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Osteria I Tre Porcellini

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Borgo del Correggio 60/A, 43121, Parma, Italy
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Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
Very nice and cozy restaurant and great food

Had a recommendation and made a reservation. Four of us. Level of English was good. I would recommend the pastas - all were great. The person who helped us (owner? waitress) was very helpful in deciding on dishes.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 8, 2015
Abingdon, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

This is a very cosy and authentic osteria, located a bit beyond the Duomo well worth the walk from the station on the opposite side of the city. On arrival without a reservation we four hungry travellers stumbled into the restaurant. It was a quiet Thursday evening with perhaps only two other tables occupied. Our host appeared initial forbidding but... More 

Thank MikenManchester
Washington DC
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111 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

The menu was only in Italian, and owner kindly explained it in English and recommended some typical local dishes. Everything was yummy. Our hotel staff recommended it as one his favorites for quality and price--and we can see why.

Thank ShowMeSomething
Abingdon, United Kingdom
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157 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

Had a recommendation and made a reservation. Four of us. Level of English was good. I would recommend the pastas - all were great. The person who helped us (owner? waitress) was very helpful in deciding on dishes.

Thank plasmablip
Manassas, Virginia
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35 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Lunch at Tre Porcellini (Three Little Pigs) in Parma Our group of 25 met here on a Wednesday after a walking tour of Parma. This little pig’s house was made of red brick. As usual, we ate our main meal at 1 p.m. I don’t know about prices here because our organizers had selected the menu and all meals were... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

I went here by myself and the staff was very friendly. The food was nice, for me a little bit to much, with the primo and secundo. It had a great atmosphere and nice wine. I would recommend it!

1 Thank Amy P
Birmingham, Alabama
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38 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013

We were also a little bit disappointed by the food. The service was friendly, but the food only average. With so many other delightful restaurants in Parma, I don't think I would go back to Tre Porcellini.

1 Thank BrittaniMV
Sullivan's Island, South Carolina
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215 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2013

We labored long and hard over the decision of where to eat our first night in Italy and the city of Parma. Many restaurants were closed because it was August. We passed on the recommendations from the hotel and went instead with the good impression of this Osteria on Trip Advisor. It was just a gut feel. Unfortunately, that feeling... More 

Thank mavmed
Florence, Italy
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2013

Best value for the money and the owner makes you feel at home. Best homemade pasta, exceptionnel home bread with specalmolive olive. Warm reception from the owner, he explain in english very the menu, which is traditional from Parma. A must if you visit Parma.

2 Thank Marc L
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2013

The owner is there to meet you and ensures you are happy. Traditional Parma style meals are served here.

Thank Darren A
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2013

This osteria has a good homey feel. They let us mix antipasti, ending up with a generous plate of the sweetest, freshest prosciutto di Parma one could imagine (were one imagining ham) and the salame felino that hangs tantalisingly in the shops around the region. A maltagliata pasta with a creamy sauce of taleggio and truffle was a ripper (that... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Borgo del Correggio 60/A, 43121, Parma, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Emilia-Romagna  >  Province of Parma  >  Parma
  • Phone Number: 0521.236138

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  • Cuisine: Italian


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