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Parma

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6729 N. Palm, Fresno, CA 93704
+1 559-432-3389
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17:30 - 22:30
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Mon - Fri 11:30 - 14:00
Mon - Sat 17:30 - 22:30
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Georgetown, Colorado
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300 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 188 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Figure at least $50/person if you order a salad, soup, entrée, drink and dessert. I must admit the cost was worth it because the owner and her staff really delivered quality service and product. Portions were reasonable. I will return the next time I am in town. Opens at 5:30pm and not one minute earlier.

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Thank Paul S
New Jersey
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188 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 January 2017

A Fresno local raved about this family run Italian gem tucked away in a shopping plaza. It surpassed my expectations. Every dish, excellent. Service, excellent. The owner is warm, elegant, and orchestrates the meal with ease and finesse. If you treasure homemade Italian cuisine par excellence, this is not to be missed.

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Thank Scott S
Las Vegas
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144 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

I must be living right to find this great place as I was driving from Oakland to Woodlake. The salad was Fantastic! I'm vegetarian and they found a 3 pasta assortment that really excited the taste buds. All tasted great. Chris was a great server. I will return 😊

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Thank Michael M
Los Angeles, California
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90 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

We happen to be in Fresno at lunch time from Los Angeles, so , we stopped by Parma. The pat ion was nice, but we decided to sit inside as it was kind of hot outside. We ordered from their lunch menu. Very reasonable and more than enough. I had the appetizer Pasta, then the chicken breast. The Pasta was... More 

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Thank Barry684
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58 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 August 2016 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 

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Thank Elizabeth S
Ridgecrest, California
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87 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 June 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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147 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 June 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 

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Clovis, California
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164 reviews
152 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 June 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.

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Thank lilG321
San Diego, California
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 June 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.

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Thank H B
Waynesville, North Carolina
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38 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 June 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 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:30
Tuesday
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:30
Thursday
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:30
Friday
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:30
Saturday
17:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6729 N. Palm, Fresno, CA 93704
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Fresno
  • Phone Number: +1 559-432-3389

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CA
9 months ago
Sacramento, California, United States

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