La Scarola

Row 1

721 W Grand Ave (btwn Halsted & Union)
Chicago, IL 60654
(312) 243-1740
$ $
Mon–Fri: 11:00 AM–11:00 PM Sat: 4:00 PM–11:00 PM Sun: 4:00 PM–10:00 PM


Foursquare Tips

  • Best Italian where tourist do not go.
  • Be hungry & enjoy!
  • Good pastas, handmade, I think. They're especially good for vegetarians.
  • Portions are huge! Charming, totally old school Italian place. Grilled octopus, baked clams, gnocchi are among my faves
  • Ask armando if a mexican can beat the shit out of an italian! expect shots of patron to ensue...
  • Veal Chop alla Gabe is outstanding!
  • The Seafood Risotto special is absolutely divine.
  • Amazing food! Best service! Just like your Italian mothers kitchen! Vodka sauce is phenomenal!!! Ten stars!
  • You will not have better, more authentic. My Irish ass felt like an Italian eating that Veal. Real!
  • eggplant parm is the missile
  • Meat lasagna is delish. Shrimp Armani is the best appetizer anywhere. Good place.
  • Escarole and beans? are all of the veal dishes
  • Get the pasta niko!!!!!!
  • Get the Chris Zorich. It was championship material.
  • The place is tiny, always bustling, and the food is phenomenal, especially the Penne alla Vodka.
  • Tasty and great service!
  • front room is really warm and Smokey. our eyes were getting wattery. we weren't the only people wiping out eyes.. foods good though!
  • The food is phenomenal! The salmon was the best I've had!!
  • Try the Pollo a la Mancow
  • Don't judge a book by its cover with this place. It's a hole in the wall, but the food is great! It is casual and perfect for a big Italian dinner with the family!