Who doesn’t love pizza night? A cheesy slice is easy, cheap and a universal crowd pleaser. DC’s burgeoning pizza scene means there’s something for everyone, from thin crust to deep dish pies—even picky eaters will want in on this gooey goodness. And the best part: each one of these restaurants offers no contact pick up and no contact delivery. Scroll on for the best places to buy an easy-peasy pizza dinner near Washington, DC.
Get ready to dish up supersized slices when you purchase a pie from Wiseguys. There is only one size here, and it’s a whopping 18′. You can build your own pizza or choose from unique offerings like Korean chicken or paneer tikka.
Editor’s Note: The Foggy Bottom location is currently closed.
300 Massachusetts Ave NW
1735 North Lynn St,
202 M St. SE
photo: Emmy Squared via Yelp
Emmy Squared Pizza
For those that love thick-crust pizza, head to this new establishment in Shaw that serves burgers and salads alongside their Detroit-style, square-shape pizzas. The Le Big Matt has gotten press praise from the Gothamist and The Tennessean as one of the best burgers in New York and Nashville (we’re confident it will quickly become a DC-notable, as well). Sandwiches are served on pretzel buns.
Insider tip: You can add beer and wine to your order.
1924 8th St. NW
Have a Homemade Pizza Kit ($8) delivered and cook up some fun while making dinner. Pizzeria Orso also offers salads and pasts. Don’t forget to add the crowd-pleasing Bombolino, a cream-filled donut, to your order.
Insider tip: You can add beer and wine to your delivery order.
400 South Maple Ave.
Falls Church, VA
Pete’s New Haven Style Apizza in Friendship Heights knows how to feed a family. Grab a pizza to-go (or order delivery) and get ready to dive in to an and 18-inch pizza. Your little army will devour the cheese-dripping slices made in the New Haven style. Don’t forget to ask for the namesake New Haven white pizza with fresh clams, garlic and EVOO.
4940 Wisconsin Ave. NW
photo: Peter M. via Yelp
You wouldn’t normally match up Springfield with great tasting pizza but Malek’s Pizza Palace off Old Keane Mill road will change your mind. Fans of a chewy but crispy crust will be happy to dig into the pies in this family friendly establishment. Wee ones will get a kick out of the spaghetti pizza, too. Family-owned with offerings like pizza fries, Greek pizza and a divine Vineyard pizza which features no red sauce, Malek’s will become a family favorite fast.
7118 Old Keene Mill Rd.
Get your hunger pangs in check at this conveyor-belt pizza parlor, with locations across the city. The personal-size craft pizzas are made with fresh local ingredients. A popular choice is the Farmer’s Daughter, which combines a spicy tomato sauce, spinach, fennel sausage, fresh mozzarella, Parmigiano-Reggiano… all topped with red pepper chili oil and a cracked egg. Pickier palates can mix and match crust (there’s even a gluten free option), sauce, cheese and toppings.
1400 K St. NW
1118 H St. NE
H St. Cooridor
1005 E St. NW
Various additional locations
You can’t lug Stellina Pizzeria’s brick oven home for baking, but you can grab a pizza kit to-go. Dough, sauce, cheese and toppings are included for curbside pick up or delivery. Make dinner time an art competition: have fun making individual pies into masterpieces. Before you eat be sure to judge who has the most artful toppings. Buon appetito!
399 Morse St. NE
—Meghan Yudes Meyers, Ayren Jackson-Cannady and Victoria Mason