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Banana Blossom Thai Cafe

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2112 Belle Chasse Hwy, Suite 10, Gretna, LA 70053
+1 504-392-7530
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11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Sat 11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
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New Orleans, Louisiana
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8 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's a small restaurant tucked away in a little strip mall. The service is great and the food is always so good. We visit about twice a month that's how much we enjoy this Thai Restaurant. It has the word Thai on the front not the name of the restaurant which can be a problem if you are looking for... More 

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Thank Shari C
Galesburg, Illinois
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337 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Staying in hotel here in Gretna and wanted a restaurant on the south side of the river. Chose this based on TripAdvisor reviews for Gretna. It wasn't hard to find the location but the actual restaurant sign just says "Thai." Walked through the door and it was almost full and people were talking energetically. We could tell it was a... More 

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Thank MeryMeCo
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113 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

So, full disclosure time: I'm not the biggest fan of Thai food. I've tried it in the past and for whatever reason it just didn't do it for me. That all changed when I stopped into Banana Blossom. Banana Blossom was on the January edition list of "38 Essential New Orleans Restaurants" (nola.eater.com/maps/the-…), so I decided to give Thai food... More 

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New Orleans
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48 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

We have gone to Banana Blossom a few times, and each time the food has been delicious. It is great! For the appetizer, definitely get the brussel sprouts! They are amazing. They also have a delicious tom ka, which is full of flavor, and the bowl serving is large and a good size to share. Overall, we have had great... More 

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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195 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

Restaurants do not last very long in this area unless they are good and Banana Blossom is one of the good ones. I hadn't been back in several years due to working out of town. When I finally returned I found that, if anything, he had improved. His menu has many of his old favorites but he has added new... More 

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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39 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

A somewhat sterile atmosphere but the food more than makes up for it. Well seasoned and beautifully presented Thai food. A good selection of Thai dishes. Service was efficient without being obvious.

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Thank normankiwi
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 February 2016 via mobile

Food was just beautiful. More than we where expecting! Owner asked if everything was ok. But he really, wanted to know. Was everything OK. But yes it was.

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Thank David M
Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2016

They don't dumb it down for American palates. This is the best Thai food in the New Orleans area. I've spent a lot of time in Thailand over the past 35 years, and I've tried all the Thai restaurants at home in New Orleans. This is the one to go to.

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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66 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2015

This tiny place offers a great selection of Thai dishes, fresh and flavorful. Really nice service, very quick too. Excellent noodle dishes and Thai street food.

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Thank AB N
New Orleans, Louisiana
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210 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2015

don't let the outside looks deceive you. this casual, small family run cafe sits in the middle of a strip mall. the decor is plain and simple, but the food is NOT! the curries are fixed in a true thai fashion, layered with big flavors. the oyster appetizer was outstanding in presentation and flavors. the desserts were very average, but,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Asian, Thai
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Reservations, Seating
Good for
Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2112 Belle Chasse Hwy, Suite 10, Gretna, LA 70053
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Gretna
  • Phone Number: +1 504-392-7530

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?