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banana island

273 Lake Merced Blvd, Daly City, CA 94015-3113
+1 650-756-6868
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good31%
  • Average18%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible1%
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“roti canai” (8 reviews)
“satay” (5 reviews)
“pad thai” (4 reviews)
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Asian, Malaysian, Thai, Singaporean, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
273 Lake Merced Blvd, Daly City, CA 94015-3113
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Banana Island has been my mom's favorite restaurant in the bay area for several decades.... They have the best Roti Canai!!! We also love their ice cream and fried battered plantains. It is a definite must do every time I visit my family in San...More

Thank Marcia_no_dias_malos
Reviewed 11 October 2017

I live near Westlake Shopping Center and one of my go-to restaurants for Asian food is Banana Island. There's a parking garage in front and it's always easy to find parking. Handicap parking is on the ground floor. I usually eat here after Mass on...More

Thank Reanne L
Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

I grew up in Malaysia as I spent nearly 10 years for my high school. I miss Malaysian food when I got to the US. Upon moving to Daly City I was told about this place by my high school friend who happened to live...More

Thank fnulnu0723
Reviewed 18 September 2017

I was introduced to this place by my honorary Filipino uncle and aunt. As usual, the food here rocks: the shrimp balls and Hainanese chicken are spectacular. Lunch is more quiet and relaxed, but the dinner service (5-7PM) really fills the joint up! If you're...More

Thank Maurice R
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

We were in Daly City running errands and yelped Asian lunch in the area . Must order item is their appetizer the roti canai. They actually make the roti at the restaurant - you'll see them near the entrance . The other dishes we ordered...More

Thank BPenuliar2015
Reviewed 12 August 2017

Sadly our "second kitchen" has lost the quality that made us show it off to visitors from all over the world. We were disappointed with the food the other week, but decided one Hump Day to see if that was a fluke, and returned few...More

Thank Cherie Q
Reviewed 7 August 2017

Came here for a girls night out for dinner and the place was packed! Of course it was a Saturday night and we got here at 6 and it was relatively quiet until people started coming in around 6:30 or 7 pm! We started out...More

Thank KWong55
Reviewed 2 June 2017

1. Everything met our expectation, except seating space. The restaurant was sold out and to keep the customers happy, it added more tables and chairs, hence, gave us the feeling over booked. 2. We order the 12-course house specialties plus several dishes. a. Grandchildren love...More

1  Thank Ray H
Reviewed 11 May 2017

We ordered the typical Malaysian dishes. The satay was good. The mango salad was ok. The char kwei teow failed miserably. The Hainan chicken was ok although the chicken was tasteless. Roti Chanai was ok. The beef rendang was very good. I would rate the...More

Thank Keng L
Reviewed 10 May 2017

Our party of 4 (which included a six year-old) arrived on a Saturday at around 6PM, at which time the spacious, multi-table Banana Island was already completely filled and six people were waiting in the narrow waiting space. Almost all of the diners were Asian,...More

Thank Jeff H
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19 October 2016|
Response from Nomad627 | Reviewed this property |
Not that I know of. I've only been there for dinners. I looked and do not see one.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 273 Lake Merced Blvd, Daly City, CA 94015-3113
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Daly City
  • Phone Number: +1 650-756-6868
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