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Pizzeria Paradiso

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$$ - $$$
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2003 P St NW, Dupont Circle, Washington DC, DC 20036-5910
+1 202-223-1245
11:30 - 00:00
Closed now
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Sun 12:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 00:00
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Dublin, Ireland
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74 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We went to Pizzeria Paradiso twice over 2 weeks in the area. Both times the food, service, and atmosphere were great. If you like beer you'll be amazed by the beer menu. We all had pizza both times and it was absolutely delicious, the staff were warm and friendly, and the place has a great buzz to it. I would... More 

Thank MichaelOD14
Oxford, United Kingdom
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126 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ordered 2 small pizzas online; as they come, yet they surcharged us for the toppings. Both pizzas were soggy and the cheese with toppings slid off. The Parma ham was salty and presented in oversized slabs. This was the most overpriced and disgusting pizza. I wish I had taken pics.

Thank pamela j
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was staying at a near-by hotel and ordered a margherita pizza for take-out on a cold, snowy night. It was just average and I was disappointed based on the reviews.

Thank Carole M
New Jersey
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81 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Split a 12" Margarita pie with a friend over a few draft beers (a nitro stout and the saison.) Bartender was awesome, friendly, no attitude, and knew her beers. She let us taste several before deciding. (It's hard to pay $7 or so for a new-to-you-draft.) I thought the menu appealing. Food prices are reasonable. Expect to pay a little... More 

Thank Pongitte10
Memphis, Tennessee
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49 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our family of four enjoyed a wonderful diner at this quaint Resturant. The staff was great. the only negative was the price was a little more than we expected.

Thank EastMemGirl
Staten Island, New York
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had no trouble getting a seat and it was around 5PM. My wife and I are staying at Kimpton Palomar (DuPont circle) and it was a 30-second walk there. Pizza was good, a ton of beer selections and staff was friendly. Chic design and feel, kind of felt like we were back in NYC. Would definitely recommend this place,... More 

Thank robmeyer7
Boardman, Ohio
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The pizza was perfect. We visited twice and had 4 different pizzas and all were absolutely wonderful. No, it isn't a New York style thin crust, but that isn't what the advertise. The crust had an excellent char that only a wood fired oven can give and the flavor was simply perfect. The toppings were plentiful and flavorful as well.I... More 

Thank Cuvagee
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22 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We are in DC as a couple for Xmas from CT. Staying at the Dupont Circle Hotel. We passed this restaurant on a walk earlier today and I set my mind on what a great place for dinner tonight since it was so close and I love trying different pizzas when out of town. We stopped by at 7:00pm on... More 

Thank Bankerbuddy
San Francisco, California
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153 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I'm staying in Dupont Circle and stopped by here for lunch. I ordered a 9" pizza margherita which is made with a fresh tomato sauce, buffalo mozzarella, and fresh basil. I think it was drizzled with olive oil or something. The crust was perfect and the pizza was delicious. The menu also has salads and antipasti as well as crostini... More 

Thank LarryGentry
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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990 reviews
519 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 295 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

No pizza paradise here. Terrific friendly staff. Pleasant enough, but if you are looking for thin crust or oozing, yummy pizza, this more than average but hardly paradise execution is what you get. Ordered the basic with some eggplant...had a choice of roasted and put on while it cooked or put on and baked later...maybe I chose wrong, but was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2003 P St NW, Dupont Circle, Washington DC, DC 20036-5910
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC
  • Phone Number: +1 202-223-1245

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?