Chazz: A Bronx Original
Chazz: A Bronx Original

Chazz: A Bronx Original

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.chazzbronxoriginal.com/
  • Phone: 4105225511x
  • Hours of Operation:
    Sun - Tues 4PM–10PM
    Wed–Thurs 4PM–11PM
    Fri–Sat 4PM–12AM

    Happy Hour Mon - Fri 4-7pm
    Pizza & Pint Tuesdays
    $7 Pizza- $3 Chazz IPA- $3 Chazz Ale

    BRUNCH
    Saturday and Sunday 11-3 PM

  • Payment Options: AMEX,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizzeria
  • Executive Chef: Sergio Vitale
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Smoking Area (patio only), Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Private Party Facilities: From Wedding Receptions, Rehearsal Dinners, and Birthday Parties to Corporate Happy Hour receptions for up to 300, Chazz: A Bronx Original can accommodate all your private dining needs.
  • Private Party Contact: Private Event Coordinator 4105225511
  • Special Events: Happy Hour Daily 4-7pm
    Pizza & Pint Tuesdays
    $7 Pizza/$3 CHAZZ IPA/$3 CHAZZ Ale

    BRUNCH
    Saturday & Sunday 11-3

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Eden St
  • Parking: Valet
  • Parking Details: Valet offered nightly by a third-party operator. Street parking available. Nearest garages include:
    501 South Eden St (Fleet St & Eden St)
    Central Avenue & Aliceanna Street
    805 South Caroline Street
A word from Chazz: A Bronx Original
“Pizzas that have the perfect crust, the ideal char, the bubbles, and the good ingredients to compete with the BEST IN THE U.S.” --John Mariani of Esquire Magazine

