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Mekong River


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

Food and ambience

Asian, Vietnamese, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options

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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Asian, Vietnamese
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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All reviews spring rolls chow mein ginger chicken lettuce wraps seafood hot pot deep fried banana noodles won ton scallops pork fries vietnamese food no msg excellent food parksville area dishes thien
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Went there for my first time last week with 7 friends ! I have been there two more times since ! The food is so fresh and tasty everything we ate was amazing the host was friendly and fun we recomend beef rolls !

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Z7895IIpaulb
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After navigating the potholes and puddles in the parking lot we made our way inside....pleasant and friendly waitress told us to go on in and have a seat. We were just deciding where to sit when a male waiter said, “what are you doing.” We...More

Date of visit: April 2019
5  Thank Reg-Sue
622thienp, Manager at Mekong River, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

After reading the review I have spoken to my staff to see what happen. When you enter the restaurant our female staff thought you were a part of an eight people reservation so she told you to go ahead. Our policy is to see all...More

Reviewed February 12, 2019

Tell them if you don’t want something, then turn them loose to select what they feel is best that day. Let them surprise you and you won’t regret it. It is my go to place in Parksville. The owner (Tan?) is a fun guy to...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Dougiedbaseball
Reviewed December 6, 2018

The food served at Mekong River is excellent and so fresh, the owners are the chefs there, the Restaurant doesn't look very classy but the food is. We go there quite often and always are very pleased, not too expensive either

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank marijkeoudshoorn
Reviewed November 10, 2018

A great re-discovery. Its been a while since we've been to Mekong River and we'd forgotten how good the food is and how friendly the service was. The Hot and Sour soup was out of this world, delicious and full of shrimp and flavour. There...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank RandBontheroad
Reviewed November 9, 2018 via mobile

Trip Advisor inpired we decided to try Mekong River. Excellent food! The best were the Spring Rolls and Lettuce Wraps! The Lemongrass Chicken was very good and the Sweet & Sour Tamarind Pork was good but a little to saucy.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank richardfE9114WX
Reviewed September 30, 2018

We were a table of 4 & ordered a couple of appetizers & several dishes to share. We ordered mussels as an appetizer- there were only 8 - so only 2 each which was a bit of a surprise & disappointing - the sauce was...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank JULOfrVan
Reviewed September 29, 2018

The owner is usually on site and is a great character. Fun loving yet super efficient. The food is to die for. I had Scallops Chow Mien, which was amazing and the scallops were from Digby, Nova Scotia (The best in the world) Just be...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank juliegib2017
Reviewed September 28, 2018 via mobile

Hot and sour soup I have never had before. It had pineapple and fresh tomato it was great with amazing taste. Loved it. Great service and lots of locals. Good prices.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Banff2013
Reviewed September 28, 2018 via mobile

We had dinner with family and it was our first time dining here, i was feeling under the weather so i ordered the wonton soup. Not only is every component hand made, it was bursting with flavour. Every dish my family ordered was delicious and...More

Date of visit: September 2018
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Donn T
February 1, 2018|
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Response from Sharon863 | Reviewed this property |
I often have a plate that has rice noodles, spring rolls and chicken. It comes with a light slightly sweet dipping sauce. Food is very authentic Vietnamese. My partner has a dish with crispy noodles. Mine is GF. They also... More
September 10, 2016|
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Response from 622thienp | Property representative |
No there isn't a buffet and we are all booth so the max is 7 but we can seat you at 2 booth side by side
April 21, 2016|
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Response from Daywalca B | Reviewed this property |
They do not deliver based on the flyer I took away in 2015
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