Where flavor and passion meet

Making an authentic pizza Napoletana is an Art, according to Joe Farruggio, the mind behind the wildly successful Georgetown restaurant Il Canale. If you are privy to the Washingtonian social circles, you must have heard of Il Canale, a celebrity hot spot in the heart of the national capital’s neighborhood Georgetown.

Our Story

Award Winning

Our real wood-fired oven imported from Napoli, ensures extraordinarily taste

il Canale is the only restaurant in D.C. which received a culinary honor from the Italy-America Chamber of Commerce and the National Institute of Tourism. With numerous awards over the last 10 years, Il Canale showcases the gastronomic heritage of Naples with critically acclaimed pizzas, pasta, fish and delicious desserts.

Badge 1 - Top Italian Restaurant
Badge 2 - Best restaurants with Pizzeria in the World
Badge 3 - Top 100 places to eat
Badge 4 - Associazione Verace Pizza napoletana

Private Parties

Tailored events for all occasions

Il Canale is a perfect place to host a party, birthday celebration, or business lunch. Whatever the occasion, give us a call and our team will make sure to meet all your requirements.


Order Online

Our menu, wherever you want it

Our restaurant now offers the convenience of online ordering for our customers. This allows for easy pick-up or delivery options, making it simple to enjoy your favorite dishes from the comfort of your own home.



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1065 31st St NW
Washington, DC


Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Fri, Sat
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM