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Vace Italian Delicatessen

Upper Northwest
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3315 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20008-1302
(202) 363-1999
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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131 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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!

Thank Julie P
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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147 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 29, 2016

We have been patronizing Vace Deli for decades since it opened in DC. It is a reliable "go-to" for pizza or slices (tastes more like Italy than the brand name pizzas), Italian sandwiches, charcuterie/cheeses/condiments, excellent frozen ready-to-bake Italian meals,Italian wine and grocery items, and a wide variety of fresh cheeses, bread, and pasta. Although it is a Cleveland Park treasure,... More 

Thank carpathianarts
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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420 reviews
276 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2016

Vace - easy access to a slice of pizza, an Italian cold cut sub (delicios, by the way), or a variety of frozen pastas, meatless and meatful Lasagne..

Thank jrjojo
Concord, North Carolina
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55 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2015 via mobile

We stopped here after the morning at the zoo. Great subs, freshly made and quick. Very reasonably priced and friendly staff. Tip: they don't have seating so everything is to go. We found a nearby bench and ate was perfect.

Thank Julie Z
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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37 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

I love visiting Vace. The staff are always friendly, even when they're busy. Ring ahead unless you're planning to buy by the slice. They have a decent selection of Italian wines for reasonable prices too - white, sparkling, rose and red. The tiramisu is frozen but delicious (leave out for 30 miutes before serving) - I've only bought the large... More 

Thank 2014Mum2Be
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

just a few blocks up Connecticut Ave from the zoo is Vace's Italian Deli; mostly a specialty store for fresh Italian food products with no place to sit, this is great kid friendly grown up sophisticated takeout. Fabulous pizza by the slice or a whole pie thin crust or Neapolitan squares; great sandwiches. this morning I scored a spinach and... More 

Thank pondee
Bethesda, Maryland
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223 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

This is a classic and great authentic Italian Deli. They have a store in Cleveland Park and another in Bethesda. They offer pizza and subs as well as authentic Italian pastas, sauces, cheeses and cold cuts. Fresh Italian bread is available but sells out quickly.

Thank laser20814
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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165 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

Ok....I have been coming here for pizza since 2001 and I've ordered them the same way FOR YEARS !!! Half-baked and not cut....so I can drive back home to Virginia and then finish cooking them in the oven and have hot pizza...So...it was a Sunday....a day for those of you who don't know means that your pizza order has to... More 

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36 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

This is basically like visiting a deli so expect to wait to get your delicious sandwich, pizza, deli meats, etc. Great price and delicious freshly made pasta and sausages are amongst my personal faves.

Thank Sara S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Italian, Pizza, Delicatessen
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
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
  • Neighborhood: Upper Northwest
  • Phone Number: (202) 363-1999

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