Washington, D.C./ Retail & Industry
Published on May 27, 2020
Check out the 4 top spots in Northwest WashingtonPhoto: CAVA/Yelp

Spending time in Northwest Washington? Get to know this neighborhood by browsing its most popular local businesses, from a Mediterranean spot to a family barbershop.

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top places to visit in Northwest, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of neighborhood businesses. Read on for the results.


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Topping the list is a location of the chain CAVA. Located at 4237 Wisconsin Ave. NW in Tenleytown, it's the highest-rated business in the neighborhood, boasting 4.5 stars out of 182 reviews on Yelp. 

Mediterranean fare, including grain bowls, pita sandwiches, hummus, falafel, spicy lamb meatballs, grilled chicken and braised lamb, are on the menu.

2. Cut N' Edge Family Barbershop

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Next up is Cut N' Edge Family Barbershop, situated at 4481-A Connecticut Ave. NW in Van Ness. With 4.5 stars out of 115 reviews on Yelp, it's proved to be a local favorite.

Beard trims and men's and women's haircuts are offered. According to its website, "The barbershop was founded by Leo Nguyen and Lynn Loung, who had a combined total of 50 years of experience in cutting hair."

3. Sfoglina

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Italian restaurant and cocktail bar Sfoglina, also in Van Ness, is another top choice. Yelpers give the business, located at 4445 Connecticut Ave. NW, four stars out of 358 reviews.

Rigatoni with lamb ragu, antipasti, fennel salami, cow's milk burrata cheese, barbecue tortellini and squid ink casarecce are among the menu options.

4. The Spa Room

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The Spa Room is another much-loved neighborhood go-to, with 4.5 stars out of 90 Yelp reviews. Head over to 4115 Wisconsin Ave. NW, Suite 102, in Tenleytown to see for yourself.

Remote sessions include couples massage, meditation, tools for anxiety, yoga nidra and myofascial release and massage self-care.

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