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Banana Leaf Asian Cuisine

44 King St E | Unit 8-9, Stoney Creek, Hamilton, Ontario L8G 1K1, Canada
+1 905-662-5557
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Overview
  • Excellent76%
  • Very good16%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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CUISINES
Chinese, Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
44 King St E | Unit 8-9, Stoney Creek, Hamilton, Ontario L8G 1K1, Canada
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Reviewed 5 November 2017

I would not have known this was here if I hadn't been told. Even as I pulled in I really had to look for it, which seems contrary to normal business as this would reduce trade. The service was great, friendly and engaging. The food...More

1  Thank Li M
Tom N, Manager at Banana Leaf Asian Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded 9 November 2017

Dear Guest, We are pleased to read your review on TripAdvisor. People who have been here like the location because of its quiet environment. The convenience of the parking here is also an advantage. At Banana Leaf Asian Cuisine, it is all about highest quality,...More

Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

Excellent food, fast pleasant and professional service, romantic atmosphere. Recommended with 10/10 rating.More

Thank List J
Tom N, Manager at Banana Leaf Asian Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded 14 October 2017

Dear Guest, So happy to find your review on TripAdvisor this morning. What a wonderful way to start our day! Thank you so much for taking time to write about your experience at Banana Leaf Asian Cuisine. I take it as a compliment when you...More

Reviewed 7 October 2017

We loved the food. very friendly and clean. we will recommend to friends and family and we will go back for sure,More

Thank Nilminee J
Tom N, Owner at Banana Leaf Asian Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded 14 October 2017

Dear Guest, It was our pleasure serving you at our restaurant. It is our inclination to make this small restaurant a nice place for welcoming Asian cuisine lovers. It is also our ongoing effort to make the place nicer, the food better and the service...More

Reviewed 7 September 2017

We visited this establishment on Aug. 31st. after hearing many positive comments and we were'nt disappointed. It was late afternoon and a group were just finagling their bill and there was another couple with a child there as well. We were a group of four...More

1  Thank grampazz
Tom N, Owner at Banana Leaf Asian Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded 9 September 2017

Dear Guest, It feels great to read your review. We could see your group were truly enjoying the food - sampling each other's dishes. It is a pleasure to see this. Thank you so much for sharing your dining experience with the public. We hope...More

Reviewed 6 September 2017

Have been twice resently with a friend and the food and service where top knotch. No pressure on ordering and we could have stayed for the afternoon to chat and have tea if we wanted to. We ordered two separate dishes and shared plenty of...More

Thank Sharon F
Tom N, Owner at Banana Leaf Asian Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded 9 September 2017

Dear Guest, It is so nice to read your review. Thank you so much for your kind words! We are glad that you and your friend enjoyed lunch here. Whether it is a short lunch break from work or a relaxing luncheon, we do our...More

Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

My friend and I attended the Banana Leaf on a Friday night. We got there at 430 pm not realizing they don't open till 5. We waited. The waiter was very attentive and made a few suggestions. The restaurant was clean and well decorated. Our...More

Thank Deborah S
Tom N, Owner at Banana Leaf Asian Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2017

Dear Guest, We appreciate your review written with enthusiasm despite the wait. We are glad that you enjoyed the dinner for two special offer and gave us a perfect rating. Thank you very much for doing this! What else is more encouraging than what you...More

Reviewed 25 August 2017

I went here recently with my husband and received a meal that was just too spicy for me. The waiter was incredible and made me something else no problem. The chef even came out later to check that all was ok. Honestly some of the...More

Thank kct76
Tom N, Owner at Banana Leaf Asian Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2017

Dear Guest, It was a pity that the food was made too spicy for you originally. At Banana Leaf, we are not allowed to skip any mistake / customers' complain without correcting it in a timely manner. We are glad that we did correct it....More

Reviewed 12 August 2017

We came here based on the great reviews and were very disappointed to say the least. There were only 3 or 4 tables in the whole place, yet it still took about 15-20 minutes for the server to take our order. We were served the...More

3  Thank Christine C
Tom N, Owner at Banana Leaf Asian Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded 17 August 2017

Dear Guest, We are shocked to read to your review with extremely low rating! We are sorry to hear that you were disappointed. But truth, if exaggerated, may become falsehood. What you say in your review isn't all true. It is unacceptable to us when...More

Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

Really enjoyed the dishes. Big servings and delicious food. Took the entire family of 12 people and there was something for everyone.More

Thank Resham D
Tom N, Owner at Banana Leaf Asian Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2017

Dear Guest, We are glad to read your review on TripAdvisor yesterday. It was our great pleasure in serving your family of 12. Serving generous portioned and delicious meals is one of the most important features of this restaurant. Thank you very much for sharing...More

