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La Tavola

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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ANTIPASTI
$11.0
Carpaccio di Bietole
Rich and peppery arugula mixed with fresh beets, walnuts, slices of Parmigiano Reggiano, combined with a zesty housemade lemon dressing
$13.0
Mozzarella Fresca
Buffalo mozzarella accompanied by roasted peppers, juicy tomato & savory basil vinaigrette dressing
$8.5
Insalata Mista
Sweet and crisp field greens mixed with fresh tomatoes, carrots, and cucumbers, finished with a house-made balsamic vinaigrette
$8.5
Insalata Romana
Crisp Romaine with shaved parmesan and anchovy infused Caesar dressing
$8.5
Bruschetta "Della Tavola"
House-made garlic bread topped with our very own tomato, basil, and extra virgin olive oil mix
$8.5
Campo con Caprino
Sweet and crisp field greens topped with soft goat cheese, walnuts and our very own lemon-basil vinaigrette
$16.0
Antipasto Italiano
An assortment of Italian meats, fresh cheese, olives, peppers, & peppery arugula
$14.0
Carpaccio di Manzo (Raw)
Thinly sliced raw Roseda black angus, peppery arugula, fresh celery, and slices of Parmigiano-Reggiano
$12.0
Parmigiana di Melanzane
Baked to perfection; tender eggplant, topped with mozzarella & Parmesan, fresh basil, and marinara sauce
$13.5
Fritto Misto
Flash fried; calamari, shrimp, zucchini, eggplant, & polenta
PRIMI PIATTI
$22.5
Linguini con Taleggio e Tartufo
Linguini mixed with bold Taleggio cheese, sauteed Pioppini mushrooms, cured speck & fresh ground truffles
$18.5
Fettuccine alla Romana
Green & white fettuccine mixed with savory prosciutto, Shiitake mushrooms, sweet peas, and our very own housemade cream sauce
$18.5
Penne alla "Puttanesca"
Fresh penne mixed with tangy capers, olives, red peppers with an anchovy infused tomato sauce
$25.5
Spaghetti Neri al Granchio
Made in house, our squid-ink infused spaghetti mixed with fresh crab meat, spinach, cherry tomatoes, and finished with a garlic white wine sauce
$18.5
Ravioli alla Crema e Funghi
House-made ravioli stuffed with ricotta, spinach and pinch of nutmeg, topped with a cream sauce and sauteed mushrooms
$27.0
Linguini alla Scoglio
Linguini mixed with shrimp and sea scallops in a spicy tomato sauce, surrounded by fresh mussels and Manila clams
$19.5
Lasagna Bolognese
Our simple yet delicious veal & ground beef bolognese, with layers of fresh house made lasagna and bechamel
$18.5
Gnocchi fatti in Casa
House-made potato dumplings with a pinch of nutmeg & your choice of tomato or pesto sauce
$18.0
Capellini alla Napoletana
Capellini, fresh garlic & basil mixed in with a light and flavorful Pomodoro sauce
$18.5
Penne con Vegetali
Penne mixed with fresh broccoli, peppers, spinach, tomatoes, & finished in a white wine garlic sauce
ENTREE
$25.5
Vitello alla Norcina
Thinly sliced veal, Kalamata olives, tomato sauce with a touch of pesto; accompanied by the vegetables of the day
$25.5
Saltimbocca alla Romana
Thinly sliced veal, prosciutto, sage, & white wine sauce; accompanied by the vegetables of the day
$22.5
Polla alla Fiorentina
Allen Harim chicken breast layered with spinach, mozzarella, & white wine garlic sauce; accompanied by the vegetables of the day
$28.5
Teccio alla Veneziana
A seafood medley of Manila clams, mussels, shrimp, and bay scallops, in a white wine broth
ADDITIONAL CHOICES
per person48.0
Chef's Choice Menu
Enjoy a night of dining with food prepared in the style & coursed out as presented in Italy! Receive a Three coursed meal & dessert with a complimentary glass of house or featured wines by glass. Everyone at the table must participate. Ask your server for a more in depth look into this
$7.5
Side Pasta
Want a side pasta with your entree? Feel free with your choice of: Linguini, Capellini, Spaghetti, Penne, Gnocchi, Strofie (Gluten-free). Choice of sauce: Tomato, pesto, cream, white wine & garlic. Bolognese available for an upcharge
$7.5
Vegetali del Giorno
Chef's choice of vegetables of the day!
About
Authentic Venetian style Italian cooking featuring local produce as well as being one of the only restaurants in little Italy that can say that 100% of our pasta is home-made fresh in house, which includes gluten-free and vegan pasta which allows us to accommodate any dietary restrictions upon request.
PRICE RANGE
$12 - $30
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, Brunch, Drinks, Lunch
CUISINES
Seafood, Italian
FEATURES
Television, Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The food was divine. We got bruschetta and burrata for starters, red house wine, and seafood linguini. All pastas are homemade, pretty much everything was homemade, we also got frozen cake at the end, which was suberb. Sea food was loaded, and it was delicious.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank basaksahinacar
Reviewed 4 days ago

