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Osteria L'oca Nera di Massaro Elisa

Strada Giambattista Borghesi, 3/a, 43100 Parma, Italy
+39 0521233251
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Ranked #32 of 517 Restaurants in Parma
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $14 - $44
Cuisines: Italian
Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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  • Dutch first
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  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Polish first
  • Portuguese first
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English first
Paris, France
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014 NEW

L'Oca Nera is a small restaurant downtown Parma. The building and the dinning room are not very attractive but you can taste Italian food of good quality for an average cost (according to the standards in Parma, which is quite an expansive city). As the restaurant is small, it is advisable to book before coming, expecially if you are coming... More

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Attard, Malta
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

A treat at every table, diners at Osteria l’Oca Nera get to sample amazing homemade Aceto Balsamico, prepared Parma style, aged for a minimum of 12 years. Any foodie passing through Parma should make it a point to sample this delicacy which will surely put you off the generic balsamic vinegar found at your average grocers. We were surprised to... More

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Paris, France
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

Small restaurant with Italian style food. It looks nice, it smells nice and it tatstes definitely good. A little bit expensive, but Parma is an expensive town.

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Cool, California
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95 reviews 95 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014 via mobile

What a fabulous little local, family restaurant! Great menu with a nice varied selection that we have seldom seen on our three weeks in Italy. We started with a nice plate of bruchettas as an antipasti. One was tomato, another prosciutto and the other a pickled vegetable. The waiter put a bottle of thick basalmic vinegar on the table that... More

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Derby, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

We tried this restaurant because of the good reviews but were a little disappointed. The starter platter of meats and cheese was very nice, but your can't really go wrong with that. The bread has hard and inedible, I know Italian bread can be like this but we did have very nice bread in other restaurants. We both then chose... More

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london
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50 reviews 50 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

Wandering around Parma on a Sunday night we thought we were relegated to takeaway pizza when we found this little gem. The food was amazing, from the reduced balsamic vinegar served with the Parmesan, to the delicious risotto and pasta and the excellent wine. All of this for low prices! Definitely worth a visit.

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Los Angeles
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014

Found this quaint "family" restaurant and what a great meal and ambiance. To add the proverbial icing to the cake, I forgot to take my credit card upon paying. The front desk at my hotel called and said the owner dropped it off. How he found the hotel I was at and taking the time to do so was unbelievable.... More

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New York City, New York
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77 reviews 77 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013 via mobile

Came here on my last day in Parma, on my way to the train station (five-minute walk away). Had the tortelli with mashed potato stuffing with cream sauce and porcini, followed by the guancialini braised in Lumbrusco wine and served on polenta. It was wonderful!

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New York City, New York
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77 reviews 77 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013 via mobile

Came to this restaurant on the day I was leaving Parma, on my way to the train station (five-minute walk away). It was a wonderful experience! I had the Tortelli with potato fillings, cooked in a cream sauce with porcini mushrooms, followed by guancialini braised in Lumbrusco wine and served on polenta. Both were amazing!

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Parma, Italy
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101 reviews 101 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013 via mobile

Went for Sunday lunch and had great local food, we live locally and was a first for all my parmigiana friends as well. All pasta dishes were excellent and so was meat. I only give four stars as my first 3 choices of dishes were off, but explained this was because of a busy Saturday night. 2 course and water... More

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