I am the original poster who had the negative experience when the Blue Banana first opened. A lot of the commentors thought I didn’t give them a fair chance. I was hopeful that the owners would read my post and fix the issues. I’d like to do my part to promote them now if I can. I hope you post this or let them know they have a happy customer. My original complaints were:
1.) They didn’t have Direct TV as advertised – now they do
2.) There was no place to hang up my purse and jacket under the bar – now there are plenty of hooks
3.) The bathroom was gross with pubes and poop – this time it was VERY clean (even at midnight!)
The band (Bandylions) were really good. The place was packed and it looked like everyone was having a great time. The guy bartender gave me a fun dog fish coaster puzzle and my husband thought the girl bartender was hot. They were both really nice and efficient. The beer selection was great and the prices were reasonable. There was lots of Duke fans earlier in the night before the music started. (Nice win UNC.) I am looking forward to watching future March Madness games there in the very near future. If the owners are reading now, thanks for the great addition to the neighborhood. Cheers!”
Blue Banana, recently opened in Dec. ’10, is the sports bar located at 3632 Georgia Ave, NW next to Looking Glass Lounge south of the Petworth metro. When they first opened I received a number of negative emails and after posting one some neighbors
went batshit crazy strongly disagreed. At the time I wrote:
“Personally, I think it’s a bit too early to tell but hopefully they make some adjustments after reading some constructive criticism. ”
I’m happy to hear that the original letter writer is now a fan. That section of Georgia Ave is ripe for (and has already seen some) more positive development. Have you had the chance to visit or revisit the Blue Banana? How were your experiences?
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