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Mekong River

625 Island Hwy E, Parksville, British Columbia V9P 1T5, Canada
+1 250-586-8000
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Asian, Vietnamese, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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625 Island Hwy E, Parksville, British Columbia V9P 1T5, Canada
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Having just moved into the area, we were excited to see that there were 2 Vietnamese restaurants to try. We picked Mekong River because of the reviews and even the person in the parking lot raved about the food! We loved the waiter; very personable...More

Thank Laura G
Reviewed 3 days ago

This was the first time we have eaten at the Mekong River and it was very good indeed, we explained to the Server that my partner couldn't eat rice, he said that they would replace rice with extra veggies. We will certainly be back.

Thank Brummie62
Reviewed 4 days ago

Great service, wonderful food with awesome spices and flavours. The lettuce wrap my favourite so far. Extensive menu, many choices. Fun to go with a group , each order a dish to try.

Thank Angelikaerika
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I eat here as often as I can. The food is delicious and the service is awesome! I highly recommend this restaurant

Thank Karen S
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I've eatten here a few times. Food is pretty good. I was hoping they would have more western style Asian treats, but what I did have here has been healthy and full of flavour. A little bit pricey. Service isn't too engaging. But I will...More

Thank Christoff J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have sampled several Asian restaurants in Parksville and we found the outside of the building not too inviting. Lots of room for parking. We were immediately greeted as we walked in the door and were seated in less than a minute. Drink orders were...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Owner really cares about the food and his Mom used to run a large Vietnamese restaurant in Vancouver. When I asked what I should order next time, he wouldn't tell me because it depends what he has been able to buy that's especially good...More

Thank Ken M
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

Vietnamese food in Canada can sometimes be a bit mainstream. Behind this rough exterior and kitschy interior decor is this quaint little restaurant. Friendly staff. Food was very fresh. Authentic dishes on the menu that were great! Very nice to have the open kitchen so...More

Thank CanuckMondiale
Reviewed 11 April 2017

The ladies group I belong to meet once a month and like to try out local cuisine. We make a point to try a new places in town. We have been back to this location a few times because of the good food and excellent...More

Thank Vinka P
Reviewed 10 April 2017

After our trip to Vietnam, we have been looking for a good Vietnamese restaurant. Too bad we have had to come across the country to find this fantastic, delicious restaurant. The curry is phenomenal!! Thank you to Lee, the owner, for great service and suggestions....More

Thank brin56
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Helen S
is there a Buffet and can you sit 9 people together
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
-do you take American express? -Delivery?
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, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
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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