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Jinglan Guoji f1-104 Menglong road, Jinghong, China
0691-2162395
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Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Delivery, Reservations
Description: excellent western food prepared by a real professional chef at local...
excellent western food prepared by a real professional chef at local prices warm atmosphere good music great info
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  • 97
    Excellent
  • 25
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 8
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
My tropical home

I spent five days in the area and quickly made this place my homebase for touristic and cybergeek operations ;) Great location with two terrasses, to chill in the back or appreciate the touristic street animation, two solid wifi routeurs and numerous electric plugs allowed an often rare autonomy to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 6, 2015
Matthieu B
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  • French first
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  • Spanish first
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English first
Hong Kong, China
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246 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 193 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Previously, I chose this place over Mei Mei Cafe (a few doors away) but I'm sad to see the demise of this place. Came here for lunch and sadly the quality in food and service has just dropped. I didn't come back the rest of the time I was in Banna.

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Toronto, Canada
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51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Told it was the best place in JingHong.... As far as western fare.... Food was average at best with ok service. Much better in Dali. Staff was friendly enough but not very attentive.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Had breakfast here with the expectation of a 35 RMB breakfast to be more than a cup of tea, two small pieces of bread (that was tasty however) and a very small amount of jam which was definitely not enough. Furthermore the place advertises with speaking English, French and even Spanish. However, the waitress could only speak Chinese an couldn't... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

I spent five days in the area and quickly made this place my homebase for touristic and cybergeek operations ;) Great location with two terrasses, to chill in the back or appreciate the touristic street animation, two solid wifi routeurs and numerous electric plugs allowed an often rare autonomy to work/set up my online stuff, you can pair with great... More 

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Chengdu, China
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39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015 via mobile

Dreadful. Unbelievable. Disgusting. Thats all I can say for the treatment given my wife and I. The story: After reading all the other great reviews on this place we decided to make the trek and try it out. And it was a trek - few kms through the heat of the day - but we really wanted that cold beer... More 

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mekonggreg, Owner at Mekong Cafe, responded to this review

Dear guest, I have read your review with sadness, followed by increasing disbelief. I have tried to puzzle your remarks together to get to a coherent story but I have found the facts that you stated in your review so far beside anything I could imagine that I took to the footage of our CCTV system since I was not... More 

charlotte
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

The food is great, the owners are friendly, and the atmosphere is suburb! Two outside patios too choose from and a variety of western food and drinks on their menu, I highly suggest for any traveler passing through Jinghong to visit this great place for a bite to eat and enjoy the ambiance.

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Jinghong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

I recently relocated to Banna for work and like you always do in these situation, you look for place to buy decent coffee! A colleague told me about a restaurant called Mekong Cafe, french/chinese restaurant where you can buy really good coffee. I went there and met Gregoire the owner and Koko, the manager. Not only I bought 1 kg... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

A colleague recommended The Mekong Cafe to me just before I arrived in xishuanbanna, and I'm glad he did!! I met Greg the owner and told him I'd being staying here several weeks... Greg told me he would prepare whatever dish I like, even if it's not on the menu!!! I been to The Mekong Cafe several times now for... More 

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Logan, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Great place !! I have been here many times and love the food! Staff is friendly and personal, always remember me, speak multiple languages.... Pizza is highly recommended!! Love it.. Greg

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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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Address: Jinglan Guoji f1-104 Menglong road, Jinghong, China
Phone Number: 0691-2162395
Location: Asia  >  China  >  Yunnan  >  Jinghong
Cuisine: Cafe

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  • Address: Jinglan Guoji f1-104 Menglong road, Jinghong, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Yunnan  >  Jinghong
  • Phone Number: 0691-2162395

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Cafe

Description

excellent western food prepared by a real professional chef at local prices warm atmosphere good music great info

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