The experienced restaurateurs behind Baltimore’s most celebrated Italian restaurant, the Vitale family of Aldo’s Ristorante Italiano, paired up with Oscar-nominated actor Chazz Palminteri to serve up homemade Italian-American classics like Veal Parmigiana, a famous Signature Veal Meatball, and specialties like hand-formed burrata mozzarella... all served alongside award-winning Bronx-style pizza, baked in a custom coal-fired oven that reaches up to 1,000 degrees. Everything is made fresh, in-house, daily: homemade fresh pasta, pizza, desserts… even fruit juice used to make handcrafted cocktails is fresh-squeezed twice daily. Featuring foods inspired by the Italian-American “neighborhood.” Guests can also enjoy wines from Southern Italy and vineyards beyond, homemade limoncello and craft beers on-tap.
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerGreat for Brunch
  • Diners' Choice WinnerKid Friendly
Chazz: A Bronx Original reviews from OpenTable diners
100 reviews since June 28, 2014
Overall Rating3.7
  • Food3.9
    Service3.7
  • Ambiance3.9
    Noise LevelModerate
81% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
good for groups (42)great for brunch (39)fit for foodies (31)neighborhood gem (27)great for lunch (24)kid-friendly (22)special occasion (15)romantic (13)hot spot (11)great for outdoor dining (10)vibrant bar scene (8)late-night find (8)notable wine list (3)Show More
  • Great Brunch
    Tracy
    Dined on 10/12/2014
    Best Bloody Mary's around if you like them spicy! The food and selections were delicious. Get there by noon to avoid the rush.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, late-night find, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • disappointed
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 10/11/2014
    We have been there before and expected much more. Was sorely disappointed in the food. Ordered a steak salad that had flank steak that I could not cut with the knife. I concluded someone in the kitchen may have sliced the steak in the wrong direction. They were out of Pellegrino water on a friday at 6:30 pm… Overall was poor
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • So-so - Pushy wait staff.
    JMRBaltimore
    Dined on 10/6/2014
    The restaurant was practically empty - about 5-6 occupied tables. So our group of 5 could not understand why the wait staff was so pushy - seemed to hound us to order before all were ready. Meal was OK - no one raved. The meals were better in my previous experiences there – the restaurant seems to be over impressed with themselves.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • kenneth
    Dined on 10/5/2014
    crab cakes not very good but not expensive either. eggs were ok. mimosas excellent. in general, brunch for 6 was ok but not great. nice resturant
    Special Features:
    good for groups
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Not Impressed
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 10/4/2014
    I was expecting very good pasta, average ,at best. Most people was eating pizza, maybe thats what we should have ordered, Waitress had a bad attitude, almost got put in her place. She was not freindly at all, spoke very low, didn't check on us, very dry. Cheese cake was hard had to send it back, I chose this place for a date and was dissapointed.
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • KarenE
    Dined on 10/4/2014
    Fun place and good food. We had a group of seven and we were served in a timely fashion, even during a busy period.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good dough, good cheese...
    UnbelievableE
    Dined on 9/29/2014
    Our first time here, and the cocktails were good, but we almost got beer spilled on us by the waitress (don't bring someone else's mostly-empty glasses over to our table, please!) and she also almost dropped a pizza in my lap. Got the caprese salad and the burrata was delicious but the tomatoes were not ripe. Got the pepperoni and margherita pizzas and the dough was fabulous but the sauce was too salty. On top of that, there was something clicking loudly in the ceiling. So, overall, not the greatest night out and I don't think I'd go back of my own volition - though if someone else really wanted to go, I wouldn't be opposed.
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  • OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 9/28/2014
    Everything was excellant! We loved it and would return and recommend!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for brunch
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great food but.....
    Bill
    Dined on 9/27/2014
    The food was great but the service was terrible, our waitress was rude and gave us no attention. Took over 30 minutes to get drinks, both times we ordered. I have gotten better service at IHOP and not paid $100 for a meal
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Good pizza!
    Snowcroft
    Dined on 9/27/2014
    Although the tomato sauce seemed too salty to me, and I love salt, my friends did not notice and we polished off the mozzarella burrata and two pizzas (margarite and mushroom) between three of us. Some of the best pizza we've found in Baltimore and we will be going back for more.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Nothing special
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007
    Dined on 9/26/2014
    We ate here for the convenience and to find out how good the restaurant we walked by all the time is. The answer is "meh". Service was a bit scattershot and the food was only good. We ordered 2 pizzas (margherita and clam). I would have to say they were definitely inferior to the Coal Fire Pizza place in Hunt Valley (and elsewhere). That isn't to say they were bad, just not standout. Mozzarella in the caprese salad was a standout. The free limoncello (sp?) digestif was a nice touch and a good replacement for dessert. With all the choices in the area, I doubt we will be back. Just sayin'.
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  • Just Okay
    SYoung
    Dined on 9/22/2014
    I selected this restaurant for a business meeting on a Monday night. I got to the restaurant at 6:45 pm and although the restaurant was empty and our table was ready, they asked me to wait in the bar for at least half of my group.No biggie but odd. We ordered a bottle of wine from the menu only to be told that they didn't have any. Again, not a deal breaker. When I ordered an asperagus ravioli from the regular menu, I was told they didn't have any. Several other items were also unavailable. I settled for a steak chopped salad which was tasteless and the steak tough. Other dishes seemed fine to my guests. I found the restaurant lacking in manyl ways and would only come back for pizza & beer.
