About La Scala
Regional Italian cooking at its finest
Since our opening, La Scala has been dedicated to presenting a menu which balances the very best in traditional Italian cuisine
as well as innovative specialties. We welcome you to stop in to experience our elegantly casual atmosphere accented perfectly
with Chef Nino’s authentic and unforgettable creations.
La Scala features an indoor bocce ball court, a large dining room, private event space and a wine room.
Ask about our Private Rooms available for special events, parties, and corporate meetings.
Hours of Operation:
Monday - Thursday: 4:30pm - 10:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 4:30pm - 11:00pm, Sunday: 2:00pm - 10:00pm
Happy Hour: Monday - Friday 4:30 - 7:00pm, Sunday 3:00 - 8:00pm
$31 to $50
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Home to Baltimore's only indoor bocce ball court! Available on a first-come first-serve basis for dinner customers only. Can also be rented out for $75/hour
Off-site catering is available for pickup or delivery, both lunch and dinner. Please contact a manager for details.
We offer valet 7 nights a week. Cost is $8 per car. Street parking is also available for 3 hours, and the Little Italy Parking Garage is just around the corner.
We offer a complimentary shuttle service to and from all downtown hotels.
Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Entertainment, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Private Room, Takeout, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Special Events & Promotions:
- Happy Hour - Mon-Fri 4:30 - 7 and Sun 3-8. Try our new MEXITALIAN menu!
- Wine dinners throughout the year.
- Special Happy Hours monthly.
Send your email and home address so we can update you on all of our upcoming events
La Scala offers private rooms that seat anywhere from 14 - 180 guests. Whatever your event may be, we can assure you that our wonderful team will make it memorable!
La Scala Ratings and Reviews
La Scala delivered a fantastic meal, aga ...
La Scala delivered a fantastic meal, again. Every time we visit Baltimore, it is a must to eat here! There was an issue with the lighting in the room we were seated in and asked to be moved but on every other level, it was wonderful! Can't wait to go back!
What a wonderful place this is!! Our all ...
What a wonderful place this is!! Our all time fav place to eat when we are in Baltimore!! The Chef is awesome!! Family owned and run!! We absolutely love love love this place!!! Always here Preakness weekend👍🏻
Great every time
2nd time I've been here and 2nd time I've greatly enjoyed this place. You have to have the mortadella and various cheese/meats...fabulous. Great food, great dessert! Would always recommend this place.
We had a late evening reservation follow ...
We had a late evening reservation following a graduation ceremony. The only negative to our experience was that while we could hear a lively restaurant crowd upstairs, we were seated downstairs next to the kitchen and the restrooms. But, in the end, this turned out to be a quiet place to get together and dine with our party of eight after a long day of festivities. The service was excellent and the food was even better. Every member of our party agreed that they were not only happy with their selection, but that it was the best Italian food that we have ever had in a restaurant. The homemade pasta is not to be missed!!!
So, so, SO good. Some of the best Italia ...
So, so, SO good. Some of the best Italian food anywhere. The penne vodka is so simple, but amazing. The chicken saltimbocca, when available on special (and it often is) is a must-have. The grilled Caesar and the goat cheese and tomato bruschetta are awesome starters. I can't say enough about La Scala.
Chose this for an out of town business d ...
Chose this for an out of town business dinner after lots of open table research but it was just ok and would not go back. None of us really enjoyed the meal or the appetizers. Service was slow and inattentive.
Had a lovely evening meal with my parent ...
Had a lovely evening meal with my parents who were in to visit for the weekend. Good place for a long meal when you want to catch up with someone. We didn't feel rushed at all. Plus the food is incredible, everything was delicious!
This is our favorite spot for pre/post B ...
This is our favorite spot for pre/post Broadway shows in Baltimore. We love the food and the service is always excellent.
Great restaurant but a little loud to be ...
Great restaurant but a little loud to be romantic. I can help with sound proofing. Powerhouses Properties MD
This was one of the best meals of my lif ...
This was one of the best meals of my life. it's a shame I don't live in Baltimore because I'd probably visit la scala once a month if I did.
We were looking for a new restaurant to ...
We were looking for a new restaurant to try in Little Italy to celebrate our birthday. We found LaScala online and decided to give it a try. We were overjoyed with our luck. From the cold green bean and potato they serve as an appetizer to our meals, everything was delicious. we will definitely be back.
The server started with "I'm here to ins ...
The server started with "I'm here to insure you have an excellent experience" He did not disappoint! First class food and service.
Food was amazing, service was great. Hav ...
Food was amazing, service was great. Have tried several restaurants in Little Italy in years past. This has been by far the best food I have tasted, all home made!
Authentic Italian Cuisine!
We really enjoyed La Scala. We found it through recommendations on TripAdvisor. Great restaurant right in the heart of Little Italy in Baltimore. The service was outstanding, Julio was our server and he was very knowledgeable and attentive. Even though there appeared to be several special occasions ongoing, he didn't forget about us. We would definitely come back again - the gnocchi was awesome; the marinara was outstanding; the shrimp scampi was just right. Everything was delicious!
