Where To Find the District’s Best Slices

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.

2 Amys

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
(202) 885-5700

Il Canale

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
(202) 337-4444


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
(202) 853-9746

Pizzeria Vetri

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
(202) 794-9057


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
(202) 483-0007