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Banana Leaf

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Ground Floor Near Priya Cinema Hall 73 - 75 Rash Behari Avenue, Kolkata (Calcutta) 700026, India
+91 33 2464 1960
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Mumbai, India
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90 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2017

Authentic south indian food in the heart of Kolkata. Dosa, sambar, idli, medu-vada, upma - you name anything they make it ... And awesome taste at a reasonable price.

Thank da_sparrow
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

Banana leaf can be considered as One of the best south indian restaurants in kolkata.Please order a thali and u get a taste of all the south indian dishes and dat too at a moderate cost.

Thank Piyan C
Toronto, Canada
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266 reviews
148 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 January 2017

Komala Vilas has been around for over 50 yrs and was always a gathering place for South Indians in Kolkata. With a newspaper vendor and a panwala in the front, i remember this place from my childhood days in Kolkata. During my trips to kolkata, always made it a point to have a meal or two at this very popular... More 

1 Thank kolkatacool
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 16 January 2017

Taste is good compared to other south Indian restaurant in Kolkata. Dosas and Sambar are authentic. Issue with cleanliness and seating spaces are not comfortable

1 Thank RajeshVP
Champaign-Urbana, Illinois
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27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

The Banana Leaf's dosas and vadas are really tasty. And their filter coffee simply awesome. The service is very very fast and has an old-world no nonsense efficiency. They also serve huge "thalis" or combination meals which are very reasonably priced. This eatery is an excellent dining-room style environment for hot, fresh, made-to-order South Indian fare and very suitable for... More 

Thank Bokuli
London, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 January 2017

We were a group of 23 people and the restaurant accommodated us by opening a separate room. The service was great and the food was excellent. Highly recommended!

Thank RuminderC
Chennai (Madras), India
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113 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 January 2017

Housed in the KOMALA VILAS HOTEL complex, BANANA LEAF restaurant is certainly a paradise for SOUTH INDIAN VEGETARIAN FOOD. We felt as if we were in Chennai, whenever we visited this restaurant. We get variety of south Indian dishes with superb taste. Dining area is clean and spacious. We found many north Indian friends enjoying the food with family. They... More 

Thank Jones S
Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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24 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 December 2016

An above average south Indian joint primarily for snacks like dosa & idli. Also serve limited variety south indian thali.

Thank Aseem A
Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 19 December 2016

I kind of love south Indian food. I had heard a lot about banana leaf but never got around to actually dine here until this sunday. One of the things which I personally didn't like was the ambience and the decor of the restaurant. It felt really plain and unexciting unlike Anand, if you know what I mean. But moving... More 

Thank gaurav289018
1 review
Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

Loved the food out here. Please try their Thali meal. This is a must visit. Friendly service and the staff are helpful.

Thank Bali M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Groups, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ground Floor Near Priya Cinema Hall 73 - 75 Rash Behari Avenue, Kolkata (Calcutta) 700026, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  West Bengal  >  Kolkata (Calcutta)
  • Phone Number: +91 33 2464 1960

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