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Mekong River

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625 Island Hwy E, Parksville, British Columbia V9P 1T5, Canada
+1 250-586-8000
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“spring rolls” (22 reviews)
“ginger chicken” (10 reviews)
“chow mein” (15 reviews)
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Asian, Vietnamese, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
625 Island Hwy E, Parksville, British Columbia V9P 1T5, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The restaurant is definitely dated and need upgrading. The food is average and service is quite good. This would not be a place that I would take someone for a special night out...or a celebration. When I look at it, it is more of an...More

Thank Elly Y
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Finally was able to make it for lunch and try the Pho. It was good, not the best I have had but still worth checking out. The staff are always awesome and the food is consistent. My favourite is still the curried chicken.

Thank lenoralustik
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We heard that Mekong River has Pho sometimes during the day so thought we would give them a try. Not disappointed. Very flavourful and tasty. We also had the salad roll with was very good too.

Thank Quinten F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We really enjoyed our dinner at this restaurant. The service was great and all our choices were delicious.

Thank GloriousKaren
Reviewed 19 March 2018

The place doesn't look like anything from the outside, but step inside: nice decor, friendly and knowledgeable servers, and delicious food. The portions were really generous - we were all full, and had some to take home.

Thank WileyFrench
Reviewed 4 March 2018

The Mekong River is situated in a converted cottage on the drag south of Parksville town centre. A pleasant inexpensive restaurant serving Vietnamese-type food. Tasty and not too spicy. Good friendly service. The crispy Chow Min was particularly good -- and big enough to share...More

Thank Tony E
Reviewed 26 February 2018

Took our family of 4, including 2 kids. Would never have stopped in if it weren't for reading the positive reviews on TA as it looks a little run down inside and out, but that is quickly forgotten once the food comes out. We loved...More

Thank Sarahsita99
Reviewed 22 February 2018

After reading the reviews decided to order two bowls of wonton soup for pick up , didn’t ask the price , wow ! The bill was $29.00 , yup for two bowls of soup , it was good but not outstanding , didn’t even have...More

1  Thank Bj P
Reviewed 17 February 2018

The Wor Won Ton was the best we have ever tasted... a tasty piece of shrimp right in the centre. The staff are efficient and friendly. Thank you for the Tuxedo chocolate cake!!

Thank Pinkcactus_2
Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

Very very good all the flavors are amazing we have had about half the items from there menu and every one of them was perfect never a bad meal or experience here. Can get very busy reservations are good idea .

Thank Jeff M
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Questions & Answers
Donn T
1 February 2018|
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Response from Sharon863 | Reviewed this property |
I often have a plate that has rice noodles, spring rolls and chicken. It comes with a light slightly sweet dipping sauce. Food is very authentic Vietnamese. My partner has a dish with crispy noodles. Mine is GF. They also... More
Helen S
10 September 2016|
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Response from Thien P | Property representative |
No there isn't a buffet and we are all booth so the max is 7 but we can seat you at 2 booth side by side
21 April 2016|
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Response from Daywalca B | Reviewed this property |
They do not deliver based on the flyer I took away in 2015
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 625 Island Hwy E, Parksville, British Columbia V9P 1T5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Parksville
  • Phone Number: +1 250-586-8000
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