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Scalo Northern Italian Grill

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Nob Hill
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3500 Central Ave SE, Albuquerque, NM 87106-1446 (Carlisle)
+1 505-255-8781
Today
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun 11:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Ridgefield
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27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived tired and Hungary after a flight from the east coast. Food was good and we enjoyed sitting outside where we could hear each other. Thisvrestaurant has one of the larger patios in neighborhood. Food was tasty.

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Thank Joyce S
Greenville, South Carolina
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38 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Good food, great service and a quiet atmosphere. There is an outdoor dining area, but I prefer inside dining.

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Thank Disco_Submarine
Cocoa Beach, Florida
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50 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was visiting, and wanted to take my local associates out for a nice meal. They recommended Scalo, as they had been there several times and have always been very pleased. Greeted by friendly hostess and the meal went on excellently from there. Food was superb (we had the Halibut, the evening's special). Server (Penny) was right on! Recommended a... More 

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Thank Wil D
Grosse Pointe Farms, Michigan
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Scalo is a solid reliable Albuquerque mainstay. I have dined here several time over many years and never had a poor experience. Their meals are good, served well in a pleasant ambiance. The only criticism is that it may be a bit crowded at times.

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Thank GPFPOLE
Alaska
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117 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was attracted by the outdoor dining, but the dining room impressed me much as I wound my way to the bar. Perhaps northern Italian food was in my future, but I really wanted a drink first. I found a table near the back door, no more than a few feet from the bar. After more than 15 minutes, a... More 

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Thank Aurora_Guy
West Chester, Pennsylvania
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31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Scalo was recommended to us by our sommelier at Gruet Winery. My husband was looking for a restaurant that had vegetarian options to enjoy the last night of our 10 day vacation. We made the reservation through Open Table and our table was on the second floor overlooking the dining room and kitchen. We loved seeing the food prepared and... More 

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Thank DonnaRay59
Prescott, Arizona
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31 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

We had a reservation and arrived early, our table was all ready for us. The service was great. Ask for Nicole, she was professional, friendly, funny and we didn't want for anything! Calamari & shrimp appetizer was delicious and cooked beautifully. Entrees were great, chicken alfredo and squid ink linguini bianco with shrimp, scallops and salmon. We finished things off... More 

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Thank dove g
Malvern, Pennsylvania
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413 reviews
218 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 196 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

I love the ambiance at Scalo- it is very "uptown", noisy and just plan fun. The waitstaff is attentive and the prices are fair. The meal I had, seafood over linguine, was uninspired at best. That's probably my fault- I shouldn't have ordered seafood in NM.

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Thank NWRob
Prince Frederick, Maryland
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017

There were six of us on business travel, and yes we all requested separate checks. The Service and the Food were excellent. We all greatly appreciated the explanations of the various specials and dish combinations. We will return, on our next trip, about six weeks from now. Thank you!

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Thank 975draker
poway
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96 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

We enjoyed both the meal and the wait staff. the location was convenient. the only issue was the high noise level in the restaurant.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Cuisine
Italian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3500 Central Ave SE, Albuquerque, NM 87106-1446
    (Carlisle)
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Albuquerque>  > Nob Hill
  • Neighbourhood: Nob Hill
  • Phone Number: +1 505-255-8781
Description
Located in the heart of Nob Hill on the corner of Carlisle and Central, Scalo offers an atmosphere that is casually elegant and service which is attentive and knowledgeable. Scalo uses locally grown organic produce and offers classic handmade Northern cuisine with a seasonal menu that changes with the harvests.

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