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Pho Bo Ga Mekong

241 Swanston St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
+61 3 9663 3288
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good47%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible7%
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“spring rolls” (31 reviews)
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9:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
Asian, Vietnamese, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
241 Swanston St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
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1 - 10 of 315 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to pick an infection. Hit with a smell of dirty wash cloth when you enter Food was pretty average and filled with msg. Left me with sandpaper throat

Thank Von J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Mekong is the real deal: the broth is slowly simmered with beef bones and spices for a richness that is authentic. The meats are high quality, the noodles delicious and the price is right. Service is quick so you can start slurping.

Thank BigAppleRichard
Reviewed 5 March 2018

Having lived in various Asian countries for many years and now having a mostly Asian diet, we were on the lookout for Asian for quick lunches on our recent Melbourne trip. The pho here was very good, but we wouldn't classify as great, and definitely...More

Thank ChrisTravellerUS
Reviewed 23 February 2018

Heaving busy restaurant with cramped tables. Queues in the evening which was a good recommendation . However the sliced beef pho which we ordered was overdone but the broth and the flat noodles were fine. Service was very off / on depending on who was...More

Thank 1NONLY
Reviewed 20 February 2018

Arrived in Melbourne with a cold and slightly travel weary, a Vietnamese pho seemed the best legal medicine. Just around the corner was Phi Bom Ga Mekong, there was a queue outside which is more than the other noodle shops had which is an excellent...More

Thank Raymond F
Reviewed 15 February 2018 via mobile

If you are craving for decent Vietnamese food, look out for Pho Ba Ga Mekong which is within Melbourne CBD near to Chinatown. Can be quite cramp during peak hours. Service is probably 2-3 stars at best as they don’t greet you with smile or...More

Thank Anson L
Reviewed 29 January 2018 via mobile

We both had the sliced beef pho - delicious! It comes in two sizes and the smaller size was ample. This place is always packed, but they always seem to find a spot to seat you. Mostly shared tables if it’s just one or two...More

Thank Tracey B
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Having never tried Pho we were amazed by the number of patrons this restaurant every time we walked past. On our 4th night in Melbourne we decided to give it a try. The serving was ample and you need to follow the instruction card to...More

Thank carlie1512
Reviewed 11 January 2018

Great menu and all beautifully presented with fresh ingredients. We have been to Vietnam and this was authenitic and not doctored for Western tastes which is great

Thank dive_revive
Reviewed 4 January 2018

This is where the first time I tried Vietnamese Pho. My friend recommended this restaurant for my first day in Melbourne. It was a windy day, so something boiling is the right meal. I ordered chicken pho, it came out in generous portion and the...More

2  Thank Devi L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 241 Swanston St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9663 3288
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