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Mekong River

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625 Island Highway East, Parksville, British Columbia, Canada
+1 250-586-8000
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11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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We went to this restaurant going on my sons advice (he's 9), because Vietnamese was the type of cuisine he wanted. He chose right. The food here is quite exceptional and the service was terrific. A few hints when you go here. If you're looking for pho then the time to go to is lunch as this is not... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 21, 2015
Pat C
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Victoria, Canada
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Victoria, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

We went to this restaurant going on my sons advice (he's 9), because Vietnamese was the type of cuisine he wanted. He chose right. The food here is quite exceptional and the service was terrific. A few hints when you go here. If you're looking for pho then the time to go to is lunch as this is not offered... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Love this restaurant, food is so good and very friendly staff. Will be back for sure! I highly recommend the coconut salmon.

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Parksville, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 via mobile

We've eaten here so many times and it's always a great experience. The food is very fresh and tasty at a reasonable price. It is by far the best restaurant in Parksville. Don't miss out on this great food experience.

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Parksville, British Columbia, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

First time to try this type of cusine. It is a little spicy but not over powering. Enjoyed it very much. I takes a little while to come out but it worth it, at least you know it is not premade or leftovers. Will go again

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Great Food. We have never been disappointed. We have had pick up from here on multiple occasions. Love the spring rolls. They are the best.

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Duncan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

I have visited Mekong River many times and have NEVER been disappointed!! The service is excellent and the meals are always 'just right'... The Manager/Owner is very engaging and always has a good word for everyone... Totally recommended!

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Parksville
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

The menu is vast but no matter what you select, the quality and freshness is amazing. The staff is extremely helpful. The specials are just that - special. We had a great experience with the best in Vietnamese cooking. Looking forward to going back.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015 via mobile

I was so impressed with Mekong River When I visited this month. I was seated immediately and the service was outstanding, my teapot was never cold or empty. The food is excellent quality and the prices are reasonable, I highly recommend a visit.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

We recently had lunch at the Mekong River. We have eaten there a number of times, and the crispy Cantonese chow mein has become one of our favourites, and this time was no exception. It was delicious! The lamb curry was good, not special. The owner is always friendly and chatty. We will definitely return.

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Vancouver Island, BC
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

First off, don't go for the decor. If you are from HGTV, turn and walk away. That said, this funky spot can serve up a good meal. Okay, they say Vietnamese, but I'd call it Viet-Canto-Make-You-Happy-Yum-Yum. Honestly the food is more Cantonese-esk with pho at lunch. But they will make it up however your little beating heart desires it. If... More 

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Additional Information about Mekong River

Address: 625 Island Highway East, Parksville, British Columbia, Canada
Phone Number: +1 250-586-8000
Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Parksville
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 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
Cuisine: Vietnamese

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 625 Island Highway East, Parksville, British Columbia, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Parksville
  • Phone Number: +1 250-586-8000

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Vietnamese
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
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

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