Pazzo Restaurant
Pazzo Restaurant

Pazzo Restaurant

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://pazzoredbank.com/
  • Phone: 7327474551x
  • Hours of Operation:
    Lunch: Monday - Saturday: 11:30am - 3pm

    Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm, Sunday: 4:00pm - 9:00pm

    Brunch: Sunday 10:00am - 3:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Diners Club,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Italian
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Counter Seating, Dancing, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Catering: on premise and off premise catering
  • Entertainment: Weekends

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Pearl Street
  • Public Transit: NJ Transit
  • Parking: Public Lot
  • Parking Details: FREE PARKING IN ATTACHED PARKING GARAGE FOR PAZZO PATRONS
A word from Pazzo Restaurant
Pazzo is a new Italian restaurant in Red Bank serving a variety of traditional menu items, along with several unique family recipes and other creative fare.
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Pazzo Restaurant reviews from OpenTable diners
153 reviews since May 23, 2014
Overall Rating4.2
  • Food4.3
    Service4.2
  • Ambiance4.1
    Noise LevelModerate
97% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
neighborhood gem (90)fit for foodies (76)good for groups (73)special occasion (57)great for outdoor dining (56)vibrant bar scene (54)great for lunch (35)romantic (28)hot spot (28)notable wine list (27)kid-friendly (24)late-night find (17)great for brunch (13)scenic view (3)Show More
  • never disappointed
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 9/16/2014
    We eat there several times a year and we are never disappointed in the quality of the food. The servers are always pleasant and knowledgable.
    Special Features:
    hot spot, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Threewesties
    Threewesties
    Dined on 9/16/2014
    The staff is friendly and attentive. Food is very good. Overall a really good restaurant.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great food, indifferent service
    OpenTable Diner Since 2005
    Dined on 9/16/2014
    This restaurant is the perfect Red Bank restaurant: unless you are at least middle-aged, conservative and white, they are not gonna be too thrilled to have you there. The food is just great though. So if you have two hours for dinner, it's still a great choice. 3 min walk from Count Basie Theatre.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Fit for foodies
    TRich
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    The food is consistently good and we can usually get a table without a long wait. Parking garage is conveniently located next door.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good food & greta Service
    luvtodineout
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    Pazzo has a warm atmosphere with very good service from the Host desk to the server. The managers seem very interested in your dining experience and the food was very good. I would recommend Pazzo to anyone looking for a fun, relaxing meal.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Italian in Red Bank
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 9/9/2014
    Early dinner for 2 adults mid week.2nd time dinning at Pazzo.Parking doesn't get any better(no fee, covered garage next door).Had made quick reserv 40 min. prior to arrival with Opentable.Not needed.was not busy. Not impressed by outdoor seating area.Wine list fair to good with specials offered.Pazzo clean, friendly, and a accommodating.Service like the food good, met the basic standards, but I don't find Pazzo special nor memorable. I would go back but not really excited to. Overall experience was good. Price point on most items are fair, some too high.For adults who enjoy dining without the younger ones (under 8) being part of the experience use caution.I left feeling some families find Pazzo to be their local pizza joint.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for lunch, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Pazzo...Belissimo!
    Ambrosia
    Dined on 8/31/2014
    I've eaten lunch at the bar a few times, generally pizza or salad. This was my first time there for dinner. My wife and I went with another couple and tried a variety of dishes, all crowd pleasers. The only comments I'd share in terms of "developmental opportunities" are minimal. My wife had the blackened tuna and said it was a little heavy on the spice. One of my friends had the halibut and, while it was delicious, was slightly overcooked. My friend's wife and I both had the veal piccata and it was off the charts delicious. The desserts were above average, and I give extra points for the sorbet, my favorite after dinner indulgence. Bravo!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Consistently Excellent Food
    LuvEatingOut
    Dined on 8/31/2014
    Pazzo's is always excellent. The only issue this time was the delay between appetizers and the main course, about 35-40 minutes. I was fine with it because it gave me more time with my family, but my wife got a little restless after about 20 - 25 minutes. The waiter was great and apologized for the delay, but when the wife isn't 100% happy, it takes a little bit away from the experience. We've been to Pazzo's a couple dozen times and this was the first issue we ever had - that's why we keep going back. Even with this one issue, we will continue to frequent Pazzo's.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great food
    RichH
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    We've been to Pazzo several times. The food, as always, was great. The salmon entree is spectacular, the best salmon dish I have ever had. The Pizelle tower desert is something to save room for in the end. This night our waiter was slightly off. Not as friendly and attentive as previous evenings here, thus the lower star rating on service. Past outings our waitresses have been great.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • stuck in a corner
