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1303 Wisconsin Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20007-3311 (Wisconsin Ave. & N Street)
+1 202-333-7353
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Closed now
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Sun 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 12:30 am
Sat 11:00 am - 12:30 am
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New York City, New York
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80 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were a very large group (17)...which made us difficult to deal with. Although we had a reservation, we had to split into two groups to be accommodated, which made conversation difficult. Mixed reviews on the food...some like it, some felt a little bland. Service was very good.

Thank Peter N
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118 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice diner with family. The service was quick and nice with us. Good food and tasty. Location is great after shopping day.

Thank Tachermoyen
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I treated our niece to an early dinner at Paolo's Ristorante. Traditionally designed restaurant with doors leading to the patio for an al fresco experience. In a nice Sunday afternoon, this is an ideal place to hang out for dinner. We ordered fried Calamari which I say one the best I had experience. Crunchy outside, soft and... More 

Thank happigolacky
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135 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed February 25, 2017 via mobile

We dined here with 16 people. Very accommodating and efficient service. It was an excellent meal. We had everything from pizza to salads. All great.

Thank Leslie O
London, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed February 18, 2017

Enjoyed a few glasses of wine and mid afternoon appetizers. Nice terrace and good d service, amazing crab dip!

Thank Emma66483
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21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed February 18, 2017 via mobile

My fiancé and I came here for dinner because he raved about it and I've been bit several years ago. Where do I begin... 1. We had a reservation so we were seated right away. Great. Waitress came right over. Another good thing. 2. Ordered a bottle of wine. Excellent. Received breadsticks and olive tamponade. Really good. Here's where is... More 

2 Thank Christina B
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed February 18, 2017 via mobile

Had to re-ask for our appetizer. Had to flag another waiter down for more water and currently have been waiting for over 30min after we finished our appetizer and have still yet to see our waitress and any food, never mind be asked if we needed anything. Food was good, but the service sucks!

1 Thank Schreckmd
Huntsville, Alabama
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed February 16, 2017

Fun, cozy, relaxing atmosphere! I ordered the steak salad and it was amazing. Other people in my party ordered the French toast, and they are still talking about how good it was! Will definitely return

Thank Michelle C
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed February 15, 2017

We went on a fairly quiet Tues in Jan. But the staff were just as attentive. Food was good and the fire made it really homely. A very nice evening all in all.

Thank Jason R
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed February 14, 2017

A group of 5 of us dined here three times while we were in DC for an event in January. Each time was excellent. The host and hostesses are quite welcoming, even when they are at capacity already. The servers are knowledgeable, attentive and professional. The kitchen staff know their stuff. I'm not changing from 5-stars but there were two... More 

Thank ChristinaFromChicago

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$23 - $32
Italian, Pizza, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Families with children
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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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?