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Banana Leaf

1009 Arch St, Philadelphia, PA 19107-2339
+1 215-592-8288
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good51%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Indian, Asian, Malaysian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1009 Arch St, Philadelphia, PA 19107-2339
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Reviewed 25 March 2018

I was in Philadelphia during a snow storm and only the restaurants in Chinatown were open. The thai iced tea and pad thai were delicious. Staff were good about explaining how dishes were prepared. The food was hot and arrived quickly. Interesting artwork on the...More

Thank Jane E
Reviewed 9 March 2018 via mobile

The best green chicken curry (pictured) I've tasted I'm my whole life (and for $7!!!). Cute decor, attentive staff who gave great suggestions. Lovely atmosphere. Kept seeing what other people ordered and wanted to try everything. Fried ice cream for dessert was incredible, comes with...More

Thank Sarah L
Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

Loved this place when I ate meat and love it now that I don’t. Pineapple fried rice is all I really have to say. Ask to veganize some regular options that typically are served with meat, they will sub tofu!

Thank kmissoni
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

We are visiting Philadelphia and wanted a Malaysian restaurant our daughter lives in Kuala Lumpur so we love Malaysian food The food was great chicken satay and a beef dish , this is BYO so bring your own wine very reasonable staff very polite good...More

Thank chalotte
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

I invited my friends to have lunch at the restaurant because I love Malaysian food and have had it very often. What a mistake. We were seated fast. There were only two tables taken. The menu had pictures which helped to order. The arrived food...More

Thank Marianna K
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

The food was good, but I can’t say great. Fast service for a busy restaurant. For a Malaysian restaurant I was expecting more spices and flavor.

Thank Smokie113
Reviewed 1 September 2017

I wanted to try a cuisine I never had before. It was like having a meal that was a fusion in style between Chinese and Indian. It was very flavorful.

Thank Mak684
Reviewed 24 August 2017

If you like a combination of Asian and Indian dishes check this place out. Everything was great from the appetizers to the main course to dessert.

Thank vanessasangels03
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

I go to Chinatown a lot but never here. Heard good things so i wanted to try it. The restaurant is bigger than it looks from the outside. The staff was friendly and restaurant was clean. I love Indian mee goreng so I tried theirs....More

Thank Kate185
Reviewed 21 March 2017

Good food and service at a price that can't be beaten. We let the waitress help us order and she didn't steer us wrong.

Thank Ian H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$22
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1009 Arch St, Philadelphia, PA 19107-2339
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > Chinatown
  • Neighbourhood: Chinatown
  • Phone Number: +1 215-592-8288
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