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La Scala

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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9 Queen St, St. Catharines, Ontario L2R 5G4, Canada
+1 905-684-5448
11:30 - 02:30
17:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Wed 17:00 - 21:00
Mon - Sat 11:30 - 02:30
Thu - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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307 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Building is beautifully done and provides an elegant, yet not stuffy atmosphere which is lovely. However, I found the menu to be a bit limited. Very heavy on pasta dishes. Taste was adequate, but far from special.

Thank Karen E
St. Catharines, Canada
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100 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

My husband and I dined her for a night out. It's a beautiful restaurant. Food was good, generous potions, lots of options and reasonably priced. Service was not as hospitable as anticipated but overall we had a fantastic time.

Thank Lori G
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

We went for dinner last night , the menu straight toward , really good food , and super reasonable prices . Will definitely go back . Good job

Thank Jose R
Toronto, Canada
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Sunday night dinner with Family was the first time we've tried La Scala and we're glad we did! The food was traditional Italian prepared with integrity and perfect service. Pricing was extremely reasonable for the quality and quantity of food and the excellent service. This place would compete and win in downtown Toronto.

Thank Herb S
St. Catharines, Canada
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

Went for a business lunch with a colleague and the food was fantastic! We both ordered a pasta dish and were very pleased with our choices. I would recommend La Scala to anyone looking for a great mean in a nice Italian restaurant.

Thank lnadeau22
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

A surprise find but an outstanding restaurant. St. Catharines should appreciate an establishment like this where it's not just about food (excellent) or setting (excellent) but hospitality. I look forward to many more enjoyable evenings there!

Thank aussiedog3400
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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

my perfect lunch is always there))) elegant all Italian menu and always nice wine selection , friendly people , no rush atmosphere

Thank Ed C
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

We have been going to La Scala for years. First for the odd business lunch at the old location and now as our favorite restaurant in the Region. We have watched the transition between locations and to a new chef who we think is outstanding. There are fancier and much more expensive places, but Joe and his staff have balanced... More 

Thank mizmo50
Royal Oak, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

My wife and I were going to go to the Vietnamese across the street but they are shut down so we came to La Scala instead. Wow are we glad we did. The food was great. We have the Antipasti, the Caprese, Bruschetta (Incredible!) and the Ravioli. Everything was great and finish off with an Almond Biscotti and a capicino.

Thank c g
St. Catharines, Canada
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151 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

Three of us girls decided to lunch out and La Scala was the suggested downtown spot. We arrived at 1:00 p.m. and were seated promptly in the out front covered area...weather was perfect for this. Our server (Mary) immediately took our drink order...all were having wine. We waited approximately 10 minutes for our drinks and the restaurant was not busy... More 

Thank ItalianRoadRunner

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$23
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Private Dining, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 02:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 02:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 02:30
11:30 - 02:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 02:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 02:30
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 Queen St, St. Catharines, Ontario L2R 5G4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  St. Catharines>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 905-684-5448

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?