Pizzeria Paradiso - Dupont Circle

2003 P St NW
Washington, Washington DC United States 20036
restaurant  4.7/5.0 80 reviews
Mon - Thu 11:30 AM - 11:00 PM; Fri - Sat 11:30 AM - 12:00 AM; Sun 12:00 -10:00 PM

beer menu
Mayor: Travlr (3) | Taps: 13 | Bottles: 180
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  • AMBIANCE 5/5
  • SERVICE 9/10
  • SELECTION 13/15
  • FOOD 8/10
  • VALUE 5/10
  • OVERALL 16/20
DiarmaidBHK  (878) Lewisburg, Pennsylvania | May 16, 2011
This place can get pretty loud on a Saturday night what with the exposed brick and the low ceilings. Fortunately I was able to elbow my way to a couple of stools at the bar. Besides the noise, the crowd tends to be in the 20’s. The people next to me were having a philsopohical discussion so inane it would embarass a 5 year old. Clearly this is a place that worships and loves beer. They had over a dozen taps, including a cask, and they were all solid. The pizza was fantastic and the bartender was very knowledgeable about beer although you get the sense that they get a lot of posers who like the scene but know nothing about beer. He kept warning me about the attributes of each beer. "Hey that Saison is kind of tart." "Fantastic! Can’t wait to taste it." I did enjoy my experience there but I’m getting old so I think the next time I return it will be durning the day when it’s less crowded and people are quieter.
86
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 9/10
  • SELECTION 14/15
  • FOOD 8/10
  • VALUE 7/10
  • OVERALL 16/20
magsinva  (168) Virginia | May 14, 2011| Updated May 16, 2011
Great selection of beers that I haven’t seen any where else. The pizza was amazing. We sat at the bar. The bartender was awesome, He even knew how to pour a hefe properly, which is always cool to see. My only complaint are about the prices, but then again they are par for DC. The wait for a table was 30 minutes (its a small location) so be prepared to grab a pint and wait for a table. They have a happy hour Tues/Weds where drafts are 1/2 price.
90
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 9/10
  • SELECTION 14/15
  • FOOD 9/10
  • VALUE 6/10
  • OVERALL 18/20
auerbrau  (307) Ithaca, New York | April 27, 2011
This was my first meal in DC and I was very impressed. It was also my first introduction to DC’s insane beer prices. A 750 here runs $30 and up quickly, so we stuck with the draft list. That said, our waiter was awesome, helpful, and responsive. The drafts were properly served and delicious. Not mentioned on the menu, it is possible to get half pours of their beers. On top of the good beer service, the food was incredible. We had an amazing salad and a really solid four cheese pizza, with crust how I like it. This will be a perennial stop in DC from now on.
94
  • AMBIANCE 5/5
  • SERVICE 10/10
  • SELECTION 13/15
  • FOOD 7/10
  • VALUE 10/10
  • OVERALL 19/20
raveskdr  (7) Washington DC | April 25, 2011
Probably my favorite beer bar in DC. My value number is so high because of their insane Tuesday/Wednesday half off all taps happy hour. You won’t find that anywhere else in the city. Great beers, rare beers, great staff, great location. Love love love this place.
78
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 12/15
  • FOOD 9/10
  • VALUE 7/10
  • OVERALL 15/20
SrSilliGose  (252) pouring bus, New Brunswick | February 3, 2011
food was solid. good service. decent tap selection and an awesome bottle list. pizzeria atmosphere, but has a bar. pretty happy with the lunch i had here. went here around 2pm and it was empty, so not sure what the scene is like at other times. cantillon fixtures on the walls. can tell owners care about beer and italian food.
84
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 9/10
  • SELECTION 10/15
  • FOOD 7/10
  • VALUE 7/10
  • OVERALL 19/20
Pivoyager  (93) Gaithersburg, Maryland | January 6, 2011
An intimate and well designed venue in the heart of Dupont Circle; it offers great pizza (along with complimentary olives), excellent service and a carefully envisioned tap list, one that reaches for quality, not quantity. Choose your time wisely as the bar is small and gets easily packed.
82
  • AMBIANCE 3/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 13/15
  • FOOD 10/10
  • VALUE 8/10
  • OVERALL 17/20
KUEric  (124) Scottsdale, Arizona | December 27, 2010
Many of the older ratings aren’t quite as aplicable as they once were as this Pizzeriz Paradiso moved a couple doors to the east. While I still prefer the Georgetown location, the new Dupont one has better bar space, dining space and space in general. Which is a big improvement. The rotating beers of of the highest quality as always as is the delicious pizza.
82
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 9/10
  • SELECTION 12/15
  • FOOD 9/10
  • VALUE 7/10
  • OVERALL 16/20
jcos  (64) Maryland | November 10, 2010
Pretty solid place for beer in Dupont Circle. Small bar upfront, but they have a lot of bottles and a rotating draft/cask list of about 10. I had a BrewDog Stone Bashah on draft last Saturday, that was an awesome find(the second time I had it). Pizza is good there too...
74
  • AMBIANCE 3/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 11/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 8/10
  • OVERALL 15/20
sebletitje  (416) Enghien, Belgium | August 29, 2010
Crowded on Friday nights, but found a place to sit, and at least to talk without having to scream to be heard. Friendly bar staff, decent rotating tap selection + 1 cask along with fairly good but pricey bottle selection. They serve sample glasses.
80
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 9/10
  • SELECTION 12/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE N/A
  • OVERALL 15/20
3fourths  (1569) Boulder, Colorado | August 21, 2010| Updated November 25, 2014
comfortable bar seating, friendly staff, talkative patrons, saturated with high quality taps and bottles. prices are high but this is a place where it’s worth it to spend a little extra. you simply have to afford yourself the pleasure. the more of these places that open the tougher the competition becomes, and that’s a good thing for us. bars of this quality should be standard in every major US city, but sadly that is not the case yet and we sometimes have to put up with conditions and experiences that we know are less than stellar. not here. quite honestly the friendly nature of human beings in this establishment, the lighting, design and decor, reminds me of birrificio italiano, which exists and thrives in the small italian town of lurago marinone, population 2,200. incredible.
82
  • AMBIANCE 3/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 13/15
  • FOOD 8/10
  • VALUE 7/10
  • OVERALL 17/20
joeyplush  (15) Garnet Valley, Pennsylvania | May 29, 2010
Neat little place on DuPont Circle. Great service, and an outstanding beer selection. Had an Oyster Stout that was fantastic. Very good service, nice friendly people. Menu is limited, virtually all pizza but the Pizza is very good - a bit pricey but good. Has some outdoor seating, a really nice place to kick back, relax, and enjoy some comfort food and good beer.

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