Lena's Wood-Fired Pizza + Tap

4.5
1458 reviews
$30 and under
Italian
Reservations are now being accepted for The Loft at Lena's - Oceans 21, Lena's Oasis and Lena's Bar & Tap Room.

*All reservations will only be held for 15 minutes past reservation time & the party must be 100% present to be seated.
*If the experience area is not available, this indicates we are fully booked for that experience or the space is not open for that time frame.

The Loft at Lena's is a seasonally themed venue located on the 2nd floor, above the main restaurant. For summer, 'Oceans 21' draws from the breathtaking and serene coasts of the Northeast. With beautiful hues of blue reminiscent of ocean waves, natural woods, batik patterns and endless ocean waters, the space transcends summer vacation vibes of rejuvenation and tranquility.

Lena's Oasis is a dynamic, outdoor destination dining venue located behind the main restaurant. Featuring Moroccan chandeliers & lush tropical plants. On the Oasis terrace, misters have returned for the warmer months.



Support Lena's Wood-Fired Pizza + Tap during COVID-19

Experiences

  • Lena's Oasis Tent

    Multiple dates available

    Lena’s Oasis Tent is a dynamic, outdoor destination dining venue located on the top floor of the parking deck at Yates Corner. Guests will be enchanted by the glowing Moroccan-style lanterns, colorful tables and myriad greenery all highlighted by market lighting and colored LED up-lighting that grows in intensity as the sun sets. All weather tent that is cooled with fans and heated with fresh air heaters to ensure a safe dining environment.
  • Lena's Bar & Tap Room

    Multiple dates available

    Lena's traditional indoor Tap Room, created to provide a gathering place where families and friends can escape their hectic daily routines, relax and commune in an environment reminiscent of the family table that meant so much to Lena, her husband John and their sons. Enjoy our rustic, tavern style bar and dining room to catch a game on one of our 7 televisions. Please note this is a safe interior space.
  • The Loft at Lena's - OCEANS 21

    Multiple dates available

    The Loft at Lena's is our indoor dining experience located on the second floor above the main restaurant! This dining room's decor is transformed each season with innovative and whimsical restaurant design. The current Summer experience, "OCEANS 21", draws from the breathtaking and serene coasts of the Northeast. With beautiful hues of blue reminiscent of ocean waves, natural woods, and batik patterns, you will be transported to white sandy beaches and endless ocean waters that transcend summer vacation vibes of rejuvenation and tranquility.. Previous experiences include "Winter Lodge", our Aspen ski lodge inspired decor for winter and "Full Bloom", our vibrant and whimsical inspired decor for spring.
  • The Loft at Lena's: New Fall/Winter

    Multiple dates available

    The Loft at Lena's is our seasonal experience that changes decor each season. Our Fall/Winter Seasonal change is scheduled to go LIVE on October 22nd! It's a surprise. Opens at 5 pm.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitising
  • Surfaces sanitised between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitised menu provided
  • Sanitiser or wipes provided for customers
Physical distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 1458 People Are Saying
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Alayat
Washington DC
3 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall3food3service3ambience4

The ambiance was beautiful. The food was good. There were a few of our favorites missing from the menu but that’s perfectly fine. Our server was a little forgetful with our orders but that wouldn’t deter me from coming back. There was a drink on the menu that contained gin (Monkey 47)and was too bitter. It tasted like lemon juice. I would recommend that it’s tweaked or removed. Outside of that, Great place.

KR
KateReviews
Orlando
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Tried the “Oasis” portion of the restaurant, was absolutely beautiful and much quieter than other areas. Food was amazing as always!

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Semi
Washington DC
2 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had amazing service, the food was great, the ambiance was lovely! I would definitely recommend!!

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OpenTable Diner
Washington DC
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

great atmosphere

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OpenTable Diner
Washington DC
8 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall2food4service1ambience2

Had a reservation for outside, were sat immediately and then completely forgotten about. We saw several tables sat after us that got their food way before or at the same time as us. We had to wave down a server for everything. Our table seemed to be invisible. We were there over two hours for two drinks each and two entrees. If either of us had cash on us we would have thrown a $20 on the table and left after an hour with just one drink. The meatballs are really good though.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall4food5service4ambience5

Great experience. We will be back.

