About Parma 8200
PARMA 8200 is a moderately priced Italian eatery evoking the city of Parma, in the Italian region of Emilia-Romagna famous for its architecture, countryside, dining, agriculture—whose artisan ingredients are a culinary staple used throughout Italy and features classic and traditional Italian dishes from all parts of the country.
The restaurant’s spectacular, foodie-friendly antipasti bar featuring salads, appetizers, Italian meats and cheeses, fresh fruits, vegetables and crudo—where diners can enjoy front row seating as Chefs prepare food. PARMA 8200 showcases Richard D’Amico’s signature interior and exterior design highlighted by a strong dark-wood design motif which is casually sophisticated and elegant – evocative of a martini bar you’d find in Milan or Rome and has a unique outdoor patio features dining, lounging and an outdoor pool table. Parma is located in the 8200 Tower, in the Normandale Lake Office Park in Bloomington, Minn.
Italian, Steak, Seafood
Hours of Operation:
Lunch Monday-Friday 11am-2:30pm
Happy Hour Monday-Friday 3:00pm-6:00pm
Saturday & Sunday 5:00pm-7:00pm
Dinner Monday-Thursday 5:00pm-10:00pm
Friday and Saturday 5:00-11:00pm
Parma Bar and Lounge are open daily until the last guests leaves.
Normandale Lake Blvd
$30 and under
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Bar & Lounge
Friday nights 7:30-10:30 Jazz Vocalists
Saturday nights 7:30-10:30 The Benny Weinbeck Trio
Parma 8200 is more than happy to bring our food to you. We are partnering with Creative Corporate Catering and Dining in for the delivery of our food.
We have public parking in the ramp that is attached to our building via the skyway on level C.
We also offer Valet parking in the circle of the main entrance to the 8200 tower. $5 per car.
Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Counter Seating, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Special Events & Promotions:
Happy Tower Monday - Friday 2:30-7pm
Weekend Happy Hour! 5-7pm Saturday & Sunday
Eats $5 ~ Beer, Wine, Cocktails $4 ~ Specialty Cocktails & Tiny Tini's $5-$6
Our private dining room seats comfortably 40. It has a private entrance to the patio where we have two fireplaces. Our AV capabilities in the room are, LCD projector for DVD, Blu-ray, laptop Power Point or slide presentations. Internet access for webinars or browser searching.
Parma 8200 Ratings and Reviews
Four of us ate at Parma for lunch. The ...
Four of us ate at Parma for lunch. The service was good - with water and bread brought right to our table. The lunch menu was diverse with salads, pastas, paninis, flatbreads and specials. The portion sizes were large so you could easily get away with ordering a side salad or cup of soup and sharing a sandwich with another person. Everything was very good.
This was our second visit to Parma, and ...
This was our second visit to Parma, and it was as good as the first time. The food is authentic Italian, the service is excellent, and the ambiance is classy. We tried their date night, which was a very good value. We will be back.
We've eaten at Parma several times, but ...
We've eaten at Parma several times, but it had been close to a year since our last visit. My wife and I opted for a seat at the bar for our casual date-night dinner on Saturday.
The service at the bar was great - very attentive.
We ordered a few snacks off the happy hour menu - they were fine.
Then we split the Chicken Parmesan and Polenta (the polenta had been one of our favorites on prior visits). With the first bites we were both amazed at the poor quality of the food! The Chicken Parm was probably the worst I've ever had - it was incredibly dry, lacking flavor - it was awful. Very disappointing.
Unfortunately Parma is probably not on our list to return to anytime soon.
Disappointing as there is a lack of good Italian in the metro.
We were in from out of town and saw the ...
We were in from out of town and saw the great reviews for Parma 8200 as we were leaving MOA. It's kind of difficult to see and we drove around the block a few times, but inside it was gorgeous.
Great wine menu. The waitress (I don't remember her name but she was great) told us about the wine feature and we asked to get a bottle. She said it would be $28, but it was actually $56- kind of a big difference there but the wine was excellent.
They bring fresh bread to the table and don't even ask before bringing more- flaky, delicious, warm. We had one in our party order a Caesar to start. Way too big and not anything special but my dad had the beef barley soup that was delicious.
For entrees, I had the clam linguini in a creamy garlic sauce. The clams were still in their shells and the sauce had almost no flavor whatsoever. It was much better when I spooned the sauce from the brussels sprouts side onto it and mixed it in. The brussels sprouts were delicious, but our server forgot to bring them so they were on the house. My fiancé had the veal cannelloni which was a surprisingly small portion compared to everything else, but was still tasty. My parents really enjoyed their osso bucco and butternut squash ravioli.
Overall, the experience was much better than any of the food.
The real winner, however, was the dessert. We had the bread pudding special and chocolate cake. I was full for two days after that.
