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$5 - $15
Italian, Pizza
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Reviewed December 16, 2018

Had a 5-star meal last night at LaScala. The owner is Italian and is the chef who cooks every meal himself. Salads are delicious and the salami pizza and caprese pizza [thin crust] was mouth-watering and amazing. The ambiance is tranquil - seating is entirely...outside in a beautiful garden. Highly recommend this hidden gem. Will definitely eat here once more on our short 6-day visit to Nicaragua...it's that delicious!More

Date of visit: December 2018
Reviewed August 11, 2018

Excellent brick oven Italian made pizza and all the stuff to go along with it....great atmosphere and ambience

Date of visit: July 2018
Reviewed July 3, 2018

Stayed at The Surf Sanctuary and cruised just a few minutes down the road to this quaint pizza place. It was delicious and a fun, family environment!

Date of visit: June 2018
Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

A nice place to bring your family for a pizza after a day on the beach. Pizzas are really good, the staff and the owner are extremely friendly. I can only recommend this pizzeria!

Date of visit: May 2018
Reviewed April 29, 2018

La Scala is simply one of the best restaurants in Nicaragua or anywhere. Their pizza is fabulous with superb service and cold beverages. The cook came to our table to make sure our order was correct, very unusual but demonstrates their commitment to excellence. Worth...the drive -- you will not be disappointed!More

Date of visit: April 2018
Reviewed December 3, 2017 via mobile

Our hotel mentioned a place nearby that had good pizza, and though we later learned they weren’t talking about La Scala, given the reviews we thought we’d give it a go anyway. It was a good experience, though not as good as the reviews on...here would suggest. The pizza was good quality, thin crust pizza. The flavour was good, if a little samey (we had the Jamon and the Pancetta). The pancetta pizza was supposed to have oregano on it but didn’t. We were the only two people there the entire time (6.30pm - 7pm on a Saturday evening) so it felt a bit weird. It’s not a hugely busy area though, granted. Anyway, it was a good pizza. Not amazing, but good. I’d say this is good option as a change of scene from dinner at your hotel. But make sure you wear insect repellent. The road there is all flies!More

Date of visit: November 2017
Reviewed September 29, 2017

The food here is SO GOOD--we went twice!! The service is excellent and the ambience is a paradise! Who knew this little "jewel" was going to be our new, ABSOLUTE, favorite pizza ever! With hand-made, authentic (the owner/chef is a lovely gentleman from Italy), wood-fired...oven cooked food, this place is divine. The prices are great, the restroom is very clean, the beer is cold, the décor is beautiful and the Calzones are superb!More

Date of visit: September 2017
Reviewed July 22, 2017

We go to La Scala for years now, be it as couple, family or group of friends. The service is always very good and the waitresses are very friendly and attentive. We traveled the world a lot and tried a lot of different Pizzas, but...honestly, at La Scala you get the best, original, real Italian Pizza you ever wished for. The owner, Michele, is a friendly, nice, interesting and welcoming Italian. The ambience is very warm and welcoming with art and nice garden. A visit at La Scala is a must for every local, expat or tourist alike! Congrats to Michele and his team for great quality for years!More

Date of visit: July 2017
Reviewed July 10, 2017 via mobile

Outstanding pizza and fresh salad primavera! Everything is very fresh here! Kids enjoyed garlic shrimp appetizers.

Date of visit: July 2017
Reviewed July 4, 2017

For context understand that I don't just like pizza; I love it and am kinda of a pizza connoisseur if there is such a thing. So with that little back ground let me just say that the pizza here beats out all the other places...in the Popoyo area (and they are pretty darn good too) and is probably the best I have ever had anywhere!!! It was so good in fact we went back the very next night to try another of their creations. The crust is light, the sauce is flavorful but not overbearing. The secret I think is the oven which is wood fired. for pizza to be good the oven has to be hot and they got it right here. Lets just add that the rest of the place is awesome too. This is not a surf shack on the beach, its a very nicely appointed dining area that should attract the Rancho Santana and Hacienda Iguana tourists. When word gets out this place will be packed every night!More

Date of visit: July 2017
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  • Restaurante La Scala is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
    • Food: 5
    • Service: 5
    • Value: 4.5