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About 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.

141 West Front Street
Red Bank, NJ 07701
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Italian

Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Monday - Saturday: 11:30am - 3pm

Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 3:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 3:00pm - 11:00pm, Sunday: 12:00pm/noon - 9:00pm

Dinner all day Sunday 12:PM TILL 9:PM
Happy Hour all day Sunday at Bar only excludes bar tables
Happy Hour Monday - Friday 3:pm to 6:pm at bar only excludes bar tables

Cross Street:
Pearl Street

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(732) 747-4551

Website:
http://pazzoredbank.com/

Entertainment:
Weekends

Catering:
on premise and off premise catering

Parking Details:
FREE PARKING IN ATTACHED PARKING GARAGE FOR PAZZO PATRONS

Public Transit:
NJ Transit

Additional:
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Counter Seating, Dancing, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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Pazzo Restaurant Ratings and Reviews

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4.4

Overall Rating

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food

4.5

service

4.4

ambience

4.2

value

4.1

Noise

Moderate

92% would recommend it to a friend

Pre/post Theatre (66)
Good for a Date (58)
Neighborhood Gem (55)
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Casual (54)
Good for Birthdays (42)
Special Occasion (41)
Bar Seating (35)
Good for Groups (35)
Good for Anniversaries (33)
Fun (31)
Business Meals (30)
Vibrant Bar Scene (30)
Authentic (29)
Worth the Drive (29)
Creative Cuisine (29)
Fit for Foodies (28)
Comfort Food (27)
Romantic (23)
Great for Outdoor Dining (22)
Notable Wine List (20)
Happy Hour (19)
Hot Spot (19)
Great for Lunch (17)
Cozy (15)
People Watching (15)
Sunday Lunch (13)
Kid-friendly (11)
Healthy (11)
Gluten Free Options (10)
Late-night Find (10)
Handcrafted Cocktails (9)
Quick Bite (9)
Tasting Menu (9)
Seasonal (6)
Good Vegetarian Options (6)
Disabled Access (5)
Quiet Conversation (5)
Great for Brunch (4)
Scenic View (4)
Paleo Friendly (3)
Afternoon Coffee (2)
Local Ingredients (2)
Great Beer (1)
Vegan (1)
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined 2 days ago

This was not our first time.

Food is consistently very good. We were there on a Saturday night. It was packed. Service was very.good in spite.of.crowd. it was too noisy. We were seated next to a large party celebrating a birthday. We could not hear each other. Will probably keep this a week night place. If you like noise, this is the place for u.

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined 2 days ago

Very crowded so people must love it. Reservations are a must. Drinks and bar area are nice if you can get a seat. Def try to go off hours. All staff pleasant and friendly. Location is great bc there’s plenty of parking available in the garage next door. I think honestly that’s the reason why it’s a go to place for many. The food is not terrific. The meatball appetizer was dry. My gnocchi with lobster was mushy and I believe (maybe I’m wrong) that there was filler seafood rather than all lobster in there. If it were truly lobster gnocchi wouldn’t there be identifiable lobster pieces visible? Idk We ordered the veal Milanese which was dry. It’s a tricky dish but it was just not great. Sorry!!!! I wasn’t even going to review the restaurant but the open table app popped up on my phone asking how my dinner was. To sum up: great location, bar great, employees accommodating and friendly, atmosphere lively, food average. :)

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 (Minneapolis)·Dined 3 days ago

Food was amazing! Waitress was fabulous!! Fun kid!

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Seasonal, Fun, Good for a Date, Comfort Food, Casual
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined 3 days ago

Food was exceptional; as well as the service!

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·Dined 3 days ago

Delicious food, waitress made sure we made it to our show on time

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 (New York Area)·Dined 3 days ago

Always my favorite Italian restaurant!...enjoy it every time that I have dinner there.

Tags: Business Meals, Creative Cuisine, Quick Bite, Great for Outdoor Dining, Good for a Date, Pre/post Theatre, Great for Lunch, Bar Seating, Casual, Neighborhood Gem, Seasonal, Happy Hour, Late-night Find, Good for Birthdays, Authentic, Cozy, Romantic, Fun, Worth the Drive
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·Dined 4 days ago

Pazzo has been consistently perfect since its conception. I have dined here when I was married, had romantic dinners, brought my children here as a family when they were little. Sadly, met with a lawyer here regarding my pending divorce, met friends here after work, had a couple of first dates here and most recently celebrated the accomplishments of my now grown children. Pazzo has always been the perfect environment for my life's ups and downs. I used to work at Count Basie where I highly recommended Pazzo for both pre and post theatre.
I appreciate this establishment and look forward to hopefully many more celebrations.

