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  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
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English first
California
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102 reviews 102 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

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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California
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21 reviews 21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

Wonderful meal and a surprisingly reasonable price. We had the chef's choice menu and took the waiter's recommendation on wine. The food and wine could not have been better. The owner and the staff were efficient, gracious, and attentive. We will be back!

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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014 via mobile

High ratings swayed us to try Parma while we were in Fresno. Our experience did NOT concur with better than average scores! The restaurant is in a nice location and the evening allowed for an outdoor dining experience. We were seated promptly... and then... we waited. And waited.... The service was quite a bunch slower than I am accustomed to.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 via mobile

If you're reading this because you're considering visiting Parma - then do. Just do; you'll thank me later. My family and I (travelling from abroad) stumbled upon Parma almost by accident. Upon entering, the owner and chef, Elena, came and shook each of our hands (!), then personally made sure we got a nice table. Elena checked on us regularly... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

We went last night, we had a reservation @6,we went early 5:30,the place was locked. There were two other couples waiting outside, they opened the doors, it was hot inside, no air on inside, they had fans going no ceiling fans! No one stayed! It was to hot,inside to have a nice meal. we were very unhappy, we walked over... More 

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Visalia, California
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202 reviews 202 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
3,951 helpful votes 3,951 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

I can really imagine why some people would not like this place most people in Fresno are not used to Italian or at least get out more often, all they know is the olive trash. But going into my review, as soon as my friend and I walked in the owner came to our table and explained the menu and... More 

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New York City, New York
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

After a long day traveling we felt right at home in the company of the lovely owner. We immediately got a handshake the moment we stepped in. An impeccable service accompanied by excellent food! We couldn't have wished for anything better than great appetizers,fresh pasta and such a warmhearted woman who ran the restaurant. She took our interests at heart... More 

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Seattle
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31 reviews 31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Who would have dreamed that in Fresno you would find a charming piece of Parma, Italy?The Chef/Owner brings the best of Parma to her restaurant nsstled in the quiet corner of of the business center on North Palm just south of Herndon. THe restaurant is very comfortable and the patio is inviting. Of course the main draw is the food... More 

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Manhattan Beach, California, USA
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125 reviews 125 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

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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18 reviews 18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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Additional Information about Parma

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

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