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Borgo Sant'Ambrogio 2, 43121, Parma, Italy
+39 0521 282650
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good26%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“panini” (25 reviews)
“sandwiches” (15 reviews)
“arancini” (5 reviews)
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Italian, Fast food, Vegetarian Friendly
Borgo Sant'Ambrogio 2, 43121, Parma, Italy
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were looking for foodie activities in The Gastronomy capital of the world...Parma! We noticed the "sandwich" shop Pepen featured prominently and were keen to try it out. So, after a day of Parma wonders - parmigiano, prosciutto, and balsamic (authentic), we had a craving...More

1  Thank thehorseshoe2015
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Amaaazing place to get local sandwiches, simple in style but full flavored! Don't get scared by the looks: tiny place with lots of ppl about and quite a lot of rush... but it's very much worth the while. Go up to the counter and pay...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

Absolutely delicious! A friendly place to walk in, grab, and go. Very tasty and at least worth a try. You will not be disappointed.

Thank Rainee C
Reviewed 24 April 2017

Our guide took us to this Parma institution. I am amazed it's number 1 on Tripadvisor for Parma, but then it's because it's quirky and exceedingly local - and delicious. The place was packed with locals - wall to wall and outside. Our local guide...More

1  Thank Jimmywoody
Reviewed 22 April 2017

Putting things into perspective, it was a fine place for a sandwich, but no where near the level of this being the "very best restaurant" in a city with so many truly noteworthy dishes and restaurants. We happened to just miss 3PM, and maybe it...More

Thank MAR10_B
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

these are the best sandwiches I've ever seen anywhere. The restaurant is family run by several generations, it's generally bustling in there but the atmosphere is still welcoming and friendly. I would definitely return if I ever go back to Parma.

Thank bookosh
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

It's in a small dimly lit lane but... Trust Me.. they are amazing and worth the walk Staff is polite and panini's are great and so it Margherita Be There!!

Thank Ram1975
Reviewed 23 March 2017

This place is incredible!! The sandwiches are just out of this world, I wish I could go everyday. The queue was really long, and we couldn't really understand it at all, but it all added to the fun! We also ordered a glass of red...More

1  Thank Meghan S
Reviewed 7 March 2017

It isn't really a restaurant--it's a simple sandwich shop. Very little room to stay in to eat it so, if it's a nice day, get your freshly made sandwich and sit outside somewhere.

Thank AnthonyXXXXXXX
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Very peculiar place , but it is an icon of the town ... funny service, you can eat your sandwiches standing outside or inside sometimes in a crowded place. But great sandwiches..

Thank simo2072
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
08:30 - 19:30
08:30 - 19:30
08:30 - 19:30
08:30 - 15:00
16:00 - 19:30
08:30 - 15:00
16:00 - 19:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Borgo Sant'Ambrogio 2, 43121, Parma, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Emilia-Romagna  >  Province of Parma  >  Parma
  • Phone Number: +39 0521 282650
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