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Banana Leaves Asian Restaurant & Sushi Bar

) #675 of 2,596 Restaurants in Washington DC €€ - €€€ Sushi, Asian, Thai
2020 Florida Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20009-1201
+1 202-986-1333
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good49%
  • Average5%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible3%
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“sushi” (28 reviews)
“bento box” (4 reviews)
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Sushi, Asian, Thai, Chinese
€€ - €€€
2020 Florida Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20009-1201
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This is a relatively small restaurant, up a flight of stairs. The staff were welcoming and the menu had plenty of selections. I had the crispy peel beef, which was supposed to be spicy but was pretty bland. Also had the spinach dumplings, which were...More

Thank Traveleasier
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Banana Leaves Asian Restaurant was awesome. The sushi was great along with the mixed drinks. Great atmosphere.

Thank Alesha M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we ordered this for delivery to our hotel, the Washington Hilton. It arrived much faster than predicted, hot, with all of the silverware, plates, etc. we could want. Every dish was excellent, and just the right amount of spice. My only complaint was it was...More

Thank mateodasilva
Reviewed 22 May 2017

The restaurant is close to the hotel and easy to get too. Not too much seating. The sushi was good, as was the satay. Great for a quick bite.

Thank Linda K
Reviewed 23 April 2017

Lady & I went for dinner, along with Mrs Jones the service dog. No questions asked about the dog - which we always appreciate. It was a quiet night as was over Easter weekend but service was still attentive and the food very fresh. We...More

Thank Roger61Texas
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

The food here is not very expensive. You can have a meal between $15-20. That does not include drinks or appetizers. I wouldn't recommend this place because the quality of food is pathetic. Sushi didn't taste like sushi. I also tried the Basmati rice stir...More

Thank Hammad S
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

We chose this restaurant based on TripAdvisor rating. We chose Vietnamese shrimp rolls as an appetizer, curry and shrimp as main dishes. Shrimp rolls were tasteless, mostly lettuce and very few herbs. Thai curry did not resemble thai dish, and a shrimp dish was in...More

Thank LeahPo
Reviewed 17 January 2017

This is a small and convenient asian restaurant that has excellent service and good food. The bar is well stocked and the lunch specials are excellent.

Thank Deirdre B
Reviewed 7 December 2016

The fish itself is fine, not rotten by any means, but the preparation is abysmal. Their spicy tuna roll is a chunk of tuna sprinkled with hot dry spices. A real spicy tuna roll should be more of a red paste (the tuna, mayor and...More

Thank LessWork M
Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

I've loved Banana Leaves restaurant for many years. Tons of vegetarian options - the Asian Crunchy Salad and Grilled Honey Tofu are my personal faves. My husband loves BaBa Curry with pork and Spicy Seafood Hot Pot. The Honey Fried Banana dessert is amazing, as...More

Thank sojourner68
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
15:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2020 Florida Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20009-1201
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC>  > Dupont Circle
  • Neighbourhood: Dupont Circle
  • Phone Number: +1 202-986-1333
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