Reviewed 5 August 2017

Not too difficult to find-tucked away in the corner of strip mall at 44 king street east- Thee reception was very welcoming and professional- The waiter explained the menu questions very well- Restaurant was spotless and had a good atmosphere. Food was very tasty and...More

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Tom N, Owner at Banana Leaf Asian Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2017

Dear Guest, We are so glad that you had such a good dining experience at our restaurant. Yes, it is true not too difficult to find this tucked away restaurant at this Elm-King Plaza Downtown Stoney Creek. Our restaurant's signage takes a big part of...More

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Sandra R
1 April 2016|
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Response from Elsie S | Reviewed this property |
There is a ramp at the King St. side of the sidewalk. A small step of about 3 inches into restaurant and door is of normal size. Hope this helps.
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9 January 2016|
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Response from Tom N | Property representative |
Dear Guest, Thanks so much for writing me back! It seemed not overly busy in the dining room that evening you were here but it was overly busy in the kitchen because there was a huge workload in cooking take-out orders... More
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Aronno A
24 June 2015|
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Response from Tom N | Property representative |
Yes, we have a large vegetarian menu for you to choose from. I appreciate if you would give a call so that I could explain in detail. Thank you and look forward to hearing from you soon. Best wishes, Tom N Owner
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$23
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
1:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Monday
12:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 44 King St E | Unit 8-9, Stoney Creek, Hamilton, Ontario L8G 1K1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Hamilton  >  Stoney Creek
  • Phone Number: +1 905-662-5557
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Description
BANANA LEAF BRINGS YOU THE TASTES OF ASIAN ALL UNDER ONE ROOF From savory Pad Thai to Mushu Chicken, the tastes of Asia are mouth watering and exotic. But finding them all under one roof was never possible, until now. Banana Leaf Asian Cuisine is Stoney Creek's first Asian fusion restaurant, offering all of your favourite Chinese, Vietnamese and Thai dishes. Owner Tom Ngo and Frankie Chiu welcome you to enjoy the finest selection of delicious Asian cuisine. Conveniently located in the Elm King Plaza in downtown Stoney Creek, across from TD Canada Trust, the restaurant proudly opened its doors in May of 2013. After introducing themselves to the community, Banana Leaf staff members are welcoming more and more repeat customers. Unique house specialties like the Dragon Phoenix Nest, are sure to please. This flavourful feast includes scallops, shrimp, chicken slices and Asian vegetables, stir-fried in garlic, green onion and oyster sauce. Try the Deluxe Shrimp Guoba, featuring shrimp, chicken breast slices, Asian vegetables and crispy rice. The sizzling Satay Beef and Black Pepper Steak are sure to please. A variety of noodle and rice dishes are offered, including the Classic Cantonese Chowmein or Thai Stir-fried Noodles. All of your old favourites are here as well, like General Zuo's Chicken and savoury Pad Thai. Banana Leaf offers may exciting new options you won't find elsewhere. For a variety of meats and fresh vegetables, try the Rainbow Crispy Lettuce Wrap, featuring diced shrimps, minced pork and chicken, diced Chinese sausage, Asian vegetables, crushed peanuts and deep fried rice vermicelli with a lettuce wrapping. Guests can enjoy a wide array of vegetarian, poultry, beef and seafood options at Banana Leaf. The Vegetarian Delight features Asian vegetables, deep fried bean curd and bean thread in a bean curd sauce. To prepare the freshest, most flavorful dishes, Tom and Frankie purchase market-fresh produces every morning. Exotic Asian vegetables like bok choy, snow peas and asparagus are enhanced by the natural flavours of cilantro, lemongrass, basil and other herbs. Dishes are prepared using just the right amount of canola oil, for a great taste that's healthier and less greasy. After a visit to Banana Leaf, guests never leave hungry. The restaurant is known for its big portions and complete meals. With decades of experience in the restaurant and hotel industry, Tom and Frankie welcome you to enjoy authentic Asian cuisine in a warm, relaxing atmosphere. In 1998, Tom opened the successful Blossom City Chinese Restaurant on Brant Street in Burlington Ontario, which is still thriving under different ownership. Blossom City was an overnight success, and Banana Leaf will surely follow suit. Tom and Frankie chose Stoney Creek for their business after realizing the area did not have a restaurant offering a wide range of Asian cuisine. Many restaurants focus, but none offer the broad selection of Asian dishes you'll find at Banana Leaf. Tom's many skills include his work as fruit and vegetable carving artist. Over the years, he has created stunning, intricate centrepieces for weddings and other special events. Using the same care and attention to detail, Tom and Frankie are committed to providing a delicious and enjoyable dining experience. Banana Leaf is open Monday to Sunday for lunch and dinner. A convenient delivery service brings the taste of Asia right to your front door. Delivery is available in Stoney Creek and East Hamilton.
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