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Parma

6729 N. Palm, Fresno, CA 93704
559.432.3389
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Ranked #3 of 1,011 restaurants in Fresno
Cuisines: Italian
Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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  • English first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
Scottsdale, Arizona
Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

We loved Parma. The food and service are both fabulous. Having traveled several times to Italy, we can attest that the food is truly authentic and as good as you will find in the mother country. Highly recommend the option to try three of their homemade pastas. Our server was also very nice and extremely knowledgeable. The owner came by... More

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Fresno, California
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64 reviews 64 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

We originally tried to get into this restaurant at Christmastime, but they had a private party that night. We were disappointed to be turned away, because we had heard how good the food was here. So we returned a couple of weeks afterwards and enjoyed the romantic atmosphere and some of the best food Fresno has to offer. Elena, the... More

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Fresno, California
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20 reviews 20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Id say the best italian in fresno... Ive been here a few times and its always such a nice experience! The staff and owner are so kind and friendly. Its not cheap but you get handmade pasta and carefully crafted fresh authentic italian dishes. The wine selection and cocktails are quite good.

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Oregon
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57 reviews 57 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

I have traveled across northern Italy and this is the closest to authentic that I have found in the States. A small group of us that were attending a business meeting came here for dinner and were quite impressed. Apparently, the owner Elena, (who hails from Parma), and her staff prepare the pasta by hand and it sure tastes like... More

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Fresno, California
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5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

This restaurant is wonderful. I took my customers from Toronto, Canada and they were impressed. Food, Service and atmosphere are top notch.

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Sonora, California
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101 reviews 101 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

Well after eating here, you will wish she was your grandmother! The basics: she makes her pasta fresh from scratch daily. She's the one cooking it for you in the kitchen (on a Monday at the end of the lunch shift no less). You can't decide which pasta you want? No problem - grandma lets you pick three and will... More

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Fresno, California
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60 reviews 60 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

This restaurant is one of the best - all due to the undying devotion of Elena and her well trained (and long term) staff. The food is excellent with service to match. Highly recommended.

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Fresno, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014 via mobile

Been going to Parma since we moved here (2002). There is no restaurant, that is Italian style food, that compares to Parma. About as authentic as Italy itself and is my only way to escape to the time when I spent 5 weeks all over Italy. Let the owner, Elena, suggest an entree, budget time to enjoy it, and try... More

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Sacramento, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

The food and service were just great. Enjoyed a back corner table, and were out in time for a concert. Would definitely return, if visiting Fresno again.

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Fresno, California
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38 reviews 38 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

Been to this place quite a few times over the years, NEVER disappointed! From the appetizers to the main courses, YUMMY!

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