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“Great spot for lunch or dinner”
Review of Mekong River

Mekong River
Ranked #3 of 101 Restaurants in Parksville
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Vietnamese
Dining options: Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations
Qualicum Beach, Canada
Level 2 Contributor
7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Great spot for lunch or dinner”
Reviewed January 23, 2013

My wife and I (sometimes also with friends) have eaten a number times at this restaurant. On each visit we have been delighted with the food and the efficient, friendly service. The restaurant which is family owned and operated provides fresh excellent "homemade" meals which are very reasonably priced.

  • Visited January 2013
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Thank Tony B
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Nanoose Bay, Canada
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Tasty fresh food and friendly, knowledgable and helpful service”
Reviewed January 23, 2013

Mekong River restaurant is our number one "go to" restaurant for a night out or even lunch...just by ourselves or when we have company. Food is top quality - fresh vegetables, seafood and the meat is always tender, never fat or chewy. Spices and herbs have been added to enhance and delight the palate. Great food!
You can always count on a warm greeting, a little friendly conversation and excellent advice and suggestions. Great service!
You can count on anything on the menu but DON'T miss out on the salad rolls...umum tasty!

  • Visited December 2012
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Thank JohnatNanoose
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Vancouver Island, Canada
Level 5 Contributor
51 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
“Fresh and excellent!”
Reviewed December 19, 2012

I love family run operations and this is no exception.
Everything is fresh, not expensive & the service is great.
The mussels are the best I have ever had, the fried banana is always a hit and LOVE that coffee.
The best part of this restaurant is the son is the waiter (what a card) always puts a smile on our face.
He is a real entertainer and while Mom is cooking in the kitchen.
Works for me!

  • Visited September 2012
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Thank araneacanada
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Parksville, Canada
Level 6 Contributor
193 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
“Yet another enjoyable meal!”
Reviewed November 9, 2012

We've had a number of excellent experiences at Mekong River restaurant. This evening's dinner with friends was no exception.

We were pleased with the prompt, helpful service which included our beverage orders being taken right away and the server(s) checking back to see if we wanted refills or more hot water.

My bf and I ordered salad rolls, fresh and tasty. Two seafood hotpots and two chicken dishes also filled our table. Flavourful, fresh and delicious food.
Lots to eat; leftovers for tomorrow's lunch!

Glad that we chose this eatery for our get together!

  • Visited November 2012
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Thank Islander280
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Victoria
Level 4 Contributor
31 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Vietnamese at its best”
Reviewed November 6, 2012

Excellent food...........that's what one looks for. The restaurant is family owned and run. The care that is given to the preparation of the food is defined in the taste. If you like Vietnamese food look no further!

Visited November 2012
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1 Thank FergusVictoria
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