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La Tavola

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Little Italy
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248 Albemarle St, Baltimore, MD 21202-4455
+1 410-685-1859
11:30 - 22:30
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All hours
Sun 11:30 - 21:30
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 22:30
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191 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2014

We went to La Tavola for lunch after having found it on TripAdvisor. It was not very busy, although there apparently was a party of 60 upstairs. Despite the large group, service and food were very enjoyable and if we lived closer we'd be regulars at La Tavola. Ingredients were fresh, the meal nicely presented, and the food was very... More 

Thank Fishperson
Vestavia Hills, Alabama
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106 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2014 via mobile

This was a short and very pleasant walk from the hotel in the harbor. We did not have reservations but they were able to accommodate us. The tables were far enough apart to make the dining experience very relaxing. The atmosphere was pleasing and the staff were all great. The menu was varied enough so there was something for everyone.... More 

Thank Jeffrey B
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2014 via mobile

We were looking for a nice Italian Restaurant with a good wine list and Italian charm. We were happy we found La Tavola. Excellent wine list. I was a little worried my 16 son would not appreciate some of the complex Italian recipes. Luckily he enjoyed the veal. My husband asked to have grilled chicken added to his pasta and... More 

Thank PLTmom
Yardley, Pennsylvania
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62 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2014

We chose this restaurant because of its high rating on TripAdvisor, and its proximity to the Inner Harbor. Though it is close to the "touristy" section on town, it did not feel like a touristy restaurant. My friends and I arrived without a reservation on a Saturday night, but they were able to accommodate us at the high tops in... More 

Thank WorkTravelMom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2014

I do not comprehend how this restaurant has received such favorable reviews. It truly was one of the worst meals I have eaten. I want to say the service was good but it could not compensate for the food. I ordered the Osso Bucco. The veal was so chewy it was almost inedible. The risotto that it was on was... More 

Thank wheaton5
Chattanooga, TN
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2014

Daughter, college student, recommended La Tavola so expectations modest. Thinking somewhere between Pizza Hut and jarred sauces. Was I wrong. Excellent food, great service. 5 star in both categories. Reasonable priced. Only drawback is tables are no match for great food. But who cares. Enjoy and go !

Thank Miasig
Baltimore-Washington, DC
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128 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2014

We were very pleased to find La Tavola through Open Table and had a thoroughly enjoyable meal. The vegetables were as fresh and tasty as could be, cooked to perfection and the dessert, the cannolis, were homemade and presented with artistic flair in their design and tasted wonderful! Service was attentive, perhaps a bit too quick to remove plates as... More 

Thank lvjmr
Baltimore, Maryland
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2014

Last night I had the pleasure to get dining at the restaurant "LA TAVOLA". It 's really a great place. I'm Italian and I was skeptical to try the Italian cuisine abroad. But the chef Carlo (an Italian) cuisine very well! I ate one of the best lasagna I've ever eaten, all fresh and home-made stuff. Do not miss if... More 

Thank Davide V
Washington, Virginia
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137 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2014

While our first visit to La Tavola, we will return in the future. The restaurant was very nice, service was excellent, and the offerings and quality of the food were to the highest standard. Well done.

Thank GreyGhost007
Mechanicsburg, PA
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115 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2014 via mobile

Chose La Tavola based upon a local recommendation. I had the veal parm w eggplant and my husband had osso bucco with risotto which were both perfectly prepared and tasty. The Caesar salad had way too much for our liking. Our waiter, Big Mike, was spending most of his time at two large tables. We felt neglected as we had... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$12 - US$30
Italian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Private Dining, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 248 Albemarle St, Baltimore, MD 21202-4455
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Baltimore>  > Little Italy
  • Neighbourhood: Little Italy
  • Phone Number: +1 410-685-1859

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