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Comet Ping Pong

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Italian, Bar, Pizza
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5037 Connecticut Ave. NW, Washington DC, DC 20008
17:00 - 22:00
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Sun 11:30 - 21:30
Mon - Wed 17:00 - 22:00
Thu 17:00 - 21:30
Fri 16:00 - 22:45
Sat 11:30 - 22:45
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19 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Pete's is my favorite pizza place in DC, but Comet is good too. Personal-sized pizzas and decent quality toppings. Hipster décor. Staff knows what they are doing too.

1 Thank BuskyBusk
Recklinghausen, Germany
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Get there early the place fills up around traditional meal times. Weekends the joint is full of Birthday parties, but still room for couples and some singles at the bar. Good selection of beers and wines, The usual cocktails, nothing out of the ordinary. The pizza is very good, the chicken wings I had were so-so. A little soggy for... More 

Thank DCGregg
Rockville, Maryland
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Those who called the interior "rundown" didn't get it. The interior is intentionally designed to look like an abandoned building, with a hole in the ceiling (actually a skylight), drooping bits of insulation, and seemingly fire-scorched walls. Front section, with high ceiling, is a bit noisy. Back area, past the bar and near the ping pong tables, is more peaceful.... More 

Thank Susan G
McLean, Virginia
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62 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We came to support Comet Ping Pong after the shooting, but were more than pleasantly surprised that it is a great pizza place! I'm from NYC, so I know pizza. We had the "Steel Wills" pizza and lentil salad -- both terrific. And it's such a fun place. Our server was competent, friendly and accommodating. A perfect place for a... More 

1 Thank Joan G
West Palm Beach, Florida
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32 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant is really a fun place to go.We order Risotto Balls and a seasonal pizza and both were so good.Highly recommend it.

Thank Leire72
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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408 reviews
233 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 184 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

Run down interior, but the service, pizza and beer selection are fantastic. The crowds are large and the door is kept open, so you'll best sit toward the back or keep your coat on. A lot of history here and the food is great.

Thank GypsyTraveller94
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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472 reviews
264 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016

Comet is one of the neighborhood gems in the 5000 block of Connecticut Ave. NW. It is popular with all ages and why not? It has very good pizza. We usually order the Smoky, the Stanley or the Yalie. Sometimes we order the wings and other things and skip the pizza. They offer a very good selection of beers -... More 

1 Thank waterandmore
Groton, Massachusetts
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016

Comet Ping Pong is a great, fun, family kind of place. Pizza is fantastic, and you gotta try the out of this world wings. Nice, casual atmosphere, very friendly staff. Don't hesitate to stop in while in D.C. It is well worth it. Highly recommend!

Thank TomG978MA
Annapolis, Maryland
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16 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016

Good pizza and other food for kids and the entire family. Pleasant atmosphere. Try any kind of pizza and side dishes and play some ping pong.

1 Thank joe s
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176 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

A beautiful fall Saturday makes for great pizza and wine outdoors on the patio enjoying the ambiance of the D.C. suburbs. We ejoyed two "Smokey" pizzas and a meatball version. Delicious.

Thank rgr1085

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
Italian, Bar, Pizza
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:30
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 21:30
16:00 - 22:45
11:30 - 22:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5037 Connecticut Ave. NW, Washington DC, DC 20008
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC
  • Phone Number: 202-364-0404

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?