The Top 10 Restaurants In Tenleytown, Washington DC

Nina Ariana

The historical village of Tenleytown, DC, features an eclectic range of restaurants. From high-end French cuisine, to local-loved sushi jaunts, Tenleytown’s dining scene is diverse. Check out the neighborhood’s best spots.

Jalapeño Margaritas

1. Guapo's Restaurant

Restaurant, Mexican, Spanish

Whether you’re craving delicious tacos, or spicy chicken dishes, Guapo’s Restaurant is your stop for authentic Mexican food. The main dining room is warmly decorated with bright colors and artwork. You can also dine al fresco on the beautifully arranged front patio. Go for the huevos florentinos at brunch, or kickstart your Saturday night with a jalapeño margarita.

2. Le Chat Noir

Restaurant, French, European, Vegetarian

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This French-inspired local restaurant welcomes you in with its elegant interior, featuring classic white tablecloths, beautiful chandeliers, and French windows that open out on to the local greenery. Whether you’re in the mood for a chilled glass of red wine, a delectable dessert, or an impressive meal, Le Chat Noir is the perfect place to relax and enjoy French cuisine in the Tenleytown area.

3. Yosaku

Restaurant, Japanese, Sushi, Asian

Sushi Roll
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The locally loved Yosaku dishes up tasty sushi and Japanese cuisine in an appealing dining room designed to resemble a traditional Japanese interior. It features long tables and warm decor. This sushi spot has been a community staple for years, and is the place to go for whatever Japanese delights you might be craving while in Tenleytown.

4. Satay Club

Bar, Restaurant, Sushi, Asian, Chinese

Pad Thai
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The Satay Club, located in the heart of Tenleytown’s bustling commercial district, features dishes from all over Asia, such as Malaysia, Japan, and Thailand. It is housed in a warm and inviting interior. Step up to the sushi bar for a California roll or spicy tuna. Or, sit down for a traditional meal and take a look at the large and eclectic menu.

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