We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

La Scala

Certificate of Excellence
€€ - €€€
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
455 Banna Ave, Griffith, New South Wales 2680, Australia
+61 2 6962 4322
Tue - Sat 18:00 - 21:45
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

158 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Showing 155: English reviews
Level Contributor
6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This restaurant was recommended after a visit to Codemo Smallgoods. My wife and I were told that it would be a good place to go if we liked Italian food. This was a fabulous restaurant with truely genuine food at reasonable prices. The waitress and staff were all very helpful, which made selecting from the vast menu options just that... More 

Thank PeterR15
Gunnedah, Australia
Level Contributor
13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's enough to make you want to live in Italy. The food, the atmosphere, the service - could have been anywhere in Italy. We were told everyone has to have the Margareta pizza topped with rocket, prosciutto and parmesan. They were right. When in Griffith it's a must

Thank Michael J
Level Contributor
25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Crowded and noisy - but fun! Food and service was good. It's a "must" if you go to Griffith. The restaurant is in the basement of a building but it has a ramp leading down to it - no stairs.

Thank Katibugger
Level Contributor
68 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017

What a wonderful evening last night at La Scala. Three of us arrived, famished! We ordered a large plate of calamari even before drinks and this arrived very promptly to satisfy our immediate needs. Ahhhhhh... so then onto a cocktail each, before ordering mains from our obliging waiter. The BBQ salmon was delish and served on a bed of tasty... More 

Thank BubalooSydney
Griffith, Australia
Level Contributor
5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 March 2017

The meals are delicious with genuine Italian flavours and style. The atmosphere of the restaurant immediately transitions you into relaxation mode. Staff are great.

Thank Vicki G
Sydney, Australia
Level Contributor
5 reviews
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

The service at this tradition Italian restaurant was outstanding. The staff were friendly and cheerful making the night an enjoyable success. The restaurant and cafe were packed on a Thursday night yet our meals came promptly accompanied by good local reds. Try the rocket pizza. Bit of a local legend and a great shared starter. Recommended!

Thank Norman h
Kenthurst, Australia
Level Contributor
20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Getting to the restaurant is a little difficult if you are in heels or not too stable on your feet as you have to negotiate a steep concrete ramp-like path to equally steep stairs that lead down to a green door that once opened leaves no doubt that you have come to the right place! The aromas that are coming... More 

Thank Grace R
Robertson, Australia
Level Contributor
15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

This is a busy restaurant, tightly packed and quite loud. So they must be doing something right. However I felt a little uncomfortable leaning in to let people pass. The staff were friendly and efficient, but the decor, seating and kitchen looked tired and shabby. The food was generous and quick however the presentation was missing. It wasn't relaxing or... More 

Thank rjmking
Level Contributor
11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

Went here with my wife for dinner. Extensive menu and wine list. Had pizza and pasta. Pasta excellent and pizza very good. Service exceptional. Attentive but relaxed. Wine overpriced I thought for locally sourced. Menu prices reasonable. Would go again.

1 Thank Squizzie67
Sydney, Australia
Level Contributor
44 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

I was staying in Griffith one night only. A number of locals recommended this place. The entry is down a lower-level walkway, off the street. I almost didn't go in because there were other Italian restaurants on the main drag, at street level with windows, which this place lacks. Food was good but I struggled to understand why it is... More 

Thank PeterF_Syd

Travellers who viewed La Scala also viewed

Griffith, New South Wales
Griffith, New South Wales
Griffith, New South Wales
Griffith, New South Wales

Been to La Scala? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups, Business meetings
Open Hours
18:00 - 21:45
18:00 - 21:45
18:00 - 21:45
18:00 - 21:45
18:00 - 21:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 455 Banna Ave, Griffith, New South Wales 2680, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Griffith
  • Phone Number: +61 2 6962 4322

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of La Scala and other visitors
2 questions
Ask a question
10 months ago

See all questions (2)

Questions? Get answers from La Scala staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?