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La Scala

1012 Eastern Ave, Baltimore, MD 21202-4326
+1 410-783-9209
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Overview
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“veal” (73 reviews)
“gamberi” (8 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££££
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LOCATION
1012 Eastern Ave, Baltimore, MD 21202-4326
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1 - 10 of 761 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Old school Italian. It’s everything the Yelp and 4 square reviews say. In little Italy section. Friendly staff. Lots of locals. Not terribly pricy for what you get. I had a special one night-see pic- and the spicy shrimp Diavelo the other. Old time wooden...More

Thank Steve E
Chesley P, Owner at La Scala, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you so much for the amazing review, Steve. We are thrilled La Scala lived up to your expectations and more, and that you were able to truly enjoy your meal and atmosphere with us. We appreciate the kind words and hope to see you...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our family dined at La Scala on our vacation while returning from NYC - Manhattan to Savannah, GA. After seeing the sights in Baltimore we headed to Little Italy and La Scala is the best. The customer service is excellent and very attentive to the...More

Thank John A W
Chesley P, Owner at La Scala, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for the wonderful review, John. We are thrilled your family decided to make a stop in Baltimore returning home from a nice vacation and decided to join us for a delicious meal, too! It is so great to know you thoroughly...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

While there are many restaurants to choose from in Little Italy, a fabulous beginning would be La Scala. Quaint, yet refined, and very authentic, this Italian restaurant is worth stopping and savoring. We made reservations through Open Table but arrived earlier than intended, and they...More

Thank Anita2992013
Chesley P, Owner at La Scala, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Wow, thank you so much for the amazing review, Anita. We are thrilled to hear you were able to sit right away and then thoroughly enjoyed your experience with us from beginning to end. Our grilled caeser salad is always a favorite and it is...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We had looked forward to eating once again in Little Italy since it had been years since we had last eaten there. We decided on the La Scala restaurant, and although the food was average, it certainly did not coincide with the price for two....More

1  Thank junej703
Chesley P, Owner at La Scala, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi June, thank you for taking the time to leave a review. We are very disappointed to learn of the most recent experience you had with us as we always want our guests to leave wanting to come back for more. We take great pride...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

This place keeps me coming back time after time. Took a friend for her birthday last evening. A few must order items are the grilled caesar salad. Its large enough for two,,,they will split it for you. The wife has their summer salad...melon prosciutto and...More

Thank Gregg C
Chesley P, Owner at La Scala, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Wow, thank you so much for the amazing review, Gregg! We are thrilled you have never had a bad experience with us and decide to celebrate some fun things with us, too! Our grilled caeser salad is definitely a favorite among the house and we...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

In Baltimore on business read a good review of La Scala, a great enticement is free shuttle service from hotel! Quite charming interior, even has indoor bocce court. Upon sitting your delivered an amuse bouche of green beans and red potatoes and basket of grilled...More

Thank Dawn A
Chesley P, Owner at La Scala, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Dawn, thank you for the great review. We are happy to hear you took advantage of our shuttle service to enjoy a nice dinner with us. It is wonderful you liked our grilled bread, overall atmosphere and our veal piccata. We hope to see...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to La Scala for dinner with our family on a friend's recomendation. The food was delicious, our server was nice as well, though he didn't check back on us enough in my opinion, we had to ask for water twice, they all seemed...More

Thank RuthKS
Chesley P, Owner at La Scala, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Ruth, thank you for taking the time to leave a great review. We are happy to hear you were able to enjoy your overall experience with us and thought our food was delicious. We do apologize for what seemed to be longer than normal...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Made reservations based on a recommendation of dear friends. Made reservations, grabbed an Uber and headed to Little Italy. Night started out great with the steamed mussels (Cozze) in a white wine garlic sauce that we both loved. The wine, a Barbera, was wonderful as...More

Thank JT03
Chesley P, Owner at La Scala, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for the amazing review. We are thrilled you decided to make reservations based on a recommendation and truly enjoyed your meal with us. It is great to hear of the wonderful service you received and we are so happy you left...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited Baltimore in April and dined at La Scala for dinner our first evening. We were kindly greeted by the owner/chef, Nino, while waiting to be seated. Nino even came over to our table during our dinner to check on us. Our dinner was...More

Thank DannyD81
Chesley P, Owner at La Scala, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Danny, thank you so much for the amazing review. We are thrilled you decided to visit and dine at La Scala your first night in Baltimore and thoroughly enjoyed everything about your experience with us. It is great your little boy had fun on...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The kitchen lost our order. After 90 minutes one dish arrives. A few minutes later 2 dishes that were luke warn and been under a warmer a long time arrived. A few minutes later last dish arrives but is missing the crab meat.. Waiter was...More

1  Thank jshugar702
Chesley P, Owner at La Scala, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review and feedback regarding your most recent visit. We are very disappointed to hear of your most recent experience and sincerely apologize for the service you received. As you have visited us often, you know this...More

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Deda B
4 February 2018|
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Response from LaScalaRistorante | Property representative |
Ciao Eric! Our dress code is Dressy Casual/Business Casual. No hats, tank tops, or sportswear. Have you made your reservation with us?
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KathyPet
24 September 2017|
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Response from KRSDC | Reviewed this property |
Didn't see a kids menu, but it's a family type of establishment. I'm sure they'd whip up something for you.
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tlmom
17 September 2017|
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Response from JRockTN | Reviewed this property |
The meatballs contain sausage
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, 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, Street Parking, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
14:00 - 22:00
Monday
16:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
16:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
16:30 - 22:00
Thursday
16:30 - 22:00
Friday
16:30 - 23:00
Saturday
16:30 - 23:00
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
  • Neighbourhood: Little Italy
  • Phone Number: +1 410-783-9209
  • E-mail
Description
Chef owned and operated Italian casual fine dining restaurant located in historic Little Italy. Home of Baltimore's only indoor bocce ball court. We offer a complimentary shuttle to the surrounding area and in walking distance to Harbor East, Inner Harbor and Fells Point.
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