One of the city's best spots for Malaysian food, Banana Leaf is just a hop and a skip from English Bay. The menu includes inventive specials such as a spicy papaya and seafood soup, delicious South Asian mainstays such as gado gado (a salad with hot peanut sauce), mee goreng (fried egg noodles with vegetables, beef, egg, shrimp, and tofu), and occasional variations such as an Assam curry... more
Banana Leaf is one of the best Malaysian places in Vancouver, hands down.We came here for some takeout. Specifically, the chicken rendang.The location was quite packed, since it was a Fireworks night. The foyer was cramped. We had to work our way through to the front to place our order. The food came quickly, in under 10 minutes.The chicken was a bit dry, the the sauce is killer awesome. ... more
A tiny little spot, but they pack in a good sized crowd in a beautifully appointed space, all while serving up delicious Malaysian cuisine. All our dishes were fantastic, service was solid, but my drinks from the bar were more ice than anything else.
A Malaysian restaurant along Denman with a large menu, good portions and decent dishes - great for casual dining in the West End. A friend and I went at noon and ordered off their lunch menu (very well-priced!): - Tiger Prawns in Gulai Sauce ($12) - delicious spices and creamy coconut sauce- Rendang Beef & Sayur Lemak with Rice ($8) - flavourfulYup, I'll be back sometime, or I'll try the new... more