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8354 Islington Avenue, Concord, Vaughan, Ontario L4L 1W8, Canada
905-660-7379
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Ranked #4 of 80 Restaurants in Concord
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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English first
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW via mobile

Must order the gnocchi with wild boar. Free chocolate ravioli for dessert. Kale salad to start. Excellent food!

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Woodbridge, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

Everything about this restaurant in perfect. The food, the service, ( Wally, you are a true gem) the atmosphere, EVERYTHING. I brought my boyfriend here for a romantic birthday dinner and was not disappointed. We put ourselves in Wally's hands, and were incredibly happy with everything he suggested. I was really impressed with everything he recommended and the extensive wine... More 

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

My friends and I had one of the best lunches ever at Oca Nera.. It was a leisurely Friday meal that went much past lunchtime and we felt welcomed and never rushed by owner Walter Di Ruscio and his staff. Creative and well plated, the food is simply delicious!! We each had something different; risotto, fish, orecchiette and gnocchi plus... More 

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Toronto
Top Contributor
134 reviews 134 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
133 helpful votes 133 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Located on Islington Avenue in Woodbridge, this friendly Italian restaurant is warm, contemporary on the inside, but a bit run down and dumpy on the outside. Adjacent and tucked behind a gas station doesn't help. The food was okay. Appetizers were good. We enjoyed the caprese salad and tuna starters. Not having a grilled fish choice was a surprise and... More 

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

My friends and I had another wonderful meal at Oca Nera on Saturday night. I began with a wonderful "martini", generous and delicious!! The calamari were crispy and succulent and one of coolest presentation ever. We also had the elk carpaccio and the strega shrmp. The sauce on these shrimp is scrumptious. Our entrees were duck, lamb and a combo... More 

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Toronto, Canada
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014 via mobile

We have eaten many times at Oca Nera and have never been disappointed. Last night was no exception. Each visit is a unique experience as the menu changes seasonally and there are always 4 or 5 specials to choose from. The food is indeed the star here prepared with pride by chef Corrado. The stuffed rabbit we had was amazing... More 

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Vaughan, Canada
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2013

Worst ever service and attitude... In short, based on the negative experience it’s not worth a long explanation. It was a dinner meeting I organized for business associates from Europe and the U.S. The attitude of our waiter set the tone of the evening… Once the orders were taken the wine was brought to the table. During the uncorking process,... More 

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Toronto, Canada
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2013

Oca Nera is hidden away off a quiet neighbourhood. The staff, and head chef Corry are not only knowledgable in the restaurant business, you can see they truly love what they do. The menu rotates regularly with wonderful seasonal fare and delicious choices of game and seafood dishes. They are never pretentious and always gracious of your patronage- I have... More 

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Toronto, Canada
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2013 via mobile

For me Oca Nera is the gold standard against which all others are assessed. Great food with always changing menu items. A chef more concerned about giving his guests what they want rather than just cooking interests him. A super wine list covering all varietals and price points. Service that is professional but friendly and always focused on the guest... More 

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thornhill
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2013

Never off their game. Wolly and his crew are stars. Let wolly suggest a wine. Hes Always right. Our kids wonder why we just started taking them with us.

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Address: 8354 Islington Avenue, Concord, Vaughan, Ontario L4L 1W8, Canada
Phone Number: 905-660-7379
Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Vaughan  >  Concord
Cuisine: Italian

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