This quaint Italian treasure offers the freshest and most authentic Italian cuisine Downtown St. Catharines has to offer. First off the building La Scala Ristorante is located in is a magnificently restored 1800's building, which portrays the rustic Renaissance attitude the restaurant offers its guests. Many come here not only for the mouth-watering cuisine but also for the outdoor Tuscan-style patio and welcoming aura the restaurant portrays. Head Chef Bill Horwood has developed unique Northern Italian Florentine dishes which continually emphasis just how well versed this chef is in Italian cuisine. Restaurant specialties include Scallopini di Vitello Marsala, Calamari alla Griglia, homemade cannelloni or ravioli. By developing a menu that speaks to tourists and business men and women every seat in the restaurant is full during the lunch hour as local businesses usually take to this restaurant to take some time out of their busy day. With wine pairings and private-label wines from around the globe be sure to order whichever wine your waiter advises to compliment your perfect authentic Italian dinner.