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Banana Leaves Asian Restaurant & Sushi Bar

) #705 of 2,534 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 good47%
  • Average4%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible3%
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“sushi” (26 reviews)
“bento box” (4 reviews)
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Sushi, Asian, Thai, Chinese, Japanese
$$ - $$$
2020 Florida Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20009-1201
Neighbourhood: Dupont Circle
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago 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 18 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
Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed lunch there today whilst staying across the road - great food, quick service and good value. We shared Maki rolls which were good, papaya salad which was lacking in taste and child but super fresh, followed by a couple of noodle dishes that were...More

Thank wayne_isc
Reviewed 19 October 2016

We were in DC for five days and ate at Banana Leaves twice. Located near Dupont Circle, Banana Leaves offers a variety of dishes from Thailand, Vietnam, China, Malaysia and Indonesia. The food is incredible and the service is fast and efficient. Highly recommend it...More

Thank Dave_in_Reno
Reviewed 13 October 2016

Good food served in a friendly atmosphere.reasonably priced for food and drinks. Waiter was friendly and polite. Service was good

Thank Neil D
Reviewed 2 October 2016

Saturday night, and our party of 8 did not have to wait. Our waitress was extremely busy, working tables both upstairs and down, which meant that we rarely saw her. And that the service was incredibly slow - probably 20 minutes to order drinks, another...More

Thank willoneal
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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, 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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