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5930 W North Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53208-1057
414-257-2228
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3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat - Sun 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Thai cooking at its best

A neighbor suggested this restaurant, which is an easy walk from my home. The restaurant is spacious and comfortable. The staff were friendly, and helpful in explaining the different dishes and their intensity levels. I love Thai iced coffee, though I have no idea if it's actually a Thai drink. The... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 19, 2015
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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Milwaukee, Wi
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

We first tried Mekong Cafe when our daughter lived nearby. We've been back many times since. This family owned Thai/Laotian/Vietnamese restaurant is truly one of the best Asian restaurants I've ever eaten at. We've been there so many times that we've come to know many of the family members! They are very friendly and helpful if you have questions about... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

A neighbor suggested this restaurant, which is an easy walk from my home. The restaurant is spacious and comfortable. The staff were friendly, and helpful in explaining the different dishes and their intensity levels. I love Thai iced coffee, though I have no idea if it's actually a Thai drink. The food was wonderful - tasty and just spicy enough.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 via mobile

While visiting family in Milwaukee, we decided to try Mekong. No one in my family had been there before so we didn't know what to expect. Six of us went on a Sunday night. The atmosphere was pleasant, nicely appropriated, comfortable. Dress was casual. The menu is huge and it takes some time to read through it. They have dishes... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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41 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

We love Mekong and are so glad it is so popular. They have such a range of Asian dishes there is much to choose from. We prefer to eat in; we got delivery once and realized our favorite dishes from there were meant to be eaten immediately. :) Ask the waiter/waitress for a recommendation. VERY popular restaurant. Don't let the... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

They have a good lunch buffet selection. Will definitely return! Loved their beef salad the most! Crab rangoons were fine, wonton chips were unique & good (think they drizzle honey on them), the variety of stir frys were good, but the BBQ ribs seemed dry (maybe they were probably sitting too long), and eggrolls may have been meatless and tasteless.... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

We stopped in at the Mekong Cafe for their lunch buffet. They seemed to have a nice selection of foods. I was so impressed! The price was $8.95-great! The service was good and everything I tasted was very good. I highly recommend this place to you. It'll give you a chance to taste some excellent Vietnamese,Laotian and Thai dishes. Put... More 

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Lomira, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

We arrived for our dinner reservation at 7:30 to find a table set and ready for us. There was another large party there seated just ahead of us and several couples - plenty of room in the restaurant. We didn't get our drink orders taken until after food orders were - they would easily have sold each of us another... More 

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

A good place to get Asian buffet lunch. They have Thai, Vietnamese, Chinese and other Asian dishes. Quick & easy!

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Wauwatosa
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85 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

If you enjoy Asian food, this is the place to go. Thai, Laotian, Vietnamese, and Chinese food all in one place. Consistently good food and service at this family owned spot on the Wauwatosa/Milwaukee border. Eat in or take out, the food quality is excellent.

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Mequon, Wisconsin
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48 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

This restaurant features foods with influences from Thailand, Laos, and Vietnam. The foods are delicious and well prepared, and there is a really nice variety based on the different countries and cooking styles represented. The only caution I have has nothing to do with the restaurant: The location is fine, but next door, there is a nail salon, and they... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5930 W North Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53208-1057
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Milwaukee
  • Phone Number: 414-257-2228

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Thai, Vegetarian, Vietnamese
Open Hours
Sunday
3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
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
3:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?