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2885 17 Ave SE, Calgary, Alberta T2A 0P7, Canada
+1 403-248-1488
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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

This is my favourite Vietnamese place in Calgary. They make THE BEST vermicelli that has the greatest flavour! (Love the chicken curry) they have quite a variety including Vietnamese subs. It's very affordable and great service. I always look forward to a trip to Mekong!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

Great food here! Family business with "Ho" as the main man. Have eaten Vietnamese across Canada and Mekong is hands down the best. We visit regularly and you can't go wrong with the pho or the bun. $7-$11 for a large bowl feeds you lunch or dinner. Can be busy at lunchtime but we have never had to wait for... More 

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Calgary, Alberta
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2015

The first Vietnamese restaurant I found in Calgary. Prices are the best in town and the food is amazing. Family run and friendly. Can be packed at lunch time as everyone around this area has found this jewel. Not a fancy establishment - you can find that elsewhere and pay double for the food. At Mekong, the food is superior... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2014 via mobile

I've been to at least 15 Vietnamese restaurants in Calgary and this place is the best. Every meal I've had here has been excellent.

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Calgary
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2013

What it lacks in atmosphere it makes up for in price, food quality and taste. Best salad rolls, spring rolls, noodles, soup and stir fries. Very busy at lunch time, go early but not as busy at supper. A friend of ours loves the goat hot pot. Great place to go with family and friends. We have been eating there... More 

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Turner Valey, Alberta
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 March 2012

The salad rolls are my favorite but this restaurant serves huge portions for amazing prices. The staff are very friendly and the food is so good! Whenever we can we go here. The menu has a huge selection as well.

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Strathmore, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2011

One of my favorite Vietnamese spots in Calgary. Love the lemon grass chicken. Can't beat the prices for the food you get here. The place does need to be reno'd but if your looking for a good lunch spot on 17th Ave SE this is the place.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 April 2008

its alright depending what you get

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2008

one of the best foods around

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2007

Really good spring rolls and soughly $10 a head. Great vermicelli, fast service...restaraunt's look itself could use some work.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Vietnamese
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2885 17 Ave SE, Calgary, Alberta T2A 0P7, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Calgary
  • Phone Number: +1 403-248-1488

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?