Unfortunately my kids made fun of me when I asked that we take a picture at our recent visit

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Tasting Menu, Romantic, Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date, Creative Cuisine, Fit for Foodies, Good for Anniversaries, Afternoon Coffee, Late-night Find, Happy Hour, Business Meals, Quick Bite, Notable Wine List, Good for Groups, Special Occasion, Great for Lunch, Good for Birthdays, Bar Seating
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined 5 days ago

We frequent this restaurant and were disappointed by most of the food on this visit. Filet was requested medium and it came out burnt. The arugula on my Veal Milanese was drenched in a sweet dressing and leached onto the meat so taking it off didn't help much. When I pointed it out to the waitress, she said sorry and brought me an undressed salad with onions (I had requested no onions initially). As we had theater tickets and the meals were slow to arrive (we did inform our waitress), we could not ask for new meals. Not one of their better nights.

Tags: Casual
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 (New York Area)·Dined on January 14, 2018

pazzo is always a go to place for us. the food is always great and we always run into friends there.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for a Date
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on January 14, 2018

We really enjoy Pazzo's, but our main complaint is the service is so sporadic. Sometimes good, sometimes bad. No consistency.

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·Dined on January 13, 2018

Great food and service!!! Will go back in the near future with friends!!!

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date
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 (New York Area)·Dined on January 13, 2018

Good food, good value & good service . . . lemon wings appetizer were great & no complaints from the group about entrees . . pappardelle was a big hit & the MOR pizza was very tasty. Very convenient to the Count Basie Theater before a show with parking next door . . . we'll be back next time we go to a show at the Basie!!!

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Good for Groups
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on January 9, 2018

lemoncello wings... you need to try these

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 (New York Area)·Dined on January 7, 2018

Great service and excellent food

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on January 1, 2018

Great meal, great service for New Years eve.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on January 1, 2018

Celebrating New Years

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on December 31, 2017

Came to Pazzo for New Year's Eve pre-concert dinner with a 6:30 reservation. We arrived early and they immediately sat us. We were in no rush because the concert didn't start until 9 and the theater was a few blocks away. Drinks came. We ordered a clam pie for an appetizer and two main courses and a bottle of wine. When the clam pie arrived, so did the two entrees. We immediately sent them back and summoned the waiter and told him what happened. He said it was his fault and that he would get yelled at by the kitchen. He assured us that things would get better -- WRONG! Just as we had finished about half of the appetizer and were still eating, the entrees arrived again. Once again had to summon the waiter and this time he said it was the kitchen's fault. At this point, we had only been in the restaurant for 45 minutes and it was not full, so we could not understand why the rush. I told the waiter that I did not want to see the entrees again until I told him that we were ready for them. I also reiterated that we were in no rush and did not plan on leaving the restaurant before 8:30. Fortunately, there were no more glitches and the meal was good. We noticed, however, as tables began to fill in around us, that by 8:00 PM, service staff was telling diners that they were already sold out of the lobster special for the evening. Pazzo's proximity to the Count Basie Theater gives it an advantage for filling up tables. We have been there before and although the food is good and the portions more than, there was always something about the service that was lacking.

Tags: Casual, Good for Birthdays, Neighborhood Gem, Pre/post Theatre, Special Occasion
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on December 31, 2017

I really like Pazzo, we went early (3:45) on NYE meal was great as usual. One thing I was a bit disappointed with was even though they were empty inside we were sat out in the sidewalk tent. You might think we froze but it was the opposite- the overhead heat lamps were so intense it was a little unpleasant. Food here is always amazing!

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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 30, 2017

Food is always very good with excellent selection of different choices.
Service attentive and helpful.

Tags: Bar Seating, Business Meals, Quiet Conversation
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on December 30, 2017

The food is consistently delicious. I have always had great service here, and they have been very accommodating when bringing our 9 month old to dine with us. I highly recommend this place for good, solid Italian dishes.

Tags: Good for a Date, Casual, Cozy
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 29, 2017

We love it here, it is a regular place of ours...great service and great pizza!

Tags: Good for a Date, Sunday Lunch, Fit for Foodies, Happy Hour, Worth the Drive, Bar Seating, Good for Anniversaries
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·Dined on December 29, 2017

Food was excellent as was service....music was a little loud and not in sync with food....should be italian not rock.

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Notable Wine List, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on December 28, 2017

Great place! Can’t wait to go back. Pizza was amazing!

