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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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  • 45
    Excellent
  • 25
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
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
Best restaurant in Parksville!

Great food, great prices!!! If u live in the Parksville area or just passing through and haven't been yet... It's a must!!

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 25, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Great food, great prices!!! If u live in the Parksville area or just passing through and haven't been yet... It's a must!!

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Nanaimo, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

We almost gave this place a miss because the building and decor looked dated, but the kitchen was clean and the food and service were good. As with most Vietnamese restaurants, the portions are generous so I would recommend sharing an entree.

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Surrey, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 via mobile

The owner does the serving which is great as he is happy to recommend dishes. The ingredients are high quality and the meat and seafood dishes have generous portions of those proteins in them. Good value. Felt authentic.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

We all simply love the place. The food is great, they're generous with the portions and the service was very good as well.

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Parksville, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 via mobile

Food taste great...no MSG. Freshly made dishes taste distinctively different from one another. I'm in town for 3 days and I will visit again before leaving. Highly recommended if you like Vietnamese cooking.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Lovely easy place; wonderful menu; favorite is their super crepe with seafood - extremely delicious and we always are happy we came.

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Parksville, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

I used to crave Whitespot Burgers - but since there isn't a Whitespot here anymore - my craving has become more sophisticated - Hardly 2 weeks goes by without me having to visit Mekong River for their exceptional Vietnamese Crepe - It s so delicioso as well as everything else on the menu - always friendly with fresh food -... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Very friendly, with some solid advice. We asked for a kids meal for our two kids to share and they did a nice job of making it into two separate meals. Recommended.

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Parksville, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

If you like Vietnamese food then this is the place where you can dine as formally or as informally as you want. Most of the other Vietnamese restaurants in town tend to lean toward fast food or lunch service. Although the décor is somewhat dated the dining experience works. What is special about the place in addition to the great... More 

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Parksville
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

The best Vietnamese food in teh city. A little more expensive but well worth it. Owner serves and is great guy. Mom cooks excellent food. All types of Vietnamese foods.

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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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