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Banana Leaf Malaysian Cuisine

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820 Broadway W, Vancouver, British Columbia V5Z 1J8, Canada
+1 604-731-6333
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good39%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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Asian, Malaysian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
820 Broadway W, Vancouver, British Columbia V5Z 1J8, Canada
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Reviewed January 2, 2018 via mobile

Stopped in on a rainy Vancouver night to warm up with some spicy Malaysian food and we were not disappointed. We chose the 7course special and it was wonderful food including chicken, calamari, lettuce wraps and hot spicy prawns. Whole meal tasted good and service...More

1  Thank artl677
Reviewed December 22, 2017

This was a very warm pleasant place and cozy. The service was great and the food was super tasty, I would highly recommend this place!

1  Thank MShapko
Reviewed December 19, 2017 via mobile

After reading reviews about this place, I decided to try it. So close to my hotel on west Broadway, I went in around 5 pm. Good timing!! The server kindly told me about happy hour from 3 pm till 6 pm which has some drinks...More

1  Thank jo_dcriz
Reviewed December 13, 2017

This place has good food but it's a bit of a meat grinder - cold staff feeling place. Atmosphere decent!

1  Thank joedouglas777
Reviewed November 25, 2017 via mobile

Almost adjacent to the Park Hotel where we are staying, our Vancouver family members took us to Banana Leaf, a chain with five locations in the city. It was pretty well packed with happy patrons on a Friday night, so I was relieved that a...More

1  Thank Stephthedeafchef
Reviewed November 1, 2017

Authentic Malaysian Meal Consisted of: Grill-seared Salmon w/ Rice, Wings, Calamari, Mango Salad, Mango Slush It was one of the most delicious meals we've had since leaving Toronto, its definitely up there and worth the stop to try! The environment isnt too shabby either, very...More

2  Thank rubisatha
Reviewed October 18, 2017 via mobile

we were joined by 6 others for dinner and ordered the usual Roti, Satay, vegetables, curry chicken, pineapple rice and the ribs. We enjoyed most of it, but the ribs were really dry. We like eating there and the service is usually pretty good, but...More

Thank Val C
Reviewed October 16, 2017

Had an excellent lunch in this Malaysian restaurant. Service is great and the waitresses are all young, beautiful ladies. Food is also amazing. The roti is aromatic and mouth-watering. Beef rendang and lamb curry are spicy and authentic. The taste is same as the dishes...More

Thank Leon L
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Reviewed September 27, 2017 via mobile

Visited the Banana Leaf for dinner. Very warm and welcoming staff. Cosy restaurant. We were seated quickly without a reservation, even though the place was busy. Food was wonderful. Beautifully presented and plentiful. I was really surprised just how big the portions were!! The Beef...More

2  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed September 26, 2017 via mobile

I've been here a few times recently and used to love it but am now finding the quality of the food has diminished. I still like the atmosphere and decor but for the price, other places are better. I hope Banana Leaf can turn the...More

3  Thank bandaibob
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March 11, 2016|
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Response from RealMissDee | Reviewed this property |
I can't recall. You may want to call the Resturant or check their website.
Kathy E
November 12, 2015|
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Response from Durwin2015 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I agree. The Banana Leaf on Denman Street does not have any stairs. It is also quite close to English Bay which is quite beautiful. Parking can be a challenge in that neighbourhood though.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 820 Broadway W, Vancouver, British Columbia V5Z 1J8, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver>  > Shaughnessy
  • Neighbourhood: Shaughnessy
  • Phone Number: +1 604-731-6333
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