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Banana Cafe & Piano Bar
Banana Cafe & Piano Bar

Banana Cafe & Piano Bar Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.bananacafedc.com
  • Email: management@bananacafedc.com
  • Phone: (202) 543-5906
  • Hours of Operation: Lunch: Monday - Saturday: 11:00am - 3:00pm; Brunch: Sunday: 10:00am - 3:00pm; Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 3:00pm - 10:30pm, Friday & Saturday: 3:00pm - 11:30pm, Sunday: 3:00pm - 10:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Cuban, Puerto Rican, Mexican
  • Executive Chef: Chris Windus
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Entertainment, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Corner of 8th & E street S.E.
  • Parking: Public Lot
A word from Banana Cafe & Piano Bar
Banana Café and Piano Bar is renowned for its Cuban, Puerto Rican and Mexican Cuisine.

The Piano Bar upstairs has one of the best Happy Hours on the Hill as well as live entertainment every night.


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Diner Reviews
  • "We went to this place to celebrate a birthday. We had a party of 13....the staff was very accomodating and found enough space for our party. The waitstaff was a little slow but we saw the "servers wanted" sign on the front door so we weren't too upset. The food was absolutely amazing and the cocktails were very tasty! Our reservation was for 6pm and the place already packed, definitely recommend reservations. The place was kinda loud but we didn't mind.....great place to take your kids if they're a little rowdy. Would definitely recommend this place to all my friends and family."
    Dined on 3/29/2014
  • "I came to Banana Cafe on Saturday night around 10:30. I made a reservation two hours before. My co workers and I just wanted to have dinner and drinks after a long day. This restaurant is truly a gem. Our drinks were strong like I like them and our food was outstanding. The waiter gave exceptionally great service. My co workers and I will definitely be back."
    Dined on 3/8/2014
  • "The restaurant was a great, casual dining experience. Quality Tex-Mex cuisine. The piano bar was a lot of fun. Plenty of good music and a handful of folks dancing and singing along!"
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "Service was excellent, as well as, the food. Just one point to be made regarding the food, it should be hot when served to your customers, not luke warm, but hot."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "The food was delicious and the drinks were perfect. Out waiter was very prompt yet polite. I highly recommend!"
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "I've lived in D.C. for almost 3 years now and finally managed to stop in for lunch with some friends. We all have lived in NYC/Boston at some point and have discriminating tastes when it comes to Latin food. The menu was like a foodie's dream. Mofongo, ceviche, paella, plantains, yuca, cubanas, congri, and more. Every favorite Latin food in one place. It was wonderful. Highly recommend!"
    Dined on 2/9/2014
  • "Food from Puerto Rico is hard to find in this town. Glad that it is here. I wanted good mofongo and got it. Service was pretty good and very friendly."
    Dined on 1/4/2014
  • "Delicious huevos rancheros, my companion was very happy with the enchiladas and the Bloody Marys were strong and spicy."
    Dined on 12/7/2013
  • "This was a first visit for brunch. It has a lively interior and nice owner and wait staff. Good food, fun ambience. I will return."
    Dined on 11/3/2013
  • "I had the shrimp in a white wine sauce. My friends each had the taco-enchilada combo platter. We were laughing and chatting for hours, but when that food first arrived, the table was silent. Always a good sign!"
    Dined on 10/12/2013