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Scala Santa Maria del Monte 8 | Telephone +39 0933 57781, 95041 Caltagirone, Sicily, Italy
+39 0933 57781
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016

We stopped for lunch at this busy restaurant on the 26 of December, the a la carte menu was not available and therefore they presented us a set menu with simple dishes and a very limited choice (three pasta and three meats dishes as main courses and two side dishes consisting of french fries or salad). The food was of... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2016

May be it was because of the December period, but I would not feel like going back. Pasta was too rich (fat) and house wine tasted like red grape juice. Unfortunately. May be better at lunch-time.

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New Jersey
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352 reviews
223 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2015

La Scala is directly entered from the huge staircase that is Caltagirone's main attraction. We figured it would be a tourist trap, but we were wrong. The homemade pastas were excellent, especially the Sicilian pestos (these feature pistachios, wild fennel, and whatever the restaurant offers). Pleasant atmosphere in midafternoon.

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Thank jerseyjazz
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2015 via mobile

Very close to the Staircase, frequented by locals which is always a good sign. Lovely food, atmosphere and wine

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2015

We had a great dinner here after walking around in Caltagirone. Food was superb and the wines that came with it were excellent. Highly recommended!

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Brussels, Belgium
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21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 April 2015

We stayed in Caltagirone for 9 days and came twice here for pizza, on the first night tired from a long drive, on recommendation of our host. The entrance situation does not inspire confidence, the main restaurant room is not the most cosy you have ever eaten in (these two points resulting in giving 4, not 5 points). Indeed, on... More 

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Dubai
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2014

Location is bang on the Scala, the pizzas were the best we've ever had, the staff are friendly and fun, just a wonderful experience, highly recommended.

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Milan, Italy
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2014

We arrived in Caltagirone very late . This small town is very famous for the beautiful and fine ceramics, that are real art work. The town is full of shops selling beautiful pieces of pottery, but unfortunately we arrived too late and all the shops were already closed. So rather disappointed we decided to go to have dinner. A bar... More 

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Palo Alto, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2013

Getting pizza for lunch in Sicily isn't as easy as you'd think. Most restaurants only serve it for dinner, which was frustrating to the teenager of our party. So when we saw the "pizza" sign on the famous Caltagirone stairs, we made sure they really did serve pizza for lunch and then made plans to stop there after our ceramics... More 

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York, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2013 via mobile

Found at the very foot of Caltagirone's famous staircase, you'd probably expect the restaurant named in La Scala's honour to be something of a tourist trap. In fact, we were reluctant to dine here for that very reason. But on the first Sunday evening in September we found that many of the town's more renowned restaurants closed. So La Scala... More 

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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
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Seafood, Mediterranean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Scala Santa Maria del Monte 8 | Telephone +39 0933 57781, 95041 Caltagirone, Sicily, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Sicily  >  Province of Catania  >  Caltagirone
  • Phone Number: +39 0933 57781
Description
On website above, look near bottom for "Where to Eat" Also see http://www.siciliano.it/citta-ristoranti.cfm?citta=caltagirone&StartRow=1

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