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Mekong Asian Cuisine

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5 Sturgis Corner Drive Suite 1000, Iowa City, IA
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Cincinnati, Ohio
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49 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

Do not ask for recommendations and follow your feelings if you are looking for real asian cusine. I was recommended to try the Hot Braised Chicken or Pork (spicy). The first bite was great, but second bite I started to notice that it was too bready and sticky, with few pieces (almost none) of chicken and the sauce was oversweet.... More 

Thank jmortis
Iowa City, IA
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377 reviews
249 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 159 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2016

A great experience. The moment we arrive, the staff was friendly, bringing tea and menus as we sat down. Loves the spring rolls with ginger sauce, and they made them with cucumbers for us. The Ga Pho, chicken noodle soup is the rich, tasty and the best I've had in town. My lunch mate really liked the peanut chicken lunch.... More 

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Iowa City, Iowa
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180 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2016

This is one of our regular stops at least once every couple of months. They serve very good Asian food at reasonable prices. Plus, the food is always served very hot which we appreciate. Their hot tea is the perfect combination with the variety of dishes they serve. It can be difficult to find a parking space at peak times.... More 

1 Thank B P
Iowa City, Iowa
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141 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015

I've been here several times and the service and food are always top notch. My only complaint is the small parking lot, but I've only driven away once because we couldn't find a spot. (Lunch time) I will definitely be returning.

1 Thank Dan K
Bowling Green, Kentucky
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93 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2015 via mobile

We're visiting in Iowa City and wanted to go somewhere we'd never been before. Thus, our visit to the Mekong. It was great!! Our server was friendly and efficient. She was very knowledgeable regarding the menu. The place was spotless. We had Mekong egg rolls which were crispy and very tasty. We ordered spicy lemon chicken, pork/shrimp over crispy noodles,... More 

Thank DrBabs65
Aurora, IL
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115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015 via mobile

I have eaten lunch here three times, in the last month, and it was delicious food and commendable service each time. The Red and Green curries are standouts served with crisp egg rolls and a crabmeat Rangoon. The soup bowls are massive and delightful! Bon Appetit!

Thank musthavebeachsun
Mapua, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Our meal was delicious and very good value for money. The meal sizes were not too big too which suited us, we would certainly dine here again.

Thank bevchris
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

My wife and I had a very enjoyable meal here. The vegetables were fresh, the Vietnamese Spring Rolls were great, and the server was both efficient and polite. About 50% or more of the customers were ethnic Asians. Great place, we will come again!

Thank PortlandRover
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80 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015 via mobile

Mekong has great Asian food. The service is quick and food comes out quickly. They have a nice lunch menu. The dinner menu is large. We enjoy the pho, sizzling rice soup, and hot braised chicken. You can ask to have your meal spicy and they will spice it up for you.

Thank Teresa M
Iowa City, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

I have lived in Iowa City for quite awhile, and Mekong Asian Cuisine has become my favorite restaurant. I would give the food 5.5 stars, if it were possible, and as another reviewer has said, it serves "the best Asian food in Iowa City." Why? I have never ever had a bad meal there. I have been there for several... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Chinese, Asian, Thai, Vietnamese
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Sturgis Corner Drive Suite 1000, Iowa City, IA
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Iowa City
  • Phone Number: 319-354-4754

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