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6729 N. Palm, Fresno, CA 93704
559.432.3389
Today
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Open now
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Mon - Sat 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Outdoor seating

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Visitor rating
  • 56
    Excellent
  • 15
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
The best Italian cruisine in the Central Valley

There is nothing like it - everything is make from sratch and the salads taste like they just came fresh from the garden. The staff are wonderful and make you feel like you are the only one in the restaurant. This is a great place for a romantic dinner, or a night out with the girls. I have... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 21, 2015
Veronica M
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Fresno, California
Good for:
  • Outdoor seating
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English first
Hampton, Virginia
Top Contributor
212 reviews 212 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
133 helpful votes 133 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW

How do you rate a highly rated restaurant that you really looked forward to dining at that really let you down. Hopefully to return and overprint our experience. We had made reservations and choose a table outside on a balmy Fresno Sat. evening. Scott, our waiter greeted us with the menu and suggested a lovely bottle of wine. Not having... More 

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Fresno, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

There is nothing like it - everything is make from sratch and the salads taste like they just came fresh from the garden. The staff are wonderful and make you feel like you are the only one in the restaurant. This is a great place for a romantic dinner, or a night out with the girls. I have dined at... More 

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Fresno, CA
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

For a real treat in the world of Italian cuisine you will not be able to find anything to compare to a meal at Parma's. Everything is prepared with loving care and you have the feeling of being made "special" and dinning in an atmosphere where even the bus boys treat you as a valued guest. It is my favorite... More 

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Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Me and my husband are obsessed with Parma. Everything is done well from the parmasean cheese and bread to the appetizers, main and desert. We particularly love the pasta trio. That way you can have a variety of pasta. I really can't say enough about Parma. We try to make it there every month or so for date night. The... More 

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wickford
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24 reviews 24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015 via mobile

I have been working in marketing and communication for Italian restaurants for a while now in California... Well, I just had the best meal (Elena 's hand made tortelli, ravioli, pappardelle and fettuccine are to die for!) I ever had in this country....actually ... One of the best in my life if I can include my grandma's pasta! Elena's restaurant... More 

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Napa Valley, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

If this place was in Napa, or SF... it would hold up just fine. My wife and I have eaten here twice with friends and everyone has been impressed. During our last visit the initial seating and service was a little slow, but outside of that, it was a perfect meal. I had a spicey bolonese and it was great.... More 

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Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We have been several times. The food is wonderful. The owner is a great lady. Always welcomes us with a hug.

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Fresno, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

If you want authentic Italian food, Parma is your restaurant. Ive been a number of times and the food and service has always been very good. The food is quite like what you would have if dining in Italy- fresh ingredients, not too heavy ( like you tend to get in many Italian restaurants in the U.S.) and masterfully prepared... More 

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Seattle
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32 reviews 32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Service, setting, and then we get to the food... This is as close to eating in Parma as it gets without flying there for 10 hours. The menu for lunch and dinner provides wonderful choices. I have eaten most items on the menu and highly recco them,The staff is prof,and friiendly . The wine selection is sizeable and varies in... More 

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California
Top Contributor
108 reviews 108 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

Made phone reservation. The downside began at the front door, itself an award entrance. Young male wait staff said they had to check for names on the place-settings. There never were any. Took three staff to get us seated. It took THREE requests to get a third menu for us; they kept bringing back the same wine menu. I asked... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 6729 N. Palm, Fresno, CA 93704
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Fresno
  • Phone Number: 559.432.3389

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Outdoor seating
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?