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Mekong River

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625 Island Highway East, Parksville, British Columbia, Canada
+1 250-586-8000
11:30 - 21:00
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Parksville, Canada
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Truly unique and delicious food is served here, the chefs take much time preparing their lovely meals. The place is family owned and they are wonderful people

Thank Terracetrader
Edmonton, Canada
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13 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had such a great experience here! This isn't your typical Pho or Bun Vietnamese restaurant. While I've obviously not been to every Vietnamese restaurant, I haven't seen some of the menu choices like they offer at any of the ones that I have been to. We really enjoyed our meal, I had the Coconut Salmon dish which I found... More 

Thank bloobubbles7
Parksville, Canada
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30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

We went for lunch and had sweet and sour pork and war wonton soup. We have tried pretty well all the Chinese, Vietnamese and Japanese places in Parksville and this would be our favourite.

Thank coldtruth2009
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16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

Our first time we went with friends and the food was awesome and in just the right portions. The owner came out and assisted us with our selections and he was absolutely super. We told him our likes and he put together a fabulous selection for us all. We are going back again and are looking forward to the wonderful... More 

Thank PAUL W
Nanaimo, BC, Canada
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40 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

Our favourite restaurant in Parksville. Consistently good, nice variety of dishes. The Mekong Sweet and Sour Pork is done south east Asian style with tamarind. Excellent. The decor is small town dated but the service is good as are the priced. A good choice in Parksville

Thank Bob W
Vancouver, Canada
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016

We had some Pho and it was excellent. Very Friendly Owner, You can see the kitchen and it is Clean! We had take out and everything that we needed for the soup was in the bag. Definitely would return to this restaurant!

Thank sold66
Vancouver, Canada
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56 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

I have eaten there many times, usually take-out. The owner is a very friendly Guy who makes you feel right at home. The menu selection is pretty extensive and everything I've tried has been fantastic. You won't regret stopping in to eat or getting taking out

Thank DanePeterson499
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578 reviews
397 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 250 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

We visit Mekong River once or twice a year when visiting in the area. This time, we were 3 for lunch. We asked the owner to order for us. He served us a simple, but delicious, meal - rice, ginger chicken and vegetables, and a flavourful prawn and vegetable dish. The food is always tasty. And, it is always a... More 

Thank Golferboy18
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

I have eaten here often and the Mekong never disappoints!!!! Great food and attentive service!!! Any dish on the menu will leave you satisfied!!!

Thank Marianne R
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Had the best food ever, left decisions up to the waiter and were very impressed. Small intimate interior. Reservations for evening recommended.

Thank Eleanor K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Asian, Vietnamese, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 625 Island Highway East, Parksville, British Columbia, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Parksville
  • Phone Number: +1 250-586-8000

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