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Banana Leaf Malaysian Cuisine

1096 Denman Street, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
604-683-3333
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Ranked #95 of 2,846 Restaurants in Vancouver
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Sat 11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Cuisines: Asian
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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London, Ontario, Canada
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

The share menu is the only way to go. You start with a refreshing salad and appys of roti and sate and then move onto the mains . They include fish in a sweet, sticky sauce and beef so tender it falls apart under your fork. We added some soft shelled crabs that were the special of the day. Save... More 

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Whitehorse, Canada
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33 reviews 33 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Awesome food. We got the special where you share around 7-9 dishes from starter to desserts. It was very reasonably priced and we had very generous portions. Great atmosphere, great service, what's not to love!?

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Kamloops, Canada
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

This place was awesome. We had rutti, papaya salad, lamb, kung pow chicken, and rendang beef. All were delicious. Definitely recommend.

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Canada
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25 reviews 25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

This place is my favorite Vancouver restaurant. I've been going here for the past 10 years every time I visit. It truly is exceptional. I've never been to Malaysia, but once I went with a colleague who had, and he said it was the best Malaysian food he's had outside of that country. Regardless, the place is a cozy spot,... More 

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El Cerrito, California
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18 reviews 18 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

The Malaysian soup is delicious and reasonably priced --a spicy broth filled with nicely-sliced seafood.. A treat from our more bland American food. The place was filled at lunch-time. The service was prompt and attentive.

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Sydney, Australia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Nice and reasonable Malaysian food in Vancouver. I tried the Denman street branch and though the place is small, the service is very efficient. Worth trying if you're around the area of English Bay beach.

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canada
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69 reviews 69 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

We both had the Chicken curry. Mine was mild and my sister in law had the spicy original version and we both loved it so much, we over indulged and still had a portion to pack up. The roti was delicious with the sauce on the side. We were there around 6:30 and the place was nearly full. 10 minutes... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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75 reviews 75 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

As an Asian traveler familiar with Malaysian and Singaporean cuisine, I was excited to see a restaurant dedicated specifically to food from this region. I thought it couldn't meet expectations or be authentic, but I was VERY pleasantly surprised. We started with the roti canai, which was good but anyone can make a good bread-based appetizers. What really got me... More 

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Grand Forks, Canada
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22 reviews 22 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

I love this place- both of their venues offer awesome food, very authentic to asia, and always good service. perfect for sharing, and i actually always stop here when we visit vancouver. put it on your hit list! yum!

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Sydney, Australia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

I have eaten at Banana Leaf on West Broadway, Davie, Robson and Denman simply because I like spicy Asian food. I found the fixed menus a bit of a challenge because I feel the food may have been prepared hours before hand, which it is. Nevertheless, I found all these branches of Banana Leaf quite expensive and they don't like... More 

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Additional Information about Banana Leaf Malaysian Cuisine

Address: 1096 Denman Street, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Phone Number: 604-683-3333
Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm  5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm  5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm  5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm  5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm  5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Cuisine: Asian

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