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City Center East
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615 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19106-4404 (7th & Chestnut Streets)
+1 215-928-0900
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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Chadds Ford, PA
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96 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A group of 6 with Walnut Street Theater tickets, met at LaScala's for a great dinner. Reservations at 6:00 were perfect as we had ample time to dine and catch up before our 8:00 curtain call. I had the veal chop, thin and tasty buried under a bed of arugula. My wife had the scallops with risotto - excellent, The... More 

Thank TempleBob
Margate City, New Jersey
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

With extensive experience in restaurant and pizza Lascala has perfected the pizza crust. Great toppings and sauce. I had eggplant/ricotta pizza. Homemade tiramisu was one of the best I've had! Full Italian restaurant menu. Upscale bar and clientele but good for post game dinner as well.

Thank jmmongo1
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66 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

Love the small corner spot... in Independence Mall, their Calamari is good and Crispy ... Their Fettuccine shrimp and crab meat is sooo o good Wife had the Smoke Salmon... great tasting meal

Thank Ferdinand R
Delran, New Jersey
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223 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017

We had tickets for the Walnut St Theater and decided to look for something close for dinner, especially after realizing it was restaurant week. We had a superb meal, very generous portions, great service. The meal was topped off by complimentary glasses of limoncello. I especially liked the atmosphere and would have lingered longer had it not been for the... More 

Thank cherylpd1
Huntingdon Valley, Pennsylvania
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75 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017

Looking for a place to spend my $20 Open Table reward and found LaScala. It was close to a theater we were going to and it offered free parking (unheard of in center city). Did not expect anything special but by the time we walked out, we were big fans and looking forward to our next visit. We shared the... More 

Thank dgilfor
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37 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2017

we had dinner January 26th during restaurant week, service and food was excellent. the waiter even added a sweet finishing touch by bringing out limocello when we finished our meal. I love this restaurant we were even able to see the motorcade that was in the city that night drive by, definitely give this place a try you will not... More 

Thank manyvacations
Jim Thorpe PA
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20 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

Great place for business, couples, family or friends for lunch or dinner. Not cheap but not ridiculously expensive. Exquisite food generous portions and service second to none. Both a dining room and a bar scene. Take advantage of their free parking offer at local garage, just get ticket validated

Thank Joseph J
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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150 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2017

rainy night and decided dinner out. walked a few blocks and decided to try this restaurant which we have passed lots of times. No reservation, sunday night at 6, seated and chose the chopped salad to split between the two of us ..it was great!, I had seafood diavalo..spicy and good over a bed of pasta. Barb had salmon and... More 

Thank animaleyedoc
columbia, United States
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70 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

In town for business and had the opportunity to have dinner with an old college friend. It was delightful; company, food, atmosphere, service, and price. I rated the restaurant as average because it was as expected. Nothing stood out, but I also didn't have any complaints. I had reservations but they were not required and/or needed. We lingered over dinner... More 

Thank OTR1937
Koege, Denmark
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Love LaScalas. The menu is excellent - fantastic happy hour price and they validate parking. Love it!!!

Thank Muzalier G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 30 - USD 30
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Television
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 615 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19106-4404
    (7th & Chestnut Streets)
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > City Center East
  • Neighbourhood: City Center East
  • Phone Number: +1 215-928-0900
LaScala’s, located in the heart of Historical Philadelphia, creates a cozy casual ambiance in which to enjoy fine Italian-American Home-style cuisine. Exposed brick & floor to ceiling windows give an Old World Italian feel. Al fresco dining at the sidewalk cafe is also offered. Just a few of the Chef’s famous recipes include Homemade Ravioli & Gnocchi,Hand Tossed Pizza's, Seafood FraDiavlo, Hanger Steak Philly Style & Pappardelle and Sausage Bolognese. The vast menu also includes appetizers, Sides, soup, salads,steaks, & seafood. A full bar & extensive wine list are available to complement your meal. Finish off your lunch or dining experience with one of the homemade desserts. LaScala’s is sure to become one of your favorites.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?