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Mongo’s Restaurant

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Altendorfer Str. 3a, 45127 Essen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
+49 201 1095986
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17:00 - 00:00
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Sun 11:30 - 00:00
Mon - Thu 17:00 - 00:00
Fri 16:00 - 01:00
Sat 12:00 - 01:00
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Turin, Italy
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First visit to Mongo's but hopefully not the last . Being a newbie asked barman for some guidance. Really helpful and decided to start with tapas followed by select menu. Couldn't fault either. Very tasty starters and marinades with the freshly prepared large selection of meats and accompaniments .... a must do essen in Essen. At time of review Mongo's... More 

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Thank Katya B
Mongos-Team, Leiter Gästebetreuung at Mongo’s Restaurant, responded to this review

In behalf of our entire Team we want to thank you for your great review. We highly appreciate your comments and are glad to read that you enjoyed your stay with us.. We are looking forward to welcoming you back in the nearest future. Thanks again and best regards from the Mongo`s Team More 

The Hague, The Netherlands
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28 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

Great place for a diner when you want to assemble your own meal. The concept of a Mongolian Barbecue is that you make a choice of all the vegetables, meat and/or fish and then the cooks will fry this on a hot plate with your favorite dressing. Excellent service and fluent in English. We went twice this week (not only... More 

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Prague
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60 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

Very interesting restaurant with Asian food, or something what should appear like an Asian food. I choose the food from menu, interesting taste but not exactly something what one should not leave without. But one thing I need to surely mention. Absolutely friendly and helpful staff and friendly service.

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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40 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Despite the rating, I have plenty of nice things to say about Mongo's. Friendly staff, clean place, nice selection for the barbecue. But all in all it's just not worth the price of the meal. Even if you go with fish frist and then switch to meat you still get a very onesided meal. The a la carte was limited... More 

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Cleckheaton, United Kingdom
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

The food is not the cheapest, but to be honest after a starter and main, I was stuffed, so I feel it was definitely worth it. We managed to negotiate the menu though there wasn't an English version (but that's our problem not the restaurants). I chose the safe option of the Tapas for one, and theThai Red Curry, and... More 

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Thank Ivan B
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13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

The place is nice, cozy and relatively clean, little bit hidden from the main shopping area. The food is tasty though neither indonesian malaysian nor thai or chinese, it is a mix of all. If you like asian cosines and are not looking for authenticity food then you will enjoy it here. The price range is between €10-15

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Thank Sohail Ahmed S
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4 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2016 via mobile

Bad service from uncommitted staff and noicy environment. The service was extremly slow and didn't come back on requests.

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Thank Lars N
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96 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2016 via mobile

The Mongo's in Essen is one of the chains' restaurants, they are all more or less the same. We regularly visit the restaurant because of the variety of different vegetables and meet/fishes. So everybody can choose whatever she/he likes. The service in Essen in usually very friendly, food was tasty- will come back

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Wijchen, The Netherlands
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83 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2016 via mobile

I had dinner with a group of 12. Mongo's menu started with a nice soup, not special but OK. The wok concept is good. You choose your sauce and ingredients and then they serve it at your table. So not long standing around waiting for them to cook it. The Thai Red Curry sauce was great. The Tandoori sauce was... More 

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Essen, Germany
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110 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 March 2016 via mobile

A decent restaurant with Asian cuisine near the city center of Essen. Nice combination options of various meat and vegetable dishes. Front cooking. Attractive prices. Polite staff.

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Thank edmanikas
Mongos-Team, Leiter Gästebetreuung at Mongo’s Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear edmanikas, in behalf of our entire Team we want to thank you for your great review. We highly appreciate your comments and are glad to read that you enjoyed your stay with us. We are looking forward to welcoming you back in the nearest future. Thanks again and best regards from the Mongo`s Team, Dennis More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 13 - US$ 27
Cuisine
Asian, Mongolian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, After-hours, Drinks, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Buffet
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 00:00
Monday
17:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 00:00
Thursday
17:00 - 00:00
Friday
16:00 - 01:00
Saturday
12:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Altendorfer Str. 3a, 45127 Essen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  North Rhine-Westphalia  >  Essen
  • Phone Number: +49 201 1095986
Description
Mongo's is pure cross-culture and the most extraordinary catering experience for explorers and individualists. Create your dishes as you like. Always new, always different. In the Mongo's you are the head of the kitchen!! With our all-you-can-eat-classic "Mongo's Total" you can taste and combine endlessly! Combine to your heart's content the ingredients at our buffet, the Mongo's Food Market, for your individual meal as often as you want. Choose to each course one of our diversified home-made Mongo's marinades: from European mild to Asian fiery hot, pure vegan or vegetarian, always gluten-free or free of glutamate - it's your choice: there is something for everyone! Our chefs prepare your selection quick and gentle right in front of your eyes. And shortly after that your meal will be served at your table with a portion of rice. Alternatively to Mongo's Total you can also choose à la carte from our different Asian main dishes. And in many restaurants we also offer Mongo's Select for guests with less hunger endless tasting, but you only pay what you consume.

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