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Where to Order Pasta for Takeout and Delivery Around D.C.

How to fulfill a fix for spaghetti, rigatoni, and tortellini

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Rigatoni from I’m Eddie Cano
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Carb lovers who are stuck at home can still take comfort in boxed-up servings of rigatoni bolognese, everyday cacio e pepe, or even fancy lobster pasta for takeout or delivery. During the novel coronavirus crisis, restaurants are frequently reconfiguring their operations or temporarily closing for cleaning, so call ahead to plan dinners from the kitchens on this list.

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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

1. I’m Eddie Cano

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5014 Connecticut Ave NW
Washington, DC 20008
(202) 890-4995
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This relative newcomer to the Forest Hills neighborhood in Upper Northwest has affordable, reliable pastas split into categories for traditional Italian and Italian-American. The selection includes classics such as spaghetti and meatballs, primavera with campanelle and cacio pepe. Order online for pickup, or on DoorDash for lunch or dinner deliveries.

2. Sfoglina (Multiple locations)

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4445 Connecticut Ave NW
Washington, DC 20008
(202) 525-1402
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Longtime D.C. chef Fabio Trabbochi’s casual pasta house is named after the masters who make noodles. Pick a pasta and a sauce, or a preset combinations such as radiatore with mascarpone cheese, English peas, and applewood smoked bacon. Every dish comes with reheating instructions. Order online for takeout and delivery. Locations downtown and in Rosslyn plan to reopen for pickup and delivery May 21, according to the restaurant’s website.

3. Little Coco's

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3907 14th St NW
Washington, DC 20011
(202) 853-9889
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Just north of Columbia Heights, Little Coco’s comes from the restaurant group behind local favorites like Quarry House, El Chucho, and Bar Charlie. The kitchen switches up its options regularly, but recent menus have included goat cheese ravioli with sunchoke, short rib mac and cheese, and campanelle with roasted carrots and kale pesto. Order online only for curbside pickup, or via Ubereats for delivery.

4. Al Dente

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3201 New Mexico Ave NW
Washington, DC 20016
(202) 244-2223

With fresh pasa options such as veal and pork ravioli or a farro tagliatelle, this restaurant near American University reliably churns out classics. Order online for pickup, or get delivery via various third-party services.

5. Napoli Pasta Bar

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2737 Sherman Ave NW
Washington, DC 20001
(202) 588-8752
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The Columbia Heights gem shows off imported Italian products and family recipes from its Neapolitan owner. Try the popular paccheri with slowcooked meat and tomato sauce, or the fusili with crabmeat, mint, and peas. Family dinner packages and brunch pasta dishes are also on offer. Order online for pickup or delivery.

6. Al Volo Osteria (Multiple locations)

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1790 Columbia Rd NW
Washington, DC 20009
(202) 758-0759
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Known for fresh pastas and sauces it sells at many local farmers markets (and online), Al Volo shines with generous portions and rich ragus. Home-style dishes include different stuffed raviolis and vegetarian sauces, too. Online ordering via Chownow is available for takeout and delivery for Adams Morgan and the Cleveland Park locations.

7. The Red Hen

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1822 1st St NW
Washington, DC 20001
(202) 525-3021
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The mezzi rigatoni with fennel sausage and pecorino from this Bloomingdale favorite is one of D.C.’s iconic dishes. The bucatini cacio e pepe, normally an off-menu request for those in the know, is now available on the to-go menu. Order online for takeout and delivery.

8. Ghibellina

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1610 14th St NW
Washington, DC 20009
(202) 803-2389
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This 14th Street spot is best known for its standout Neapolitan pizzas, but the pastas here are also done well. The paccheri with white wine braised lamb and mint is one of the more unusual options. Call for pickup, or use third-party apps for delivery.

9. Floriana

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1602 17th St NW
Washington, DC 20009
(202) 667-5937
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This old-school, neighborhood restaurant in Dupont has refined pastas like pappardelle with ragu, butternut squash ravioli, lobster gnocchi, and a tortelloni with tenderloin. Order online for pickup and delivery.

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10. Masseria a Casa

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1340 4th St NE
Washington, DC 20002
(202) 608-1330
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The Michelin-starred coastal Italian tasting menu spot has transformed into a delivery service that offers prix-fixe dinners for two for $85. The menu changes every day week-by-week, but every meal comes with a pasta course with options like Nicholas Stefanelli’s popular seafood linguine with XO sauce or lamb ragu lasagna.

