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Review of La Filoma

La Filoma
Ranked #34 of 766 Restaurants in Parma
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$28 - US$51
Cuisines: Italian
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Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Description: Restaurant "La Filoma" The March 20, 1848 Parma fought and hunted the Austro-Bourbon government of Charles II to allow for fair regency and not tyrannical. In 1898, in memory of these events, entitled The City Borgo della Macina, the site of the eponymous palace and paid the tax on grains, like Borgo XX Marzo. And here, from the early twenties of 1900, there is a tavern, now a restaurant, which has never changed the girl's name that brings: The Filoma. We see him in an ancient palace, rebuilt in the eighteenth century by the Counts Sacco, immersed time in Arcadian literary atmosphere of the times illuminated by gentle intelligence; It housed a theater and already presaged in place of refined entertainment. Then here in 1915 Augusto Cacciamani, with his wife Filomena and four children, he moved from Vicopo in Parma and took over an old inn that, unlike today, opened the inner side of the village. Since then Filomena become "Filoma" for the grandeur of its "big woman" in the kitchen and even why so, if the choir or chorus Verdi Theatre Royal, to have a dish of cappelletti late at night, they had to intonarle a serenade, they would be able to do better in the rhyme choruses! The place, the kingdom of boiled, the baked lasagna and tips, remains in the hands of Filomena, grabbing for the "throat" high and low society, until 1935 when the war broke out, gives the activity. The restaurant is managed by the Lords Faults until 1950 when it arrives Ravazzoni Sergio, who was the waiter of the great cook, who in his honor gives the local to the ancient glories of revelers, deserving the star Michelin, which was soon to come! Arriving in the atrium of the building under a street lamp that recalls the gas lanterns once there is the entrance of the restaurant, including eye presents the rich history of an environment, the smell of people who have stayed imprinted in brocade wall , the wooden floors, the ceilings, the antique mirrors. There are three dining rooms, one just entering yellow gold Mirror Hall, right Saletta of all green Shells and at the bottom left a small intimate Saletta all in Red brocade. The atmosphere is that of dinners start of the twentieth century, particularly in Paris, where among the cookers of the Belle Epoque there were precious magical chef preparing mouth-watering delicacies and famous personalities of Art and Culture. round tables large and small, soft pastel colors of damask tablecloths that touch the ground, shining glasses, laces and fresh flowers declare the hospitality of culinary masters. After two successive managements he approaches the Filoma a character transferred from the Teatro alla Cultura Culinaria and the reference is to the big and nice, soprano Antonella Manotti; which you passionate about the cuisine Parmigiana sensitive dabbles in collaboration with the talented "rezdor" to offer traditional Parmigiani dishes presented with care and class that sets it apart. The cuisine proposed by Mrs. Antonella is just typical Parmigiana: cappelletti served with a great beef stock and capon, tortelli with greens ( "Foghe thus sughe with buter and I formed"), the stuffed baked tip; the Gnoc seasoned with sufrit, the "Vecia" Lasagne with ragout Strolghino, tagliatelle with porcini mushrooms of Albareto (all the pasta dough is kneaded and strictly pulled by hand), the Braised Beef with Polenta with Parmesan, pillows for the head to the veal ragout of Lambrusco wine and Parmesan Risotto with black truffle Fragno and dress with Culatello, not to mention the careful choice of meats: Ham over 27 months of seasoning, the Culatello of Lower Prices: average 30 to 45 €. Excluding drinks Tasting menu from €. 16,00 Hours: Open daily for lunch and dinner - from 12.00 to 15.00 * 19.00 to 23.00 Tuesday closed for the day And 'Reservations Vacation: The restaurant is closed on July Credit cards: All (no Diners) Services: unchanged Google Traduttore per il Business:Translator ToolkitTraduttore di siti webStrumento a supporto dell'export
Reviewed 4 October 2018

We were directed to this hotel by a Parma native, and we were very happy we found it. It is in an old building that housed one of the upscale families of old Parma. Many of the walls and decorations betray its background. The chef is a man who is very proud of his heritage and the work he does and it shows. The meal was wonderful, the presentation great, the wine selection perfect.....the only problem is we were too full to order dessert! We ate inside, but there are outside tables available on a pedestrian only street. I consider this one of our best meals in the Parma area.

Date of visit: September 2018
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Reviewed 1 October 2018

We previously went to this restaurant on Saturday (only 2 tables were occupied) and it was a nice lunch.
This time we tried on Sunday. The restaurant was full and although we made a reservation we were shown out table after 10 minutes of waiting.
The prosciutto with torta fritta (gnocco fritto) was excellent but then:
the pork filet was "decomposed" in chucks and my "fettuccine with porcini" did not have any fresh porcino (Parma is the capital of porcini and September is the best time for them) rather a sauce previously prepared with dried mushrooms.
The reason for all this service definitely below expectations was that most dishes were no longer available and finished; thus the chef resorted to shortcuts.
The behavior of the waiter was irritating and unpolite; the chef himself was far from sincere in his explanations.

Date of visit: September 2018
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Reviewed 25 September 2018 via mobile

We arrived in Parma on a Monday night and chose this restaurant on recommendation by our host primarily because of its close proximity to our stay. It took us some time to find it, we got there tired and note in the best of moods. It all started to change once we were greeted by the guy wearing a cappello. The ambience and the service were nice and not intrusuve. For starters we had an excellent vegetable strudel and aubergine parmigiana - yammi!
As a main course wife had old fashioned pasta made of four different flours. I ordered a duck leg but they ran out of it and the waiter (owner?) suggested replacing it with a meal based on guinea. It was something unusual and very good. Being not big eaters we were supposed to have found room for deserts. I had an excellent lemoncello sorbet and wife had a tasty light which name I can't recall. Complemented by a bottle of Nebbiolo, this dinner happened to be way above of our expectations! Will recommend any day a week!

Date of visit: September 2018
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Reviewed 22 September 2018 via mobile

We asked the hotel to book a table for two at 8:30 pm and were told that if we were 5 minutes late then we might lose our table. We got there 15 minutes early just to be sure. And, even though the restaurant wasn't even half full, we were told that we had to come back at 8:30 sharp. I questioned this, but the guy politely told us it was because he wanted to give us his best service and full attention. We wandered off wondering whether to come back. Thankfully we did. Food was excellent beyond expectations; wine (2015 Barbera d' Alba ) was superb; service was outstanding; sitting on the terrace was simply perfect - just what we wanted. The service, as well as being excellent, has a unique character that, if you go with the flow, enhances the dining enjoyment by way of quirky entertainment. They have it working like a Swiss clock (in the nicest possible sense). Value was excellent. I would make coming back here a priority if I ever visit Parma again. Well done La Filoma! Bravo!

Date of visit: September 2018
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Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

Food was good (particularly the parmagiama di melanzane starter)and waiter was very attentive but it really lacked in any atmosphere and a €3 per person cover charge on top of not having quite a few options on the menu means we can’t rate this too highly. Maybe we just chose the wrong night!!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank KarenPaul27
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