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Nelle
Washington DC
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Beautiful tent & service was great!

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FallonV
Washington DC
5 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food3service5ambience5

Really enjoyed the drinks they were so good. I loved Margherita pizza very yummy. However my family says the pepperoni pizza was a little too salty. The crab dip was amazing

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vipOpenTable Diner
Washington DC
5 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall4food4service2ambience3

Sat outside in the Oasis Tent. Our waitress’s attitude wasn’t all that, but she was still attentive. The food was really good! Garlic Parmesan wings were EVERYTHING! Flies were a big problem outside. We had to fight them off the whole time.

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OpenTable Diner
Washington DC
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall1food1service1ambience3

Hair in pizza, bad service, salty pizza sauce.

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LeenA
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall4food3service3ambience4

Cannoli is good and so is margherita. pizza. Also artichoke dip and calamari

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Soccersmf17
Tallahassee
3 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This place was AMAZING!!! Absolutely loved it, great service (thanks Sky), great recommendations (thanks Sky) and amazing food.

If you don’t eat at this place, you’re really missing out.

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DMat
Washington DC
12 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

After figuring out what door to use to go in, a quick elevator ride took us to a beautifully decorated room. The nautical theme is clean and refreshing. Drinks, appetizers, entrees, and desert were great. Our waitress was on top of things. Can’t wait to return.

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vipDmpols
Washington DC
20 reviews
Dined 7 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was nice first time there. The only thing I didnt like is Inwas made to wait until my husband came in from parking the car to be seated with reservations.

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vipNicoleM
Washington DC
15 reviews
Dined 7 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a great time . I don’t remember our waitress name but she was excellent!!!

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FebenAsfaw
1 review
Dined on 16 September 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food, came out quickly, the waiters were attentive and so nice! The tent area is very well kept!

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vipLeanneO
Orange County
3 reviews
Dined on 15 September 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We celebrated my moms 70th birthday there last night and had a fabulous time! Everything was perfect.

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LisaF
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on 12 September 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience5

Three friends and I enjoyed dinner at Lena's Oasis, good food and company under the big tent with lots of fresh air.

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OpenTable Diner
Washington DC
2 reviews
Dined on 12 September 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Good food, and love the Setup of the restaurant.

OT
OpenTable Diner
Washington DC
2 reviews
Dined on 11 September 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience3

As so many businesses are experiencing right now, they were short staffed and even with a reservation we had to wait 20 minutes to be seated because they didn’t want to overwhelm any one server. Many tables were open but they wouldn’t seat us because of this issue. When we had the nerve to ask what the issue was, the hostess said because we were one minute past our grace period for our reservation time that she should’ve canceled our reservation to begin with. We were a few minutes late because the valet parking was short staffed & no one was immediately around to help with the car.

I do love the idea of the restaurant changing things up seasonally. It is a wonderful atmosphere. However, they need to do something with their overhead lighting. We had to ask them multiple times before the hostess would agree to let us change our table because a bright spot light was shining directly into the eyes of 2 out of the 4 of us causing us to have to shield our eyes in order to see the people at our table. I would say it was the equivalent of driving with someone’s bright headlights shining on you. Once this issue was resolved, we had a wonderful evening. Our server, George, was fabulous. The food was outstanding! I highly recommend their brussels sprouts, the polenta fries, the gnocchi and the arugula and prosciutto salad.

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BrownSugga
Washington DC
5 reviews
Dined on 10 September 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience5

The ambiance & food was great! However there was a young fellow who was moving too fast in several instances which caused him to almost run into servers several times. Unfortunately he did end up knocking over my drinks.

This caused us to wait longer for the drinks to be re-made.
It wasn’t my waitress’ fault. She was extremely polite, friendly & professional.

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OpenTable Diner
Washington DC
6 reviews
Dined on 10 September 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience4

We really like Lenas! This is our 3rd time there. We previously ate in the Oasis which I like better if weather is good. It was a bit noisy and cold in the loft Ocean 21. But we had a nice table w a couch. Service was excellent as was food and drink.

