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Banana Leaf Malaysian Cuisine

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Asian, Malaysian
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1096 Denman Street, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
604-683-3333
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Today
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
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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
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great Food And Friendly Servers

My wife really enjoyed this restaurant and found the food amazing. I thought it was good but I am not an expert on Malaysian food. The servers were all very friendly and there was a good atmosphere.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 21, 2015
NZBrad
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British Columbia
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British Columbia
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39 reviews 39 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

My wife really enjoyed this restaurant and found the food amazing. I thought it was good but I am not an expert on Malaysian food. The servers were all very friendly and there was a good atmosphere.

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Toronto
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88 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015 NEW

A popular local Malaysian place, and easy to see why. The braised lamb shank is a favourite, though I've never been really disappointed. Recommended.

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Kent, England
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

We visited here after receiving a couple of recommendations from the hotel staff and we are so glad that we did. We had the 7 course taster menu with lychee mojitos and it was all so yummy; one of our favourite meals while visiting Canada. The staff are super friendly and the prices are so reasonable for such high quality... More 

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Western Australia, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

we went to this restaurant with my family we had the best fried rice ever in my life. The service was great. food was delicious.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

We were passing through Vancouver from Seattle on our way to whistler. Brought our two kids here. Were blown away !! My wife and I had the 9 course tasting menu. Recommend that ! The beef reddang was off the hook, and the black cod was so good we had to close our eyes for quiet time. It really was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

My family and I have never had Malay food but when I saw the photo of the fried rice, I knew we had to try it. The service was great, the guava juice was awesome. I highly recommend the sampler platter and the chicken. Lunch specials allowed us to try a variety of things on the menu.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

We went to Banana Leaf with some friends under their recommendation. It was okay. Not outstanding, but not bad either. Most menu items are for family style eating. That is alright as long as all diners agree on dishes. Service was very good. Pleasant flavours, but a couple things were almost bland. Food is certainly not cheap.

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Kelowna, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015 via mobile

Late night dinner at their Westend location. The restaurant had a special sampler dinner that really had unique flavours and showed the versatility of the menu. Very good service, warm and eclectic atmosphere. Although we only stayed in Vancouver 5 days, we almost went back twice in that timeframe just to eat there again.

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Whistler, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

Good service and food quality is also fine. Had to wait even we had a reservation. However they received us soon we entered there. Happy overall

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

Went with my friend for my bday. There was a 10 minute wait to get a table but we weren't bothered about waiting. It was well worth it though. We ordered the 9 course taster! Everything was delicious. I highly recommend the 9 course tasting menu if you are stuck for choice. We had the lychee cocktail. Again very good... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1096 Denman Street, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver
  • Phone Number: 604-683-3333

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Asian, Malaysian
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

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?