We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

La Rondinella

Via Vittorio Emanuele III 21, 87029 Scalea, Italy
+39 0985 91360
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good25%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“nduja” (2 reviews)
“pasta” (3 reviews)
Closed Now
All hours
Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
££ - £££
Via Vittorio Emanuele III 21, 87029 Scalea, Italy
All Details
Write a Review
Reviews (658)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 34 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

La Rondinella offers great food made from self grown ingredients, served with home made wine, in a cosy, warm atmosphere, offered by correct, friendly and swift personnel. There's no menu with all standard Italian food, hell no, there's a chalk board with the today's options....More

Thank Halerzzz
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

We love La Rondinella. We eat there several times a week. The food is made to order - all fresh - always delicious. The staff is friendly and professional. They work around special needs such as vegetarian or vegan - even gluten free. The prices...More

Thank Mayi C
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

Very nice staff and tasty food. Try the cheesecake that comes on a plate with other cakes. I went for dinner twice here.

Thank Karina W
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

Francesca and her team provide wonderful food, prepared fresh from local ingredients in the traditional Calabrian style. My wife and I are counting the days until we return to enjoy La Rondinella, the food, the people and the ambiance - all is perfect. We love...More

Thank Ralfino
Reviewed 11 February 2017

We highly recommend this excellent restaurant, for it’s food and staff that is very creative and enthusiastic about what goes into their remarkable dishes.

Thank Melfoto
Reviewed 25 October 2016

We visited with family, total of 9 people. Francesca was terrific. She explained the menu, since we wanted to try authentic food from the local area. The service was excellent, good wines which were not expensive. The meals we had were delicious, and plentiful. I...More

Thank Diablu1
Reviewed 6 August 2016

We visited this restaurant while traveling through Italy my father recommend us to go (you must book as they get very busy),the food was wonderful and the staff were very friendly and Francesca translated the menu for us very well,the food was freshly cooked to...More

Thank Paul G
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

and if ypu dont go to this wonderful place you are missing out...... nice the staff was ver nice and accommodating.

Thank TinaRuffoScalea
Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

We were lucky enough to got a table from the high-rated and popular La Rondinella in the middle of the busy season. The athmosphere and food is high-class in the local standards and the daily changing menu inspiring. We were told to visit this place...More

Thank pulli17
Reviewed 11 May 2016 via mobile

Our nearby hotel recommended this restaurant. We sit outside and enjoy the nice summer air and ready to ourselves for the offerings, were delicious plates and friendly service. We ordered two anti pastas, and I ordered square pasta with bacon and tomatoes with simple olive...More

Thank GregorRon
Nearby Restaurants
Ristorante Tari
375 reviews
.05 miles away
Mary Lou pasticceria
72 reviews
.25 miles away
Ristorante Pizzeria Genova
172 reviews
.13 miles away
Nearby Attractions
Rafting LaoRaft Scalea
89 reviews
.12 miles away
Torre Talao Scalea
114 reviews
.23 miles away
Stabilimento Balneare Il Pescespada
57 reviews
.28 miles away
Isola Pedonale Scalea
137 reviews
.10 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from La Rondinella staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
13:00 - 15:00
20:00 - 23:00
13:00 - 15:00
20:00 - 23:00
13:00 - 15:00
20:00 - 23:00
13:00 - 15:00
20:00 - 23:00
13:00 - 15:00
20:00 - 23:00
13:00 - 15:00
20:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Vittorio Emanuele III 21, 87029 Scalea, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Calabria  >  Province of Cosenza  >  Scalea
  • Phone Number: +39 0985 91360
  • E-mail
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing