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Il Trovatore

Via Ireneo Affo' 2A, 43121, Parma, Italy
+39 0521 236905
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good36%
  • Average12%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“rice dishes” (2 reviews)
“mousse” (2 reviews)
“seafood” (3 reviews)
7:30 PM - 10:30 PMAll hours
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Via Ireneo Affo' 2A, 43121, Parma, Italy
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1 - 10 of 37 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very nice, family owned restaurant downtown that you can also book for private events with a room in the basement. You are given a choice of two menus: one with seafood and the other with meat. An amuse bouche is served and overall the dishes...More

Thank CDFBologna
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had a very good lunch of culatello di zibello followed by tortelli di erbetta. I also had a glass of red wine, water and coffee. The bill was 35euro which seemed reasonable for the quality offered.

Thank mijoe_irl
Reviewed 31 October 2017

This was our favorite meal in Parma. The parmigiano flan starter was incredible as was the pork main dish. The wine list was extensive and so very reasonably priced, we bought some to bring home.

Thank michelle g
Reviewed 12 September 2017

This was the most disappointing - and most expensive - meal during several days in Parma. The outdoor terrace is an inviting place to dine, and the service welcoming and friendly. The Noci di capesante grigliate con guanciale croccante were delicious, but they were floating...More

Thank LInsonnia
Reviewed 29 June 2017

Very nice restaurant, with an interesting menu (both seafood and meat) and great service. Complementary prosecco (at the beginning) and cookies (after the meal). We tried a beef tartare and a typical Parma dish - tortelli di Parma with butter and parmesan among other things....More

Thank Lilly_nyc
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

Had dinner at patio on a very hot evening. Maybe in such condition it would have been better to seat inside. The menu has its core in dishes from the region of Parma. For starter I enjoyed silkkaa smooth and sweet Parma han with pickled...More

Thank TournedosRossini
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

Recommended by our Bell Attendant Michele at Sina Maria Luiga and what a great one it was. Pasquale from Il Trovatore greeted us with 2 complimentary glasses of Prosecco. We enjoyed a sumptuous dinner of melt in your mouth prosciutto, tortelli, pork cutlet and steak....More

Thank thehorseshoe2015
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Nice restaurant, very good service, good Italian food. The menu includes typical Parma dishes and wines.

Thank Doru C
Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

Went for a business dinner here and thoroughly enjoyed it! Lovely menu with plenty of choice and local dishes, all reasonably priced. Perfect service in a quaintly decorated restaurant, excellent drinks selection and was around €35 each for 3 courses (plus a surprise soup!) and...More

Thank Kidderz
Reviewed 2 November 2016

Il Trovatore was a good restaurant, not great. We began with a Prosecco and an amuse bouche, shared a large plate of prosciutto of Parma, then lamb chops and “Duchessa di Parma” (a sort of meat ball of turkey and ham and cheese). Service was...More

Thank Chandolin
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$37 - US$59
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
7:30 PM - 10:30 PM
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
7:30 PM - 10:30 PM
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
7:30 PM - 10:30 PM
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
7:30 PM - 10:30 PM
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
7:30 PM - 10:30 PM
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
7:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Ireneo Affo' 2A, 43121, Parma, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Emilia-Romagna  >  Province of Parma  >  Parma
  • Phone Number: +39 0521 236905
  • E-mail
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