After a recent enjoyable happy hour with ...
After a recent enjoyable happy hour with friends, we decided to return to Parma to celebrate our anniversary. From our initial welcome on, the entire staff was a perfect combination of warmth and professionalism. The special wild mushroom risotto was delicious, and the bibb salad was an interesting new combination of flavors that we both enjoyed. Desserts were great as well - the dark chocolate amaretti mousse torte for me and the special butterscotch panna cotta for my husband. A lovely night altogether.
Joined a group of fellow attorneys and f ...
Joined a group of fellow attorneys and friends to catch up. From the ease of booking a reservation online, to being seat not as a complete party, to the quality and consistent service, to the presentation of the food - all was well. It was a great lunchtime meal where we never felt rushed or hurried. Our server was fabulous, having fun with us, sharing her perspectives on the menu - only a month old - and ensuring we knew how to make substitutions. Truly a great way to break bread in the middle of the week.
We went out for "date night", a special ...
We went out for "date night", a special menu for Sunday evenings for couples. Food was very good (pasta and steak entrees) and a nice bottle of wine (half price). Very good service, restaurant was not overly busy, fairly quiet and very relaxed. We will be back.
The food was wonderful and the service w ...
The food was wonderful and the service was top notch. It was my father in laws 92nd birthday. We were allowed to bring in a cake ( no charge ) and the wait staff brought it out on a beautiful cake plate. We did think that the wine at 36.00 a bottle that you buy in the store at 12.99 was over priced. Will definitely go back.
I didn't know what to expect from a Subu ...
I didn't know what to expect from a Suburban/Office Park restaurant, but I was pleasantly surprised. The environment was cozy, the food was good and the wine selections reasonable. I'd go when on that side of town.
I had a little trouble finding the rest ...
I had a little trouble finding the restaurant. The sign is too small. But am glad I found it. Met friends for lunch and the food and service was amazing. Angel took very good care of us. We like to stay and visit and no one tried to push us out. We will visit again. Thanks
Great food, service, price for date nigh ...
Great food, service, price for date night Sunday night! Also happy hour prices until 7PM on apps and beverages. Had the flat bread pizza and meatballs for starters. Both excellent!
Wow for flavors on our entrees....had the chicken, salmon, and 2 flank steaks between the 4 of us. Food done to perfection and 1/2 price on bottles of wine!
The desserts were amazing....just enough for a sweet treat at the end of a great meal!
Sat in the bar so the boys could watch the games on the TV.
Our first time for date night and we will be back!
The food was delicious, as always. I us ...
The food was delicious, as always. I usually order the gluten free penne with chicken in a light tomato sauce....my favorite. We went on a Saturday evening at 6:30pm. It was quite busy and the noise level was was a bit loud. The service was slower than normal because the restaurant was full, but the staff were extremely accommodating and gave us our dessert on the house. The very jazzy Benny Weinbeck trio played to a full bar and provided just the right ambiance for dinner. My 9 year old son very much enjoys the very fancy grilled cheese sandwich on the kid's menu. This restaurant is one of my favorites as the food and the service is always top-notch and consistent.
I found this restaurant online and picke ...
I found this restaurant online and picked it because of the menu and the proximity to our hotel. It was a nice upscale restaurant, but felt comfortable in jeans. My husband had the chicken parmesean and said it was the best he's ever had! I had Penne pasta with vodka cream sauce and it was just okay. We were somewhat on a budget so didn't order salads or desert, but I would go back again and try something different next time. The service was very good and the atmosphere was also. Parking is a little tricky as this restaurant is located in an office building. They do have valet service, but we just parked in a ramp across the street.
It was a great meeting place for dinner ...
It was a great meeting place for dinner before going to a concert. Love the covered parking and walkways. Enjoyed the Restaurant week menu choices. Food was excellent along with the service. We asked for a safe corner as a member of our group recently had arm surgery and wanted to avoid a crowded area with potential bumping. Also, another member has a hearing problem, so the corner made table conversation more enjoyable. Would choose Parma again and again.
First time I went was for happy hour whi ...
First time I went was for happy hour which was great! We had a group of 5 and ordered almost all the apps for sharing. The flatbread, meatballs and pasta were delicious! Nice that happy hour goes until 7!
Just went for restaurant week and once again the food was awesome! The pasta that we ordered was delicious (have half orders of most) and my mom ordered the chicken alla parmigiana with gnocchi which she raved about!
Hope everyone has as great of experience as I've had!
Risotto was amazing and so was the butte ...
Risotto was amazing and so was the butterscotch panna cotta. The only complaint was that the 3-course restaurant week 'deal' was $35 and the Sunday 3-course date night 'deal' was $50 for two. We were there on a Sunday and essentially paid more because our group of three wasn't on a date night.
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