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Mekong River

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625 Island Hwy E, Parksville, British Columbia V9P 1T5, Canada
+1 250-586-8000
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Parksville, Canada
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Excellent service, excellent food. Easy to miss location, be sure not to over look this restaurant if visiting Parksville. If you live nearby (i.e. Nanaimo) worth the drive for an excellent dinner.

Thank Quinsam80
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I love this restaurant. The menu is quite varied...from chow mein to delicious curry, and my favourite gulty pleasure, the deep fried bananas and ice cream for dessert. The staff are extremely nice, and there are plenty of gluten free options. Also, the restaurant is very clean, and open every day except Christmas, I believe. A great choice for lunch... More 

Thank Michele O
Nanoose Bay, Canada
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51 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Had a great lunch with a friend. Good food and service and really clean!! Friends have been telling me to go forever but just never got there. Going back for dinner

Thank madronatrish
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38 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Everyone is smiling in this restaurant, starting with the charming waitress. Food was delicious and abundant. The quality price ratio is excellent. Don't hesitate!

Thank Francois G
Vancouver, Canada
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

When travelling the Island I try to grab dinner here. It's amazing fresh flavours, smiling staff and good value beckon me each time. The venue is comfortable and not swanky, but the price is good, the staff full of zest and the food so full of flavour it's hard to resist!

Thank RedRoadRunner
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We are regulars. The food is consistently excellent. After years, we've never had a mediocre meal. The staff are efficient and friendly. The oyster hot pot is one of our favourites.

Thank Katrina K
Kelowna, Canada
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93 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I know that I am going to have a good eating experience when I enter and hear the staff laughing and having a good rapport with the clients. We ate here twice. The food was fresh, not over cooked, over spicy (heat) and tasted great. You will not go away hungry. We had the crepe, ginger chicken and seafood curry.... More 

Thank rojo-amigo
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My girlfriend suggested we go to the Mekong River Restaurant for a dinner and a get-together. And it was a fantastic spot indeed!! We sat in a booth in a corner since we wanted some peace and quiet and we wanted to "catch up". The young waitress was awesome, very friendly and accommodating! I ordered the Veggie Spring Roll, which... More 

Thank Karen T
Port Alberni
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

GREAT Vietnamese food, cozy restaurant with friendly staff and good prices! Hubby had a curried chicken dish, while I enjoyed a sweet & sour pork dish - both were well presented & very flavourful. With a pop and sides of rice the bill totalled $37.

Thank ChrisPA53
Bragg Creek, Canada
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Easy walk from Beach Resorts and a bike ride from Rathtrevor Prov Park. Wonderful food and great service.

Thank pinotenvy3333

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Asian, Vietnamese, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Special occasions, Kids, Large groups
Open Hours
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 625 Island Hwy E, Parksville, British Columbia V9P 1T5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Parksville
  • Phone Number: +1 250-586-8000

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?