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Mekong River

625 Island Hwy E, Parksville, British Columbia V9P 1T5, Canada
+1 250-586-8000
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“spring rolls” (23 reviews)
“chow mein” (17 reviews)
“ginger chicken” (11 reviews)
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Asian, Vietnamese, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
625 Island Hwy E, Parksville, British Columbia V9P 1T5, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were a table of 4 & ordered a couple of appetizers & several dishes to share. We ordered mussels as an appetizer- there were only 8 - so only 2 each which was a bit of a surprise & disappointing - the sauce was...More

Thank JULOfrVan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The owner is usually on site and is a great character. Fun loving yet super efficient. The food is to die for. I had Scallops Chow Mien, which was amazing and the scallops were from Digby, Nova Scotia (The best in the world) Just be...More

Thank juliegib2017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Hot and sour soup I have never had before. It had pineapple and fresh tomato it was great with amazing taste. Loved it. Great service and lots of locals. Good prices.

Thank Banff2013
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had dinner with family and it was our first time dining here, i was feeling under the weather so i ordered the wonton soup. Not only is every component hand made, it was bursting with flavour. Every dish my family ordered was delicious and...More

1  Thank Robinson6772
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food is consistently good. Always fresh and artfully presented. Service is great. I can't say anything bad about Mekong River

Thank Debbie J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We found MeKong River on our last visit to Parksville. The food was terrific - the staff was great! Our host, Teen, was extremely knowledgeable as one of our party had a serious food allergy. This is a great experience if you in the Parksville...More

Thank Cathy L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a reservation, and were taken to our table right away. Even though the restaurant was very busy, we got served right away, and drinks came quickly. Our appies and dinner selections were very tasty. Both our server, and the owner were very attentive...More

Thank Judith E
Reviewed 12 September 2018 via mobile

We ate here as part of a large group and the entire experience was outstanding. The service was prompt, professional and perfect and the food was delicious. We went with seafood dishes and they did not disappoint. I could taste the freshness in the perfectly...More

Thank spinhookick
Reviewed 31 August 2018

If you are expecting the reviews to reflect the food, you will be disappointed. The food is probably ok for a small town Asian restaurant, but if you have expectations of anything you may get in a large city, you will be very disappointed (as...More

Thank kanta68
Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

We stopped by for dinner after a day at the beach. It was busy and we didn't have a reservation but were seated quickly. Friendly and attentive servers. Food was delicious. No kids' menu but my kids ordered appetizers and these were perfect for them....More

Thank Kate B
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Donn T
2 February 2018|
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Response from Sharon863 | Reviewed this property |
I often have a plate that has rice noodles, spring rolls and chicken. It comes with a light slightly sweet dipping sauce. Food is very authentic Vietnamese. My partner has a dish with crispy noodles. Mine is GF. They also... More
10 September 2016|
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Response from Thien P | Property representative |
No there isn't a buffet and we are all booth so the max is 7 but we can seat you at 2 booth side by side
22 April 2016|
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Response from Daywalca B | Reviewed this property |
They do not deliver based on the flyer I took away in 2015
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 625 Island Hwy E, Parksville, British Columbia V9P 1T5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Parksville
  • Phone Number: +1 250-586-8000
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