Cheap Eats 2009: Mia's Pizzas
Great food, low prices, lots of fun
Reviewed By Todd Kliman, Cynthia Hacinli, Ann Limpert, Kate Nerenberg, Rina Rapuano
Comments () | Published June 22, 2009
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Mia's Pizzas
Address: 4926 Cordell Ave , Bethesda, MD 20814
Phone: 301-718-6427
Neighborhood: Bethesda/Glen Echo
Cuisines: Pizza, Italian, American
Opening Hours: Open Tuesday through Thursday 11:30 to 9:30, Friday and Saturday 11:30 to 10:30, Sunday 11:30 to 9.
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes
Kid Friendly: Yes
Nearby Metro Stops: Bethesda
Price Range: Inexpensive
Dress: Informal
Noise Level: Chatty
Reservations: Not Needed
Best Dishes Romaine salad; broccolini; beef-veal-and-pork meatballs, alone or in a trio of sliders; arugula-pear-and-Gorgonzola salad; among the pizzas, the simple Mia’s or Margherita, the spicy Arrabiata, the mussel-topped Di Mare, or the Salsiccia, shingled with s
Special Features:
Wheelchair Accessible, Kid Friendly

Why go: The honey-hued crusts—drizzled with olive oil before and after being baked—are salty, chewy, and perfect, and the pizzeria is a convivial gathering place.

What to get: Meatball sliders of veal, beef, and pork; simple Mia’s or Margherita pizza; rich and herby Alsace pizza, sprinkled with pancetta, Gruyère, and caramelized onions; daily-special cupcake, such as vanilla cake with blackberry frosting.

Best for: A casual dinner before a movie; outside dining in warmer months.

Insider tip: Sandwiches come with a salad that’s as good as anything you’d order from the menu.

Open Monday for dinner, Tuesday through Sunday for lunch and dinner.

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