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Parma Restaurant

€€ - €€€Italian
1404 3rd Ave, New York City, NY 10075-0468
+1 212-535-3520
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good34%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
22 Jun 2017
“Huge portions, brilliant food”
20 Nov 2016
“Classic Upper East Side”
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1404 3rd Ave, New York City, NY 10075-0468
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Reviewed 22 June 2017

You wander into these places thinking is it REALLY Italian food or just bought in from the supermarket? This was good stuff. He had spaghetti in a home made Amatriciana tomato sauce,with fries (not sure why the fries but there you go) The portion of...More

Thank Meg107
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

Slightly dowdy and shabby but the meals can be phenomenal. Dine with a particular private school social set. Financial masters of the universe in an unlikely venue. Best meals include veal Valdosta, chicken Parma and linguine carbonara.

Thank Mark L
Reviewed 3 October 2016

Our expectations were very high, and not met, however, this is a solidly good neighborhood italian fare restaurant. I particularly enjoyed the linguini white clam.

Thank peter b
Reviewed 26 May 2016

Have been eating at Parma for 20 years.....each meal is DELICIOUS...perfectly cooked and the most generous portions. What amazes me is that it is truly an upper Eastside family restaurant.....with that old world feeling. The waiters are the same working for the last two decades---...More

Thank diana z
Reviewed 25 April 2016

I moved to Florida about a year ago after having lived in New York for 31 years and only two blocks from Parma. This was the neighborhood restaurant for me and my husband. In fact, we were such good customers that the owner/manager would call...More

Thank dmk10022
Reviewed 26 March 2016

Parma and its sister restaurant Nicola's uptown on 84th Street are family run iconic Italian restaurants on the Upper East Side. The founder died a couple of years ago and his only daughter runs the places now. Food is very similar at both restaurants; the...More

1  Thank robcurtross
Reviewed 6 March 2016 via mobile

Can't remember the last time I've had such inept service. Drink orders were missing. Had to wait for them forever and it seemed that they were probably sitting on the bar but the waiter neglected to bring them. One of the drinks had one ice...More

Thank Chismarg
Reviewed 18 January 2016

This is a great authentic Italian "neighborhood" restaurant. Always listen for the specials and if there's anything you want (or don't want) the waiter will make it happen! Think of the menu as suggestions. Very easy to get vegetarian options............just ask! The food is fantastic,...More

Thank UpUpStateNewYork
Reviewed 26 December 2015

Been eating here for 17 years and the quality has been consistently excellent. Have never had a bad meal here. One of my favorite dishes is the Chicken Bersaglere which has juicy chunks of chicken, loads of veggies and a dash of fresh, light tomato...More

Thank kilrwat
Reviewed 2 July 2015

It is wonderful to eat at a restaurant where you know you will ALWAYS be served an excellent Italian meal. My family has been coming here for over 20 years. We consider it our " neighborhood" restaurant and see many of the same diners each...More

Thank diana z
Upper East Side
Combining quiet residential neighbourhoods that have
easy access to Central Park with world-famous cultural
institutions, the Upper East Side is one of the most
livable places in the city. Along beautiful Fifth
Avenue, you’ll find Museum Mile, which houses many of
the nation's most famous attractions in a single
stretch, like The Metropolitan Museum of Art and the
Guggenheim Museum. Walk a few blocks into the
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Delivery, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
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Open Hours
17:00 - 00:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1404 3rd Ave, New York City, NY 10075-0468
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Upper East Side
  • Neighbourhood: Upper East Side
  • Phone Number: +1 212-535-3520
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