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Banana Leaf II

Malay Restaurant and Asian Restaurant · Chinatown
9896 Bellaire Blvd Ste A (Corporate Drive), Houston, TX 77036, United States
Hours:
Open until 9:00 PM (Show more)
  • Mon–Thu
    • 11:00 AM–9:00 PM
  • Fri–Sat
    • 11:00 AM–10:30 PM
  • Sun
    • 11:00 AM–9:30 PM
Price:
$$$$
Reservations:
No
Menus:
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Outdoor Seating:
No
8.7/10

Based on 76 votes

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    Elynn L.
    "I usually order the Malaysian Style Sizzling Tofu as well :)"(4 Tips)
    Jay B.
    "Roti canai and beef skewers (appetizer) is awesome"(10 Tips)
    Maria R.
    "Banana leaf Kaya Pancake."(2 Tips)
    Alex S.
    "Reasonable prices, cash discount."(2 Tips)
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  • sizzling tofu
  • roti canai
  • authentic
  • spare ribs
  • salted fish
  • Malaysian food
  • soft shell crabs
  • good for a quick meal
  • stir fry
  • shrimp
  • noodles
  • desserts
  • beef
  • curry
  • chicken
  • casual
  • meats
  • banana leaf
  • eggplant
  • belacan
  • Nicole S.

    Authentic Malaysian and fresh food!

    Nicole Sweat · March 4
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  • April

    First time visiting. I tried the House Special with shrimp. It was a hefty serving for $7.50. The food & service was good. $12 minimum for credit, bring cash.

    April · December 29, 2015
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  • Shabnam R.

    Great food!!!! Fast and friendly service. Recommend this place to everyone. The coconut shrimp was delicious😃

    Shabnam Roozbehani · September 19, 2015
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  • Thet C.

    Sizzling tofu with shrimp and eggplant with shrimp!

    Thet Cruz · October 24, 2014
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  • Deena H.

    Huge menu with all kinds of dishes to try. Roti chenai to start for sure. Very authentic flavors.

    Deena Husain Alcorta · August 11, 2014
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  • Houston Chronicle

    Inside track: Be sure to check out the roti guy as he hand-stretches the flaky, coiled roti pancakes that are a destination-quality item here. Read more

    Houston Chronicle · August 3, 2014
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  • Houston Chronicle

    Don't miss: Roti canai (flaky pancake with curry dipping sauce); Sambal Calamari; fish in banana leaf; Penang Assam Laksa hot-and-sour fish soup; Kang Kung Belacan; banana pancake dessert. Read more

    Houston Chronicle · August 3, 2014
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  • Bryan H.

    Roti with curry is money

    Bryan Hui · May 9, 2013
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  • B C S.

    Okra and shrimp was amazing. The boneless duck was as well. Generally great food, but priced on the high side for the area.

    B C Sm · April 5, 2013
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  • Heydel C.

    Malaysian Fried Noodles rocks. :-)

    Heydel Cepero · March 27, 2013
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  • Kireau K.

    continued - I loved the stir fried flat noodle and beef satay

    Kireau Kendrick · February 22, 2013
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  • Kireau K.

    very excellent personal service! I loved the roti canal,

    Kireau Kendrick · February 22, 2013
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  • Maria R.

    Banana leaf Kaya Pancake. bomb diggity. beef rendang rice plate? The meat melts in your mouth. Delish!

    Maria Razo · February 17, 2013
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  • Kar T.

    Malaysian spare ribs and F19 are yummy!!!

    Kar Torres · January 13, 2013
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  • Jennifer K.

    Sizzling Tofu (special on Wed) + Roti = Pure Goodness

    Jennifer K · January 3, 2013
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  • S C.

    Rotti canai is definitely recommended.

    S Chan · December 8, 2012
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  • Monali P.

    Gotta start the meal with Roti Canai or Roti Telur. My fave dish on the menu is the Mee Siam.

    Monali Parmar · November 15, 2012
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  • Zane Y.

    3 words: flaming spare ribs

    Zane Y · October 6, 2012
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  • Mei L.

    They gave my food to another table.... the curry sauce for the pancake was too salty, the mee sam was not good.