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Casual, Good for a Date, Great for Lunch
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 (Atlantic City)·Dined on December 28, 2017

Consistently great food and customer service. Thanks

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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 25, 2017

Christmas eve was special; everything was great from the minute we enter thank you

Tags: Fun, Romantic, Cozy
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 (New England)·Dined on December 24, 2017

Very noisy. Too crowded. Service staff tried to provide good service but the restaurant was too crowded. Food delivered was different than the description in the menu.

Our table was by the door and it was very cold every time the door opened.

We visit Pazzo probably 7 or 8 times a year and I see they are falling into a trap as once described by the great Yogi Berra, "it is too crowded, no one goes there any more"

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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 24, 2017

Food was decent. Service was terrible. Jessica

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 (Naples)·Dined on December 23, 2017

This was our first visit to Pazzo. Food was outstanding as was the service offered by Justin our waiter. We did dine in early (6:00 PM) but the place really got going and very busy around (7:00 PM). We live in Naples Florida but have family here in New Jersey. We do visit our family and friends up in NJ about 4 times a year and will be returning to Pazzo in Red Bank for sure.

Tags: People Watching, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups
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 (Atlantic City)·Dined on December 23, 2017

Good service and food! Great for family gatherings!

Tags: Good for Birthdays
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on December 22, 2017

The service was good. I always get a fish. They know how to cook fish. Always very well .prepared. this is a consistently enjoyable dining experience

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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 21, 2017

We where in town meeting friends for dinner before heading to Count Basie to see a show. The restaurant and the staff is aware of that fact and keeps an eye on the time for you so you’re not late for the show. The service is great. The food is great. The convenience of parking your car in the building attached to the restaurant is super easy. And, the theater had a jitney running back and forth from the restaurant to the theater at a very reasonable price. It’s a very nice addition to the evening.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 21, 2017

Made a res because of show tickets. Got stuck on the porch area. Wife froze!! Not happy.

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on December 21, 2017

Dined here again tonight. As usual it was lively and nice. They have found a good combination of casual and romantic. You can go to Pazzo for a business dinner, for a date, with friends and even with well behaved kids (not with little monsters).
As usual the employees who we've met before stopped by our table for a quick chat and friendly hello. Our waitress was a little... something, maybe stressed, tired or otherwise slightly grumpy. When I ordered the SPAGHETTINI she didn't understand me. After three attempts, she asked me to point it out on the menu and said "Oh the spaghetti funghi". I thought I must have read the menu wrong so when I got home I looked online and it really is SPAGHETTINI. I'm not writing that in caps, I copied / pasted from the menu.
The waitress offered us grated cheese and pepper. Neither were fresh ground. The cheese was in a bowl and probably came from the green can. The pepper was typical black pepper in a glass shaker.
I like this place, the people who work there and the food. I've been there before and I'm sure I'll go back, they just aren't very refined.

The menu had what may be a new item, shrimp oreganata. I didnt have that but it sounded delicious and I'm still thinking about it. Maybe next time...
The last time or two that we went there, there was a manager roaming around the room like a shark. He apparently wasn't there

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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 20, 2017

Lunch week leading into Christmas and kitchen seemed overwhelmed. Long time for food to arrive.

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on December 19, 2017

Enjoyed our meal, good service especially with a show starting at 7:30. Good job

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vip
 (Philadelphia)·Dined on December 19, 2017

The food was good and our server got us in and out in order to get to the Count Basie Theater on time.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 18, 2017

This was our first time trying Pazzo’s. We just moved to the area. We were very impressed. The food was awesome and our waitress was wonderful , friendly and always smiling. It was a pleasure. It was very loud so we made our next reservation for the patio area. Can’t wait! Can’t say enough about the food!

Tags: Good for a Date, Fun, Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion, Casual, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Kid-friendly
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·Dined on December 18, 2017

The food and service was average. We went here for half price pasta night and this was a good value at half price but would not go back and pay full price, value rating is based on full price.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 18, 2017

We had a lovely dinner there prior to a show at The Count Basie Theater. A group of friends dined on very good food for a more than fair price. Our waitress was excellent and helped to make everything work smoothly. A very nice spot that gives great value.

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Authentic, Comfort Food, Good for a Date, Neighborhood Gem
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 17, 2017

We’ve been to Pazzo at least a dozen times and it’s never just good. It’s always, ALWAYS amazing. The staff is great, but it’s the food that always blows us away. It’s just good food and always a good time. We love this place.

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