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Osteria L'oca Nera di Massaro Elisa

#109 of 542 Restaurants in Parma
Certificate of Excellence
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Strada Giambattista Borghesi, 3/a, 43100, Parma, Italy
+39 0521 233251
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Copenhagen, Denmark
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90 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2015

I came here for dinner with my wife after a long and stressful day of traveling. The first thing I must say is, I was blown away with the quality of the food. Every stereotype you've heard about good Italian cooking, is true in this place - great ingredients, cooked masterfully, producing an AMAZING meal. First I had the starter,... More 

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Paris, France
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128 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 September 2015

A good small restaurant in Parma city center. Italian meal served there is perfect, it looks nice and the taste is perfect! But we are in Parma and prices are not so soft...

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New York City, New York
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39 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 September 2015 via mobile

Great food - had Parma meats and cheese plate - DELISH! Husband had risotto and I had ravioli. Risotto was good but ravioli was AMAZING. Service was good, too.

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Hastings, United Kingdom
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120 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 July 2015

Found this by chance. Visited 3 evenings on our 5 night stay in Parma. Highly recommended. Tried 3 different Italian red wines, all very good at 15 or 16 Euros a bottle, far better quality than you might expect at the price. Only a small bistro, approx. 20 places. Had home made Fragole (strawberry) Tiramisu, delicious. Welcoming friendly service, great... More 

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Oregon
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98 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 July 2015 via mobile

Six tables. The husband cooks and the wife is the server. Excellent local specialties. They also offer a nice selection of fresh seafood. Everything prepared with care, from beautiful salads and grilled vegetables to pork scallopine with a choice of sauces, a lovely mixed grill and well done mussels and swordfish. Nice wine list. A very complete meal for four,... More 

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Montgomery, Alabama
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52 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 May 2015 via mobile

We thought we would check this place out due to the proximity to our hotel and the reviews on trip advisor and we were blown away. I could go on and on about each course, the wine, the Balsamico, the service, but I won't. If you visit Parma and don't eat here you are missing out on a wonderful experience.

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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59 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2015

I went back to this restaurant last week with a small work-group, previously I have been there with my wife. It is small (6 tables I think), but it definitely punches well above it's weight, hospitality, presentation, flavours and wine are all outstanding. I will be back.

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Milan, Italy
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43 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 December 2014

We've lived in Italy for 3 years and stumbled across this little gem for lunch one Sunday. Our family of 5 all order pasta. Restaurant speciality appears to be tortelli. I had the tortelli with chards and butter parmesan, others had tortelli with fungi, tortelli with bologna sausage. We also had a dish of gnochhi with cheese and a plain... More 

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Paris, France
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201 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 October 2014

This little family-run restaurant is not far from the railway station. I started my meal with the best tomato bruschetta I've ever eaten while my husband chose a local cheese served with honey and candied fruits - equally good. Our veal with creamy porcini sauce was not to the same standard as the starters but the price was very modest.... More 

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Paris, France
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128 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 September 2014

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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Restaurant Details

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    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 14 - USD 44
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Strada Giambattista Borghesi, 3/a, 43100, Parma, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Emilia-Romagna  >  Province of Parma  >  Parma
  • Phone Number: +39 0521 233251

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?