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Mekong River

625 Island Hwy E, Parksville, British Columbia V9P 1T5, Canada
+1 250-586-8000
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“chow mein” (19 reviews)
“spring rolls” (19 reviews)
“hot pot” (8 reviews)
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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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Reviews (232)
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1 - 10 of 232 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

I was here for a ladies luncheon & really enjoyed my lunch. The menu was diverse enough I thought my fussy husband would be able to find something he liked so we came here for Mother's Day. He did enjoy his meal & wants to...More

Thank Donna T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I'd go again anytime! Food very good, service was great & personal. Wonderful experience in a casual setting.

Thank Prairie-eres
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Save your time and money. The owner's son is rude and arrogant; gave glares towards us all evening. Prices are ridiculous for the mediocre food you get. If you're looking for some authentic asian food in town, White Elephant is your place. Were it not...More

4  Thank Maelina P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My daughter & I went for a Mother's Day lunch at the Mekong River in Parksville. We went on the Saturday rather than Sunday as we were in the area. I ordered the sweet & sour stir-fried pork with vegetables. It was perfectly executed. The...More

Thank condu
Reviewed 4 weeks 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 4 weeks 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 weeks 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 weeks 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 weeks 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 11 May 2017

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

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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|
Answer Show all 4 answers
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
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
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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