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For 2
Date
Sat, 2/24
Time
8:30 PM
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Banana Leaf Modern Thai

4.4
599 reviews
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$30 and under
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Thai
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Banana Leaf Modern Thai provides a treat for all the senses! Each dish is homemade and presented as a work of art. Menu favorites include Curry dishes, Spring Rolls, and of course the wildly popular Pad Thai. For those wanting to try new things, our Chef creations include Filet Mignon Panang and Crispy Diva Sea Bass. We also offer brown rice and vegetarian inspired dishes. Much of the produce is organic and we support locally grown. Don"t be surprised to see the Chef open the kitchen door to snip herbs from the outdoor patio! The decor completes the dining experience with each room on both floors uniquely decorated and upbeat global music plays in the background. Enjoy tapas and wine in the lounge or dine outdoors in nice weather on our two outdoors patios. Both are beautifully landscaped and include waterfalls. Open 7 days for lunch and dinner. Large parties are welcome and reservations are recommended. We look forward to serving you!
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Thai, Asian
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Hours of operation
Lunch:
Monday - Friday from 11 AM - 3 PM

Dinner:
Monday - Thursday from 5 pm - 9 pm
Friday - Saturday from 5 pm - 10 pm

Closed Sundays
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Phone number
(513) 234-0779
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Payment options
AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Pom Tongdangjoue
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Private party facilities
Beautiful dining rooms can accommodate 8 or more. Outdoor patios can also be booked for your private party.
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Private party contact
Dana: (513) 234-0779
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Catering
We will work with you to prepare a unique package for your venue.
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Mason Montgomery Rd.
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Parking details
Ample black top parking behind the restaurant. Parking lot entrance located on Mason-Montgomery Road, south of Rt. 42
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Entertainment
See and be seen! Enjoy the ambiance of a historical building, hear the story of our resident ghost, and enjoy the beautiful landscaping.
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Special events & promotions
We are happy to work with you to prepare a unique package for your venue.
Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Counter Seating, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, View, Wine
What 599 People Are Saying
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4.4  based on recent ratings
4.5
food
4.5
service
4.2
ambience
4.1
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94% of people would recommend it to a friend
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OpenTable Diner (Cincinnati)
5.0  Dined 5 days ago

I had never heard of Banana Leaf. Found it on Google and made reservations for a business lunch. I am guessing that they are still working on interior design, as there is some sign of disorder, but still with plenty to attract your attention. Fortunately, I gauge restaurants less by the window treatments, more by everything else. Everything else was OVER-THE-TOP fantastic! The two servers very VERY personable and eager to answer questions, make suggestions, anything to please our small party. The Tropical Iced Tea was arguably the best iced tea that I have ever had! This review is getting too long...the food was AMAZING! All three of us are looking for a reason to go back.

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DibyakB 
4.0  Dined on February 18, 2018

Banana leaf had no idea about my confirmed reservation.
It was so embarrassing. You guys now have the audacity to ask for a review. It's a shame!

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Angie 
3.0  Dined on February 18, 2018

We chose this as a friends’ date night. Our group of 6 had mixed reviews. The service was the worst part. There seemed to be only one waitress and she tried her best but everything was delayed. We had to wait excessively long for drinks and she forgot the extra plate so people were sharing one plate. Also the scallop dish was only 3 small scallops with 3 teaspoons of rice for $30. Not a great value.

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vipMillborg (Cincinnati)
5.0  Dined on February 17, 2018

Food was delicious, and our "waiter" Max, gave perfect service! He knew each dish in detail that I asked about and was very good about knowing when to check in. The cost is a little more than we intended for a casual evening, but it was delicious!

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JimS (Cincinnati)
5.0  Dined on February 17, 2018

Many visits to Banana Leaf and this time showed that over several years the quality of my favorite dish Panang Curry was as excellent as it was the first time I had it. The other dish we ordered was a chef's special (Scallops on Forbidden Rise) was equally excellent. Wonderful place for dinner or lunch.

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ErikaW 
3.0  Dined on February 15, 2018

There was no point to make reservation since we had to wait about ten minutes to be seated when the restaurant was almost empty. We had a service dog, and an employee wad trying to contact their owner to ask either to let our group dine in or not. The owner couldn't be reached. The customer with a service dog may want to reconsider selecting the restaurant.
It was a surprise to see tip already included in the bill for a group of five.

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OpenTable Diner (Cincinnati)
5.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

It was a great time! The ambiance was great and server was very informative and kind. Slightly pricey but everything was wonderful.
We had the sampler platter plus red curry and pad Thai Goong! Awesome

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OpenTable Diner (Cincinnati)
5.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

Quiet date night with great service. Amazing food and drinks.

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OpenTable Diner (Minneapolis)
5.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

An outstanding Thai restaurant. The food is of excellent quality and taste. It is presented in a delightful way. Good service always.

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OpenTable Diner (Cincinnati)
5.0  Dined on February 10, 2018

Both of our meals were delicious and the spring rolls were amazing. The sauce with the spring rolls was so good that I kept it to have on rice.

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DannoNKT (Cincinnati)
5.0  Dined on February 3, 2018

Great meal, service and overall date night. Was disappointed that my wife and I were sat in a room with another couple side by side. Our date night overlapped into their conversation and vise versa. Yes they were both 2 tops but in the 90 minutes we were there the remaining empty 4 tops were never seated. Could have been more intimate with space between couples. We will return regardless! EAT THE CURRY!

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vipRedsFan (Cincinnati)
5.0  Dined on January 30, 2018

This is a hidden gem. They rotate their specials and they are very interesting and different. The four of us all enjoyed our meals very much. I have been here several times and will definitely come back. They do have outside seating for when the weather permits and I would like to try that

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OpenTable Diner (Cincinnati)
5.0  Dined on January 27, 2018

We absolutely love Banana Leaf! We’ve tried many options from the menu and have not been disappointed. Each time, we are impressed with the food and service. Definitely our favorite spot in Mason!

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timmie290 (Cincinnati)
5.0  Dined on January 24, 2018

We had an excellent meal at the Banana Leaf. Both of us tried new dishes and really liked them! The waiter was very attentive and the atmosphere made it easy to talk over dinner. Overall, a very good experience as always at the Banana Leaf.

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OpenTable Diner (Cincinnati)
5.0  Dined on January 19, 2018

Food is always amazing.
Ambience and service are great as well

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DOCPAUL (Orange County)
1.0  Dined on January 17, 2018

chicken was overcooked once and undercooked the second time. Restaurant still wanted to charge for the dish.

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OpenTable Diner (Cincinnati)
4.0  Dined on January 5, 2018

Fabulous Thai food. The Young Cocconut Curry and the Green Curry are awesome.

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JonB (Cincinnati)
5.0  Dined on January 2, 2018

Chef Pom and his team continue to delight my family with seasonal variety, great flavors, and exceptional service. Feels like family.

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OpenTable Diner (Las Vegas)
5.0  Dined on December 31, 2017

First time here and exceeded our expectations. Great food, great music playlist, and great service! We will be back.

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OpenTable Diner (Cincinnati)
5.0  Dined on December 31, 2017

This restaurant is a gem. Food is prepared with attention to taste and appearance. Service was fantastic, Tasha was very attentive, informative, friendly. We usually don’t eat out on New Years Eve, but we had a lovely night with great meals! Thanks!

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