Banana Cafe and Piano Bar

Bar, Cuban, Mexican
$ $
500 8th St SE (at E St SE)
Washington, DC 20003
(202) 543-5906
11:00am - 11:30pm
11:00am - 11:30pm
11:00am - 11:30pm
11:00am - 11:30pm
11:00am - 12:30am
11:00am - 12:30am
10:00am - 10:30pm



  • Go to Banana Cafe and drink a house margarita!
  • Great food. But it's always so COLD in here
  • Good house margs for $5
  • Shrimp quesadilla was very good, the tortilla was nice and flaky. Delicious.
  • The Michelona might be the best drink I ever had. Food was deelish!!
  • Get a window table and the chicken quesadillas are great!!
  • excellent ... arroz con pollo....well seasoned!
  • Ask for Russ...he's the greatest!
  • Great service. Lunch menu from 11-3. Delicious authentic Mexican food. The best Margarita's on Barracks Row. Accessible by metro "Eastern Market" stop or Circular bus
  • Sat hi to Dougie Fresh! ;-)
  • The mofongo stuffed pork loin is amazing!!!!
  • Fabulous Mango Margaritas!! Awesome cuban food!!
  • Go to Banana Cafe and Piano Bar and sit on the patio and drink margaritas. The food isn't super special, but the atmosphere is great.
  • Ropa Vieja is excellent. Bee in the Margarita, not so much.
  • My Mango Margarita hits the spot after a govt shutdown!
  • Happy Hour from 4 to 7:30. $3.50 specials. Limited food menu at the Piano Bar upstairs. Not that you will care, the Margaritas rock!
  • Great cuisine and drinks for Sunday brunch! The mimosas and Chamango drinks are perfect drinks!
  • The nachos w. beef and the breakfast quesadilla will make the gourmand inside squeal with unbridled joy.
  • Best $5 margarita I've ever had!
  • Do not get the queso with chorizo. Not worth it. It is ok.

Nearby places

225 7th St SE (at North Carolina Ave. SE)
505 8th St SE (btwn E & G St SE)
404 8th St SE (btwn D & E Sts SE)