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Parma

6729 N. Palm, Fresno, CA 93704
559.432.3389
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Ranked #1 of 1,012 Restaurants in Fresno
Cuisines: Italian
Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
Manhattan Beach, California, USA
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105 reviews 105 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

I had read the reviews and still thought... Right, but Fresno? We booked a table for last Friday night late and walked in to this beautiful happening space and met one of the reasons for the great reviews. Elena. She is the real deal. Warm, passionate about her food and authentic. I was ready to eat and drink. First came... More

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Bisceglie, Italy
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

You must go there if you go to Fresno. The best Apetizers, Pasta, Meat, and wine, that bring you to Italy!!!

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Geneva, Switzerland
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

A genuine piece of Italy in the middle if California. The chef is from Parma, and she is cooking great Italian food, like you could find it in Italy. A very good service together with this high quality food made the experience very enjoyable. Highly recommended!

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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48 reviews 48 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 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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71 reviews 71 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 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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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 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
30 helpful votes 30 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 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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100 reviews 100 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 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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65 reviews 65 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 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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