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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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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

Seventh Hill Pizza

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Vace Italian Delicatessen

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Pupatella Neapolitan Pizzeria

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Pete's Apizza

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The Italian Store

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Pizzeria Orso

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Il Canale

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Ledo Pizza

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Radius Pizza

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Del Ray Pizzeria

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RedRocks Firebrick Pizzeria

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Kavanagh's Pizza Pub

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We the Pizza

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Local 16

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Ella's Wood Fired Pizza

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Graffiato

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Rustico

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Matchbox

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Comet Ping Pong

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Pizzeria Paradiso

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Seventh Hill Pizza

Vace Italian Delicatessen

Pupatella Neapolitan Pizzeria

Pete's Apizza

The Italian Store

Pizzeria Orso

Il Canale

Ledo Pizza

Radius Pizza

Del Ray Pizzeria

RedRocks Firebrick Pizzeria

Kavanagh's Pizza Pub