Highest-rated Italian restaurants in Washington, D.C., according to Tripadvisor

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August 8, 2022
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Highest-rated Italian restaurants in Washington, D.C., according to Tripadvisor

The development of Italian cuisine mirrors the country’s rich political and geographic diversity. Mediterranean influences bring fish and olives into culinary creations, carefully handcrafted ziti, cavatelli, and other types of pasta hail from southern Italy, and exquisite desserts such as tiramisu find origins in the north—combining for a tasty eating experience renowned for its ability to bring people together.

With more than 90,000 establishments offering Italian-style dishes here in America, there are endless options to consider when craving the flavorful, savory tastes of “The Boot.” Stacker compiled a list of the highest rated Italian restaurants in Washington, D.C. on Tripadvisor. Tripadvisor rankings factor in the average rating and number of reviews. Some restaurants on the list may have recently closed. Click through these slides to see if your favorite trattoria made the list.

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#30. Maggiano's Little Italy

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (489 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 5333 Wisconsin Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20015-2080
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#29. Dupont Italian Kitchen

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (318 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 1637 17th St NW, Washington DC, DC 20009-2433
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#28. Carmine's Italian Restaurant - Washington D.C.

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (1,821 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian, Tuscan
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 425 7th St NW, Washington DC, DC 20004-2229
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#27. Pizzeria Paradiso Georgetown

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (397 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian, Pizza
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 3282 M St NW, Washington DC, DC 20007-3624
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#26. The Red Hen DC

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (342 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 1822 1st St NW, Washington DC, DC 20001-1067
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#25. Vapiano M Street

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (394 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (3.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian, Pizza
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 1800 M. St NW, Washington DC, DC 20003
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#24. Two Amys

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (518 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian, Pizza
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 3715 Macomb St NW Lowr, Washington DC, DC 20016-3868
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#23. The Smith

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (419 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian, American
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 901 F St NW Penn Quarter, Washington DC, DC 20004-1417
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#22. Wiseguy Pizza

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (208 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Quick Bites, Pizza
- Price: $
- Address: 300 Massachusetts Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20001-2640
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#21. Ella's Wood-Fired Pizza

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (759 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian, Pizza
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 610 9th St NW Entrance on 9th St. Between F & G, Washington DC, DC 20004
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#20. Fiola Mare DC

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (1,086 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (3.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian, Seafood
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 3050 K St NW, Washington DC, DC 20007-5122
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#19. Osteria Morini

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (340 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (3.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 301 Water St SE Suite 109, Washington DC, DC 20003-3734
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#18. Ristorante La Perla

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (483 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Seafood, Italian
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 2600 Pennsylvania Ave NW Ste 101, Washington DC, DC 20037-1609
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#17. Sfoglina Van Ness

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (223 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian, European
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 4445 Connecticut Ave NW Park Van Ness building, Washington DC, DC 20008-2302
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#16. Al Tiramisu

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (413 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (3.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 2014 P St NW, Washington DC, DC 20036-5923
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#15. Centrolina Mercato E Osteria

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (245 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian, Mediterranean
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 974 Palmer Aly NW, Washington DC, DC 20001-4508
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#14. Sfoglina Downtown

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (448 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 1099 New York Ave NW Entrance at 11th and New York Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20001-4411
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#13. Siroc Restaurant

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (663 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 915 15th St NW Ste A, Washington DC, DC 20005-2302
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#12. RPM Italian

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (481 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 650 K St NW, Washington DC, DC 20001-1341
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#11. Pizzeria Paradiso

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (1,222 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian, Pizza
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 2003 P St NW Dupont Circle, Washington DC, DC 20036-5910
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#10. il Canale

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (1,165 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 1065 31st St NW Georgetown, Washington DC, DC 20007-4408
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#9. &pizza - K Street

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (245 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian, Pizza
- Price: $
- Address: 1400 K St Nw, Washington DC, DC 20005
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#8. Floriana

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (358 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian, European
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 1602 17th St NW, Washington DC, DC 20009-2404
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#7. Ristorante TOSCA

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (648 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 1112 F St NW, Washington DC, DC 20004-1308
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#6. We the Pizza

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (949 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Quick Bites, Italian
- Price: $
- Address: 305 Pennsylvania Ave SE, Washington DC, DC 20003-1148
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#5. Filomena Ristorante - Georgetown

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (2,679 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian, Tuscan
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 1063 Wisconsin Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20007-3605
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#4. Pi Pizzeria

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (1,284 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian, American
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 910 F St NW, Washington DC, DC 20004-1404
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#3. &pizza - H Street

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (716 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Quick Bites, Italian
- Price: $
- Address: 1118 H St NE, Washington DC, DC 20002
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#2. Fiola

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (919 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 601 Pennsylvania Ave NW Enter at 678 Indiana Ave, Washington DC, DC 20004-2601
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#1. Tortino Restaurant

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (519 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian, Tuscan
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 1228 11th St NW, Washington DC, DC 20001-4264
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