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Salumeria Gardoni

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Wonderful place to learn about Parma ham and Parmesan cheese

This salumeria is a family run business, operating for more than 100 years. They offer the choicest... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Hong Kong
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We visited Salumeria Gardoni with friends from Parma. Absolutely amazing. Mr Gardoni was... read more

Reviewed 21 July 2018
Scotts Valley, California
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Salumeria Gardoni has experience handed down from generation to generation since 1907: one of the 100 best and oldest selected in the province of Parma (and one of the few still in business). Visiting it, you can taste the wines and flavor of one of...more
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Piazza Luigi Leoni 5, 43013 Torrechiara, Langhirano, Italy
+39 0521 355119
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This salumeria is a family run business, operating for more than 100 years. They offer the choicest cuts from local artisans and excellent insight into production and serving techniques. We received samples of generous proportions and warm, friendly service. This was one of the few...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 21 July 2018

We visited Salumeria Gardoni with friends from Parma. Absolutely amazing. Mr Gardoni was absolutely delightful. He spoke very little English and we spoke very little Italian, but we had local translators. More importantly, the language of great food needs little explanation. If you can point...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

Visited Torrechiara to see the Parma hilly countryside and had to stop to taste the local produce. Signore Gardoni did not disappoint!! We had an educational experience on what ham should and should not be, what the process of making prosciutto is and the difference...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 22 March 2017

As others have mentioned, this is a great spot to stop in on the way to the Castello di Torrechiara. We had the best prosciutto and parmagiano reggiano of our lives. So flavorful and fresh; went great with some local crusty bread we found down...More

Date of experience: March 2017
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Reviewed 29 December 2014

We visited Gardoni, as we were reccomended to step by as we visited the castle "Castello di Torrechiara" We met mr Gardoni himself. A real firework full of passion, knowledge, histories and love for his work. We spended more than an hour tasting Parmiggiano, prosciutto,...More

Date of experience: December 2014
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Reviewed 29 December 2014 via mobile

Signore Gardoni gave us a very special adventure today. Yes, it was more than just an experience: it was magic. If I just could find the right words to describe the smell and taste of each piece of cheese and prosciutto that we tasted, I...More

1  Thank Mireen
Reviewed 4 May 2014

Before we visited the beautifully-preserved Castello di Torrechiara, we stopped into the Salumeria Gardoni where we had an amazing platter assembled for us--thin slices of 7-8 different types of salami, prosciutto, as well as my favorite new tan-colored cold cut which was described to me...More

Date of experience: March 2014
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Mark N
5 June 2018|
Response from Gardoni | Property representative |
It is not necessary unless you are more than 5 - 10 pax. Prosciutto is ready to be sliced always, we only need to buy some bread. You could send us an e mail Best regards Diletta Gardoni
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