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1405 South Main St, Blacksburg, VA 24060
(540) 953 - 2838
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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  • 17
    Excellent
  • 23
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 3
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  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Excellent Thai/Vietnamese cuisine.

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 12, 2014
sunflower35
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Blue Ridge Mountains, Virginia
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Blue Ridge Mountains, Virginia
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213 reviews 213 reviews
154 restaurant reviews
198 helpful votes 198 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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Blacksburg, Virginia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014

Ethnic cuisine in Blacksburg is sadly lacking, so we were delighted to discover Cafe Mekong. Not much ambiance, but clean and attractive, with good Thai food and good complementary beers. Menu is very good and the food is authentic. The menu is not very extensive, but manages to offer a good variety for different tastes. Our children have tried and... More 

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Blacksburg, Virginia
1 review
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014

It's a hole in the wall, located in a strip mall, but we like it. The food is tasty and fresh, the staff is friendly and efficient, and they have an excellent selection of beers and ales from American Microbrews, Europe and Asia. If you are looking for a homey, humble place for a Southeast Asian comfort food, this is... More 

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Bethesda, MD
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31 reviews 31 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2013

Coming from DC I discovered Pho was an excellent alternative to chicken noodle soup when feeling under the weather. Theirs did not disappoint. Spring rolls and chicken satay were also delicious. Friendly and fast when crowded.

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Roanoke, Virginia
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157 restaurant reviews
108 helpful votes 108 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2013

We both enjoyed an early weekday dinner in what started to be a near empty restaurant and ended up being a completely filled restaurant. The popularity much be due to the combination of tasty food at quite reasonable prices. Although not the best Thai food we have ever had, it was quite good. Our Green Curry was spicy and hot,... More 

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Asheville, North Carolina
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169 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2013

Normally I disdain Asian restaurants that try to be multi-cuisine, but in little Blacksburg, it's to be forgiven, as the assortment of Asian restaurants is scant indeed. So Cafe Mekong has ThAi, Vietnamese, and even Korean. I remember the Fired Rice was decent on my visit a year ago, so this time I tried the Korean dish Japchae, made with... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

It can get a little busy during weekends and there is no lunch special in the weekends but the price is great compare to the other Thai restaurant in town. They serve plenty of food so we almost always have some left overs for home. Great place for students to go, meal is served hot and fast.

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Blacksburg, Virginia
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60 reviews 60 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2013

We were so happy when this place opened to bring us some new southeast asian flavors with fresh ingredients from the next door international market. I've had a Pad Thai that was a bit too oily once, but everything else was pretty good. I like their Penang Curry, papaya salad, and the Kalbee short ribs. The price is very reasonable.

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Willis
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2013

The food is outstanding, as is the service and value. Interior could use a little love, but the food makes it easy to overlook.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2013 via mobile

I like the place. Very good food with reasonable price. You can have lunch under ten bucks. Tastes very nice.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1405 South Main St, Blacksburg, VA 24060
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Blacksburg
  • Phone Number: (540) 953 - 2838

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Thai, Vietnamese
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

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