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The 8 Best Italian Restaurants Near Capitol Hill, Washington

Updated: September 21, 2022

Feel like a wood-fired pizza or fresh pasta? Best head over to one of these great Italian spots in Capitol Hill. After analyzing millions of reviews from the best sites we present the ultimate Italian venues in Capitol Hill. Pick one of these Capitol Hill eateries and enjoy delectable tiramisu or sip on Italian Chianti - your choice!

Find the perfect Italian restaurant

Rose's Luxury

American, $$$, Capitol HillAmerican, $$$Washington, Capitol Hill
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5
  • USA Today

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  • Hoodline, 2020

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    Hoodline, 2020

The Duck and The Peach

New American, $$, Capitol HillNew American, $$Washington, Capitol Hill
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

Lavagna

Italian, $$, Capitol HillItalian, $$Washington, Capitol Hill
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Trattoria Alberto

Italian, $$, Capitol HillItalian, $$Washington, Capitol Hill
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 3.5

If you travel further

Osteria Morini

Italian, $$$, Navy YardItalian, $$$Washington, Navy Yard
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
  • Thrillist, 2021

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  • Female Foodie

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    Female Foodie

All-Purpose Riverfront

Pizza, $$, Navy YardPizza, $$Washington, Navy Yard
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
  • Female Foodie

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  • Infatuation

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Maialino Mare

Italian, $$, Navy YardItalian, $$Washington, Navy Yard
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
  • Hoodline, 2020

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    Hoodline, 2020
  • Female Foodie

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Menomale

Pizza, $$, NoMaPizza, $$Washington, NoMa
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 5.0

How was this list created?

Finding the right Italian restaurant for you shouldn’t be so hard. We analyzed 518 lists and articles from top sources like Female Foodie and Hoodline, 16302 Washington restaurants’ ratings across Google and Yelp, and 823905 reviews – all with some boam magic to make sense of the madness. Yes, we even looked at Female Foodie - 14 Best Italian Restaurants in DC and Hoodline - Are these trending Washington restaurants on your radar? to pull this list together. Our engine uses real-time data to only show restaurants that are open and their available services, so you can stay safe on your terms. Since boam gets no payment for showing these restaurants, you can trust the restaurants in this list. These ten options are sure to delight.

FAQ

Rose's Luxury, Caruso's Grocery, and Mangialardo are the highest-rated Italian restaurants that serve breakfast in Capitol Hill.

Rose's Luxury is the highest-rated upscale Italian restaurant in Capitol Hill.

Rose's Luxury, Caruso's Grocery, and Mangialardo are the highest-rated Italian restaurants for a quick lunch in Capitol Hill.

Rose's Luxury, Caruso's Grocery, and The Duck and The Peach are the highest-rated Italian restaurants for dessert in Capitol Hill.

There are 14 Italian restaurants in Capitol Hill.

Drink pairing tips

  • The perfect match for mushroom risotto

    Experts often pair mushroom risotto with a glass of Pinot Noir, a popular red wine.

  • Pinot Grigio and tagliatelle pasta


    A nice white wine that will bring the most out of the creamy flavors of your tagliatelle pasta would be Pinot Grigio.

Interesting facts

  • A perfect match: sparkling water & pasta

    If you’re gonna be eating pasta, then we’d advise washing it down with a nice sparkling water.

  • Once upon a time

    The next time you bite into a deliciouspasta remember to thank China who are responsible for this tasty culinary invention.

  • The largest circular pizza from 1990

    On December 8, 1990, South Africa’s Italian fans celebrated a new world record by the circular pizza, weighing 26,883 pounds.

Parking in the area

Nobody likes to circle around the block looking for parking, especially if you’re hungry or in a rush. To make the hunt for parking easier, we’ve partnered with a cutting-edge digital parking reservation system, Spothero, that enables you to book a spot in advance before you visit your chosen Italian spot.

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