    Mei Lee · September 6, 2012
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  • Tiffany L.

    Best Malaysian food in Houston. Better than the sister branch across the street for sure !

    Tiffany Leung · July 30, 2012
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  • Samir A.

    Sizzling Tofu with chicken and salted fish is so good

    Samir A. · July 28, 2012
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  • David J.

    Banana leaf is really good. My wife and I Wtf there and were surprised to see beef rending on the menu. It's really good and I recommend it

    David Jansen · July 15, 2012
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  • Laura C.

    Houston Press 2012 Favorite Dishes - Soft Shell Crabs

    Laura Chan · July 9, 2012
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  • Alex S.

    Coconut drink - it comes in a shaved down coconut and they keep all the yummy juice and coconut meat inside, Roti Canai appetizer, Singapore Laksa, Hainanese Chicken. Reasonable prices, cash discount.

    Alex S. · July 1, 2012
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  • S S.

    I like this better compare to the sister branch across the street. Yes, it is smaller but the food is better

    S S · June 16, 2012
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  • Elynn L.

    If you have room after your meal, order the Kaya Pancake for dessert! SO YUMMY! I usually order the Malaysian Style Sizzling Tofu as well :)

    Elynn Lee · May 21, 2012
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  • Sou S.

    Try the Banana Roti - Really good.

    Sou Seuasingnouane · May 11, 2012
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  • Sou S.

    Try the Steamed Rice - Just rice but love its container

    Sou Seuasingnouane · May 11, 2012
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  • Sou S.

    Try the Spicy Calamari - Yummy. Get every time.

    Sou Seuasingnouane · May 11, 2012
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  • Sou S.

    Try the Roti Canai - Great roti!

    Sou Seuasingnouane · May 11, 2012
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  • Kartikaye G.

    Must try the Roti Canai!!

    Kartikaye Gomber · April 18, 2012
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  • jon n.

    Try the Pickled Mustard Greens With Pork Intestine - i don't care if you think intestines are gross...this had my name written all over it! i.love.weird!!!

    jon nguyen · April 11, 2012
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  • jon n.

    Try the Roti Murtabak - indian pancake with beef...but the curry sauce is what makes this sexy...i could drink that whole bowl!

    jon nguyen · April 11, 2012
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  • Katrina M.

    All the food is so good!! The service is great and they gave us some great recommendations. Def one of my favs

    Katrina M · March 31, 2012
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  • Joyce F.

    My 1st time. Roti and flat rice noodles!

    Joyce Felonia · March 29, 2012
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  • badruddin p.

    Try Chicken satey and roti Canai are best appetizers

    badruddin pitter · March 22, 2012
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  • Nicole B.

    Bring Your Own Wine - no corking fee. Cheers!

    Nicole Buergers 🐝 · March 1, 2012
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  • Jay B.

    Roti canai and beef skewers (appetizer) is awesome

    Jay Bhavsar · February 1, 2012
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  • Releine

    Tom yum seafood soup!!! Crispy egg noodle!

    Releine · December 28, 2011
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  • Jenn

    And oh, 5% cash discount - one of the few places that still do this!

    Jenn · October 7, 2011
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  • Jenn

    Try the the Roti Canai. Beef w/ Basil, and Banana Leaf Young Tofu. Great Malaysian food and very authentic :)

    Jenn · October 7, 2011
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  • Tiffany L.

    Make sure you get the v1!! Best veggie plate ever :)

    Tiffany Leung · July 25, 2011
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  • Trish T.

    shrimp & mango salad! <3

    Trish Tran · April 5, 2011
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  • Chris

    discount if you pay in cash!

    Chris · December 23, 2010
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  • AstraMalee

    Roti canai is all you'll need <3

    AstraMalee · October 22, 2010
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  • Leslie K.

    Roti canai!

    Leslie Kao · September 29, 2010
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  • Junne G.

    Really good food here. Try the satay. Yum!

    Junne Gatchalian · July 1, 2010
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  • Laura C.

    Best of Houston 2011 - Top 10 BYOBs - #4

    Laura Chan · June 6, 2012
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