No matter how you slice it (yes we said it), there’s nothing quite as satisfying as digging into a warm, cheesy pizza. Check out our recommendations below for the best spots in the District to get your fix.
Come to this family-friendly Tenleytown escape for Neapolitan pies with crisp, perfectly grilled crusts straight from the wood-burning oven. 2 Amys follows strict Italian DOC guidelines for its pizzas, meaning your dinner will be as authentic as a meal in a Roman trattoria.
3715 Macomb St NW, Washington, DC 20016
This Georgetown favorite, located next to the historic Chesapeake and Ohio canal, is a great spot for big groups. Grab a roundtable for the family and order the Diavolo pie, which comes topped with tomato sauce, Buffalo mozzarella, spicy salami, and basil.
1065 31st St NW, Washington, DC 20007
At this recently opened Petworth spot, you’ll find Neapolitan-style pies along with Argentinian appetizers like empanadas. Build your own pizza with ingredients a variety of ingredients such as squash blossoms and jalapenos.
809 Upshur St NW, Washington, DC 20011
Feast on square-shaped, Sicilian-style pizzas at this airy, warehouse-style U Street joint. Pair your meal with an Italian wine from the large selection available on tap.
2221 14th Street NW, Washington, DC 20009
We couldn’t make this list without including at least one outlet that sells DC’s famous Jumbo Slice, a giant piece of pizza that fuels many a U Street bar-goers weekend nights. With huge, cheesy slices and a wide variety of fresh toppings, Duccini’s, located between U Street and Adams Morgan, is the best of the bunch.
1778 U St NW, Washington, DC 20009