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CarolynF
1 review
Dined on 10 September 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Had a wonderful dinner. Our server was knowledgeable and friendly. We will come back again!

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vipOpenTable Diner
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on 10 September 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience5

Pasta was delicious, but the pizza my friend got had honey on it and it was exceptionally sweet and not that good. A little honey would have been yummy, but the amount it had was overpowering.

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vipVthedgerow
Washington DC
30 reviews
Dined on 8 September 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fabulous lunch of caprese paninis served by Elmer and staff. Excellent service, great food, amazing setting combine to make a lunch delightful. Good prices, too. The music could be a bit softer to allow for more table conversations. Once you go, you will go again!

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OpenTable Diner
Washington DC
2 reviews
Dined on 7 September 2021
Overall3food3service5ambience5

Great ambiance. Apps and drinks were good. I love wood fired pizza. I was excited to trey theirs. It was a bit lackluster. Parmesan chicken wings were great!

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PamD
Washington DC
3 reviews
Dined on 5 September 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service. Always a great experience

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 4 September 2021
Overall5food3service5ambience5

Very Nice Environment

OT
OpenTable Diner
Baltimore
1 review
Dined on 3 September 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience5

Went for appetizers and drinks on a Friday night. Good food and atmosphere. I would recommend for happy hour.

OT
OpenTable Diner
Washington DC
4 reviews
Dined on 1 September 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Anniversary

MC
vipMissCJ
Washington DC
5 reviews
Dined on 31 August 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We booked the Oceans 21 Experience and arrived to a full parking lot so we chose to valet (you are given a ticket to hand to your server and the fee is added to your check). The staff was accommodating (we had a party of 10), knowledgeable and attentive and everyone enjoyed their food. The restaurant was clean and provided adequate spacing for the patrons/parties that were dining. We definitely felt like we were being catered to and appreciated the separation provided by the different partitions throughout the space. Service was timely and although they indicate the table is reserved for 2 hours, we did not feel rushed. After dining in the Loft, we visited the Beer Garden and enjoyed some live music. The band even sang Happy Birthday.

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OpenTable Diner
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on 29 August 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

the Breakfast pizza is FANTASTIC!

MM
vipMaryMartha314
Washington DC
21 reviews
Dined on 29 August 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fabulous Sunday brunch menu with an Italian flair -- and the pizza here is also totally awesome. We've dined at OCEANS 21 twice, always with courteous and prompt service! It's a treasure of a place and a fabulous interior space (from someone who has been in commercial design more than 35 years).

TM
TrinaMarie
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on 28 August 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic Experience! Delicious Breakfast Pizza & Pope’s Mimosa! My server Virginia was so attentive we will be back!

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luv2eat
Washington DC
6 reviews
Dined on 27 August 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience4

Consistently good spot for dinner and drinks with friends or for date night.

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AshleyH
1 review
Dined on 27 August 2021
Overall3food3service1ambience3

The food was okay, I wouldn’t make a special trip for it but would go back if someone else wanted to. The service was extremely poor, I’m understanding to a certain extent but genuinely did not enjoy interacting with our server. We felt like we were not wanted there/ should have just left at time.

LH
LizH
San Francisco
6 reviews
Dined on 26 August 2021
Overall2food2service4ambience2

I Will not be coming back. The pizza was sub-par, similar to frozen pizza quality at 3x the price. I'm all for buying a $15-20 pizza, but I'm expecting quality Neapolitan style. This was not it. The Ceasar salad and crap dip were fine, but the pizza was such a letdown. The drinks also seemed to lack any real depth of flavor.

PP
PeterPaul
Washington DC
2 reviews
Dined on 26 August 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Celebrated my birthday

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Mary
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on 26 August 2021
Overall1food1service5ambience5

Not sure what all the hype is about! Pizzas were cold , found plastic in my pasta and food seemed overall tasteless. Also feta cheese in the beet salad was nonexistent.

JB
JohnB
1 review