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Mekong Cafe

Jinglan Guoji f1-104 Menglong road, Jinghong, China
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Ranked #1 of 20 Restaurants in Jinghong
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Coffee Shop
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Description: excellent western food prepared by a real professional chef at local prices warm atmosphere good music great info
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  • Chinese (Traditional) first
  • Chinese (Simplified) first
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Yangshuo County, China
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

The Mekong café , several years ago was quite clean and fresh, the owner somewhat amusing. That has changed for the worst I am saddened to say, I was there last month and was disgusted by the condition of the café, run down and dirty, the staff speak NO English and cannot get an order for a coffee correct( with... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

I travel taro undo the world for business, and I'm away from home more than 10 months every year. So finding great western style food is rare. But the food, service, selection and the atmosphere at the Mekong is the best I've ever found. Friendly staff and a warm hearted owner will make your dinning experience wonderful.

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Hong Kong, China
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

We stayed in Xinshuanbanna 4 days to relax and discover the area and we spent all our evenings at Mekong Cafe ! The food is great (I highly recommend the melt in your mouth donkey meat) the atmosphere cool and laid back, the owner and staff very friendly and everything at a very reasonable price. Gregoire the owner helped us... More

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Kunming, Yunnan, China
3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

We had planned to hang out there long enough for our toddler to nap on one of the couches, but the room we picked (the one with no music) suddenly had the music cranked up after we had been there for about an hour with a kid who could not wind down :) Or maybe it was just the time... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

We visited several times during our stay as Mekong was adjacent to our hotel. Meals were available late into the evening a great place to unwind with a beer or wine. The house red by the glass was the best wine we experienced in our 35 days in China. Coco is an outstanding staff member who was always ready to... More

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Leeds, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

Better late than never! I am not a regular reviewer but couldn't fail to give this gem of a place the mention it deserves. I passed through Jinghong back in later November and called into the Mekong Café in order to plan day trips/guides etc. All the staff (between them representing most if not all of the local ethnic minority... More

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London, United Kingdom
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143 reviews 143 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
122 helpful votes 122 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

I frequented this cafe on a number occasions during my visit in Xishuangbanna - breakfast, brunch, dinner and late night drinking. The staff were predominantly professional and friendly - especially the guy from Holland who was helping out Greg (the French owner). Coco, the lady from Dali was a great source of knowledge with excellent English. They kindly provided me... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

This place helped us get over the disappointment of the local rice noodle breakfasts. We spent Spring Festival evening here and were totally satisfied with the food. Service is very friendly and the boss has a massive reggae collection which was really helpful as it helps our baby relax. I think it would be difficult to stay in Jinghong without... More

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Zurich, Switzerland
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

A charming, relaxing café and restaurant, not only for a great choice of Asian and Western food, but also to feel like home. The owners Lijuan and Greg are very jovial people and help out wherever and whenever they can (hotel booking, tours, guidebooks, etc.). Both speak very good English, Greg even French and Spanish. Don’t miss to try the... More

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London, United Kingdom
18 reviews 18 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013

well run friendly cafe/bar with French and Dutch partners. Good selection of food and beer. It is a long building so walk in and look around. Guide books available to browse and info available in nice setting

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