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Dining Guide

A comprehensive resource guide including our annual Best Restaurants list as well as other great places to eat in the Baltimore area.

Dining Guide

A comprehensive resource guide including our annual Best Restaurants list as well as other great places to eat in the Baltimore area.

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Breakfast; Lunch; Dinner; Valet; BYOB; Accessible


La Scala

1012 Eastern Ave, Baltimore, MD 21202
(410) 783-9209
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With a functioning indoor bocce ball court and frequent deals on espresso martinis, this longtime Little Italy favorite is one of a kind. When it comes to the cuisine, owner/executive chef Nino Germano delivers standout dishes like the grilled Caesar salad and spaghetti con funghi with tomato, mushrooms, onion, and garlic.


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