The menu features traditional Thai classics and chef’s specialties. Whet your palette with an appetizer such as the Angel Wings, 2 chicken wings deboned and stuffed with chicken, shrimp, and sweet yellow corn. Breaded in Japanese bread crumbs then deep fried . Served with a delicious homemade cucumber sauce. To really ride that poultry craving, try the larb chicken, a delicious disarray of chicken, red and green onion, cilantro, mint, and lettuce tossed in a homemade lime dressing and Thai fish sauce. You’ll also find dependable versions of classic noodle dishes and curries prepared in a health-conscious way.
Banana Leaf's owners say they can cook anything the way you like it. The spot features a full bar, wine list, and daily drink specials. It’s open seven days a week for lunch and dinner, and also includes an outdoor patio, full-service catering, and a private room for hosting parties. Get to know Banana Leaf's friendly owner Steve Jong, who self-identifies as the "Cajun Asian" in this video.
Banana Leaf Thai was voted best Thai restaurant in 2002 and 2003 by the Dallas Observer and Dallas’s Best Thai Restaurant by City’s Best in 2007. Citysearchers give it 4.5 stars, and Yahoo! Local reviewers give it four:
- i am on a diet and can only eat chicken, carrotts [sic] and veggies like that, no carbs, no dressing etc...... I simply told the tahi [sic] waiter what I could eat, he made some suggestions and it was perfect! If you are on a special diet they are very accommodating! – wendyyork, Citysearch
- If you've ever been curious about Thai food. This is the place to go. Banana Leaf has wowed my family continuously throughout the several years of living here. Each dish is so unique. – Addictedtomangochicken, Citysearch.
- What a find, this restaurant has a pleasant atmosphere, friendly and helpful service, and is an overall good value. – DallasFoodie, Yahoo! Local.
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