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Mekong Merchant

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Certificate of Excellence2015, 2017 - 2019 Winner
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Food and ambience

Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups, Business meetings

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Good location with easy access from street, lovely open and covered setting in the courtyard, children's playroom, one air-conditioned area, professional and attentive staff, kitchen that opens onto the courtyard, good and quick service, good choice of drinks and cocktail specials, excellent prices, good quality locally sourced homemade food.
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
CUISINES
Cafe, European
FEATURES
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I usually come here with my friends and my dog. Staff is super nice which provide water to my dog, Manager even take a picture of my dog and talk to it.More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank HuyenTrinh
Jay T, Manager at Mekong Merchant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you HuyenTrinh for your lovely review. Yes all are welcome at Mekong including our favourite furry friends as long as they have manners like yours :) I will be sure to pass your comments onto our team and we will look forward to serving...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

To be honest ,you will always find this big restaurant lively . The ingredients used and the taste are just very good, the Mokong Merchant offers great value for money and above all the staff are very well trained and do their job with passion...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank AdibPeb
Jay T, General Manager at Mekong Merchant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you AdibPeb for your lovely review. We are very happy to hear that you consistently enjoy visiting the restaurant and enjoy the service, food and lively atmosphere. Thank you for commenting on our pricing as it is something we work very hard for with...More

Reviewed April 16, 2019 via mobile

An old favourite and a regular haunt. Indoor and outdoor seating give you options on a hot or rainy day. A fairly extensive western menu with good quality good. A personal favourite is the grilled vegetable salad with pesto and goat cheese ( however I...More

Date of visit: April 2019
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Jay T, General Manager at Mekong Merchant, responded to this reviewResponded April 22, 2019

Thank you for taking the time to review Mekong Merchant xpatxplorerandfoodie. I am happy to hear that you have been a regular customer with us and you enjoy our food and friendly service. I am sorry to hear the goat cheese pesto salad was not...More

Reviewed March 9, 2019

I have eaten in Mekong Merchant endless times due to the pretty courtyard, viby atmosphere, wonderful friendly and helpful staff and because of its consistently good food. Breakfasts are particularly good - well cooked bacon as requested, eggs nicely sealed on top so that they...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Leean W
Jay T, General Manager at Mekong Merchant, responded to this reviewResponded March 11, 2019

Thank you Leean for all your lovely comments and definitely some insiders knowledge on customer favourites and popular items. Great to hear you love our breakfasts and the food offering here at MM. We put a lot of love into everything we do and it...More

Reviewed February 22, 2019

The food options are pricey but a good place to hangout with families and friends.the portion size of the food is small so make sure to order more before..the food is good and fresh..I love the drinks menu..so far a nice restaurantMore

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank nidz26
Jay T, General Manager at Mekong Merchant, responded to this reviewResponded February 24, 2019

Thank you nidz26 for taking the time to review Mekong Merchant. Glad you enjoyed hanging with family and friends here. Something we enjoy also under the big trees. We put a lot of love into everything we do here and glad to hear you had...More

Reviewed February 17, 2019

We live in HCMC. This is our weekly breakfast spot and sometimes lunch and dinner too. Love their egg bacon muffin and muesli. We've only had good experience here. They've also got a very good selection of wine and some of the cheapest. Environment at...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank drseethaking
Jay T, General Manager at Mekong Merchant, responded to this reviewResponded February 17, 2019

Thank you drseethaking. We are very happy to hear you love dining with us here. Good to hear you have experienced all times of the day and I love it at night time also. Very relaxed and does not feel like we are in the...More

Reviewed January 26, 2019

Osso Bucco is Osso Bucco and not noodles with slices of meat as last Saturday. It seems that some changes in the management and kitchen affect the quality of service and food. The manager left the quite full restaurant at 2000h; we are not sure...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank HansStoessel
Jay T, General Manager at Mekong Merchant, responded to this reviewResponded January 26, 2019

Thank you for taking the time to review HansStoessel, We are sorry to hear some of your expectations were not met during your recent visit. The Osso Bucco was on the specials and was Osso Bucco Papadelle Pasta. Sorry if there was some confusion and...More

Reviewed December 28, 2018 via mobile

A really nice place with a really nice food. Servers are sympathetic. Perfect atmosphere and decor in a pleasant French neighborhoodMore

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank chris4810
Jay T, General Manager at Mekong Merchant, responded to this reviewResponded December 30, 2018

Thank you for the review Chris, Great to hear you enjoyed our food and service. Thanks for enjoying the atmosphere and decor also. Let us know what we need to do to get that 5th star :) Hope to serve you again soon. The MM...More

Reviewed October 3, 2018

Situated on Thao Dien, the menu is quite extensive and it's a nice place for lunch or dinner. It's mostly outdoor seating with a small play area for kids which is a huge plus. It's on the more expensive side, but everything is quite good....More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Traveler O
Jay T, Manager at Mekong Merchant, responded to this reviewResponded October 4, 2018

Thank you Traveler O, for your lovely review of Mekong Merchant. We are very happy to hear you enjoyed your dining experience with us and that you have enjoyed our delivery option also. For parking it can get a little tight but we do have...More

Reviewed September 29, 2018 via mobile

Lots of free motorcycle parking in front. You walk down a small passage way to their courtyard, this passage way keeps the street noise down. There is a nice courtyard with 5 or 6 covered tables and 3 picnic tables in the sun if you...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank SaigonDoug
Jay T, Manager at Mekong Merchant, responded to this reviewResponded September 30, 2018

Thank you for your lovely review Doug. Was nice to meet you yesterday also. I will pass your lovely comments onto our staff, they always like getting nice feedback for the hard work they do. Thankyou again for the review and look forward to serving...More

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