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355 State Highway 528 SE, Albuquerque, NM 87124-2167
+1 505-892-6119
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 20 October 2016

Well, the atmosphere is very appealing. A little mysterious, great mood lighting, and very comfortable. My son and I had been craving some Thai food, and this was very close to where I had just moved to. We went on a Saturday night, and it was early evening but we just missed the evening dinner crowd. All of the dishes... More 

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Thank Candi W
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57 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

We had the most delicious meals here on Saturday night. Our waitress was very attentive and gave great advice on the food choices. I'd highly recommend eating here.

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Thank nicsypixie5
san francisco
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 29 September 2016

i'm new to ABQ area, coming from the Bay Area, rich in Asian food places of all cultures. I think Asian food is a little out of its element here, and so was leery about going into this or any one i've seen. none of them look authentic. I asked a few people who suggested Banana Leaf, although not especially... More 

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Thank ChasingLight
Albuquerque
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

My in-laws were in town and wanted "good Chinese". As they are from NYC, they know for good Asian food. I had suggested Thai but that's not "real Asian", according to my mom-in-law. As i'd wanted to try Banana Leaf for five years but had never gotten around to it, this seemed the perfect opportunity. Everyone was happy with what... More 

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Thank Lisa R
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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81 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 September 2016

This is a good place to stop if you have different Asian cuisine preferences in a group. They serve Chinese, Thai, Vietnamese, and Japanese dishes. There were not many vegetarian options listed on the menu but the staff accommodated our special request and made a special veggie soup. The food quality was decent but nothing was the best we very... More 

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Thank Lee R
Peoria, Illinois
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72 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 August 2016

Banana Leaf is a small Asian Restaurant on the main highway that runs through Rio Rancho and if you don't look for it, you might just pass it by. And based on my last three visits, don't pass it by. The food has been excellent, the service impeccable and the overall dining experience fantastic. I stopped in for dinner a... More 

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Thank Michael S
Rio Rancho, New Mexico
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74 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2016

This is a standard for our home. Two nights ago we ordered Chicken pineapple fried rice only! So good. Sizzling beef and kung pao is also good.

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Thank Tonya d
Rio Rancho, New Mexico
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156 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 July 2016

I've observed clientele of considerable diversity & all are treated well. I've never had meal to complain about

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Thank NM_Bill
Rio Rancho, New Mexico
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 May 2016

Lots of choicesbon the menu, very good service. Love the fried wontons. The Kung Pao shrimp is very good. I would recommend chicken in any dish rather than beef. The beef usually smells a bit off. I usually get the vegetables melee...always cooked fresh and very good.

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Thank Joy B
Los Alamos, NM
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66 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2016

I ate there one afternoon after a hard workout. Had a shrimp dish that was fresh and tasty, but not as spicy as I thought it would be from the description. I ordered the eggrolls and they were crisp, hot and good. Then for dessert I splurged on the green tea icecream but it was flat, no green tea taste,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian, Thai, Vietnamese
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 355 State Highway 528 SE, Albuquerque, NM 87124-2167
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Albuquerque
  • Phone Number: +1 505-892-6119

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?