Where to Get the Best Mozzarella Sticks in DC

2 out of 3 who’ve had this says that Tune Inn’s mozzarella sticks are best in DC. Pic taken from their IG page

Based on crowd-sourcing/Twitter polling, the best fried mozzarella sticks in DC, or as nightlife impresario lawyer Richard Bianco refers them to as, “mozzies”:

TUNE INN TIER

  • Tune Inn (Cap Hill):
    • $12
    • 66% say one of best in DC; 94% are fans; 40%  have eaten

GOLD TIER

  • All Purpose Navy Yard
    • $12
    • Crispy Fried mozzarella (more like mozz triangles), panko breaded
    • 34% say one of best in DC; 93% are fans; 43% have eaten
  • Franklin Hall (U Street)
    • $10
    • house cut and breaded
    • 31% say one of best in DC; 90% are fans; 41% have eaten
  • Good Guys (Glover Park)
    • $9.50
    • Yes, this is a strip club
    • 56% say one of best in DC; 87% are fans; 19% have eaten

SILVER TIER

  • Tap99 (Navy Yard)
    • $10
    • breaded in Italian seasoned bread crumbs
    • 44% say one of best in DC; 78% are fans; 13% have eaten
  • Stellina Pizzeria (Union Market area, Mt Vernon Triangle)
    • $15
    • “Cuoppo Mozzarella in Carrozza” (Italian style)
    • 39% say one of best in DC; 85% are fans; 22% have eaten
  • Boundary Stone (Bloomingdale)
    • $12
    • XL size
    • 36% say one of best in DC; 88% are fans; 29% have eaten

BRONZE TIER

  • Duffy’s Irish Pub (Dupont)
    • $12
    • hand-cut from fresh mozzarella
    • 27% say one of best in DC; 86% are fans; 36% have eaten
  • Mr. Henry’s (Cap Hill/Eastern Market)
    • $9.50
    • 21% say one of best in DC; 90% are fans; 21% have eaten
  • Emmy Squared (Shaw, Navy Yard)
    • $15
    • Big Mozz Sticks (crispy hand stretched mozzarella)
    • 23% say one of best in DC; 81% are fans; 32% have eaten
  • Cleveland Park Bar & Grill
    • $11
    • 17% say one of best in DC; 85% are fans; 19% have eaten

The Diner appears to not have mozzarella sticks on menu currently.

Hopscotch in Bloomingdale has lots of fans.

2 responses to “Where to Get the Best Mozzarella Sticks in DC”

  1. The Commodore (17th and R in NW) has pretty good mozz sticks. The kicker is a sprinkling of cotija cheese on top.

    1. Couldn’t agree more. Plus the sauce is saucey and different in the best way.

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