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Banana Leaf Asian Cuisine

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44 King St E | Unit 8-9, Stoney Creek, Hamilton, Ontario L8G 1K1, Canada
+1 905-662-5557
12:00 - 20:30
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Sun 16:00 - 20:30
Mon - Thu 12:00 - 20:30
Fri 12:00 - 22:00
Sat 16:00 - 22:00
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Hamilton, Canada
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

i was very impress how great the service was but more importantly the food was very good. the restaurant was way far in the corner of the plaza and you could not see it. the atmosphere was great. the decor was also good. the waiter was extremely helpful and then we found out he was the owner. he came around... More 

Thank bruno l
Tom N, Owner at Banana Leaf Asian Cuisine, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We are thrilled to read your review on TripAdvisor. We think that customers deserve the best quality of food and service. We treasure every single opportunity of serving our customers. We don't mind customers staying late because we do believe that customers would not have stayed late if they didn't enjoy the environment and the atmosphere of our... More 

Stoney Creek, Canada
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ive never been here before, ive seen it since i live right around the cornor. The food is delicious, its a Cantonese/Chinese resturant, i really surprised, the services is fantastic, i would definetly go back, i was amazed when i walked into the place, who would of thought? Definetly not me, if you get a chance try it

Thank KellyJZ
Stoney Creek, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's a small place with one server, but the food is excellent and fresh. Don't know why it's never busy, other than the location in a small strip mall. I would recommend it to anyone!

Thank Jeffrey S
Tom N, Owner at Banana Leaf Asian Cuisine, responded to this review

Dear Guest, There are slow days and busy days here, otherwise we would not have been able to stay in business for almost four years. Perhaps you have been here more than once only on slow days. Nevertheless, food quality is always our first priority. Thank you so much for writing a review speaking highly about our food quality and... More 

Stoney Creek, Canada
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

Service and food is great but after having lunch there several times, we noticed the waiter wanting to always change our order in some way.

Thank rk452017
Tom N, Owner at Banana Leaf Asian Cuisine, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your feedback. Your positive comment about our food and service is appreciated. But we don't understand what you say ''the waiter wanting to always change our order in some way'' means. Can you please be more specific, so that we know what to improve to make your dining experience perfect? We look forward to your... More 

Stoney Creek, Canada
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

Food was good and fast, but very spicy, which was contrary to our order. The environment was nice, clean and organized, but not relaxing. Although the restaurant was empty prior to our arrival, another group fo three men were seated immediately beside us, spoiling the mood for a couple who does not get much chance to get out because of... More 

Thank carlwilliamsca
Tom N, Owner at Banana Leaf Asian Cuisine, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Sorry for responding to your review so late. We should have been more considerate in seating customers. Our apology. This is definitely something that we have to improve. Your review does not indicate what you had ordered, we are therefore unable to respond to your comment on the food price. We do adjust our prices from time to... More 

Niagara-on-the-Lake, Canada
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017

I have had lunch here many times, the food is awesome and so is the service. I did take out tonight and i have to say i was so disappointed. The chicken was so dry in my chilli chicken and also was surprised to pay extra for dinner rice for a dish it came with at lunch, plus a tiny... More 

Thank tan_tan_benz
Tom N, Owner at Banana Leaf Asian Cuisine, responded to this review

Dear Guest, I am sorry to hear that you were disappointed at dinner takeout this time. Thank you for letting us know the chicken was dry in the Chilli Chicken dish. The chef noticed your comment and he has already improved it. You should have called us immediately as soon as realizing the quality was not up to standard that... More 

Stoney Creek, Canada
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017

Spent New Year's Eve here for dinner with some friends. We had a long wait, but it was worth it! The food is outstanding!

Thank Ann J
Tom N, Owner at Banana Leaf Asian Cuisine, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for writing such a encouraging short feedback on New Year's Eve dinner experience at our restaurant. It was an extremely busy dinner as you realized it. It was one of the busiest dinners of the year. Your feedback is definitely the best New Year present to us! We look forward to your return soon. Best regards,... More 

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25 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017

January 12, 2017 my friend and I enjoyed the delight of this very inviting, clean restaurant with extremely polite service. The suggestions from the service provider for our dinner items were good recommendations. Our assorted foods were tasty, with many palatable flavours. Fresh and colourful with top notch service. What we also enjoyed was that we were not rushed out... More 

Thank Tracy C
Tom N, Owner at Banana Leaf Asian Cuisine, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for writing such an excellent review with perfect rating for us! Polite service, palatable flavours, inviting dining environment and reasonable pricing are the four most important factors to ultimate success in restaurant business in our belief. Your review has come as a solid proof to what we have done right since day one of... More 

Hamilton, Canada
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

After reading all the reviews, I was expecting to at the very least enjoy it, if not love it! We got take out of the all inclusive dinner for 2. Sweet and sour and wonton soup were fine. Spring rolls were greasy & their dipping sauce had no flavour. Cashew Chicken had mascerated tiny pieces of chicken- everything was too... More 

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Hamilton, Canada
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

My wife ordered hot & sour soup, while I had the seafood soup. Both were excellent. Following that, we ordered the dinner for two. With it, we could add 3 entrees. We ordered the crispy calamari, mango chicken & ginger beef. It came with a bowl of rice. Again, everything was delicious at a cost of approx. $46. The service... More 

Thank 3terryg
Tom N, Owner at Banana Leaf Asian Cuisine, responded to this review

Dear Guest, I apologize for not responding to your review soon after it was published on TripAdivisor due to my busy schedule. We are happy to realize that your review comes as another proof proving what we have done right. What we believe in - good food, good service, reasonable pricing and good dining environment (although you don't mention this... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$22
Chinese, Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
16:00 - 20:30
12:00 - 20:30
12:00 - 20:30
12:00 - 20:30
12:00 - 20:30
12:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
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
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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