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  • Good food at a good price
    skibreck
    Dined on 9/20/2014
    We had a roasted beet salad and pizza with veal meatballs. The salad had a warm deep fried goat cheese to die for. The portion of meatballs was very generous. The service was exceptional. I will definitely return.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, kid-friendly, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great food, Mediocre Service
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 9/19/2014
    I came to Chazz with 3 other people. One couple and a friend. Food was amazing. The service wasn't terrible but it wasn't good. She came back multiple times to see if we were ready to order and we we still hadn't looked at the menu. She gave us sass when we weren't ready then more sass when we asked questions. The night continued with more annoyance when we asked for anything and then again when she dropped the check without asking and we needed to split our checks. The people who brought out our food and cleared our table were much better and more nice and even payed my guests a compliment on their attire. Overall it was great food, great atmosphere, just had bad luck with our specific server.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, late-night find
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Brunch
    TrishalVIP
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    We went there for brunch to honor our Groupon purchase. The mimosa was great, as was the eggs in purgatory and the smoked salmon pizza. I can say one thing though, the pizza was huge...like a medium pizza from a nation-wide fast food pizza chain. So keep that in mind when ordering. The variety is quite amazing for brunch. We also peeked at the regular menu for the rest of the day and are sure that we'll go there again to try other stuff, especially the potato pizza. The music was classy and went well with the gloomy Saturday morning weather. The service was quite nice and courteous, and overall the place just gave this very "Classy" vibe which just made me walk with my chin up for the rest of that Saturday.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, hot spot, neighborhood gem, romantic
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Disappointing
    Pescetarian517
    Dined on 9/5/2014
    My wife and I arrived on time and were seated immediately on a Friday evening. Parking was a challenge (we avoided the valet parking). There were plenty of seats available and we got a window table, but there's not much of a view. We shared a Margherita pizza as an appetizer, which was good, but the sauce was acidic. I ordered the linguini shrimp fra diavlo and it was too spicy, heavily seasoned with red pepper flakes and the pasta was over cooked and stuck into clumps. Desserts, however, were very good. We had the Italian cheesecake. No one came around to clean crumble off the table. The service varied from good to bad throughout the meal, and the server had no knowledge of how the food was prepared. Very few menu items for pescetarians.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great food!
    pbpb
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    Food and service were outstanding! It far exceeded my expectations. It's hard to pick a favorite dish with so many great choices. I split with other friends in my party to try as much as possible. Everything I tasted was terrific!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Loved It
    MetryLiving
    Dined on 8/22/2014
    Me and my lady decided to try it. We absolutely loved it food was amazing, drinks were great, waitress was cool
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, good for groups, special occasion, great for lunch, late-night find, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great food and service, odd music.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/22/2014
    The pizza was top notch, as was the chicken parm. Bread was great! Reasonable prices, too. Only issue was the odd techno music mixed with Classic Sinatra era music. Made it hard to get into the classic NTC vibe.
    Special Features:
    romantic, neighborhood gem
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great, authentic Italian food!
    TerriVIP
    Dined on 8/22/2014
    We love this place! Steak and Egg pizza for brunch is to die for, as Is the peach sangria. The clam pizza for dinner is spicy and so light I can finish the whole pie. And, do yourself a favor and try the amazing boulonaise. You won't be sorry!!!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Not very impressed
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/21/2014
    We had been talking about.visiting Chazz.for a while and finally.stopped by on a Thursday evening. We were not very impressed. We were served red wine instead of the white we ordered, the bread was mealy and dry, the Little Italy Style chef salad had small diced pieces of deli meats and cheese with little balsamic dressing, and the Americana pizza I ordered was topped with peppers and onions that were hardly cooked past their raw state. The Classic NY Pepperoni was much better. Even the cheese and sauce was more flavorful. I was expecting much better pizza than this.
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  • Impressed!
    luvMeSum
    Dined on 8/18/2014
    I enjoyed a delicious meal with my family on a Monday night. The restaurant was empty at first so we were able to take in the ambiance and enjoy our group without alot of noise that you would probably get on a weekend. Our waitress was quite knowledgeable about the menu, and the manager on duty, Perfecto! I ordered the Chicken Parm, and it was the best I have ever had. Portions were a perfect size and cooked to perfection. As we dined longer, the restaurant started filling up with more families, lots of kids and from my own standpoint, it was a very kid friendly spot. I can't help but to mention it again, but the manager on Monday August 18, 2014 was exceptional. I'm hungry again just thinking about it!
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, great for lunch, late-night find, neighborhood gem, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    Our dinner was fantastic, the food was excellent and the service was even better! We will return.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • So close to great
    CheeseLoverVIP
