If you’re looking for a real authentic Italian food, quiet atmosphere and friendly staff, Parma - Italian Restaurant is the place to go!

Parma - Italian Restaurant is located at 3850 Fifth Ave San Diego, CA 92103, in the heart of Hillcrest between University and Robinson only few minutes away from Little Italy. Parma Cucina Italiana, voted repeatedly Best Italian Restaurant San Diego, offers down to earth ambience and fantastic Italian food and it is sure to be a staple in San Diego for years to come. The Italian wines, the homemade lasagna and pastas, the best Italian products and the native Italian proprietors, Parma is as authentic as it gets!

The house specialty is, of course, Pasta!  Don’t miss also the best lasagna, the risotto special and the fresh seafood and fish of the day! And remember to ask about our Specials! Vegetarian and gluten free options are always available.

Parma - Italian kitchen is well known for its fantastic Italian food described as homemade cooking combined with a dash of love and exceptional flavour.

Read more about Parma Cucina Italiana’s history



(619) 543-0049



3850 Fifth Ave,
San Diego, CA 92103, USA




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Group Dining

Parma Cucina Italiana welcomes Groups up to 20-25 people. We will work closely with you to create an experience tailored to the particulars of your group.

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Gift Cards

Parma Cucina Italiana offers the possibility to purchase gift cards online and to pay with any type of credit cards. The Gift Card will be mailed at the address provided during purchasing. Starting from $25 value.

Gift Card Value Options


Every Tuesday TuesDATE.. a special 3 course menu at $48 for 2 people.. and on Wednesdays WinesDay..30% Off all bottles of wine in the list..

make a reservation

Reserve your table online or call (619) 543-0049