Pizzeria Paradiso - Dupont Circle

Pizzeria Paradiso - Dupont CirclePizzeria Paradiso - Dupont Circle
Pizzeria Paradiso - Dupont CirclePizzeria Paradiso - Dupont Circle
Bar, Eatery

2003 P St NW
Washington, District of Columbia, 20036-5910
United States

(202) 223-1245 | map
eatyourpizza.com

Notes:
PLACE STATS
Average:
4.33
Reviews:
35
Ratings:
70
pDev:
6.7%
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Reviews by djhowell:
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djhowell from Wisconsin

4.23/5  rDev -2.3%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.5

Apr 30, 2015
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cratez from Canada (ON)

3.7/5  rDev -14.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.75 | food: 3.75

What I had: Draft pint of Monocacy Humulus Lupulus Rex and an Insalata Paradiso for me, glass of sauvignon blanc and an Insalata Romana for my partner, Bosco Pizza to split.
What I liked: Casual, low-key atmosphere at lunch time, no trouble finding seats, had a nice view of the kitchen and wood oven from our table, scrumptious pizza that lives up to the hype, efficient service, solid bottle list, I’ll always remember this place since I proposed to my fiancé (girlfriend at the time) right after our meal.
What I disliked: Tap lineup wasn’t nearly as good as I expected on our visit, waiter was quick to bring everything to the table but not all that friendly, with such a small bar and a clear focus on food I couldn’t see myself coming here just to drink. That said, we enjoyed our experience here.
Would I go back? Most likely.
Overall Rating: 74

Jan 30, 2020
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DoubleDaisyCutter from District of Columbia

4.59/5  rDev +6%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4

Dec 19, 2017
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Cpmitchno1 from Virginia

3.89/5  rDev -10.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4.25

Apr 05, 2017
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DoubleSimcoe from Pennsylvania

3.84/5  rDev -11.3%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4 | food: 4.25

Jan 25, 2017
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Emersonio from District of Columbia

4.35/5  rDev +0.5%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

Jul 05, 2016
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Guppy314 from District of Columbia

4.29/5  rDev -0.9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.25

This is a really comfortable place for Pizza & a wide beer selection -- perfect for dads taking their kids on Father's Day. My 9" ATOMICA pizza was nicely spicy and delicious. Their multi-page beer menu (+ 12 draft beers) is sizable and both my beers were excellent, but the first beer I ordered "wasn't available" ... so I can't testify that they actually have all they claim. But will definitely return.

Jun 19, 2016
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deereless from Colorado

4.48/5  rDev +3.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.75

May 27, 2016
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scxcrunner from Massachusetts

4.45/5  rDev +2.8%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.25

Apr 23, 2016
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Mpontiakos from Virginia

4.64/5  rDev +7.2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.5

Mar 20, 2016
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costanzo_mike from Massachusetts

4.53/5  rDev +4.6%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

Jan 03, 2016
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benzalman from California

4.26/5  rDev -1.6%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

Oct 03, 2015
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VABA from Virginia

4/5  rDev -7.6%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Aug 26, 2015
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DoubleJ from Wisconsin

4.36/5  rDev +0.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.25

Pizza and beer is as American as Washinton DC, and what better way to enjoy my first lunch in the District of Columbia in 15 years than pizza and beer? It took me and my brother less than 20 minutes to walk here from the White House, and when we made it, I was ready for a beer or two.

Luckily, Pizzeria Paradiso does that beer thing well. Sitting in a small, rustic interior, and a small bar area where the two of us grabbed seats, the draft menu is easy to spot and mixes in some intriguing options. Freigeist, Del Borgo, Founders, DC Brau, Atlas, and Port City were among the drafts, plus a cask offering, and if that isn't enough, somewhere around 200 bottles and offering brands like Alvine, Against the Grain, Grimm, Omnipollo, Brewers' Art, La Cotta, and Hanssens. Pairing with the beer is a wide arsenal of beer glassware, an underappreciated art stateside.

The focaccia we had came out quick and got me in craving our custom pepperoni, sausage, and garlic pizza. Both of us found the pizza to be excellent. Having food come out quick as well as quick and knowledgeable drink service at the bar got my respect for Pizzeria Paradiso. After two beer, pizza, and focaccia, it was a long yet happy walk south to the Lincoln Memorial. It was worth the extended walk.

Aug 14, 2015
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needMIbeer from Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +3.9%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.75

Jul 16, 2015
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stevoj from Idaho

4.46/5  rDev +3%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.5

Great bottle list, a bit pricey, but highest quality. good selection of taps topped off with happy hour pricing. Pizza was wonderful, Must stop if in the area.

Jun 15, 2015
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whitenads from Michigan

4.33/5  rDev 0%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.25

Jun 14, 2015
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DucksFan16 from Alaska

4.04/5  rDev -6.7%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

Jun 09, 2015
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Sambo4 from Alabama

4.59/5  rDev +6%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.75

Mar 30, 2015
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crc1935 from Virginia

4.79/5  rDev +10.6%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 5 | food: 4.75

Jan 25, 2015
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duceswild from Heard & McDonald Islands

4.11/5  rDev -5.1%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.25

Jan 18, 2015
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CB2maltygoodness from District of Columbia

4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

Nov 18, 2014
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DCLAguy11 from California

4.35/5  rDev +0.5%

Nov 14, 2014
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GeorgiaBeerGuy from Georgia

4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

Nov 06, 2014
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srletend from Texas

3.5/5  rDev -19.2%

Aug 31, 2014
Pizzeria Paradiso - Dupont Circle in Washington, DC
Place rating: 4.33 out of 5 with 70 ratings