La Scarola

$ $
721 W Grand Ave (btwn Halsted & Union)
Chicago, IL 60654
(312) 243-1740
5:00pm - 11:00pm
5:00pm - 11:00pm
5:00pm - 11:00pm
5:00pm - 11:00pm
5:00pm - 11:00pm
4:00pm - 11:00pm
4:00pm - 10:00pm



  • Be hungry & enjoy!
  • Best Italian where tourist do not go.
  • 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!
  • 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!!!!!!
  • 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
  • Shouldn't have waited this long to go here. Perfect, loud red sauce joint
  • The food is very good! It feels like an old family Italian place.
  • An outstanding family style Italian restaurant. I have been going there for years and I tried many items on the menu. I have never had a bad meal.

Nearby places

491 N Milwaukee Ave (Ashland)
495 N Milwaukee Ave (at Grand Ave.)
732 W Grand Ave (at N Halsted St)