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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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Los Angeles, California
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

As soon as you enter, you can smell the wonderful aroma of homemade sauce. They have a large wine menu and the charcuterie options are plentiful. Everyone enjoyed their meal we ordered gnocchi, fettuccine Alfredo and rock fish. All were perfect, flavorful and the homemade pasta was decadent. A party next to us ordered the carbonara and it looked incredible... More 

Thank Kbrown-Ly
Baltimore, Maryland
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is one of Little Italy's finest. Great cook. Wonderful staff. Relaxing yet fun bar. Excellent wine selection. Famous expresso martini. Numerous nightly specials from the kitchen and owner's cannoli. This review is written by a fussy diner with high expectations. You will not be disappointed.

Thank bonnie1030
Baltimore, Maryland
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

From the service to the food to the wine my favorite restaurant in Baltimore! If you are looking for a venue I attended a wedding here at La Scala and it was the best wedding ever! Fabulous food, plenty of room and a great dance floor! Whatever the occasion you cannot go wrong at La Scala.

Thank pamellaandrose21
Oaklyn, New Jersey
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My husband and I were so thrilled that we made reservations to this fabulous dining establishment! I had a perfectly cooked filet mignon with lump crab meat and shrimp with cognac sauce.. mouth watering and awesome! My husband had veal that he said melted in his mouth. Our server was very attentive and knowledgeable.

Thank CoreyWoolson
Level Contributor
3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This was our second visit. Went back because the the food was wonderful and the service was great. We were not disappointed on second trip. Be sure to consider the specials. The pasta and sauces are special.

Thank Mark S
Baltimore, Maryland
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13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My boyfriend and I had the bruschetta, pollo alla scala, the pasta with diablo sauce and shrimp, and tiramisu. The bruschetta was average, I didn't think it was traditional Italian. The chicken wasn't that tender, a bit greasy, and drowned in sauce. The pasta sauce was yummy but they definitely overcooked the pasta, way too much. Don't even bother with... More 

Thank brojas30
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74 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I went to the La Scala with no reservation on a Saturday night. There was still one open table or we could sit on a high top table by the bocce court. We took the high top hoping to see someone playing bocce. Unfortunately no one played bocce when we were there. Greeted at the table with... More 

Thank Gabriel Y
Fallston, Maryland
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46 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We chose La Scala for its great reviews and location for a pre-show dinner. The decor is lovely and the restaurant was very busy even early in the evening (5:30). We were seated right away with our reservation and greeted promptly by our server. Our food was somewhat disappointing. We ordered mussels for our appetizer and they were highly recommended... More 

Thank Diane F
south jersey
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45 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was in Baltimore for business for 3 nights and ate here twice - it's that good! The food is fantastic, the staff is wonderful with personality and charm, as is the atmosphere. There is even a bocce ball court inside! The second trip was with business associates who thanked me for the recommendation and said it will now be... More 

Thank gratefulgirl
Brighton, Michigan
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520 reviews
285 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 214 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our family of 3 adults ate dinner at this restaurant on January 28, 2017. We did not have a reservation. We arrived at the restaurant about 5:30pm and were told the next table available was 9pm or we could sit at a large table where others might be seated with us. We sat at the large table. The restaurant filled... More 

Thank Pamela S

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