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Banchini - Parma 1879

Via la Spezia 121/A, 43125, Parma, Italy
+39 333 281 4965
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  • Excellent81%
  • Very good13%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Jul 13, 2018
“Great gelato and granita”
Jun 18, 2018
“Best ice cream ever !!!”
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Via la Spezia 121/A, 43125, Parma, Italy
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Reviewed July 13, 2018 via mobile

We had fior di latte, chocolate and a lemon granita, all were great. The rest looked awesome as well

Thank Thomas P
Reviewed June 18, 2018

I usually don't love chocolate in general, BUT I could eat a whole bucket of their chocolate ice cream! Sooo delicious. They have lots of great flavors, all absolutely exquisite.

Thank ChantalR29
Reviewed April 14, 2018 via mobile

After visiting Parma we went here by car to get some icecream. The lady helping us was super friendly and explained us all the flavors. We picked the local one with pure chocolate and pistache. Very yummie! On top of that we got a chocolate...More

Thank Aniek G
Reviewed September 13, 2017

This venue has the best ice-cream in Parma !!! The ice cream is amazing !! We went there twice - I had a tub of 5 lots of ice-cream (my wife had 3 flavours !! This was stunning !!! So on our last day after...More

Thank Brian B
Reviewed September 15, 2016

Wonderful shop - must visit if you're in Parma. Amazing range of delicious products. Will remember this place for next time we come!

Thank Jim H
Reviewed August 31, 2016

The gelato is so good. Mamma lives about 45 minutes outside of Parma but we make sure to come here everytime we visit in the city. I've had gelato all over Italia and the chocolate here is one of the best. Make a point to...More

Thank 718Sandro
Reviewed August 23, 2016

Every time I come back to my own town Parma I must pop up into Banchini ice-cream shop! Specially those time I come back with some client or family related I must let them tasty the Banchini chocolate ice-cream … specially the chocolate flavour !...More

Thank Samuele16081987
Reviewed August 17, 2016

If you're looking for real Italian tradition then you can't go wrong: the two brothers running the place have literally found their grandfather's old chocolate recipes in a box after decades and decided to reproduce them exactly as they were. They then proceeded expanding their...More

Thank teidenzero
Reviewed June 20, 2016

It's no surprise that this place has a reputation for chocolate gelato considering it doubles as an artisan chocolate producer. I took the 100% dark chocolate variety and complemented it with raspberry. The raspberry was lovely and sharp, but I did expect the chocolate to...More

Thank TMDaines
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Rating summary
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Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 10:30 PM
1:00 PM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via la Spezia 121/A, 43125, Parma, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Emilia-Romagna  >  Province of Parma  >  Parma
  • Phone Number: +39 333 281 4965
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Come visit the house of the chocolate and ice cream makers of Parma since 1879 where you'll fall in love with the sweet taste of Parma.
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