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1303 Wisconsin Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20007-3311
+1 202-333-7353
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good36%
  • Average23%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
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“brunch” (14 reviews)
“breadsticks” (17 reviews)
“pizza” (47 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1303 Wisconsin Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20007-3311
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Their happy hour drinks are good! Decently priced for the value. We thought it was a little too upscale at first but it ended up being a great place to grab drinks in Georgetown.

Thank swaglio
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We dined here with 18 people. Very accommodating and efficient service. It was an excellent meal. We had everything from pizza to salads. All great. With such a large group it is always hard to split bills but the restaurant handled it very well.

Thank Leslie O
Reviewed 4 December 2017 via mobile

Went to celebrate my friend’s birthday. Arrived at 5:30 and got a nice table at the window. Christmas music and decorations made for the perfect atmosphere. There were few patrons there so not too noisy. Unfortunately no one came to wait on us. I had...More

Thank wetired
Reviewed 16 November 2017

Had the Angelo Pizza for lunch and thought it was great. Service was a bit slow but the food was very nice.

Thank thefrequenttraveller
Reviewed 13 November 2017

Yes, you heard it correctly! The dish I ordered came with a bone in chicken and when I cut into it, the blood oozed out! They did comped the meal and was apologetic! The few bites I had before I lost my appetite was not...More

Thank beans32
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

We always stop by Paolo's even if it's just for a glass of wine and an appetizer, it's a great place to people watch,and the staff is very friendly. We Ordered a drink and split the eggplant parmesan. which was definetly enough for lunch and...More

Thank Bornabrit
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

Ok - location is good and food was alright. We had different staters and different mains and they were all alright. Just doesn’t reach good value.

Thank Jan L
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

Let me preface this with we were in a large group but did reserve far in advance and had a limited menu. Food was to be ready upon arrival. It wasn’t! Kids enjoyed their pizza but I had the Chicken Parm along with many other...More

Thank dzwalters
Reviewed 4 October 2017

Great location for people watching but the poorest meal I have had in years. Both the chicken and veal appeared to be heavily, and I mean heavily breaded and deep fried. Meal served in about 3 minutes that confirmed no effort in preparation. Pasta sides...More

Thank Rich W
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

As tourists we were told that a visit to Washington wouldn't be complete without a sunday-brunch with mimosas. We looked on the internet for good places to go to. Paolo's was our choice and a very good one. As we arrived as the first guests...More

Thank Aniek G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$23 - US$32
Dinner, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
11:30 AM - 12:30 AM
11:00 AM - 12:30 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1303 Wisconsin Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20007-3311
    (Wisconsin Ave. & N Street)
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC
  • Phone Number: +1 202-333-7353
The very first Paolo's found its home in historic Georgetown in the 1980's, and has been a Georgetown staple ever since. The bustling ristorante has become a corner fixture in this centuries old melting pot amongst politicians, travelers, shoppers and students. Dine outside and watch the world go by, or sit inside and watch your pizza being prepared in our fabulous brick oven, and most of all - enjoy! Located in the heart of Georgetown, Paolo's serves fine Cal-Italian cuisine full of exciting pizzas and exquisite pastas.
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