    marilom
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    Food was delicious and service was excellent. Server was very up on wine list as well. Disappointed with where we were seated. Restaurant fairly empty when we arrived but we were seated in the last table in a side area of restaurant. Should have asked for a different table. They should save bad tables for walk-ins. Very disappointed.
    Special Features:
    special occasion, neighborhood gem, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Customer
    Freindly
    Dined on 8/21/2014
    I am allergic to seafood. And you traded the seafood one pasta dish for anything else I wanted. Which I have never been ask before. That's the sign of a really great place
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent food --service was great
    Utzman26
    Dined on 8/4/2014
    Monday has half off on pasta and pizza Pleasant young lady serving the group
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Janice
    Dined on 8/4/2014
    The food was fabulous and we (3 of us) ate every bite of our pizza and pastas. Yummy!!
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Pazzo has Pazazz !
    FineDining2
    Dined on 8/4/2014
    Upscale Italian decor with a staff to match! The quality and diversity of the dining selection is outstanding, from appetizers to pizza to a gourmet selection of entrees. Pazzo is on the top of my dining spots!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, late-night find, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Yummy Food ... huge portions
    JillN
    Dined on 8/1/2014
    We love this restaurant. The portions were absolutely huge and the food was fabulous. Yum.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • SPQR
    Lg55
    Dined on 8/1/2014
    Love Pazzo. Food is always great. Drink menu is the best. I hesitate dining there more often because the noise level is off the charts you actually can't have a conversation with the person next to you. Way too loud!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Food excellent, way too noisy
    Hoysquan
    Dined on 7/31/2014
    We had a group of five for dinner. Everyone enjoyed the salads. The iceberg wedge was outstanding. Entries were very good and almost everyone took home leftovers. The dessert was just ok. The problem was the noise level. It was crazy loud, then a band started to play and it was almost impossible to hear each other. If we return, we would request a table outside. Or at the very least, go on a night when there isn't a band.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • Perfect pre-show dining
    Wilkerson
    Dined on 7/31/2014
    Great food & service. Free parking, quick walk to Count Baise, servers ask if you're going to show and let the kitchen know to help get you out in time, which is most appreciated. Had good Spanish band playing in bar area, which was cool.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great food
    spaceyT
    Dined on 7/29/2014
    Good food and excellent service except for the hovering to clear us out as we slowly finished our meal...."are you finished yet, are you done, can I clear your plate" To which we repeatedly responded "No." There were at least 8 empty tables in the restaurant so it wasn't that the table was needed - perhaps it was just an enthusiastic helper.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, great for lunch, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Pazzo - energenic crowd on Mondays!
    Chelsea1334
    Dined on 7/28/2014
    Lively crowd on Mondays due to 1/2 price pizza and pasta dishes. Many families enjoying a meal which is great to see. My husband ordered the double cut pork chop with maple syrup mashed sweet potato that was delicious, and our yellow and red fresh beet salad appetizer was great. My dinner selection was somewhat disappointing. I ordered the jumbo shrimp with asparagus risotto. The shrimp cooked down to extra large and lacked taste and the risotto was cooked alittle to long, it was not creamy, more pasty. Unfortunately the asparagus did not taste cooked. I think it may have been added after the risotto was cooked. We have dined here several times and always enjoyed dinner here. The pizza and pasta dishes looked wonderful.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • sterling
    Dined on 7/28/2014
    First time visiting this resturant.....excellent, loved everything about it, personal touch with staff was appreciated.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Luv2eat
    Dined on 7/26/2014
    Family of 7 birthday celebration. Inviting outdoor enclosed seating. Nice ambiance. Food & wines were excellent! Delicious appetizers, salads & entrees. All very fresh & tasty. Service was good, but waiter not able to explain the various cheeses on the antipasto platter. Though she was attentive. Dessert (Pizzelle Tower) featuring Tahitian gelato was scrumptious! Overall wonderful dining experience!!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Another great meal
    RichH
    Dined on 7/26/2014
    We've recently added this spot to our dining choices and have been totally satisfied each time. The food options are really good. Portion sizes are huge. It is a bit pricy, for sure. But overall, well worth the visit and expense.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great for a Leisurely Lunch
    AnnM
    Dined on 7/23/2014
    Pazzo is a chic spot for a pleasant lunch. The menu had many choices, the atmosphere was upscale, quiet, and relaxing. My party of three was seated at a table on the patio. The food was very good, but the wait was long. The servers were very nice but we had to ask for water refills and were disappointed when ordering coffee that the server did not suggest dessert. She was pleasant, but seemed reserved and did not go out of her way to please us. The mussel appetizer was delicious but a tad heavy on the fresh garlic. We had to ask for bread, which was odd since this dish is typically served with bread to sop up the broth. The caesar salad was delicious...the pizza bianca was ok. Espresso and cappucinos were perfect.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, late-night find, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Restaurant
