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1303 Wisconsin Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20007-3311 (Wisconsin Ave. & N Street)
+1 202-333-7353
11:30 - 23:30
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Sun 11:00 - 23:30
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 23:30
Fri 11:30 - 00:30
Sat 11:00 - 00:30
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 18 February 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 16 February 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 15 February 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 14 February 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
Virginia Beach, Virginia
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46 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2017

Had a wonderful experience for Happy Hour, the Starry Night is phenomenal!! Enjoyed the happy hour bites too. Enjoyed the fireplace too, especially since it was a bit chilly outside.

Thank Azizi P
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32 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 January 2017

Lovely atmosphere for our last dining experience in Georgetown. I really was hungry for a pasta dish but was disappointed in the choices. Settled on a carbonara which I never choose. It was a generous portion but definitely nothing spectacular in flavor. Cappuccino and dessert were delicious and worth the wait, after the server forgot my order.

1 Thank sandy7599
Mustang, Oklahoma
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 January 2017

Went in for a nice evening meal. Getting in wasn't a problem (should have been a sign). Waiting for someone to take our order and get our food was an epic tale of patience. Once we got it, it was cold and bland. Never again.

1 Thank licorice2017
Baltimore, Maryland
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136 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Was there for New Years Eve and was quite disappointed. My veal Marsala had little taste or sauce, was over cooked. Our friends chicken parm was dry, very light on the sauce and platting could have been much better. Now I know why they closed in Baltimore and there time may be short as so many better choices in DC,

3 Thank MrandmrsT84
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 December 2016

Met up with college friends for brunch over the summer, and wound up being a perfect convening place; extremely friendly and attentive waiter, gave recommendations about the food. Wound up getting pizza which was huge (I had leftovers >:) ) and amazing tasting! Friend got the french toast and I had some with her, it was densely sweet in a... More 

Thank MaggieLedrick
Dunfermline, United Kingdom
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772 reviews
461 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 184 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 December 2016

Dropped in by chance and glad we did. Really good service from the get go. Lovely warm bread on arrival and great dip. Had great pizza done in a proper pizza oven. Can't fault it at all. Peroni on draft, free wifi and a great crime brûlée to finish. What's not to like. Recommended. Diverse menu and loads of drink... More 

Thank David M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$23 - US$32
Pizza, Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 00:30
11:00 - 00:30
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?