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Mongo’s Restaurant

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Altendorfer Str. 3a, 45127 Essen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
+49 201 1095986
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5:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Sun 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Fri 4:00 pm - 1:00 am
Sat 12:00 pm - 1:00 am
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016 via mobile

Bad service from uncommitted staff and noicy environment. The service was extremly slow and didn't come back on requests.

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Thank Lars N
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016 via mobile

The Mongo's in Essen is one of the chains' restaurants, they are all more or less the same. We regularly visit the restaurant because of the variety of different vegetables and meet/fishes. So everybody can choose whatever she/he likes. The service in Essen in usually very friendly, food was tasty- will come back

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Wijchen, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016 via mobile

I had dinner with a group of 12. Mongo's menu started with a nice soup, not special but OK. The wok concept is good. You choose your sauce and ingredients and then they serve it at your table. So not long standing around waiting for them to cook it. The Thai Red Curry sauce was great. The Tandoori sauce was... More 

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Essen, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2016 via mobile

A decent restaurant with Asian cuisine near the city center of Essen. Nice combination options of various meat and vegetable dishes. Front cooking. Attractive prices. Polite staff.

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Thank edmanikas
Mongos-Team, Leiter Gästebetreuung at Mongo’s Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear edmanikas, in behalf of our entire Team we want to thank you for your great review. We highly appreciate your comments and are glad to read that you enjoyed your stay with us. We are looking forward to welcoming you back in the nearest future. Thanks again and best regards from the Mongo`s Team, Dennis More 

Dusseldorf, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2016

The meals we had were prepared fast and were extremely fresh and tasty! We are definitely going back! Fresh ingredients, friendly young staff and chilled atmosphere! Strongly recommended!

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Thank Yani K
Mongos-Team, Leiter Gästebetreuung at Mongo’s Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Yani K, In behalf of our entire Team we want to thank you for your great review. We highly appreciate your comments and are glad to read that you enjoyed your stay with us and especially the atmosphere, service and dinner in our restaurant. We are looking forward to welcoming you back in the nearest future. Thanks again and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2016 via mobile

We went on a weekend and it was our first time there . We didn't reserve a table ahead but luckily we found a free one. The food is really nice and tastey and all freshly cooked infront of you. The waiters are very nice and friendly. We tried their special juices and they were good .

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Thank NahlaAmin
Mongos-Team, Leiter Gästebetreuung at Mongo’s Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear NahlaAmin, in behalf of our entire Team we want to thank you for your great review. We highly appreciate your comments and are glad to read that you enjoyed your stay with us. We are looking forward to welcoming you back in the nearest future. Thanks again and best regards from the Mongo`s Team, Katrin More 

Livorno, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015

Mongo has become one of our "must go" dinners at the Essen Game Show. The buffet is simply amazing, offering one of the most extensive selections of animal meats I have ever seen in a restaurant, ranging from ordinary farm animals (poultry, pork. veal...) to exotics such as Ostrich and Zebra. The "all-in" selection will allow you unlimited trips to... More 

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Arnhem, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2015 via mobile

Their concept makes the dining experience just a bit special, what one does appreciate in a busy week full of meetings. It was fully booked on a Monday evening (!!) so we reserved for Tuesday. And would you know, full house on Tuesday as well! Nice selection of veggies and meats, a bit less on seafood and poultry but still... More 

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Thank Henri333
Mongos-Team, Leiter Gästebetreuung at Mongo’s Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Henri333, in behalf of our entire Team we want to thank you for your great review. We highly appreciate your comments and are glad to read that you enjoyed your stay with us.. We are looking forward to welcoming you back in the nearest future. Thanks again and best regards from the Mongo`s Team Katrin More 

Essen, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

If you're ready to eat more than you ever expected, and have your tastebuds spoiled - this is the spot to go to. The food is excellent. You get everything you want. I recommend the buffet. Don't put too much in your first bowl, trust me, you want to try it all :)

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Thank Foody1991
Mongos-Team, Leiter Gästebetreuung at Mongo’s Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Foody1991, in behalf of our entire Team we want to thank you for your great review. We highly appreciate your comments and are glad to read that you enjoyed your stay with us.. We are looking forward to welcoming you back in the nearest future. Thanks again and best regards from the Mongo`s Team Katrin More 

Lunen, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

First of all, I gave 5* only because of the stuff. They deserve all 5 but the restaurant itself, not more than a 4*. Reason is that I felt that they don't offer as much as Mongo's in Dortmund, for example. Lot of meat bowls were almost empty and there was a waiting line to choose which one do I... More 

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Mongos-Team, Leiter Gästebetreuung at Mongo’s Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear lomitelj, in behalf of our entire Team we want to thank you for your great review. We highly appreciate your comments and are glad to read that you enjoyed your stay with us.. We are looking forward to welcoming you back in the nearest future. Thanks again and best regards from the Mongo`s Team Katrin More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$14 - $28
Cuisine
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Asian, Mongolian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Late Night, Drinks, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Buffet
Good for
Large groups, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Monday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
4:00 pm - 1:00 am
Saturday
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Altendorfer Str. 3a, 45127 Essen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  North Rhine-Westphalia  >  Essen
  • Phone Number: +49 201 1095986
Description
Mongolian system. The mix of golden yellow and dark wood stands out in a positive way. So delicious that there are even queues at the buffet. Important: who is really hungry will always leave here sated. The meat selection is very courageous. You can taste game meat from each of the world's national parks. From kangaroo to zebra, it's all here. Super for a nice evening with friends. Mixed guests including youngsters from the creative industries. The staff are helpful and bring a large selection of wines.

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