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La Scala

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Little Italy
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1012 Eastern Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21202 (S. Central/Exeter)
+1 410-783-9209
2:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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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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Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania
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48 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

La Scala is within easy walking distance from the Inner Harbor area. It is only open for dinner. We had an early reservation - 6:00 - as we did not want to be walking in Baltimore in the dark, though La Scala will pick you up and take you back to your hotel. We had a lovely table on the... More 

Thank LuvSoccerMom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

An easy walk from our hotel, this restaurant was the quintessential Italian restaurant. Very old school, from decor to the waitstaff. I wish we had time to play Bocci at their indoor court! We were here on a Friday night and the place was hopping. There was a wedding rehearal dinner going on as well. Our meal was outstanding. We... More 

Thank Sarah D
Horseheads, New York
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We made a reservation about 6:00 pm on a Saturday for dinner at 8:00pm. When we arrived we were led directly to a nice table upstairs. The food was very good and the staff was pleasant. The price was reasonable compared to local restaurants at home in upstate New York.

Thank Dave_from_Horseheads
Akron, Ohio
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31 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was some of the best I had I baltimote, very authentic Italian cooking in good sized portions. The wineglass over priced and not a good selection of Italian wines. Wiaiters could have been a little more pleasant walking distance from the hearbor area, I would go back if I could bring my own wine and pay corkage .

Thank ciraldoa
Reisterstown, Maryland
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85 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the best Italian restaurants in the area. Very cozy atmosphere followed by consistently good food.

Thank flipper41
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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56 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

La Scala has always been one of our favorite restaurants, so when we decided to schedule another visit to the Baltimore area, I immediately made a reservation via OpenTable to visit La Scala. Unfortunately, this visit was a bit disappointing. Their location has changed from a small, intimate one within Little Italy, to a larger one. While the new location... More 

Thank LonestarSpartan
New York City, New York
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24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was in Baltimore on vacation and when we asked our waitress in a cafe for a good Italian restaurant for dinner she recommended La Scala. Boy was she right. The restaurant has an old world feel to it. The food was FANTASTIC!! I loved the mushroom app. Gnocchi in a cream sauce for a main course, so fresh so... More 

Thank angrychick
buffalo, ny
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119 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Walked to this restaurant with another couple. Some of us dressed, some in shorts. Nice fancy restaurant, formal waiters, huge wine list, fabulous menu which thankfully included translation from Italian. The dishes were very good. appetizers big enough to share with the table. We started with Funghi Abbruzzese and Calamari fritti appetizers, big crusty bread with dipping oil, I had... More 

Thank Maui2soon
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17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent service and fresh food. You can't go wrong at a place with a menu for just cheeses and meats. Definitely put together an antipasto platter. Veal dishes and pasta were delicious. Sorbet in the respective fruit not to be missed.

Thank Juliet C
Baltimore, Maryland
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I got engaged at La Scala and we now go there for all of our special occasions. The food is fresh and delicious and the service is excellent! You won't be disappointed.

Thank JessE91215

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
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, Outdoor Seating
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Families with children, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups
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 Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21202
    (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?