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    We had amazing food and our server, Nicole, was outstanding. The only blemish on our whole night was the first impression...the hostess. We love to dine out, with and without our kids, never have I experienced a more miserable hostess. At one point we asked if we could sit by a window at the next table over and she told us it was reserved. Hello...OpenTable...we had a reservation too. Of course the table sat empty for the next hour. So close to a fifth star Chazz, do try to put the more courteous people out front.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2006
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    I have dined here many times but this visit was disappointing. Chicken parm was chewy and potato pizza was too spicy hot. It was also not very crowded for a Friday night. I hope they change or I fear they will close.
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  • Never got food
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007VIP
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    Service was horrible and we never received food or drinks, after 30 minutes. This was after waiting 15 minutes to see our server.
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  • Momandson
    Dined on 8/8/2014
    Food was very tasty to me; my son did not care of the food; service by thst waitress was not. My son was treating me to dinner at a new spot and he said that wish we went to Olive Garden instead.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Hedy
    Dined on 8/5/2014
    Enjoyed dinner very much and will be back again! Loved the New York pizza.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, great for lunch, late-night find
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great place for brunch!
    Michele
    Dined on 8/3/2014
    We had used a coupon for a brunch special. The food was excellent, our server outstanding, just a great experience. It was our first time at Chazz and we plan to come back.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Chazz review
    skasemey
    Dined on 8/2/2014
    Horrible service to say the least! I Would not recommend this restaurant.
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  • Not Wowed.
    mrswilson120
    Dined on 7/27/2014
    There was nothing that stood out as totally terrible but by the same token there was nothing that stood out as outstanding either. The server was friendly and prompt but not knowledgeable about the menu. The crab cake on the crab benedict was definitely not worthy to be called a Maryland crab cake and the steak and egg pizza although good only had two poached eggs on it - for a 14" pizza it could have used two more. Will we go back - probably to try them for dinner next time and see if the experience will be different.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic
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  • Eeehhhhh
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 7/26/2014
    The food was marginal and the service was underwhelming
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  • Chazz my experience
    dsimon
    Dined on 7/26/2014
    I believe in Chazz. The man really does want to share a type of pizza experience....One that I know of well because we used to pile in a volkswagen beetle and go to Arthur avenue and have the most wonderful pizza. The bones of his restaurant are strong, there is a great decor, the service is great, it is kid friendly and the prices are reasonable (as reasonable as one can expect these days!). But the pizza is ruined by a gloppy sauce with no balance, (most sauce out of a can is better) which makes the crust soggy, and there is a lack of cheese. charge a few bucks more and put some mootz on the pizza! Someone fell asleep at the switch, the pizza could be great but is not done correctly.
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    kid-friendly
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The Vibe At Chazz Is Cool
    Michaeld
    Dined on 7/24/2014
    From the time you pull up in front of Chazz: A Bronx original you can feel the positive vibes. They have valet parking, the hostess who greets you smiles and immediately has someone to bring you to your table. We were a party of six and they sat us at this very comfortable half circle booth. The wait staff were attentive to your wants but did not hover. Their lemon cello is sweet and delicious. I love their veal meatballs. Their pizza is excellent. My son loved their chicken ptarmigan, his fiancée loved the shrimp dish. My wife enjoyed a scrumptious salad. Prices are reasonable. Photos of Chazz from the Bronx tale are on the walls along with De Niro. The bathrooms were clean. This is a nice hip urban family restaurant. I recommend it.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Fried Eggs
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 7/20/2014
    Our waiter was awesome. My family really enjoyed the brunch. The only problem I had was waiting for my daughter"s plate. She ordered a fried egg. Other guest that came after us recieved their meal Our waiter apologized for the delay and explain we were waiting for the fried egg.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, neighborhood gem
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Place, Excellent Food
    Luvg8food
    Dined on 7/19/2014
    My son and I visit Baltimore every year and every year we make sure we go to Chazz. Food is second to none. Chicken parm is outstanding as are their pizzas
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Pizza
    Mimi
    Dined on 7/19/2014
    The Margherita pizza was fantastic. I will order it again, on my next visit.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion, neighborhood gem
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • td2asVIP
    Dined on 7/19/2014
    Marinara was fresh and authentic; homemade pasta excellent; dessert had original twists. I look forward to going back!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, special occasion, great for lunch
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  • delightful
    retiredcounselor
    Dined on 7/19/2014
    First and most important our waitress was delightful. She was so kind and thoughtful, knowledgeable and accommodating. Our food was as described in the brunch menu and was just as appetizing. We are four retired teachers from Baltimore County so we had a lot of conversations going on and stayed nearly four hours. We didn't feel rushed, we felt very welcome. I would return anytime!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Going Back Again
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 7/13/2014
    Got together with friends. Everyone had a really good time. Service was great. Going back for pizza night.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.