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The Banana Leaf

816 Bethel Rd, Columbus, OH 43214-1900
+1 614-459-4101
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good18%
  • Average16%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible12%
Travellers talk about
“chaat” (5 reviews)
“curry” (2 reviews)
“rice” (3 reviews)
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Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
816 Bethel Rd, Columbus, OH 43214-1900
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Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

Everything but mango lassi was average. Food was not yummy. Snacks were pretty normal, no special taste. Less options in main course. Just one dessert. Price for this buffet should not be more than $10 but it is $16

Thank Manu B
Reviewed 28 May 2017

The food was healthy, balanced, tasty, lots of variety and spicy. Loved masala dosa, Barra, Sambhar and pain poori. Chaat was so so, definitely did not like Samosa as served with other ingradients, I wish I had choice of how to eat it. However, when...More

Thank RKK347
Reviewed 24 May 2017

As others have mentioned the buffet is plentiful and delicious. The service was prompt and professional. The host was a treat to meet. But, and here's the problem. The place appears dirty, and some of us had a bit of gastric distress as the result...More

Thank Tootsie64
Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

We had the buffet.... it was all delicious! So much food.... the cabbage curry was amazing. The service was great. We will definitely go back.

Thank Divelbissparker
Reviewed 30 December 2016

The buffet here was good but falls short of those of other Indian vegetarian restaurants in Columbus such as Gokul and Udipi, both in quality and variety. The best part was the chaats served to your table, unusual for an Indian restaurant. In spite of...More

Thank ram1751
Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

Tried Banana Leaf for the first time. It was very good! Large buffet, and also a large menu. Had a ton of optics on the regular menu. I ended up with appetizers, bread, rice, and a spinach dish. Will be back for sure!

Thank Michelle W
Reviewed 13 November 2016

Banana Leaf is something to put your bets on when you are in Columbus. The authentic Indian food along with the flawless service is just the highlight of the restaurant. The food served there is made keeping in the mind the local recipes of West...More

Thank geetpanchal9
Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

I cannot believe this place has 4 stars! I am a vegetarian and I was so excited to find this restaurant. We went for the weekend lunch buffet. And it was TERRIBLE! They got us a so called "Appetizer plate" which had a sample of...More

Thank Anu90
Reviewed 1 February 2016

A friend and I had lunch here. It was good Indian Food in a pleasant atmosphere. The service was decent. The menu does offer a lot of vegetarian options.

1  Thank Anne_from_Ohio
Reviewed 19 October 2015 via mobile

The food was good. We ordered from the menu instead of buffet... Bad idea. It took us 2 hours to finish our dinner!!!!!! The ambience was also not good...the waiters were very unprofessional. But taste of food was very good. Also they kept coming and...More

1  Thank Prakash M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 816 Bethel Rd, Columbus, OH 43214-1900
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Columbus
  • Phone Number: +1 614-459-4101
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