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Chef Paolino

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726 Frederick Rd, Catonsville, MD 21228-4501
(410) 747-4949
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner

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  • 18
    Excellent
  • 14
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Always an option. The best family-friendly restaurant in Catonsville. Good pizza, great salads, decent Italian dinners. Liquor license means mom and dad can enjoy a glass of wine or beer with dinner while the kids eat pizza. Local crowd. Don't break any rules or you'll get reminded...

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 16, 2015
dunkmct
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Baltimore, Maryland
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English first
Baltimore, Maryland
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68 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Always an option. The best family-friendly restaurant in Catonsville. Good pizza, great salads, decent Italian dinners. Liquor license means mom and dad can enjoy a glass of wine or beer with dinner while the kids eat pizza. Local crowd. Don't break any rules or you'll get reminded...

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Lexington, Ohio
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42 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

We stayed in this area for one night on our wAy to ocean city-- we asked locals where to eat-- this was suggested-- You order first and they bring it to you -- the menu had plenty of options-- We had 3 kids and 2 adults-- it was very good - GreAt choice for dinner !!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

My husband and I pick up carry out from here a lot and it is always tasty. Just be careful it usually comes out of the bag piping hot - in a good way!

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Baltimore, Maryland
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23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

This is our "go to" restaurant when we don't feel like cooking at home. The staff are friendly & efficient. The food is good. I especially like the chicken rolatini with the herbs & prosciuttino, mushrooms, herbs, fontina cheese inside. I think the portions are huge & I always take home enough food for 2 more lunches. Some may really... More 

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Indiana, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

My husband and I both felt the food was good for a lunch meal. We are new to the area..its a go to the counter and order style. We would go again if in the area.

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Eldersburg, Maryland
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60 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

This is an order yourself restaurant. Nothing fancy but the food was tasty. The servings were adequate. Nice if you are in a hurry.

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Columbia, MD
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88 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

I eat here frequently because one of writers' groups often has dinner at the restaurant before their meetings at the library up the street. The restaurant serves standard Italian fare, mostly pasta and pizza. Dinners come with brochetta and salad. You order at a counter, and they bring your food to you. The food is tasty, and the portions are... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Food is great, prices are reasonable. Would be interested if they finished developing the bar and turned it to table service but love the quick casual. Only issue is the volume of signs/notes on the doors. No cleats, no this, no that... this would be an ideal place to bring a sports team after a game but they forbid cleats/spikes... More 

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Catonsville, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Good pizza, gluten-free option. One complaint: they wouldn't let me phone an order ahead of time for eating in. Pizzas take a while to cook, and with kids it's sometimes nice to call ahead to minimize the wait. Of course, they will take an order for carryout by phone, but not for eating in. Why not, Chef Paolino?

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Catonsville, Maryland
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34 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

Great pizza and a large variety of Italian dinners and subs. Eat in, delivery or pick up yourself. The sausage is very tasty.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 726 Frederick Rd, Catonsville, MD 21228-4501
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Catonsville
  • Phone Number: (410) 747-4949

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?