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Parma Cucina Italiana


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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Parma Cucina Italiana was voted repeatedly "best Italian restaurant in San Diego". Nice cozy little location in the hearth of Hillcrest San Diego; only few minutes away from Little Italy, San Diego. Parma offers down to earth ambience and fantastic Italian food and is sure to be a staple in San Diego for years to come. From the Italian wines and the best Italian products to the native Italian, “right off the boat” proprietors. Parma is as authentic as it gets!
$11 - $25
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Italian, Seafood, Northern-Italian
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Very authentic well presented Italian food The lady owner who always greets the guests make you feel welcome a day home The meat and cheese platter is out of this world The ingredients are very fresh and you feel like you are in a 5...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank msadlek
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Great service & dinner. They were very accommodating when we made a last minute reservation for a family dinner for 5 plus an infant. We had an appetizer and five different pasta main courses plus deserts. The food and service was outstanding. The whole staff...More

Date of visit: April 2019
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Be prepared for a lively family and friend style environment. Great food and excellent service. Will return.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank C2607YSdenisel
Reviewed 1 week ago

My partner and I had a dinner date here three years ago and it's safe to say the food was absolutely delicious!! This was also the place I realized I was in love with him :) over some incredibly delicious pasta with lots of Parmesan...More

Date of visit: March 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went for dinner twice during our recent visit San Diego. Both times the food and service were excellent. It is a small restaurant so reservations are a good idea.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank HassanLakhani
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We decided to stop in to Parma as we were vacationing in San Diego, my daughter said she really wanted pasta and we saw that Parma had a very high rating on Trip Advisor. First and foremost, the service was truly outstanding! Our server was...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank 530nigelwhaley
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great food! Attentive friendly staff. My family had a great meal. Prices were way better then I thought they would be.

Date of visit: March 2019
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Reviewed March 12, 2019 via mobile

Went here on a Friday night. We did call and make a reservation as there were 6 of us. We arrived and were greeted warmly. We had the meat and cheese board and the caprese to start. They brought us a taste of wine before...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank n8ivuk
Reviewed March 7, 2019 via mobile

We spend some days in san diego for a convention and we stayed in a bed and breakfast in hillcrest. We tried the restaurant following a suggestion by the hotel manager even if in general we are disappointed by so called italian restaurant .in USA....More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank MilanoSwimmer
Reviewed March 6, 2019 via mobile

Very good seafood risotto and gelato, medium size restaurant, excellent and fast services, good location and medium pricing.

Date of visit: March 2019
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March 6, 2019|
Response from FatherOfMansour | Reviewed this property |
not sure but its always better to reserve,
Fernando H
September 19, 2018|
Response from FatherOfMansour | Reviewed this property |
It was fine, i took my 3 year old son, they have Italian menu, he loved the pasta and the Gelato "Italian ice cream" :)
September 14, 2018|
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Response from leociri69 | Property representative |
Yes we are! Mainly from Florence.
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