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Parma Restaurant

$$ - $$$
Upper East Side
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1404 3rd Ave, New York City, NY 10075-0468
+1 212-535-3520
17:00 - 00:00
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New York, New York, United States
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38 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
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
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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50 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
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
New York City, New York
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130 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
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--- Enzio is at the front of the restaurant to reach his " guests" and make... More 

Thank diana z
West Palm Beach, Florida
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59 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
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 my husband at work when lamb chops were the special that evening. He loved their... More 

Thank dmk10022
New York City, New York
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1,730 reviews
910 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 872 helpful votes
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 only substantial differences are somewhat different ambience and decorations and of course the waitstaff --... More 

1 Thank robcurtross
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
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 cube left floating ( apparently was sitting around for quite a while). And quite honestly,... More 

Thank Chismarg
Rochester, New York
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 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, and if you're open to it, the staff really wants you to feel comfortable, like... More 

Thank UpUpStateNewYork
New York City, New York
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27 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
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 sauce. Wait staff have been here many years and they treat you like family. Good... More 

Thank kilrwat
New York City, New York
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130 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
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 time we go. Enzo is always there to welcome his guests, with a hearty handshake... More 

Thank diana z
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 June 2015

This restaurant was a recommendation from our concierge at our hotel. We though it had an energetic vibe. It was very busy and alive! Family friendly & good food at a reasonable price. The cocktails were great!

Thank Sharmaine P

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Restaurant Details

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Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Delivery, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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