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Mekong River

625 Island Highway East, Parksville, British Columbia, Canada
250-586-8000
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Ranked #5 of 93 Restaurants in Parksville
Cuisines: Vietnamese
Dining options: Reservations
Most recent review
- Aug 21, 2014
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Dining options: Reservations
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English first
Port Coquitlam, Canada
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Great Grandma suggested we try the Mekong River - she hadn't been there for dinner but really enjoyed the lunch menu. We had our two and half year old grandson in tow which is usually an adventure in dining. The staff got us seated and were quick to provide some steamed veggies to keep the little one entertained. The food... More

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Parksville, Canada
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50 reviews 50 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

We love the Mekong River Restaurant and eat here as often as we can. Our favourites are curry chicken and curry seafood dishes, although the hot pans are awesome, as is the hot pots. The staff is truly some of best people you will meet! We are always greeted with the warmest welcome! Their wine menu is limited but still... More

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Enderby
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Friends introduced us to this restaurant with great food & great service. The owner Teen very entertaining! Dinner 7 days a week; Take out available; No delivery.

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West Kelowna, Canada
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

We had a great evening as always until a frog jumped on my plate. You won't believe this but, it reached up and grabbed my nose hairs and yanked them out 1 by 1! Never again will I eat at this place!!

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Parksville, Canada
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89 reviews 89 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Having only the word-of-mouth recommendation from friends, we reserved a Sunday night dinner at Mekong River. Arriving 10 minutes late for our reservation, we were immediately greeted and seated. Our table service was prompt, attentive and accurate. The menu offerings were varied and plentiful, making our choices tougher. We were all impressed at what our menu choices included when they... More

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Nanaimo, Canada
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16 reviews 16 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

We have eaten here a few times now and the food has never failed to be amazing! It is made with fresh ingredients and the portions are huge!! I say it is a great value!!

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Qualicum Beach, Canada
Top Contributor
87 reviews 87 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

The Restaurant isn't overly fancy, but kept clean. Very friendly staff and owner is very friendly and approachable and is interested to please you. If you have any concerns with foods, you can let them know and they will work around them. The Food is fresh, tasty and hot when served to the table. The value for what you receive... More

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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13 reviews 13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

The food at Mekong is always great, the server is funny, and attentive, and they are extremely patient with our 4 year old, sometimes they even bring her food out first. We adore this place, you will too!

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Parksville, Canada
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12 reviews 12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

I don't think I have ever had personalized service like this anywhere! We asked the waiter for a typical Cambodian meal, the owner was called for, he was delighted to be able to show off some of the more untypical South East Asian foods. They were OUT of this World. Believe me when I tell you this is the best... More

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Florida
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169 reviews 169 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
149 helpful votes 149 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014 via mobile

Ate here recently with 3 people, overall very good. Beef chow mein was excellent with fresh shredded veggies. Other dishes were good, lamb curry had no heat whatsoever. Owner super friendly and long time restauranteer but he reports he has sold to couple from China starting June so go now before it changes.

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