Dirt Cheap Eats 2009: Cafe Pizzaiolo
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Dirt Cheap Eats (2009)
Cafe Pizzaiolo
Address: 507 S. 23rd St., Arlington, VA 22202
Phone: 703-894-2250
Neighborhood: Arlington, Crystal City/Pentagon City, Arlington
Cuisines: Pizza, Italian, Breakfast
Opening Hours: Open Monday through Thursdau 10:30 AM to 9:30 PM, Friday and Saturday 10:30 AM to 9:30 PM, and Sunday noon to 9 PM.
Nearby Metro Stops: Crystal City
Price Range: Inexpensive
Dress: Informal
Noise Level: N/A
Reservations: Not Needed
Best Dishes Neapolitan and New York style pizzas.
Price Details: Neapolitan pizza, $8.95 to $13.95. New York pizza, $8.50 to $11.95.
There are two reasons to come to this cheery Crystal City eatery: pizza and pizza. Larry Ponzi serves it two ways, both worthy.

The ultra-thin Neapolitan pies (small $8.95, large $13.95) don’t need much beyond fresh mozzarella and basil. The slightly thicker New York pizzas (small $8.50, large $11.95), with shredded mozzarella and a sweet-spicy sauce, are a perfect base for pepperoni, hot Italian sausage, or mushrooms.

You can get pizza to go, but the wide array of board games might entice you to snag one of the tables and a Scrabble board.

Open daily for lunch and dinner.

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