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Banana Leaf Malaysian Cuisine

1096 Denman Street, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
604-683-3333
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Ranked #89 of 2,876 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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Glade, B.C.
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

It's a bit pricey especially on an expense budget but the shared meal for supper is fantastic and so many different flavours for the palate.

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Vancouver, Canada
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

I have been to all three restaurants in Vancouver and food is excellent. Very fresh, tasty with so many choices, each one delicious. Great service always. Not really small child friendly ..

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London, Ontario, Canada
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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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California
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26 reviews 26 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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30 reviews 30 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 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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74 reviews 74 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 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
63 helpful votes 63 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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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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