We went to La Scala for my son's 15th birthday. Everything was awesome. Something he wanted was not on the menu that evening, but they prepared it for him anyway. The whole staff made the evening special for the whole family. W e have been going to La Scala for 20 years and are never disappointed. Thank you!!
Second time back and it was even better ...
Second time back and it was even better than my first... Definitely my go-to spot in Little Italy!!!
Great food and a great experience. Top ...
Great food and a great experience. Top notch service and attention to detail. Get the tiramisu.
La Scala - amazing
Excellent Italian food, with impeccable service. Highly recommended.
Great restaurant. Food is fantastic. Ser ...
Great restaurant. Food is fantastic. Service is top notch. The restaurant has an extensive menu of many different Italian entrees. I have tried many different selections and have never been disappointed.
Good As always
Food was great, service excellent. The only negative was that it was quite loud this evening. I've been here many times before and not had that problem. This time there seemed to be several large tables with people talking loudly. But this will surely not deter me from coming back
Lots of happy people
LaScalla offers good food and service. On a rainy Sunday evening it was quite busy. It was full of families and couples. Energetic vibe!
fabulous food. The apps, main courses and desserts were all top notch. I highly recommend La Scala.
I go every time I'm in Baltimore
I first enjoyed a meal at La Scala 5 years ago when I was in Baltimore for a conference. Whenever the conference is held there (it rotates around different cities), I make a point of booking a reservation early so I'm sure to dine there again. This year, I went twice and introduced two colleagues to the restaurant. Excellent food, service and always memorable!
Awesome food, everything is very fresh. ...
Awesome food, everything is very fresh. Sometimes service can be a little slow.
Tons of wine choices. Great menu. Our waiter Antonio was charming and helpful. The atmosphere was perfect. The downstairs bar was perfect for one more drink on the way out. I'm already recommending it to friends.
Forever my favorite place to celebrate o ...
Forever my favorite place to celebrate or go to for no special reason. Was treated like a queen for my birthday with friends. Love Nino, Felix, Ches and everyone there! Baltimore's best!
Best Italian restaurant in Baltimore......
The food was good, the service was great. The Cesar Salad was fantastic.
We went here for our 50th wedding annive ...
We went here for our 50th wedding annivery dinner.They made it real special for us.Great table in a quite area and at the end of dinner they gave us a dessert with a candle on it and sang to us.I would high recommend to to all my friends who go to Baltimore.They also picked us up and returned us to our hotel.
Gnocchi was just perfect, light, and the ...
Gnocchi was just perfect, light, and the Alfredo sauce incredible.
Good reviews and I agree
I was in Baltimore & searching for an Italian restaurant with good reviews. I was nit disappointed . Tried the much talked about Grilled Caesar salad and also the gorganzola garlic bread . Both were delicious . I had veal piccata , which was also very lean . The dessert selection had nothing to my liking. No gelato , no menu . Sevice was good to start but our main course took very long to get .
Service was top notch, food was excellen ...
Service was top notch, food was excellent, what a great night.
Everything was amazing!!!!
Everything was amazing!!!!
The best restaurant
I found this restaurant last year and have been to it about six times since. It is my favorite restaurant in Baltimore and is my "go-to" for special occasions. You can tell the workers of this restaurant have a passion for the food they prepare. Every dish I've had was excellent. The flash-grilled caesar salad is a must have. You really can't go wrong with this restaurant! I give it 5 stars.
I have never had a bad meal here. A favo ...
I have never had a bad meal here. A favorite.
Favorite Restaurant in Baltimore
La Scala NEVER disappoints! A small group visited for dinner prior to touring Light City Baltimore, it was a Tuesday evening, and the place was filled! Several of us ordered the rock fish special, top with lump crabmeat, and a light sauce - it was excellent! Their grilled Caesar salad is a must - wish they was a way to duplicate this at home, have tried, but nothing compares.
Absolutely rude servers Food is above average
Absolutely rude servers and a manager who cares nothing for customer satisfaction. Food is above average but not worth driving from DC for.
Nothing is easy at Easter time, but we enjoyed the regular menu and the food was good overall. Avoid the artichoke crab appetizer, but octopus grilled was excellent. Dinner the rock fish special and stuffed veal chop were very good. Desserts very expensive but good.
The van pick up was a great start. Our ...
The van pick up was a great start. Our waiter was great. Food great too. We will go back for sure. George was great taking us home
So delicious!!! Their grilled Cesar sala ...
So delicious!!! Their grilled Cesar salad was awesome and mmm the Gnocchi!!!! The bruschetta with goat cheese was awesome. Our waiter was great as well. I cannot wait to go back for more delicious food.
I took two coworkers who live in MN and NY here for dinner. They loved the food. I was told the 4 cheese fettuccine was the best pasta she ever had (and she's Italian)!
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