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The Banana Leaf Restaurant - CLOSED

409 North University Avenue, Provo, UT
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good32%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
6 Jun 2016
“Unfortunately out of business”
19 May 2016
“Not Bad -- but now Closed -- Building for Sale”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Asian, American, International, Sri Lankan, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
409 North University Avenue, Provo, UT
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Reviewed 6 June 2016

This was a great little family restaurant that has unfortunately gone out of business. The food was first rate, and I hope they find a way to open their doors again!

Thank olddancer55
Reviewed 19 May 2016

We enjoyed a few meals before they closed -- owners are moving to a new opportunity out of State. I know because a client of mine wants to purchase the building and equipment. Try the Bombay House just up the street. Great Indian.

Thank Stevan D
Reviewed 29 December 2015

This restaurant had excellent food and decent prices. The dishes we ordered had great flavor with the perfect blend of tang and sweet. They served us good sized portions but the last time I passed the place it looked like it could be closed, permanently....More

Thank Laura M
Reviewed 26 December 2015

Noticing Banana Leaf Restaurant downtown, I couldn't help but wonder about the new Sri Lankan restaurant in Provo. While living in Europe I enjoyed the delicious dishes served by the Sri Lankan immigrants who had moved there during the Sri Lankan Civil War and was...More

Thank michaeljamiejohnston
Reviewed 12 December 2015

So close, yet so far. Nice enough people, but quite inattentive to diners. No offers to top-off water or checking back on the quality of the food or other needs you may have. I'm well-versed in a wide range of cuisines, but this was a...More

Thank JDP1111
Reviewed 29 November 2015

Having previously lived in Singapore, we were wanting to try this restaurant and relive some of our enjoyably eating experiences. Walked in the front door and waited around the cashier's station for someone to come. No one. Then we walked into the dining area -...More

Thank DMart326
Reviewed 18 November 2015

I can't remember what I ordered but they serve in the banana leaf which was an creative idea. Food was good..I went there lunch so they had few tables that time

Thank Paul I
Reviewed 15 October 2015

Great experience for something new to try. The food is from Sri Lanka so it is very similar to Indian food but just a bit sweeter. The place is very small but not super busy. The staff is incredibly nice and we always have a...More

Thank Jess R
Reviewed 15 September 2015

I ordered take out. Service was friendly and three dinners were ready in a quick 20 minutes. I ordered the Sri Lanka Lamprice, coconut curry, and Indonesion shrimp nasi goreng, all medium heat. I generally opt for Indian or SE asian when available. The Banana...More

Thank dualsportmc
Reviewed 20 June 2015

We've been here twice--the first time we were a larger group of friends and ordered the huge sampler option. The food was so great, we loved the options offered and couldn't stop raving about the place. The second time it was just my husband and...More

Thank brooke_stone
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11:00 AM - 9:45 PM
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  • Address: 409 North University Avenue, Provo, UT
  • Location: United States  >  Utah (UT)  >  Wasatch Range  >  Provo
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