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Cafe Mekong

1405 South Main St, Blacksburg, VA 24060
(540) 953 - 2838
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Ranked #17 of 106 Restaurants in Blacksburg
Cuisines: Thai, Vietnamese
Most recent review
- Aug 19, 2014
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Shawsville, Virginia, United States
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42 reviews 42 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

This food here is absolutely amazing. I love to eat here whenever I have the chance. My 4 yr old daughter even loves to eat here. The portions are super large and the tastes are incredible.

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Woolwine, Virginia
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111 reviews 111 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014 via mobile

Definitely a do again SOON. If anyone had the time to look through my other reviews here they would see I eat a lot of oriental food! Of course that does not make me a world authority but I know good food when I taste it and this was very good. I had the bun with pork. The meat was... More

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Blacksburg, Virginia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

I am not a fan of pan-asian restaurants. But this restaurant is unique in having accurate representations of Chinese, Vietnamese, Thai, and Korean food on their menu. Within each cuisine not all dishes are equally good. Among the Thai selections, the Drunken noodles, and Penang, Masaman and Red Curries are terrific. Not so for the the Green, and the Pad... More

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Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

-large portions -excellent Thai tea -appetizer yummy -entrees very good -quick, friendly service -my first Thai experience and I'd go back

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Rochester
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26 reviews 26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

Fast service, fresh ingredients, authentic tastes....a surprise indeed. Suggestions given to spice accordingly so that all were pleased....from the novice asian eater, to those who appreciated the real thing....

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Greensboro, North Carolina
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31 reviews 31 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

I have eater here about five times. I have had a Thai chicken curry in which the quality if the meat just looked off. I didn't eat it. I have had Pad Sie Eiew several times, both with and without meat. It is always too greasy. I have had vegetarian Thai curry, and the flavor was rather one-dimensional. Not my... More

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5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014 via mobile

I was told 10 minutes for my order to be ready for pickup. It ended up being more like 45 minutes. The guy at the register was not friendly and no one realized they were out of what I ordered until 40 minutes in. Sorry but a free spring roll does not make up for that. Atmosphere is very underwhelming... More

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Virginia
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111 reviews 111 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
152 helpful votes 152 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014

I stopped in the Mekong out of curiosity last week and had the beef Pho. It was excellent, with the freshest of ingredients. The seasoning was just right, and the portion was quite large. I went back again yesterday to try a different dish, the Vietnamese Chicken soup, which was just as tasty. It was filled with rice noodles, chicken,... More

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Roanoke, Virginia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

Our family enjoys comfort food that is a little different. We have been here three times in the past two months due to craving these dishes! We have tried Pad Thai, Drunken Noodles, Panang Curry, Fried Rice, and several appetizers. All was delicious! I asked the server who might have been the owner if she had a sample of Massaman... More

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Blue Ridge Mountains, Virginia
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181 reviews 181 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
187 helpful votes 187 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

This place serves the best Thai and Vietnamese cuisine around. They use quality ingredients and the portions are huge (even at lunch). The prices are low and staff is friendly. The owner also runs the world food market (Oasis) next door, so he gets all of his ingredients fresh and sometimes local. Love this place!

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