Had a lovely meal at La Tavola, beautiful fresh pasta and seafood. An excellent wine selection also. Service was great. Thoroughly recommend a visit.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Sue W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

By coincidence we were there on a 3 for 33 and wine pairing for 50. Best Italian in a long time. Small but good beer selection as well.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank TCPHDK
Dave O, General Manager at La Tavola, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Tuesdays a good day to pop in - all the favorites, just at a bargain price! You'll have to come again for a different combination!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On a weekend visit to Baltimore, Maryland, in March'19, I visited La Tavola-Ristorante Italiano in Little Italy, which borders Baltimore's Inner Harbor on the east. I ordered something rather unique. Chef Carlo's "Spaghetti Neri al Granchio," a house-made squid-ink infused spaghetti with fresh crab meat,...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank PKZ5678
Dave O, General Manager at La Tavola, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

We can't wait to see you again - the Neri has been our signature dish since it was named the best pasta dish in Maryland in 2017, but I think there's some other menu options that rival it for sure!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I met with a group of educators for lunch where we received excellent service and a delightful meal. Although the pureed soup could have used a bit more flavor for me and another guest, we both talked about how much we enjoyed our main dishes....More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank 266shirleyf
Dave O, General Manager at La Tavola, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Gnocchi is one of my favorites, not only delicious but usually large enough for leftovers! It's amazing with a variety of our sauces, so you'll have to have a different combination next time!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went based upon the reviews in TripAdvisor. The anti-pasta and dessert were excellent. However both of our main dishes were a little bit to be desired. Wife had the special and I tried the veal dish. The flavor was somewhat bland and not at all...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank MnFox
Dave O, General Manager at La Tavola, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Apologies the entrees didn't live up to the rest of the meal. Certainly that is something we can remedy if brought to our attention, and if you didn't that evening please let me know and I'll get you taken care of properly your next visit

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We worked with the staff to plan a business luncheon. They were great to work with during the planning process and even better when we were there. Morgan and Chris took GREAT care of our group while we were there. They accommodated all of our...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank fink_girl
Dave O, General Manager at La Tavola, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Any time you have another work function, let us know! We love to host big parties!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food and the staff are amazing. Each course was as enjoyable as the last. The staff absolutely love their jobs. They were very engaging, knowledgeable, and friendly. Farm to table fresh and cooked to perfection in perfect Venetian fashion. Would highly recommend.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Brian R
Dave O, General Manager at La Tavola, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Brian, good to see you got to enjoy the full experience - its a high bar sometimes to have the service match Chef's amazing food but we try our hardest!

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We fell in love right away when Charlie gave us his favorites and the specials menu. He had us at hello lol. My husband and I both tried a few of his faves and from the appetizers to desert we weren’t disappointed. I suggest that...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Sherry H
Dave O, General Manager at La Tavola, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hope your meal was as good the second time around - Charlie is usually spot on with his recommendations, you were in good hands!

Reviewed February 5, 2019 via mobile

super server, three for 33 Tuesday with wine pairings was splendiferous, we had the bruschetta, fritto misto, lasangne bolognese, and linguini con taleggio. the wines and Allison were stellar, we had to take dessert home (and about half of each entree). returning soon for more...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank olivia9932
Dave O, General Manager at La Tavola, responded to this reviewResponded February 8, 2019

Glad to see that Allison took great care of you! It looks like you got some of our best dishes, but there are plenty more to choose from!

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Uber is your safest and best bet
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November 27, 2018|
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We do not offer valet parking. Street parking in little italy is free for 3 hours without permit, and there is an outside lot directly across the street as well
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June 27, 2018|
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Parking wise, street parking you are good for 3 hours without a permit. There is also a lot directly across the street next to Kohlers, as well as a garage on Pratt and President. The little italy garage is a few blocks... More
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