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“Service was friendly, but food just average”
Review of Mekong River

Mekong River
Ranked #2 of 108 Restaurants in Parksville
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Vietnamese
Dining options: Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

We had the lettuce wraps, chicken curry and spring roll and found them to be average. Taste was just ordinary - nothing to get excited about. The wonton soup at the next table looked incredible though, and service was friendly and fast.

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Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

We eat here about once a month and love the food. The dishes are fresh and hot and the service is always great.
The crispy chow mein is a favorite and the curries are yummy.
The only two drawbacks here are the prices which are high and the way they have tamed down the authenticity of the dishes for a more Western palate.

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Reviewed 4 October 2017

Generous portions arrived, fresh veggies lightly steamed, looked like it was going to be really good. But the sweet and sour pork dish had very little taste; there was an interesting looking sauce with almost no flavour. Pork (tenderloin) was tender but had little taste, which I expected - that's tenderloin - but I had hoped the sauce would make it tasty.

My partner's lemongrass chicken also looked great - two big pieces of chicken, veggies, rice, no sauce. But no flavour much to the chicken - and the chicken was almost certainly reconstituted, there was no grain to the meat (rubbery, I fear).

Our dishes were hardly recognizable as Vietnamese style food - more like cheap Chinese Western. We left very disappointed.

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Thank CarPilot
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

We had a great experience at this restaurant. The service was quick and friendly.
The food was delicious.
It is a very popular restaurant, so don’t forget to make a reservation for evening eating.

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Thank bettyg335
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

Great food Great Service Great People ! Good menu wonderful Wonton ! highly recommend this place for lunch or dinner !

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Thank bobv3689mw
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