    Mega
    Dined on 7/19/2014
    I received a restaurant.com gift, My wife and I never been to this Pazzo and I enjoyed everything we had. Awesome place, definitely will go there again!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great pre-theater dinner
    eatwell2nite
    Dined on 7/19/2014
    Four of us dined before a theater show in Red Bank. The wait staff and kitchen were good at moving things along to be sure we finished in plenty of time for the show, without making us feel rushed. Our server graciously made note of a couple food allergy issues and offered suggestions to work around those. We all enjoyed our dinners, from the presentation to the last delicious bites. We would definitely go back again.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Okay
    Finedine1
    Dined on 7/19/2014
    Very clean and the food was good but the service was bad. The wait staff was rude and they tried taking my plate before I was finished and it wasn't busy so why the rush?
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Pazzo Restaurant
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 7/15/2014
    Great restaurant, delicious food. Outstanding service. We enjoyed the fish special of the evening, Chilean Sea Bass and Shrimp Fra Diablo. Both dishes were very delicious and the portion size was generous. Pazzo also provides very convenient parking in a garage that is attached to the restaurant. We highly recommend Pazzo!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Poppin at Pazzo
    DwightsDelights
    Dined on 7/12/2014
    Met some old friends for dinner at a convenient location for both parties which happened to be Pazzo. Chose Pazzo based on a recommendation from another friend and we were not disappointed! Great venue and service is impeccable. And most importantly, the food was also very good. Another great convenience is the free parking garage right next door, which is a real plus for Red Bank. Somewhat noisy but we had no problem understanding each other. Our waiter Francisco was fantastic!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great find!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006
    Dined on 7/11/2014
    Went here before seeing a play and loved it. The food was very good and the service was great. Will definitely be going back.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, great for lunch, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Consistantly Very Good
    SheilaH226
    Dined on 7/5/2014
    The Octopus appetizer, Monkfish Francaise over Risotto, & Tiramisu were all very good. Love the new furniture.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Service, Good Food
    Rocco
    Dined on 7/2/2014
    Veal Milanese was excellent , veal scaloppine was very good, Marsala sauce was a little overpowering, the wait staff was exceptional
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, good for groups, special occasion, great for lunch, scenic view, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • eatout
    Dined on 6/28/2014
    Enjoyed a pre-theatre dinner at Pazzo....may be pricey for some people although prices varied enough to keep everyone happy. Great convenience in regard to parking, with garage right next door.
    Special Features:
    special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Birthday dinner
    Ulla
    Dined on 6/27/2014
    This was our first time at Pazzo and we thoroughly enjoyed it. Food and wine were delicious, our server Brianne wonderfully attentive, very nice atmosphere, great table. A very special way to celebrate my husband's birthday. We especially enjoyed the surprise birthday dessert on the house. Thank you for a wonderful evening.
    Special Features:
    special occasion, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • I would never go back !!!
    JoeyD
    Dined on 6/26/2014
    It took 20 minutes to get soup and then another 45 minutes to get dinner and everybody around us was complaining about the same thing .... Then dinner came I ordered chicken scallopini Marsala ...which should have been thinly sliced and pounded chicken in a Marsala sauce ... The chicken was too thick ...it was like rubber and the Marsala sauce was the worst I have ever tasted. My wife had penne vodka with chicken and she said that hers was ok .... We will never go back !!
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Nice place for quick bite
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 6/24/2014
    Great service, good food an d comfortable ambiance. We stopped off for a quick dinner prior to a show at Count Basie. All was quite enjoyable and will return next time we're in the area.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • delicious
    Jeanfromnj
    Dined on 6/24/2014
    Great restaurant, near the theater. I enjoyed the paparadelle bolognese very much and the drinks were delicious.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Monday pizza and pasta special
    wifesabrucefanVIP
    Dined on 6/23/2014
    If you go on Monday night you can take advantage of half price pizza and pasta dishes. The food is always good so we try and go often.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, late-night find, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 6/23/2014
    From the time you walk in until you pay your check - PAZZO wins!
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • Enjoyable dinner in Redbank!
    Carluccia
    Dined on 6/22/2014
    First time here and the experience was very satisfying. Mussels were outstanding and the branzino was delicious. Meatballs were underwhelming. A solid Italian restaurant , a little pricey but worth it
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.