11. San Lorenzo

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1316 9th St NW
Washington, DC 20001
(202) 588-8954
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This Shaw restaurant turns out a changing menu of pastas with rich flavors. It might include a seafood linguini with clams, mussels and scallops, veal ravioli, or the popular mezzi rigatoni with sausage ragu. Call the restaurant for takeout, delivery orders can be made online via Caviar.

12. Stellina Pizzeria

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399 Morse St NE
Washington, DC 20002
(202) 851-3995
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The short but solid pasta list at this essential Italian counter by Union Market fan favorites tonnarelli cacio e pepe and a paccheri with meat ragu. Round out the meal with a Neo-Neapolitan pizza and a serrving of fried artichokes. Delivery is via Caviar, order online for pickup.

13. Tortino Restaurant

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1228 11th St NW
Washington, DC 20001
(202) 312-5570

This low-key, reliable restaurant in Logan Circle offers pastas such as lamb ravioli and saffron taglierini with scallops and calamari. Call for takeout.

14. Via Sophia

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1001 14th St NW
Washington, DC 20005
(202) 218-7575
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The osteria inside the Hamilton hotel is open for pickup only. Find pasta dishes such as cavatelli with sausage and rapini or a fennel ricotta ravioli. The pizzas here are worth an add-on too. Place orders over the phone or in an email.

15. Alta Strada

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465 K St NW
Washington, DC 20001
(202) 629-4662
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The homey Italian-American restaurant in chef Michael Schlow’s group is offering weekly specials that include a pasta. Baked ziti and the spaghetti all’Amatriciana are solid choices. It also has grocery boxes available. Order online for takeout and delivery.

16. RPM Italian

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650 K St NW
Washington, DC 20001
(202) 204-4480
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This swanky spot in Mt. Vernon Triangle offers up a selection of familiar pastas and more high-end options like squid ink spaghetti with king crab and fresno chile. Order online for takeout or delivery.

17. Nicoletta Italian Kitchen

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901 4th St NW
Washington, DC 20001
(202) 697-6888
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The more casual sibling to Osteria Morini has a build-your-own pasta option with choices for noodles, proteins, and sauces such as pomodoro, creamy garlic, and a calamari ragu. Call for curbside pickup. Delivery is available via Grubhub or DoorDash,

18. Centrolina

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974 Palmer Alley NW
Washington, DC 20001
(202) 898-2426
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Chef-owner Amy Brandwein was just nominated for a James Beard award for the fourth year in a row, recognizing her regional Italian fare made with Mid-Atlantic ingredients. Order online for takeout, or via Caviar and Tock for delivery. Stock up on pantry items from the attached market while you are at it.

19. Thompson Italian

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124 N Washington St
Falls Church, VA 22046
(703) 269-0893
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Shortly after opening in Falls Church last summer, this mom-and-pop pasta shop from chefs Gabe and Katherine Thompson won positive reviews for its spicy meatballls and olive oil cake. The couple, who rose through the ranks of the NYC restaurant scene before moving to be close to family in Northern Virginia, recently added a takeout option that includes spaghetti with marinara, basil, and chiles, or a burrata agnolotti with ramp butter. 

20. Lavagna

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539 8th St SE
Washington, DC 20003
(202) 546-5006
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This Barracks Row restaurant focuses on simple, fresh pastas that features products sourced from farms from Tennessee to New York. Standouts include the papardelle lamb and the spaghetti bolognese. Order online for takeout or delivery.

21. Osteria Morini

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301 Water St SE
Washington, DC 20003
(202) 484-0660
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A staple in Navy Yard, the restaurant from New York chef Michael White focuses on traditional pastas from the Romagna region of Italy. The cappelletti with truffled ricotta ravioli and proscuitto is a stand out, but all the house made pasta is solid. Order online for pick-up. Delivery is available via DoorDash.

22. Mia's Italian Kitchen

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100 King St
Alexandria, VA 22314
(703) 997-5300
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The fresh pasta selection from this Old Town staple features basics such as rigatoni with bolognese and fettucine with mascarpone and mushrooms. Order online for curbside pickup. Delivery also available via Uber Eats, Grubhub, and Postmates.

1. I’m Eddie Cano

5014 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC 20008

This relative newcomer to the Forest Hills neighborhood in Upper Northwest has affordable, reliable pastas split into categories for traditional Italian and Italian-American. The selection includes classics such as spaghetti and meatballs, primavera with campanelle and cacio pepe. Order online for pickup, or on DoorDash for lunch or dinner deliveries.

5014 Connecticut Ave NW
Washington, DC 20008

2. Sfoglina (Multiple locations)

4445 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC 20008

Longtime D.C. chef Fabio Trabbochi’s casual pasta house is named after the masters who make noodles. Pick a pasta and a sauce, or a preset combinations such as radiatore with mascarpone cheese, English peas, and applewood smoked bacon. Every dish comes with reheating instructions. Order online for takeout and delivery. Locations downtown and in Rosslyn plan to reopen for pickup and delivery May 21, according to the restaurant’s website.

4445 Connecticut Ave NW
Washington, DC 20008

3. Little Coco's

3907 14th St NW, Washington, DC 20011

Just north of Columbia Heights, Little Coco’s comes from the restaurant group behind local favorites like Quarry House, El Chucho, and Bar Charlie. The kitchen switches up its options regularly, but recent menus have included goat cheese ravioli with sunchoke, short rib mac and cheese, and campanelle with roasted carrots and kale pesto. Order online only for curbside pickup, or via Ubereats for delivery.

3907 14th St NW
Washington, DC 20011

4. Al Dente

3201 New Mexico Ave NW, Washington, DC 20016

With fresh pasa options such as veal and pork ravioli or a farro tagliatelle, this restaurant near American University reliably churns out classics. Order online for pickup, or get delivery via various third-party services.

3201 New Mexico Ave NW
Washington, DC 20016

5. Napoli Pasta Bar

2737 Sherman Ave NW, Washington, DC 20001

The Columbia Heights gem shows off imported Italian products and family recipes from its Neapolitan owner. Try the popular paccheri with slowcooked meat and tomato sauce, or the fusili with crabmeat, mint, and peas. Family dinner packages and brunch pasta dishes are also on offer. Order online for pickup or delivery.

2737 Sherman Ave NW
Washington, DC 20001

6. Al Volo Osteria (Multiple locations)

1790 Columbia Rd NW, Washington, DC 20009

Known for fresh pastas and sauces it sells at many local farmers markets (and online), Al Volo shines with generous portions and rich ragus. Home-style dishes include different stuffed raviolis and vegetarian sauces, too. Online ordering via Chownow is available for takeout and delivery for Adams Morgan and the Cleveland Park locations.

1790 Columbia Rd NW
Washington, DC 20009

7. The Red Hen

1822 1st St NW, Washington, DC 20001

The mezzi rigatoni with fennel sausage and pecorino from this Bloomingdale favorite is one of D.C.’s iconic dishes. The bucatini cacio e pepe, normally an off-menu request for those in the know, is now available on the to-go menu. Order online for takeout and delivery.

1822 1st St NW
Washington, DC 20001

8. Ghibellina

1610 14th St NW, Washington, DC 20009

This 14th Street spot is best known for its standout Neapolitan pizzas, but the pastas here are also done well. The paccheri with white wine braised lamb and mint is one of the more unusual options. Call for pickup, or use third-party apps for delivery.

1610 14th St NW
Washington, DC 20009

9. Floriana

1602 17th St NW, Washington, DC 20009

This old-school, neighborhood restaurant in Dupont has refined pastas like pappardelle with ragu, butternut squash ravioli, lobster gnocchi, and a tortelloni with tenderloin. Order online for pickup and delivery.

1602 17th St NW
Washington, DC 20009

10. Masseria a Casa

1340 4th St NE, Washington, DC 20002

The Michelin-starred coastal Italian tasting menu spot has transformed into a delivery service that offers prix-fixe dinners for two for $85. The menu changes every day week-by-week, but every meal comes with a pasta course with options like Nicholas Stefanelli’s popular seafood linguine with XO sauce or lamb ragu lasagna.

1340 4th St NE
Washington, DC 20002

11. San Lorenzo

1316 9th St NW, Washington, DC 20001

This Shaw restaurant turns out a changing menu of pastas with rich flavors. It might include a seafood linguini with clams, mussels and scallops, veal ravioli, or the popular mezzi rigatoni with sausage ragu. Call the restaurant for takeout, delivery orders can be made online via Caviar.

1316 9th St NW
Washington, DC 20001

12. Stellina Pizzeria

399 Morse St NE, Washington, DC 20002

The short but solid pasta list at this essential Italian counter by Union Market fan favorites tonnarelli cacio e pepe and a paccheri with meat ragu. Round out the meal with a Neo-Neapolitan pizza and a serrving of fried artichokes. Delivery is via Caviar, order online for pickup.

399 Morse St NE
Washington, DC 20002

13. Tortino Restaurant

1228 11th St NW, Washington, DC 20001

This low-key, reliable restaurant in Logan Circle offers pastas such as lamb ravioli and saffron taglierini with scallops and calamari. Call for takeout.

1228 11th St NW
Washington, DC 20001

14. Via Sophia

1001 14th St NW, Washington, DC 20005

The osteria inside the Hamilton hotel is open for pickup only. Find pasta dishes such as cavatelli with sausage and rapini or a fennel ricotta ravioli. The pizzas here are worth an add-on too. Place orders over the phone or in an email.

1001 14th St NW
Washington, DC 20005

15. Alta Strada

465 K St NW, Washington, DC 20001

The homey Italian-American restaurant in chef Michael Schlow’s group is offering weekly specials that include a pasta. Baked ziti and the spaghetti all’Amatriciana are solid choices. It also has grocery boxes available. Order online for takeout and delivery.

465 K St NW
Washington, DC 20001

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16. RPM Italian

650 K St NW, Washington, DC 20001

This swanky spot in Mt. Vernon Triangle offers up a selection of familiar pastas and more high-end options like squid ink spaghetti with king crab and fresno chile. Order online for takeout or delivery.

650 K St NW
Washington, DC 20001

17. Nicoletta Italian Kitchen

901 4th St NW, Washington, DC 20001

The more casual sibling to Osteria Morini has a build-your-own pasta option with choices for noodles, proteins, and sauces such as pomodoro, creamy garlic, and a calamari ragu. Call for curbside pickup. Delivery is available via Grubhub or DoorDash,

901 4th St NW
Washington, DC 20001

18. Centrolina

974 Palmer Alley NW, Washington, DC 20001

Chef-owner Amy Brandwein was just nominated for a James Beard award for the fourth year in a row, recognizing her regional Italian fare made with Mid-Atlantic ingredients. Order online for takeout, or via Caviar and Tock for delivery. Stock up on pantry items from the attached market while you are at it.

974 Palmer Alley NW
Washington, DC 20001

19. Thompson Italian

124 N Washington St, Falls Church, VA 22046

Shortly after opening in Falls Church last summer, this mom-and-pop pasta shop from chefs Gabe and Katherine Thompson won positive reviews for its spicy meatballls and olive oil cake. The couple, who rose through the ranks of the NYC restaurant scene before moving to be close to family in Northern Virginia, recently added a takeout option that includes spaghetti with marinara, basil, and chiles, or a burrata agnolotti with ramp butter. 

124 N Washington St
Falls Church, VA 22046

20. Lavagna

539 8th St SE, Washington, DC 20003

This Barracks Row restaurant focuses on simple, fresh pastas that features products sourced from farms from Tennessee to New York. Standouts include the papardelle lamb and the spaghetti bolognese. Order online for takeout or delivery.

539 8th St SE
Washington, DC 20003

21. Osteria Morini

301 Water St SE, Washington, DC 20003

A staple in Navy Yard, the restaurant from New York chef Michael White focuses on traditional pastas from the Romagna region of Italy. The cappelletti with truffled ricotta ravioli and proscuitto is a stand out, but all the house made pasta is solid. Order online for pick-up. Delivery is available via DoorDash.

301 Water St SE
Washington, DC 20003

22. Mia's Italian Kitchen

100 King St, Alexandria, VA 22314

The fresh pasta selection from this Old Town staple features basics such as rigatoni with bolognese and fettucine with mascarpone and mushrooms. Order online for curbside pickup. Delivery also available via Uber Eats, Grubhub, and Postmates.

100 King St
Alexandria, VA 22314

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