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6729 N Palm Ave, Fresno, CA 93704-1075
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Closed now
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Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Mon - Sat 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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34 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a gem! Wonderful service and ambiance! One of the most delightful restaurant experiences outside of Italy! I ordered the fixed price option which included appetizers and a 3 pasta sampler. My husband ordered his own entree of a veal filled pasta with sage and butter and we shared the appetizer plate that came with mine. My favorite appetizer was... More 

Thank Elizabeth S
Ridgecrest, California
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72 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

Spending a Thursday night in Fresno and looking for a good restaurant, we stumbled upon Parma. Never in my wildest dreams did I expect to find this good a restaurant in Fresno. Dining room and patio are nicely decorated with the feel of Italy. Very good service, limited, but decent wine list. I had the pasta bolognese in a spicy... More 

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Friant, California
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138 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

Went with friends who like it there. Place was medium busy, we went early, and after ordering it took over an hour to get our food. Watched the chefs, very slow motion(i have restaurant experience), go faster! My lasagna was very dry, obviously sat under a warmer or in the oven too long; taste was average. One person had chicken,... More 

Thank TScpatraveler
Clovis, California
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112 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

greatest Quality best Italian food around. High end but totally worth it.You NEED to get there and try it for yourself to truly appreciate it.

Thank lilG321
San Diego, California
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

Very good food. Yelp gives this restaurant four stars, but I do not think it gives it justice. My wife did not think much of pumpkin raviolis but she tasted them at Parma she thought they were excellent. Deserts such as raspberry mousse are out of this world. I highly recommend this Restaurant if you are in Fresno.

Thank H B
Waynesville, North Carolina
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26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

After a day in the mountains, we struck upon this by accident. Dressed for the mountains, we were nonetheless treated like dignitaries. It was quite busy, but we felt like we were the only customers- the staff and the owner Elena were highly attentive and gracious. We've eaten in many places in Italy and only one rivaled Parma. It was... More 

Thank er4harmony
Norfolk, Virginia
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36 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

I visit my family in Fresno often throughout the year and I make my sister bring me here on every visit. This is absolutely my favorite Italian food and I wish they would open a franchise. We always order one of the combination plates at lunch and share so we can have a dessert to enjoy after. I haven't had... More 

Thank Anna L
West Orange, New Jersey
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

Came here for Saturday early dinner. Immediately loved the place. They are serious about fine dining. No pretense, no show, just great food and excellent staff. We just moved to Fresno from New York/New Jersey and were really missing Italian fare back east. While a bit pricey, the ambience and the food made us feel like this is the real... More 

Thank cvz1820
Fresno, California
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52 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2016

Parma is a highly awarded fine dining restaurant and they deserve all the awards they have received. From the greeting at the door by the owner to the goodbye and thank you it is a top notch all the way. The wine list is extensive and has many Italian choices. The menu is set up by course and there are... More 

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Fresno, California
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33 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016 via mobile

We had a lovely experience at Parma and enjoyed the wine and homemade, fresh pasta. My favorite was the butternut squash ravioli and beet pasta (I got half and half with the chef's special). Portions are large and dining is slow, so make sure you have good company to enjoy your meal with :) The owner is also delightful and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Large groups, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6729 N Palm Ave, Fresno, CA 93704-1075
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Fresno
  • Phone Number: 559.432.3389

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?