Is there a menu item more portable than pizza? Sure — it's sister dish, the calzone. This pizza dough creation can be found at several places around the District, whether at late night pizzerias or sit-down restaurants. Here are some options.Read More
Where to Find a Calzone in D.C.
Sorriso has two calzoni on the menu right now, one with spinach and zucchini and another with prosciutto and mushrooms. A reader writes to the tipline, "They have a special gas and wood fired oven made especially for them."
2. Il Canale
Il Canale's Ripienone is described on the menu as a calzone stuffed with bufala, smoked mozzarella, sweet salami, tomato sauce and ricotta. It earned a thumbs up from one Eater reader, who wrote to the tipline to recommend it.
3. Pete's New Haven Style Apizza
Not technically a calzone, Pete's Sorbillo’s Original was recommended by multiple readers. Described as the restaurant's "homage to the birthplace of pizza," it's a rectangular shaped pizza turnover filled with milano salami, ricotta and mozzarella.
4. 2 Amys
2 Amys was another reader recommendation, even if what they serve isn't quite a calzone. They have an entire section of the menu devoted to stuffed pizza (ripieno), with fillings like ricotta, grana and prosciutto.
5. Bronx Pizza
Bronx Pizza has three types of calzones on the menu, not to mention a sausage roll and a chicken roll.
6. Open City
Customers can create their own calzones at this diner, or choose from these two pre-made options: The Babe with Italian sausage, ham, pepperoni and mozzarella, or the Mean Green with Spinach, artichokes, mozzarella and ricotta cheese.
7. Fuel Pizza
There are five types of calzones on Fuel's DC menu, ranging from bacon, spinach and tomato to five cheese.
8. Wings To Go
This late night haunt has one and two-item calzones, plus a meat lover's and a veggie stromboli.
9. The Italian Store
There are three types of calzones on the Italian store's menu, including the Classico (ham, mozzarella, and ricotta ) the Nino’s (spinach, mozzarella, and ricotta) and the Calabrese (pepperoni, mozzarella, pizza sauce).
10. Flippin' Pizza
Customers of this chain, with a handful of local locations, can make their own calzone or try the mozzarella and ricotta one.
11. Pizza Movers & Calzones
It's right in the name. This Georgetown eatery has a whopping ten calzones on its menu, some with untraditional flavors like buffalo chicken.
12. Rialto DC
Rialto's new lunch menu includes a pizza fritta. It's a fried calzone with ricotta cheese, spinach and ground beef.
13. Bacio Pizzeria
This neighborhood pizzeria has four types of calzones, including a create-your-own option.
14. Pizzeria Da Marco
This Bethesda pizzeria has two types of traditional calzones on the menu, plus mini-versions of the South Jersey favorite, the panzerotti.
15. Ella's Wood-Fired Pizza
Ella's has three types of calzones, including one filled with meatballs.
16. Manny and Olga's Pizza
Need a late night calzone fix? Try one of eight types of calzones at this local chain, including a lasagna calzone.
17. Italian Kitchen on U
This eatery has six types of calzones, from a three cheese to a chicken one.
18. Cafe Pizzaiolo
This mini-chain in Virginia has a spinach calzone and a create-your-own.
19. Cafe Romeo's
This pizza joint is known for its extra large calzones, available in five varieties.
20. Radius Pizza
Diners can find both traditional and dessert calzones at this Mount Pleasant spot.
21. Mellow Mushroom Adams Morgan
Customers can create their own calzone at Mellow Mushroom or choose a variety like the chicken and cheese.
22. Menomalé Pizza Napoletana
There are three types of calzone on the menu right now at this Brookland pizzeria: one is vegetarian.
23. Busboys and Poets
Sure, it's a vegan pepperoni calzone. But that's still a calzone (multiple locations).
24. Seventh Hill
Customers finish their meal with a calzone at 7th Hill. It's filled with nutella.
25. Filomena Ristorante
Filomena's lunch menu boasts both a classic calzone and a new, whole wheat Mediterranean version.
26. Pupatella Neapolitan Pizza
The deep fried calzone at Pupatella is dine-in only, and stuffed with ham, ricotta and fresh mozzarella.