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Where to Find a Calzone in D.C.

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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.

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Sorriso

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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."

Il Canale

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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.

Pete's New Haven Style Apizza

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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.

2 Amys

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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.

Bronx Pizza

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Bronx Pizza has three types of calzones on the menu, not to mention a sausage roll and a chicken roll.

Open City

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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.

Fuel Pizza

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There are five types of calzones on Fuel's DC menu, ranging from bacon, spinach and tomato to five cheese.

Wings To Go

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This late night haunt has one and two-item calzones, plus a meat lover's and a veggie stromboli.

The Italian Store

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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).

Flippin' Pizza

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Customers of this chain, with a handful of local locations, can make their own calzone or try the mozzarella and ricotta one.

Pizza Movers & Calzones

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It's right in the name. This Georgetown eatery has a whopping ten calzones on its menu, some with untraditional flavors like buffalo chicken.

Rialto DC

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Rialto's new lunch menu includes a pizza fritta. It's a fried calzone with ricotta cheese, spinach and ground beef.

Bacio Pizzeria

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This neighborhood pizzeria has four types of calzones, including a create-your-own option.

Pizzeria Da Marco

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This Bethesda pizzeria has two types of traditional calzones on the menu, plus mini-versions of the South Jersey favorite, the panzerotti.

Ella's Wood-Fired Pizza

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Ella's has three types of calzones, including one filled with meatballs.

Manny and Olga's Pizza

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Need a late night calzone fix? Try one of eight types of calzones at this local chain, including a lasagna calzone.

Italian Kitchen on U

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This eatery has six types of calzones, from a three cheese to a chicken one.

Cafe Pizzaiolo

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This mini-chain in Virginia has a spinach calzone and a create-your-own.

Cafe Romeo's

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This pizza joint is known for its extra large calzones, available in five varieties.

Radius Pizza

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Diners can find both traditional and dessert calzones at this Mount Pleasant spot.

Mellow Mushroom Adams Morgan

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Customers can create their own calzone at Mellow Mushroom or choose a variety like the chicken and cheese.

Menomalé Pizza Napoletana

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There are three types of calzone on the menu right now at this Brookland pizzeria: one is vegetarian.

Busboys and Poets

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Sure, it's a vegan pepperoni calzone. But that's still a calzone (multiple locations).

Seventh Hill

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Customers finish their meal with a calzone at 7th Hill. It's filled with nutella.

Filomena Ristorante

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Filomena's lunch menu boasts both a classic calzone and a new, whole wheat Mediterranean version.

Pupatella Neapolitan Pizza

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The deep fried calzone at Pupatella is dine-in only, and stuffed with ham, ricotta and fresh mozzarella.

Sorriso

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."

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.

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.

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.

Bronx Pizza

Bronx Pizza has three types of calzones on the menu, not to mention a sausage roll and a chicken roll.

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.

Fuel Pizza

There are five types of calzones on Fuel's DC menu, ranging from bacon, spinach and tomato to five cheese.

Wings To Go

This late night haunt has one and two-item calzones, plus a meat lover's and a veggie stromboli.

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).