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Chef Paolino

726 Frederick Rd, Catonsville, MD 21228-4501
(410) 747-4949
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Ranked #2 of 96 restaurants in Catonsville
Price range: $5 - $10
Cuisines: Pizza
Most recent review
- Jul 16, 2014
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23 reviews from our community

95% Recommend
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English first
Baltimore, Maryland
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

We celebrated a birthday with a nice dinner here. It is a roomy but warm place with a large selection of Italian specialties. The dining room is nice, but you can certainly dress informally. After soccer practice or work, it's very relaxed here. Everything was delish from the Caesar salad and fried calamari appetizer to our veal Parmesan, pasta dishes,... More

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Top Contributor
195 reviews 195 reviews
147 restaurant reviews
109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

Order at the counter and they call your number. Serve yourself drinks too. I like this better because it's so much faster. Huge portions. I had the Chef P salad, came already tossed with dressing, thank you for that too. I'll be back. This is also great for takeout. One salad can feed 5 people.

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Halethorpe, Maryland
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35 reviews 35 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

Take out or eat in....no matter it's good food. Friendly & helpful staff. Very busy place at lunch & dinner time, especially on Friday & Saturday evenings. Order much like you do at a Pizzaria in Italy, serve yourself drinks and staff brings food to the table. Works well and quite quickly. Large portions (always have enough for another meal)... More

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Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

Huge portions at a great price are wonderful when the food is also very good and Chef Paolino's is all of this. This casual family style Italian restaurant has NY style thin crust pizza, great grilled chicken caesar salads and pasta dishes you'll remember for a long time. The classic Italian dishes are perfect and the seafood dishes are fresh... More

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Top Contributor
62 reviews 62 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

When you enter Chef Paolino, you first order at a counter, but don't be put off by this. The prices are excellent for what you get, the dishes are delivered to your table, and everything is delicious!! We've had pizza, sausage and peppers, spaghetti and meatballs, etc. The main courses are served with pasta and a large salad and garlic... More

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Baltimore, Maryland
Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

The food here is very good. The caesar salad is one of the best I have ever had and their pasta is done well. I work down the street and I come at least once a month for lunch. they do carryout and the service is quick. i would highly recommend it to anyone looking to grab something quick and... More

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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

I have eaten at Chef Pa's several times and always left satisfied. All food is made fresh to order with abundant portions. Can't go wrong if you are in the mood for a great Italian meal.

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Columbia, MD
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114 reviews 114 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2013

My husband and I had a late lunch here today. I had been told about this place at the nearby yarn shop quite awhile ago, so we finally got around to trying it. Very casual atmosphere, you order at the counter and they call your number when your food is ready. It looked to us like it was all local... More

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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

Evething tastes wonderful, from the pizza to the pasta, to their subs. And the salads are excellent. The olnly drawback to the place is the way they sometimes bark your order number over the PA, and the use of the word NEXT without a "please". They are consitant, clean, and really effecient. I've never had a bad selection.

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Catonsville, Maryland
19 reviews 19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013 via mobile

Great pizza and subs! Garlic knots are to die for. Lots of other Italian dishes on the menu as well if you're not in the mood for pizza. Reasonably priced.

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