The Best Pizza in Washington DC

There's so much more to Washington, D.C. than historic buildings, monuments, landmarks, and politics. This capital city also has a thriving culinary and cultural scene. When it comes to pizza, DC has got it down. One of America’s favorite comfort foods is served in a variety of ways here—thin crust or deep dish, vegan or meat lovers, authentic or fusion. No matter what diners are in the mood for, they’ll be able to satisfy their cravings. We’ve rounded up the best pizza restaurants in DC, powered by our data from the most in-the-know diners in the capital. Here’s where to eat.

The OpenTable Team
Restaurants:Sette Osteria - 14th St, Il Canale, Café Milano
Price Range:$$ - $$$
Cuisines:Italian
Neighborhoods:Logan Circle, Georgetown, Washington DC
Party Size
For 2
Date
Time
7:00 PM

Sette Osteria - 14th St

$$$$·Italian·
Logan Circle
551 reviews
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Authentic
  • Brunch

For anyone who’s up for artisan pizza made right in front of them, Sette Osteria is the pizza restaurant to visit. Seeing the baker make the dough, top it with San Marzano tomato sauce and a generous ...

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Il Canale

$$$$·Italian·
Georgetown
3,145 reviews
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Authentic

Serving authentic Naples-style thin crust pizza, Il Canale is quite a gem in Georgetown. With its smoky flavor, soft and crispy crust, and imported buffalo mozzarella, as well as its rich toppings, Il...

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Café Milano

$$$$·Italian·
Washington DC
3,326 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Hot Spot

Those on a hunt for authentic Italian dishes need look no further than Café Milano. This stylish café offers an excellent selection of antipasti, salads, pizza, pasta, steak, and dessert. Its namesake...

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Cesco Osteria

$$$$·Italian·
Bethesda / Chevy Chase
1,210 reviews
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Authentic
  • Neighbourhood Gem

Cesco Osteria’s wide variety of Fiorentina pizza and their selections of toppings is designed to satiate the cravings of anyone who's longing for a taste of Tuscany. It’s easy to imagine the rolling h...

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Ella's Wood Fired Kitchen

$$$$·Pizzeria·
Penn Quarter
737 reviews
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Authentic
  • Casual

This pizza-centered joint features a wood-fired oven as a focal point — pretty apt, as this is where most of the magic happens. Pizza devotees have been extolling the virtues of their pizza: with a th...

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Alta Strada- DC

$$$$·Italian·
Mt. Vernon Square
610 reviews
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Good for a Date

Whether for date night or dinner with family or friends, Alta Strada makes for an excellent neighborhood restaurant with its comfortable yet contemporary atmosphere. With a pizza crust that’s light, w...

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Ristorante Piccolo

$$$$·Italian·
Georgetown
2,482 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romance
  • Good for a Date

Diners will enjoy the distinct taste of Sicily with Ristorante Piccolo’s famed Sicilian focaccia deep dish pizza and a wide selection of toppings to go with it. With its three fireplaces and wrought i...

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Flavio

$$$$·Italian·
Georgetown
601 reviews
  • Hot Spot
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Special Occasion

Flavio is situated in what used to be an old building that's converted to house this quaint yet vibrant restaurant. Their seafood pizza comes with generous toppings of scallops, shrimps, and lobster m...

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Fontina Grille

$$$$·Italian·
Rockville
1,178 reviews
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Fit for Foodies

With its excellent location, casual and relaxed ambiance, and a seating area that's good for group get-togethers or an intimate dinner for two, Fontina Grille is a great neighborhood restaurant. It al...

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