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Banana Leaf

1009 Arch St, Philadelphia, PA 19107
+1 215-592-8288
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good53%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Indian, Asian, Malaysian, Thai
$$ - $$$
1009 Arch St, Philadelphia, PA 19107
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I go to Chinatown a lot but never here. Heard good things so i wanted to try it. The restaurant is bigger than it looks from the outside. The staff was friendly and restaurant was clean. I love Indian mee goreng so I tried theirs....More

Thank Kate185
Reviewed March 20, 2017

Good food and service at a price that can't be beaten. We let the waitress help us order and she didn't steer us wrong.

Thank Ian H
Reviewed February 27, 2017

Came here for lunch with a friend. The staff was friendly and efficient. The ambience was delightful, not too noisy, not too quiet. The menu was vast but the dish I tried was OK. It could have been spicier!

Thank inmyflipflops
Reviewed February 21, 2017

Great variety of dishes and great flavors. They even made a special dish for our granddaughter. Nicely done.

Thank Jim P
Reviewed February 19, 2017 via mobile

Love the range of flavors. Enjoyed all of the items. Great soup and main courses. Fun early dinner. They made a special dish for our 4 year old.

Thank Jim P
Reviewed January 28, 2017 via mobile

Came here for a friend's birthday and Chinese New Year with a large group of 34 and was totally disappointed. Before arriving at the restaurant, We ordered a set menu. Even though some members of our party were not able to make the event, we...More

Thank tigerh973
Reviewed January 15, 2017

The waiter is not very sympatic. The disches were without taste. A lot of noise !! We won't come back !!

Thank jmpelata
Reviewed January 3, 2017

This was my first visit to Chinatown in Philly, and we were the first patrons right when they opened up on New Year's Day. The restaurant is apparently Malaysian, and the menu featured dishes from several Asian cuisines. I ordered Beef Chow Fun, which was...More

Thank David H
Reviewed December 25, 2016 via mobile

If you are looking for something other than ordinary in Chinatown, Banana Leaf definitely delivers. Good food and service. While we did not live everything we tried, we enjoyed most of it. The Pad Thai was very good, as were the sweet bun appetizer (a...More

Thank Heidi D
Reviewed December 19, 2016 via mobile

The menu has so much variety that we ordered more than we could eat. The food was very good and the service was excellent. Lots of smiles and willingness to explain dishes. We started with small bowls of Tomyam soup. It was delicious. We then...More

Thank DianeCips
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Average prices
$5 - $22
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1009 Arch St, Philadelphia, PA 19107
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > Chinatown
  • Neighborhood: Chinatown
  • Phone Number: +1 215-592-8288
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