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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)
Open Now
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. Hours
Asian, Vietnamese, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
625 Island Hwy E, Parksville, British Columbia V9P 1T5, Canada
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Reviewed October 3, 2017

Generous portions arrived, fresh veggies lightly steamed, looked like it was going to be really good. But the sweet and sour pork dish had very little taste; there was an interesting looking sauce with almost no flavour. Pork (tenderloin) was tender but had little taste,...More

Thank CarPilot
Reviewed October 2, 2017

We had a great experience at this restaurant. The service was quick and friendly. The food was delicious. It is a very popular restaurant, so don’t forget to make a reservation for evening eating.

Thank bettyg335
Reviewed October 2, 2017

Great food Great Service Great People ! Good menu wonderful Wonton ! highly recommend this place for lunch or dinner !

Thank bobv3689mw
Reviewed October 1, 2017

Have had many delicious meals at Mekong River, but find we return every few months, just to relive how great the food here really is. We try something new most times, and while we have favourites, have never been disappointed. Prices are modest, and freshness...More

Thank Muffin1944
Reviewed September 30, 2017 via mobile

Fresh, fresh, fresh. Delicious, beautiful, artful presentation. Large menu, caring friendly staff. Can't wait to go back next year.

Thank GloryP_11
Reviewed September 29, 2017 via mobile

My wife and I had an excellent meal at Mekong River and it lived up to what other people had said. The wonton soup was very tasty and the Vietnamese spring roll was awesome. Our dinners were coconut salmon and Seafood Curry...man were they good....More

Thank Jim S
Reviewed September 20, 2017

Ordinary venue but wonderful food beautifully prepared and presented. Already received Trip Advisors award if excellence. Vietnamese

Thank Diana M
Reviewed September 19, 2017

wonderful Vietnamese cuisine very authentic cuisine and the best I have tasted outside of Vietnam Great selection and easy to eat gluten free

Thank Sharon863
Reviewed September 12, 2017

We have been here several times and the food is always so great, fresh, beautiful presentation, great service and the staff so friendly.

Thank Donna D
Reviewed September 6, 2017

Fresh local ingredients made by mom, pop and son. Pride of ownership abounds, great service and the food is sensational.

Thank S8923VZandyl
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Questions & Answers
Donn T
February 1, 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
September 10, 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
April 21, 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, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
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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