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Cafe La Scala

€€ - €€€Italian, Pizza
631 E Chicago St, Milwaukee, WI 53202-5914
+1 414-223-2185
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  • Excellent6%
  • Very good26%
  • Average35%
  • Poor20%
  • Terrible13%
9 Apr 2017
“Cafe La Scala Delivers Solid Italian Food!”
17 Mar 2017
“Lunch at Cafe La Scala”
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Italian, Pizza
€€ - €€€
631 E Chicago St, Milwaukee, WI 53202-5914
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Reviewed 9 April 2017

Our family recently had an authentic Italian dinner at La Scala, which is located in the Italian Community Center. The food was basic and good tasting, served up in a friendly way. I had a Salmon entree, soup and salad, all of which were very...More

Thank Bruce H
Reviewed 17 March 2017

My friends and I come to the ICC 2x yr to have dinner or lunch. We were anxious to see the changes now that Bartolotta's took over the restaurant. Maybe we should have waited a few more weeks/months. We hoped the Chicken Pastini would still...More

1  Thank SueCTvl
Reviewed 13 July 2016

We sat in the Court Yard for a night of music and dinner. The music was great, but the service was lousy as was the food. Took 30 minutes before a waitress stopped by our table to take our order. After placing our order she...More

1  Thank bobzimney
Reviewed 13 July 2016

what can I say, usually i shy away from poor reviews because i simply would not return, but all I can say is NO, just say No to going here. Low budget food, nothing remotely Italian about it, service is sooooo bad, i mean non...More

1  Thank Newstang
Reviewed 4 May 2016

Located near the Summerfest grounds, this restaurant is very accessible. The food and service and very good. They have a private parking lot and street parking is also easy (except during Summerfest and festival season (summer).

Thank Santorini13
Reviewed 1 October 2014

Went to see a band that was playing for their "Courtyard Series". Band was good. Unfortunately it was too cold to be outside, so the event was moved inside to a cavernous, old-fashioned banquet room filled with tables for 10. This seemed to work great...More

Thank rollngstone
Reviewed 6 September 2014 via mobile

Went there for lunch on a Saturday. The place was empty except for one other patron. If the bartender was a little friendlier they might have more people in there or maybe more people come back. The food was good even though we did not...More

Thank Advisor0821
Reviewed 16 August 2014 via mobile

Slowest service ever. We were ignored after placing our order for breakfast. Understaffed? Did not appear to be and there were empty tables. Waited 40 minutes. Had to stand to get any attention

3  Thank Hcwi
Reviewed 22 September 2013

A cut above average- not fantastic considering it is in the ICC but a nice break from the trendy places in the Third Ward and very resonable priced.

Thank flh65_10
Reviewed 19 June 2013

What a nice night we had at the Italian Community Center's Cafe La Scala! After attending our first ICC membership meeting, we went to the bar to have a drink and a bite to eat. My husband had spaghetti and meatballs and reported that the...More

Thank Dare2BGroovy
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
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Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 631 E Chicago St, Milwaukee, WI 53202-5914
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Milwaukee>  > Historic Third Ward
  • Neighbourhood: Historic Third Ward
  • Phone Number: +1 414-223-2185
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