Pizza lovers, rejoice: Many menus around town now tout a 50 percent off deal on entire pies. Some limit the special to happy hour at the bar, while others pick a certain day to slice the price in two. Virginia, Maryland, and D.C. each have some strong contenders when it comes to the super sale on pies.
The Deal: Half-price pizza pops up throughout the week at this 14th Street spot. Their version is a 12" with crispy thin crust made from housemade dough (spicy grilled shrimp, meatball, mushroom are in the mix).
Where: 1612 14th St. NW
Dates: Tuesday to Thursday 6 p.m.-8 p.m.; Friday 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.; Sunday 3 p.m.-10 p.m.
The Deal: Every Monday, enjoy any large pizza at half the price (many run around $20 regularly).
Where: 2727 Merrilee Dr., Merrifield, Va.
Dates: All day Monday
The deal: The new North Shaw pizza parlor has an 8-inch, one-topping pizza for $6 during happy hour. Their normal prices range from $11-$17 per pie.
Where: 804 V St. NW
Dates: Monday to Sunday, 4 p.m.-7 p.m.
The deal: During happy hour seven days a week, every pie's price is sliced in half. That means picks like the Marinara is $6.50, Margherita di Bufala is $8, Funghi is $9, and Quattro Formaggi is $8.50.
Where: 1610 14th St. NW
Dates: Monday and Tuesday 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.; Wednesday through Sunday 3 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
The Deal: Every Monday is half price pizza night. That means The J.W. (sausage, pepperoni, caramelized onions, mozzarella) is just $8 and Onion Love is $7.50.
Where: 12505 Park Potomac Ave., Potomac, Md.
Dates: Monday night
The deal: During happy hour seven days a week, any of its 13 wood-fired Neapolitan pizzas are discounted down the middle. That includes the Prosciutto Rucola or Piemontese, normally $14.95 each, or any of the white pizzas.
Where: 3201 New Mexico Ave. NW
Dates: Every day, 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.
The liberty tree
The deal: Every Tuesday, all of its brick over pizzas are 50 percent off. That means the Casino (baby clams, roasted garlic, bacon, spinach, pecorino romano, white sauce) and the Godfather (spicy meatballs, bacon, onions, smoked gouda, mozzarella, tomato sauce) are just $7 apiece.
Where: 1016 H St. NE
Dates: Every Tuesday (must dine in)
Ella's wood-fired pizza
The deal: 7" pizzas at $7 a pop
Where: 610 9th St. NW
Dates: 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the bar
Price: While three inches smaller than their main menu counterparts, these individual pizzas are still a great deal (the happy hour $7 Genovese--pesto, parmesan, fingerling potatoes and prosciutto--is normally $15).
The deal: Late night pizza lovers are in luck at this City Vista staple, where the Margherita and Bianca are each more than 50 percent off their normal $15 dinner price.
Where: 465 K St. NW
Dates: Friday and Saturday, 11 a.m.-1 a.m.