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Pizzeria Paradiso’s New Game-Filled Bar Is Here

Crush video games, gourmet pizza, and cult brews in Georgetown

Pizzeria Paradiso’s game-centric downstairs bar.
Photo: Juliana Molina

Homegrown chain Pizzeria Paradiso is getting more playful as it matures, replacing the subterranean beer bar at its 16-year-old Georgetown location with a new gaming mecca packed with Skee-Ball, pinball, and video games.

Formerly dubbed Birreria Paradiso, the updated Paradiso Game Room features a rotating list of 50 canned beers ($5 to $14) along with eight draft lines reserved for independently owned and operated breweries.

Multi-task by knocking back cold ones while racking up high scores on nine different arcade games or taking command of the jukebox ($0.50 cents to $4). Happy hour runs from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., Monday through Thursday with $4 drafts, $5 house wines, $7 appetizers, and discounted pizzas ($12 for a 9-inch pie; $18 for a 12-inch pizza). The full menu from Pizzeria Paradiso will be available downstairs.

A custom mural by artist and Stillwater Brewery label designer Mike Van Hall. The four sets of circles represent the four Pizzeria Paradiso locations.
Photo: Juliana Molina

The new bar crawl option for Georgetown University students is projected to stay open every day until 1 a.m. The tony neighborhood has another interactive option nearby in four-year-old Pinstripes Bowling Alley.

Status: Scheduled to open at 5 p.m. 3282 M Street NW (enter off Potomac Street); website.

Pizzeria Paradiso

3282 M Street Northwest, , DC 20007 (202) 337-1245 Visit Website

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