberdeen, Maryland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 24, 2016

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.

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Windham, Connecticut
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67 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 21, 2016

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.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$31 - $50
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Dinner
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
Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children, Business meetings, Large groups
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
Description
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?