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241 Swanston St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
+61 3 9663 3288
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good49%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“pho” (104 reviews)
“spring rolls” (23 reviews)
“noodles” (30 reviews)
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09:00 - 22:00All hours
Asian, Vietnamese, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
241 Swanston St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
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Reviews (239)
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1 - 10 of 217 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Still the best vietnamese restaurant since year 2000 for me. Have been try a lot vietnamese rest in indonesia. Singapore as well hongkong. But nothing beats mekong. I recommend beef n beef pho and the chargrilled porkchop in broken rice

Thank Welly9898
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have eaten here at least once on every one of multiple trips to Melbourne. Not flash, wait service very off hand, but often packed , usually mainly Vienamese or other Asian clientele, so usually a good sign. This time we had beef and beef...More

Thank Gregory D
Reviewed 16 May 2017

Only had the raw beef Pho but it was very tasty and authentic. Quick service and reasonable prices - appears very popular with locals

1  Thank BurySt_EdmundsTrevor
Reviewed 12 May 2017

Since this was ranked so high in trip advisor, we were very excited to go to this particular restaurant. It was full of people on monday lunch time. We did not mind waitresses are not friendly since it is quite normal in Asian restaurant setting....More

Thank kaori s
Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

I have the chicken pho, No Mutch flavour in this dish , I don t get why people wait outside to eat there. Go to Footscray you will find Mutch better. Toilette are very dirty so can t imagine the kitchen

Thank spiderdamdam
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

You cannot go wrong with this if you are a fan of Vietnamese beef pho! Broth is rich and delicious and comes to the table piping hot! It gets packed with diners even late at night, however most people just come in for a quick...More

Thank TravelCharger
Reviewed 13 April 2017

I ate a couple of times at Mekong when I was in Melbourne. A busy little restaurant serving authentic Vietnam dishes: Pho (white noodles) and spring rolls. Highly recommended.

Thank Quack H
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

The stock in the pho is to die for. Really. Came here twice in three days just to be certain. Perfect special beef pho. The spring rolls were a great surprise too, really tasty, good texture and served with super crisp lettuce and a better...More

Thank switchedoff
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

Love the pho with special beef that consists of sliced beef, sausages, brisket, tendon etc. It tastes so good but the portion is too big for the medium one. The spring rolls are recommended too.

Thank Sukimin T
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

Busy place. Went for dinner. Fairly crowded. Luckily we didn't have to wait long to be seated. Shared table with another group of 3. The free-flow warm tea is always welcoming. We had sliced beef rice noodle soup (pho) and broken rice with chargrilled chicken....More

Thank EstherW15
Central Business District
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
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Open Hours
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 241 Swanston St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Central Business District
  • Neighbourhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9663 3288
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