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Vace Italian Delicatessen

Upper Northwest
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3315 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20008-1302
+1 202-363-1999
09:00 - 21:00
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Sun 10:00 - 17:00
Mon - Fri 09:00 - 21:00
Sat 09:00 - 20:00
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66 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This place is the only old-school Italian delis in Washington, DC. Love the fresh pastas, sauces, and cheeses. The pizzas are popular and not to be missed!

Thank Erin H
Boston, Massachusetts
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135 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

I happened upon this Italian Deli after leaving CVS one night. I had them make me a hoagie (sub, grinder, sandwich). It was excellent! The roll was crisp and fresh, the meat was quality, and the topping were delicious! I know it sounds crazy to rave about a sandwich, but it was VERY GOOD! Check it out for take out!!!

1 Thank mrsiss
London, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2017

This is really hard for me to write, because I am still bitter about it. Vace used to be my favorite Italian sub. Last two times I went there I was totally skipped out on! I ordered the 'cold cut'. I received a sandwich with like literally the thinnest pieces of meat ever-- seemed like it was only 2 types... More 

Thank MostlyFoodReviews
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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190 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

This place looks like it should be in New York somewhere in Staten Island... excellent pizza, fresh pasta, olives and even a small selection of wines to go. The service is friendly and fast. One can get pizza by the slice ( when I was there they had mushroom and onion ) or order a full pizza to go. Really... More 

Thank AVM2016
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74 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

Been in the DC area for a few years now and have heard friends and colleagues rave about this place. I've eaten their pizza 5-6 times and every time, it leaves me disppointed and hungry for better pizza. The dough to roping ratio is way off. I felt as though I was always eating a piece of ciabatta breath with... More 

Thank atarzia
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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140 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

Several people recommended this small place to us, which really is more of a grocery and deli than a restaurant. A craftsman of our acquaintance told us he and his crew ate lunch there every day when working in the neighborhood (apparently the sausage subs are what drew them in) while others said the pizza was the draw. How could... More 

Thank WoodsResidents
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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121 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

vace is a really nice deli that will sell you a wide range of deli products like cold cuts and cheeses or make you a great deli sandwich to go. their pizza is among the best in dc as far as i'm concerned -- thin crust and really tasty -- try the white pizza with onions -- so yummy! they... More 

Thank dc_babs
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49 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

If you're looking for speciality gourmet products from Italy, this is your place. Great olive oils and cheeses, pastas and sauces. Also a good selection of frozen items like meat and spinach lasagna, both good, and frozen pastas like gnocchi. You can also order Italian sandwiches at counter (yum!) and they will prepare larger orders for parties if you call... More 

Thank Jeremy H
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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166 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016

If in DC and need homemade pasta or Italian specialty foods this is the place.. In addition they have great pizza, sandwiches and the best spinach pie. No seating so just a take out but worth the visit. No other store compares.

Thank Fatemeh L
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016

I love VACE! Their pizza is authentic Italian and you can always find the right italian ingredients- homemade pasta and fresh cheese. It is an institution and it never disappoints!

1 Thank Julie P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza, Delicatessen
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
10:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3315 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20008-1302
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC>  > Upper Northwest
  • Neighbourhood: Upper Northwest
  • Phone Number: +1 202-363-1999

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