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“Plenty of excellent food”
Review of The Banana Leaf

The Banana Leaf
Ranked #1,316 of 2,275 Restaurants in Columbus
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
Reviewed November 25, 2012

We took out-of-town vegetarian guests here, attracted by reviews and the vegetarian status of the food. We thought the service was very quick. The appetizers were excellent and a real variety (7 are included in the $14 buffet), perhaps even better than the main dishes themselves. We were so stuffed we didn't even try the desserts. Our favorites were the dosas and the mango lassi.

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Reviewed November 11, 2012

We had bought a Groupon for $34 which was supposed to give us a huge array of food worth $75. We made the required reservation 3 days in advance. We arrived and found the service exceedingly slow. And we did not receive all the food that was listed in the Groupon--it was basically what was on the $14 buffet. After many delays in receiving the various courses, we were finally given the explanation. Apparently someone else came on the same night before us with the same Groupon, but they had not made the required 3 days reservation. Since they arrived before we did, they received some of the food that we were supposed to get. The food is delicious, no problem there, but we were very disappointed. When we left, we expressed our displeasure and the owner said we could come back and have one complimentary buffet. Fine, but we still wished we'd been told sooner what had happened and maybe we would have left and come back on a different night.

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Reviewed October 2, 2012 via mobile

Everything was just fantastic! Definitely try the grand buffet, especially if its your first time! We first ate there when we were newly vegan and convinced we would never eat well at a restaurant ever again. Thank you thank you banana leaf!

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Reviewed September 8, 2012

My wife and I were just passing through town, and were in the mood for Indian. The Banana Leaf was close to our route so we tried it out. The food was excellent! We wanted to order everything, but what we did end up getting was amazing! The food took awhile to come out, but it says on the menu everything is made from scratch when you order so it takes time...So be sure to get some chats (snacks) in the meantime. The owners were so nice, friendly and welcoming. Highly recommended!

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Reviewed September 7, 2012

We enjoyed everything about our experience, the owner took care of us personally and gave us his "110% guarantee" that we would love the food. It was superb!

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Thank Kristen I
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