More Barracks Row Pizza On the Way

Extreme Pizza Makes it's Way to Eighth Street

On Barracks Row, Extreme Pizza, part of a national chain, will soon arrive at 520 Eighth St. SE, former site of The Orchid. Photo: Celeste McCall

At last, someone is moving into a long-vacant Barracks Row space: Extreme Pizza. Look for it sometime in February at 520 Eighth St. SE, where Orchid and before that–Senart’s—used to be. (The  word “PIZZA” is emblazoned alongside the vintage Senart’s/Coca Cola sign on the brick building.)

Part of a nationwide chain, Extreme Pizza will join other nearby pizza eateries including Matchbox, &Pizza and Boli’s, all across the street.

In keeping with the group’s sports theme, décor will feature Washington teams including the Nationals, Wizards, Mystics and Capitals.

Interior Extreme Pizza photographed Jan 24, 2021. Photo: Celeste McCall

According to Wikipedia, Extreme Pizza was founded in San Francisco in 1994 and has more than 30 stateside locations. Besides pizza (thegluten free variety is available), the new Extreme Pizza will offer calzones, salads, subs, wings and desserts.

Service will be dine-in, carry out and delivery. For updates and more information call 202-798-1222 or visit