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Ai due Platani

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Via Budellungo 104a | loc. Coloreto, 43026, Parma, Italy
0521 645626
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7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Hours:
Wed - Sun 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Wed - Mon 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible

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  • 391
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    Very good
  • 48
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  • 17
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  • 12
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Marvellous lunch !!!!

We made a detour here for lunch on our way from Bologna to Parma. The atmosphere is cosy, very welcoming and warm, in the country. Giancarlo, the maitre greets and looks after you the entire meal. The cuisine is firmly based on traditional Italian, the ingredients are fresh, high quality and each... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed October 18, 2015
Scarafagio
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Miami Beach, Florida
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Miami Beach, Florida
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34 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015

We made a detour here for lunch on our way from Bologna to Parma. The atmosphere is cosy, very welcoming and warm, in the country. Giancarlo, the maitre greets and looks after you the entire meal. The cuisine is firmly based on traditional Italian, the ingredients are fresh, high quality and each dish is prepared superbly. The wine list has... More 

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Madrid, Spain
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015 via mobile

Half hidden away near Parma is this jewel of Emilia Romagna cuisine. The food uses local seasonal ingredients prepared mostly in traditional ways. The preparation is excellent, and you will find the restaurant full of Italian foodies. The service is warm and welcoming. We had questions about places we wanted to visit and the maitre helpfully gave us his recommendations... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015 via mobile

We just had a fantastic lunch at ai Due Platani trattoria in Coloreto (Parma). They make your pasta from scratch after you've done ordered. After 10 days in Italy, it was the best I've had. The veal tenderloin with tuna sauce was excellent. Service was impeccable.

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Malta
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

I made reservations based upon what I read here. As I was driving out with my husband, I began to have my doubts. We went through some rather seedy areas and then we ended up spotting the restaurant on a more residential street in an unassuming building. But, the minute the door was opened, the decor, ambiance, and wait staff... More 

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1 Thank MyrtleLee
Parma, Italy
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

I find the food spectacular every time, along with friendly service and a really good wine list - real, not just on paper. Only problem is you have to book ages in advance to find a table at the weekend.

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Istanbul, Turkey
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178 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Located some 10 min car ride outside the center. As it is summer, they had only garden sitting. Casual and comfortable setting. Located in the country, no noise, lots of greens around, perfect for a relaxing evening. Giancarlo helped us with English. Cheerful, extremely polite and most importantly very sincere. One of those people who loves what he is doing.... More 

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Parma, Italy
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124 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

I was able to have a table at this trattoria, which is always fully booked, and I was amazed by the menu. Traditional italian dishes, French Nouvelle cuisine and a lot of original recipes. I was skeptic but I had a taste of 6 of the most interesting and technically most challenging dishes and I was amazed. Such a mastery... More 

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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

This was the 1st dinner I had in my Italian trip with my husband. The atmosphere, the food, the service and the value of food really blew me away! Although the waiter did not speak fluent English, he tried his very best to introduce me the dishes and recommended the very good signature dishes and wine to us. The restaurant... More 

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Katonah, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

We ate very well throughout our stay in Parma, but this restaurant ranked at the top of our dining experiences in that justly renowned food capital. Everything we tried was brilliantly executed: quail risotto, tortelli with a subtle and complex pumpkin filling, breast of guinea hen, cod in a pastry shell, and the the tour-de-force ice cream dessert. Service was... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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8 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

The restaurant is a "country restaurant" and is a 15 minute ride from town. IMHO it is worth the trip. We had a raw sea food plate, spaghetti in a sardine sauce (my first ever), duck, and (home made) vanilla ice cream. All entrees were made from fresh ingredients. The half-bottle of red recommended by the waiter was superb. Service... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Via Budellungo 104a | loc. Coloreto, 43026, Parma, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Emilia-Romagna  >  Province of Parma  >  Parma
  • Phone Number: 0521 645626

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Thursday
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Friday
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Saturday
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?