Serving authentic Italian cuisine and Washington DC’s best thin crust gourmet pizza, Il Canale offers a full range of cuisine from Southern Italy featuring gourmet thin-crust pizzas cooked in a wood-fired oven imported from Naples. The Neapolitan pizza’s heritage is protected by the Italian government through the Verace Pizza Napolitana association which cultivates and defines the culinary discipline of the Neapolitan pizza, with its requisite, preparation, ingredients imported from Italy including mozzarella di bufala, San Marzano tomatoes and “00” flour and manner of cooking “D.O.C.” pizza. As certified member no. 391 of the V.P.N. association, il Canale strictly adheres to these standards.
1264 Wisconsin Ave, N.W. Washington, D.C. 20007
Since 1933, the warm atmosphere of Martin’s Tavern has welcomed neighbors and world travelers looking for great food, service and years of history within its walls. The President’s favorite booths, Mickey Mantle in The Dugout Room, George W. Bush and family at Table 12 are just a few of the iconic stories. Fourth generation owner Billy Martin, Jr. continues the tradition of Washington’s oldest family owned restaurant and Georgetown landmark.