17 "Italian" Restaurants in Washington DC.
All-Purpose is a neighborhood spot in Shaw with excellent Italian antipasti and some good pizza.
Great views, excellent seafood, and a lot of money. Fiola Mare is where you go for a special occasion in Georgetown.
Ristorante Piccolo is an Italian restaurant with a live violinist most nights. It’s over-the-top, but a good Georgetown experience to have once.
For an old-school Italian experience in DC, go to Filomena in Georgetown.
Paolo’s is one of the few reasonably-priced places for drinks and a light bite on Wisconsin in Georgetown.
You can’t have a bad night at Red Hen. The Bloomingdale spot serves some of the best Italian food in DC in a space that feels like a cabin.
Lupo Verde does reliable Italian in an old brick townhouse right off 14th Street.
Sfoglina is an Italian pasta spot in Van Ness that’s perfect for a date night or dinner with your parents.
The massive subs and pizza by the slice at The Italian Store will make your Arlington lunch breaks a lot better.
Pupatella doesn’t look like much from the outside, but it’s serving the best pizza in Arlington.
For dressed up Italian and good views in Navy Yard, head to Osteria Morini.
Graffiato is a reliable small plates and Italian comfort food spot. Hit it up for date night, or before a show at the Verizon Center.
Centrolina is an Italian spot in CityCenter. It’s grownup, but the space is bright and the vibes aren’t stuffy.
Not sure what you want? Compass Rose is the move. The Logan Circle spot serves small plates inspired by street food from all over the world.