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Banana Leaf

355 State Highway 528 SE, Rio Rancho, NM 87124-2167
+1 505-892-6119
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good38%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“crab rangoon” (4 reviews)
“thai food” (4 reviews)
“beef” (9 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Chinese, Asian, Thai, Vietnamese
$$ - $$$
355 State Highway 528 SE, Rio Rancho, NM 87124-2167
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Reviewed 16 January 2013

I had bought several Groupon coupons for The Banana Leaf. The outdoor decor is not anything to draw you into the restaurant. But once you are in you will be pleasantly surprised. My wife and I were surprised how wonderful the dishes were. They were...More

Thank platelunchlover
Reviewed 2 November 2012

We were planning to eat at Chows Asian Bistro but drove around the Cottonwood Mall several times and couldn't find it. So, we went looking for another Chinese restaurant and declined to enter two buffets. Finally, we stumbled onto Banana Leaf and it was wonderful....More

Thank bevjerry
Reviewed 4 September 2012

After hearing my Mother in law sing praises of this restaurant, I snagged a Groupon deal. I was pleasantly surprised by the lengthy menu options and the very sweet staff. Although, I found the Thai options a bit generic and americanized I went for the...More

Thank txprincess72
Reviewed 1 August 2012

The food here is delicioso and the atmosphere was more upscale than what I'm used to (i.e. chinese buffet). I started with an order of wontons and moved on to the lo mein with chicken, beef and shrimp. I was here with my family and...More

Thank Morgan78_11
Reviewed 23 June 2012

I wish that I could sing the praises of Banana Leaf as have previous reviewers. However, my husband’s and my experience at dinner was not praise-worthy. It should be noted that this restaurant is in Rio Rancho, not Albuquerque. The environment is very nice with...More

Thank mwcw
Reviewed 23 December 2011

I know most people don't come to the Southwest for Asian cooking.....but if you are in town and looking for some great food then this is the place. We have been to this place a number of times and everything we have tried is absolutely...More

Thank MrNiceGuy424
Reviewed 17 November 2011

My husband and I eat there at least once a week and have always left pleased with our meals. The service is great and the owner is a sweetheart. The Wor Wonton soup is fabulous!!!!!!!

1  Thank redorgreen
Reviewed 1 August 2011

Excellent food and service, very friendly people. We had a large party and took up 4 tables. The food came out pretty quick, just after we had finished our appetizers.

Thank GSmith07
Reviewed 22 February 2009

We've eaten at the Banana Leaf 2 or 3 times in the last couple of years when in ABQ, and we always end up sharing our dishes with others in our party just so we can sample lots of different things. Everything we have tried...More

Thank golfsierra47
Reviewed 24 November 2008

I went there for the third time and was not disappointed. I have always loved the decor and their tea. This time I had the garlic chicken and egg drop soup....both were very good. I ended my meal with the ginger ice cream which was...More

Thank Hathor
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 355 State Highway 528 SE, Rio Rancho, NM 87124-2167
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Rio Rancho
  • Phone Number: +1 505-892-6119
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