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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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerGreat for Brunch
  • Diners' Choice WinnerKid Friendly
Chazz: A Bronx Original reviews from OpenTable diners
122 reviews since May 22, 2014
Overall Rating3.9
  • Food4
    Service3.9
  • Ambiance4
    Noise LevelModerate
85% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
great for brunch (53)good for groups (48)neighborhood gem (39)fit for foodies (38)kid-friendly (36)great for lunch (31)great for outdoor dining (24)special occasion (22)hot spot (20)romantic (17)vibrant bar scene (10)late-night find (8)notable wine list (6)scenic view (2)Show More
  • Can't wait for the full menu!
    TanyaVIP
    Dined on 6/18/2011
    The restuarant is still conducting their soft opening. We dined early Saturday evening and were seated immediately. A full house and steady stream of patrons. The bruschetta was wonderful. My husband had the veal which he said was very good. I had the shrimp parmigiana which I found ok despite the breaded shrimp being slightly over-done for my taste. Even with the full house, our server was attentive and our meal components were timely.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, kid-friendly, late-night find, great for lunch
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • I sent my Caesar Salad back
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 6/18/2011
    I sent my Caesar Salad back because it appeared to have "bad" areas in the lettuce. It was pointed out to me that it was grilled (I missed that on the menu, my bad). But even after being told that, I declined another salad because the dressing was not great and the lettuce was in huge hunks and included the heart of the lettuce. It simply was not appealing. The menu was not user-friendly. Available items on the menu were colored in red. My husband, who is color-blind could not tell what was in red. Diners at our table used their Smart Phones to Google the menu terms. We ordered 2 pizzas and they very good. And our pasta dishes were very good. We will let them work out their growing pains and will go back, in a few months
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The food was good but very
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 6/18/2011
    The food was good but very limited. They were only serving about a quarter of their menu. The portions for the price were not good. $16 for a very very small order of calamari (maybe 10-12 pieces), $12 for Rice ball app (one small rice ball not large enough for one person). However, the taste of the food was fantastic (pizza, pasta) and the vibe of the restaurant was relaxing but fun. The service of the waiter was good but was surprised I had to ask for bread after sitting for 20 mins (and after I ordered the appetizers). Just strange for an Italian restaurant. I'd like to try more of the options when they are available.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • It felt a little crowded and
    Mover
    Dined on 6/17/2011
    It felt a little crowded and noisy. Interestingly, though, we didn't feel like we could hear others' conversations or they ours. the food was unique and superb, as expected, but the low lighting in our corner made it very difficult to read the menu. Our waitress knew the menu well and was very helpful.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • As we approached Chazz for
    Burt
    Dined on 6/16/2011
    As we approached Chazz for our 8pm reservation, there was no place to pull over for their valet parking, cars were everywhere. This may be due to this being the second week after opening, but for a Thursday night it was packed. We were seated on time, after a drink in the very attractive bar. The interior is well designed with a Salumi bar, and comfortable. The pizza menu consists of a good selection of pies, but tonight they were only serving four or five. (perhaps they're not quite finished setting up the kitchen for a full menu). We shared a delicious coal-grilled pizza and each ordered another small plate, of salad and calamari. The Chazz pale ale, from the draft selection, was very good. The valet parking fee of $9 is high.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, neighborhood gem, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Trying hard/Great staff
    OpenTable Diner Since 2004VIP
    Dined on 6/14/2011
    New and trying hard. Great staff from valet to managers. Food is good but misses being the kind I'd come back for. Will try, again though, once Chazz gets past its soft opening. with staff attitude, I think this place will improve!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, hot spot
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Nothing Special About Chazz
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 6/13/2011
    The website failed to mention that a limited menu would be offered until the official grand opening, had this been noted previous to making a reservation I would have made other plans. The food was mediocre, nothing that can't be found one another menu in Baltimore. Though I understand the restaurant is new, the waitress should have been more knowledgeable than she was; she didn't even know if there was a Cabernet on the wine list. She also stated at the site of our empty dinner dishes "i'll send the busser over because my arms arent big enough" and walked away without clearing a single dish. There was also no acknowledgement from the waitress that we were celebrating two special occasions, as listed on the reservation.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Soft opening?
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 6/12/2011
    my husband and I went to chazz for dinner one of the first days it was open. Though we had a reservation and arrived promptly, we waited for about 10 minutes for our table while a 'walk in' party of the same size came in after us and were seated before us. We sat down and ordered drinks only to then be told that a limited menu was available. A list of 8 to 10 pizzas was whittled down to three and most other areas of the menu seemed to only have one to two options available. I realize this may have been a soft opening, but that info would have been better prior to sitting down and ordering drinks. In the plus side the inside of the restaurant is open and spacious with a really nice bar. We still left without eating, maybe we'll return
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Newly opened--so give it a
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 6/11/2011
    Newly opened--so give it a chance. Loud and very hectic. Pasta excellent, salumi great but pizza very disappointing--despite coal burning oven pizza had very little taste and was doughy. Server brought dessert menu with suggestions while we were still eating the entres and gave us the check while we were still drinking lukewarm espressos. Sort of a rushed atmosphere but still very nice server. Notwithstanding we think it will evolve to a "go to" spot.
    Special Features:
    hot spot
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Opening night not a good night
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 6/11/2011
    Opening night not a good night to judge. Not the greatest first impression but enough promise that we will go back once the kinks have (hopefully) been worked out.
    Special Features:
    hot spot
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great meal, we loved everything!!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 6/11/2011
    Great meal, we loved everything!! I can't wait for the full menu at the end of the month.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, fit for foodies, good for groups, notable wine list, special occasion, hot spot
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great start for sure-to-be hit
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 6/11/2011
    I made a trip to Chazz on its second night open with my brother and sister (34,31, and 24 y/o). The atmosphere and decor are lively and the place was buzzing. The coal-fired pizza oven is front and center and they have variety of dishes for a more traditional italian meal. We split the mozzarella bar (cheese with one of several accompaniments) and my brother described it as "like eating ice cream" - extremely creamy and the best I've ever had. We split 2 pies, which was plenty of food. The ingredients are very fresh and the dough was crisp to the bite but still fluffy inside. We had several excellent cocktails with dinner. Anything from fine dining to a casual meal - 2 people could split a pie & a couple non-alcoholic drinks for about $25
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, special occasion, hot spot
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • While still working out the
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009VIP
    Dined on 6/11/2011
    While still working out the kinks (pasta does not come with the chicken parm, they lack glasses of Chianti in wines by the glass), the food is fantastic.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, fit for foodies, romantic
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • CHAZZ IS A WINNER
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 6/10/2011
    One of the best overall dining experiences we've had in Baltimore. It was opening day so we decided to keep it simple. We ordered a margarita pizza, because of all the pre-opening hype about their pizza oven. It did not disappoint. We left nothing on the plate including the crust. Good to the last morsel. We also ordered two sides, brocolli rabe,(delicious)and roasted brussel sprouts with pancetta,(outstanding!). Brussel sprouts are not my favorite veggie,sunbut I will order them again on my next visit. The wines we ordered were very good. You have your choice of a half-pour or a full-pour. The service was exceptional. Everyone was eager to help and made us feel welcome.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, special occasion, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Would like to see bigger water
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 6/10/2011
    Would like to see bigger water glasses. The cocktails were fantastic. Our table tried 4 out of the list of probably 12 and we all really enjoyed them. Great wine list and the prices were great.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, good for groups, notable wine list, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic