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The 21 Essential Pizzerias of Washington, DC

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Ladies and gentlemen, as Pizza Week draws to a close it's time to consider the broader span of pizza in DC. We've featured various pizzerias around town all week long, but there are plenty more classic Washington pizzerias out there in every neighborhood and to suit every need — for families, for trend-watchers, for those who are nostalgic for a taste of Italy and even for those who want to play ping pong while they eat. Here is a guide to some of the best pizzerias for every purpose, spanning all neighborhoods. Though there are several worthy pizzerias that have cropped up in recent months, they were not yet considered for inclusion. Maybe next time.

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1. 2Amys

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3715 Macomb St NW
Washington, DC 20016

2. Seventh Hill Pizza

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327 7th St SE
Washington, DC 20003

3. Vace Italian Delicatessen

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4705 Miller Ave
Bethesda, MD 20814
301-654-6367

4. Pupatella Neapolitan Pizzeria

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5104 Wilson Blvd
Arlington, VA 22203

5. Pete's Apizza

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1400 Irving St NW
Washington, DC 20010

6. The Italian Store

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3123 Lee Hwy, Lyon Village
Arlington, VA 22201

7. Pizzeria Orso

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400 S Maple Ave
Falls Church, VA 22046

8. Il Canale

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1063 31st St NW
Washington, DC 20007

9. Ledo Pizza

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4509 Knox Rd
College Park, MD 20740

10. Radius Pizza

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3155 Mt Pleasant St NW
Washington, DC 20010

11. Del Ray Pizzeria

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2218 Mt Vernon Ave
Alexandria, VA 22301

12. RedRocks Firebrick Pizzeria

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1036 Park Rd NW
Washington, DC 20010

13. Kavanagh's Pizza Pub

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2400 Wisconsin Ave NW
Washington, DC 20007

14. We the Pizza

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305 Pennsylvania Ave SE
Washington, DC 20003

15. Local 16

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1602 U St NW
Washington, DC 20009

16. Ella's Wood Fired Pizza

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901 F St NW
Washington, DC 20004

17. Graffiato

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707 6th St NW
Washington, DC 20001

18. Rustico

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827 Slaters Ln
Alexandria, VA 22314

19. Matchbox

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713 H St NW
Washington, DC 20001

20. Comet Ping Pong

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5037 Connecticut Ave NW
Washington, DC 20008

21. Pizzeria Paradiso

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2003 P St NW
Washington, DC 20036

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1. 2Amys

3715 Macomb St NW, Washington, DC 20016
3715 Macomb St NW
Washington, DC 20016

2. Seventh Hill Pizza

327 7th St SE, Washington, DC 20003
327 7th St SE
Washington, DC 20003

3. Vace Italian Delicatessen

4705 Miller Ave, Bethesda, MD 20814
4705 Miller Ave
Bethesda, MD 20814

4. Pupatella Neapolitan Pizzeria

5104 Wilson Blvd, Arlington, VA 22203
5104 Wilson Blvd
Arlington, VA 22203

5. Pete's Apizza

1400 Irving St NW, Washington, DC 20010
1400 Irving St NW
Washington, DC 20010

6. The Italian Store

3123 Lee Hwy, Lyon Village, Arlington, VA 22201
3123 Lee Hwy, Lyon Village
Arlington, VA 22201

7. Pizzeria Orso

400 S Maple Ave, Falls Church, VA 22046
400 S Maple Ave
Falls Church, VA 22046

8. Il Canale

1063 31st St NW, Washington, DC 20007
1063 31st St NW
Washington, DC 20007

9. Ledo Pizza

4509 Knox Rd, College Park, MD 20740
4509 Knox Rd
College Park, MD 20740

10. Radius Pizza

3155 Mt Pleasant St NW, Washington, DC 20010
3155 Mt Pleasant St NW
Washington, DC 20010

11. Del Ray Pizzeria

2218 Mt Vernon Ave, Alexandria, VA 22301
2218 Mt Vernon Ave
Alexandria, VA 22301

12. RedRocks Firebrick Pizzeria

1036 Park Rd NW, Washington, DC 20010
1036 Park Rd NW
Washington, DC 20010

13. Kavanagh's Pizza Pub

2400 Wisconsin Ave NW, Washington, DC 20007
2400 Wisconsin Ave NW
Washington, DC 20007

14. We the Pizza

305 Pennsylvania Ave SE, Washington, DC 20003
305 Pennsylvania Ave SE
Washington, DC 20003

15. Local 16

1602 U St NW, Washington, DC 20009
1602 U St NW
Washington, DC 20009

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16. Ella's Wood Fired Pizza

901 F St NW, Washington, DC 20004
901 F St NW
Washington, DC 20004

17. Graffiato

707 6th St NW, Washington, DC 20001
707 6th St NW
Washington, DC 20001

18. Rustico

827 Slaters Ln, Alexandria, VA 22314
827 Slaters Ln
Alexandria, VA 22314

19. Matchbox

713 H St NW, Washington, DC 20001
713 H St NW
Washington, DC 20001

20. Comet Ping Pong

5037 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC 20008
5037 Connecticut Ave NW
Washington, DC 20008

21. Pizzeria Paradiso

2003 P St NW, Washington, DC 20036
2003 P St NW
Washington, DC 20036

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