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Mekong River

625 Island Highway East, Parksville, British Columbia, Canada
250-586-8000
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Ranked #4 of 93 Restaurants in Parksville
Cuisines: Vietnamese
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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Florida
Top Contributor
186 reviews 186 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
159 helpful votes 159 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014 via mobile

Ate at Mekong River twice recently. On arrival, happy to see that owner and chef were still here. Prawn curry was excellent. Crispy Cantonese chow mein was very good. Beef chow mein and ginger chicken ordinary. We will return.

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Parksville, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Portions surprisingly large! Outstanding Ginger Chicken, seems we order it most of the time. Service is usually very good. Highly recommend this locally owned restaurant.

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Denver, Colorado
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50 reviews 50 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

After a long day of travel we found Mekong River in Parksville and could not have been happier. The carmelized seafood was delicious and the flavors on the spicy tofu with cauliflower were just perfect. Bothe arrived in a stone pot with plenty of rice. Our host & server (who's name I sadly have forgotten) said we wouldn't be sorry... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Awesome Vietnamese food. Extremely friendly and knowledgable staff and very hands on owner. Great good, nice modern decor. Hubby and I had a great date night.

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Port Coquitlam, Canada
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19 reviews 19 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
Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 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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Additional Information about Mekong River

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

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