We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
1405 South Main St, Blacksburg, VA 24060
(540) 953 - 2838
Website
Menu
Improve this listing
Write a Review

46 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
    14
    23
    5
    3
    1
Rating summary
    Food
    Service
    Value
    Atmosphere
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
Blacksburg, Virginia
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

I really enjoy eating at this restaurant. My favorites are the Bun, the Vietnamese Pork and the Drunken Noodle. My least favorite is the mild Pad Thai. If you are going to order the Pad Thai ask for medium or hotter so that you get the heated flavor. The Bun is my go to summer dish at this restaurant and... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Reston, Virginia
Top Contributor
85 reviews 85 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

For a university town Blacksburg doesn't have much to choose from, so Cafe Mekong is a good choice for inexpensive food, mainly Thai. It seems popular with students from Asia, the food is OK, not very spicy but fairly authentic, and servings are generous. The Mekong theme could be made more interesting by adding more dishes from Laos, Vietnam and... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Dugspur, Virginia
Top Contributor
111 reviews 111 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

A good choice for a tasty oriental meal served quickly. Good assortment of Vietnamese and Thai dishes. Ordered a very tasty pho beef noodle soup, summer roll and Thai fried rice. All well prepared and tasty. Choices of wine, imported and craft beers, cider. Service was prompt and courteous. Serving size very ample and takeout provided a lunch next day.... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Floyd, Virginia
Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

I went today for the first time, based on reviews here. It was pretty good, and better than most Thai restaurants I have been to. They actually prepared the food extra Thai spicy, as I like it, something that most Thai restaurants seem imcapable of doing correctly. My only complaint about the food was that the sauce for the curry... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Blacksburg, Virginia
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

We have had lunch and dinner here several times. You can tell the employees care about the success of the business. The Pad Thai, curry dishes, and soups are excellent.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Fairfax, Virginia, USA
Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

Had Pad Thai for lunch. Very bland. Had to use lots of hot sauce. The price is very affordable between $7 to $10. Nothing memorable. Usual thai dishes.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Shawsville, Virginia, United States
Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 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.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Woolwine, Virginia
Top Contributor
147 reviews 147 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 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 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Blacksburg, Virginia
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 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 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Senior Contributor
47 reviews 47 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 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

Was this review helpful? Yes 3

Travelers who viewed Cafe Mekong also viewed

 

Been to Cafe Mekong? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Cafe Mekong

Address: 1405 South Main St, Blacksburg, VA 24060
Phone Number: (540) 953 - 2838
Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Blacksburg
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: Thai, Vietnamese

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Cafe Mekong staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?