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Mekong River

625 Island Hwy E, Parksville, British Columbia V9P 1T5, Canada
+1 250-586-8000
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Overview
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“spring rolls” (23 reviews)
“chow mein” (18 reviews)
“ginger chicken” (11 reviews)
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CUISINES
Asian, Vietnamese, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
625 Island Hwy E, Parksville, British Columbia V9P 1T5, Canada
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Reviewed 23 January 2018

Good dining with a large variety of choices. Need a reservation. Very popular. Shrimp dishes were excellent. Have specials for holidays. Like choices of Chinese, Japanese, or Thai dishes. We go there several times a year.

Thank sharon g
Reviewed 15 January 2018

We were hard-pressed to find a vegetarian-friendly dining option in the off-season in Parksville. Mekong offered almost everything on the menu with a veggie option. My stir fry chicken was delightfully spicy, service was very good, atmosphere good too. overall recommend this place.

Thank Boomerang409
Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

War wonton soup, curry noodles with chicken. Good service, large portions, large extensive menu. Will be going back and bringing friends as the seating is ample. Lots more to tty on the menu.

Thank sherrielis
Reviewed 29 December 2017

Fresh, delicious and a pleasurable surprise! Recommend the hot and sour soup and the curries. Good service.

Thank jodijensenis
Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

Stopped in for lunch and tried the got & sour soup with chicken. So good. Always good food and the server is always great!

Thank Marion R
Reviewed 13 December 2017

the service was a little slow .but the food made up for it .it was a Friday night so it was very busy. the beef ribs are to die for the plate was huge so make sure your hungery very tasty. a must go there...More

Thank wayne9513
Reviewed 9 November 2017

There are so many wonderful things on the menu that are gluten free; so nice to have choice for a change. Had the seafood crepe, and it was absolutely delicious! We were there for lunch but I think they've recently starting only opening for dinner.

Thank cornhusk51
Reviewed 26 October 2017

Went there for lunch with friends. I have been there before and the food was good. We had spring rolls and won ton soup. The spring rolls were crisp and tasty, but the won ton was really disappointing. The broth was weak and tasteless, and...More

1  Thank normpimm
Reviewed 25 October 2017

We made a reservation (a must for a group of 6). A warm greeting and our table was ready. We each ordered different mains. Mine was the Spicy Chicken Stir-fry, which I recommend. Fresh broccoli, lots of chicken and nicely spiced. Others in our group...More

1  Thank Antonio8069
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

My boyfriend and I came here for dinner, got in just after 8 on a windy wet night. We started with the spring rolls then shared the caramel chicken and the giant Vietnamese crepe, banh xeo, with chicken and shrimp and stuffed with bean sprouts....More

Thank Ee-JinL
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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
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HelenS4943
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
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TonyRenzetti
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
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
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, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Monday
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
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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