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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” (25 reviews)
“chow mein” (19 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 5 days ago

The food served at Mekong River is excellent and so fresh, the owners are the chefs there, the Restaurant doesn't look very classy but the food is. We go there quite often and always are very pleased, not too expensive either

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank marijkeoudshoorn
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A great re-discovery. Its been a while since we've been to Mekong River and we'd forgotten how good the food is and how friendly the service was. The Hot and Sour soup was out of this world, delicious and full of shrimp and flavour. There...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank RandBontheroad
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Trip Advisor inpired we decided to try Mekong River. Excellent food! The best were the Spring Rolls and Lettuce Wraps! The Lemongrass Chicken was very good and the Sweet & Sour Tamarind Pork was good but a little to saucy.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Richard F
Reviewed 1 October 2018

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

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank JULOfrVan
Reviewed 30 September 2018

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

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank juliegib2017
Reviewed 29 September 2018 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.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Banff2013
Reviewed 28 September 2018 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

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank Robinson6772
Reviewed 27 September 2018

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

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Debbie J
Reviewed 17 September 2018

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

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Cathy L
Reviewed 15 September 2018

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

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Judith E
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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
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 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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