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8354 Islington Avenue, Concord, Vaughan, Ontario L4L 1W8, Canada
905-660-7379
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Ranked #5 of 81 Restaurants in Concord
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Reservations
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English first
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
1 review
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
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127 reviews 127 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
129 helpful votes 129 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
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32 reviews 32 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
78 helpful votes 78 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
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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
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
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30 reviews 30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 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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Guelph,On
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65 reviews 65 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2013

If only I lived closer to this luxurious, stately restaurant with its fabulous food - I'd have a permanent reservation, and probably weigh in just a little bit heavier!!! The menu is seasonal, with the exception of dishes that are always asked for - like shrimps, wrapped in pasta and crisp, tender calamari ! The very creative chefs, always feature... More

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Toronto, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2013

Oca Nera is a hidden gem that is tucked away behind a gas station in Woodbridge, it has an intimate and elegant atmosphere and has exceptional service. They have won the Wine Spectator Award for 2012 and the sommelier is available to make suggestions of wines that will complement your meal. My personal favourites are the Strega Shrimp and the... More

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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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