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“Our favorite Asian restauran in Queens”
Review of Mekong East - CLOSED

Mekong East
Cuisines: Vietnamese
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Reviewed July 28, 2013

Came for dinner with family. The owner is always there to greet you. For appetizers we shared fried calamari, grilled calamari, chicken on skewers, and spring rolls. All were scrumptious. For entee we had: pan fried (crispy) noodles with seafood; chicken pad thai, vegetable - tofu pad thai, chicken and vegetables on vermicelli ( rice paper that you roll), Pho chicken, and vegetable fried rice. Everything was perfect.

The restaurant is small and fairly quiet. There is soft jazz in the background. For beverages try the home made lemonade. They have beer and wine too.they also have takeout.

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Thank DrKatieRN
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Reviewed June 3, 2013

Very small but excellent food. Portions are generous and food authentic. My favorite is curry soup with chicken & potatos.

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Reviewed April 26, 2013

My family recently discovered Mekong and we all adore it. Why? Well, here's a review of the meal we had just today.

Chris is a fantastic host; he has a great memory for names and the menu items alike.

Okay, we started off with two appetizers: the shrimp summer roll and the Vietnamese spring roll. The summer rolls were delicate with a rich core of basil that melded well with the peanut sauce. The spring rolls are meant to be wrapped in (the supplied) mint and lettuce; the cool greens capture the fish sauce and create a nice texture with the hot spring roll within.

We ordered the iron-pot lemongrass curry, pan-fried noodles, and fried red snapper. Each had a great texture and was served in a tasty sauce. Sriracha is available but not necessary. My mother got some nice photos of the dishes, presented here.

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2  Thank RoadTripToSFO
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Reviewed January 23, 2013

I've had dinner a couple of times at this restaurant and was always very happy with the food I got. The soups are super tasty. The Pan Fried noodles are delicious, and I can't wait to try the chicken and basil dish. The prices are great too...

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2  Thank Tuxete
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Reviewed December 29, 2012

Went with a vegetarian duo. Sometimes hard to find something good & acceptable for them to eat. No problem here. We had: fried rice with tofu [steamed] with fried egg, bok choi woked with plenty of garlic, a mixed vegetable sandwich [on french bread-they're Vietnamese] came with hot peppers [very] so be prepared and grilled chicken over rice vermicelli with bean sprouts, lettuce, peanuts and a nice sweet sauce [to make it seems like a salad said waitperson]. With an Export 33 beer a very satisfying evening. Inexpensive, unpretentious, plain wooden benches against wall and simple chairs. Well worth a visit!

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2  Thank leo t
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