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5930 W North Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53208-1057
414-257-2228
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Mequon, Wisconsin
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23 reviews 23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
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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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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150 reviews 150 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

I hadn't been here in quite some time. We went on a day that schools were closed, so my kids could have the lunch buffet which is not available on weekends. There seemed to be more options than there were two years ago. They had done some redecorating and rearranging of the restaurant. It was pretty full. Unfortunately, the plantains... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

The food is fresh, the portions are great and the variety is great. Try the weekly lunch buffet to same a wide variety of great food.

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Mekong is great. I usually order take-out, since the atmosphere inside the restaurant is a bit drab (or at least, there are not too many people in there so it feels a bit empty). They have excellent, flavorful Thai food. The Yum Woon Sen is great, as is the Ban Cuon. I also recommend the red, green, or yellow curry.... More 

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Many Glacier Montana
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18 reviews 18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

The volcano duck was an incredibly wonderful entree. Lots of options with vietnamese, laotian and thai sections in the menu. A bit on the pricey side but great portions.

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San Diego
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22 reviews 22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2013

Initially, I was intrigued when they advertised their food as authentic laos, vietnamese, thai food. I ate there twice, and I regret that I went back the second time. I had their buffet special to go, and I was impressed by their red curry dish. I agree this was authentic, so I decided to go back there a second time... More 

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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2012

We typically order for pick-up; the restaurant is pleasant, on North and 60th, and service is friendly. There is a delivery option. Food is fresh and good, adequately spicy; we like spicy food and unlike the other reviewer found it way too spicy above a 2 on their 4 point scale, so I would try 1 or 2 first time.... More 

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New Berlin, Wisconsin, United States
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15 reviews 15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2012

The lunch buffet is an adventure in several cuisenes. It could be asia, indian or middle eastern.

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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150 reviews 150 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2012

Mekong is a nice restaurant. I've been there several times. sometimes their service is slow, but the food is good. Their buffet options are nice, hot and plentiful.

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Wisconsin
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67 reviews 67 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2012

They had an entree on the menu that I really wanted to try, but unfortunately they would not make it vegetarian. Being vegan, it's difficult for me to find restaurants I can eat at, so when I find one that is accommodating, I am a repeat customer. Unfortunately, I wouldn't go back to this restaurant unless I was in the... More 

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Additional Information about Mekong Cafe

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

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