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Mekong Cafe

1308 S 2nd St, Springfield, IL 62704
+1 217-391-2511
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good31%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“thai food” (6 reviews)
“crab rangoon” (5 reviews)
“noodles” (4 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 2:30 PMAll hours
Asian, Thai, Vietnamese, Vegetarian Friendly
1308 S 2nd St, Springfield, IL 62704
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Reviewed 2 September 2017

I have eaten Pad See ew from coast to coast and I have never had one I didn't like. This was the exception. The most delicious thing about Pad See Ew is the large noodles IMO as it balances the sauce. Here, apparently, the large...More

Thank Jacqui2525
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

Mekong Cafe has quickly become one of my favorite spots for authentic Asian food in Springfield. It is delicious and the food is served quickly and piping hot. The menu is extensive, offering Thai, Laos, and Vietnamese options. They are expanding to offer more room,...More

Thank Kimberly S
Reviewed 29 November 2016

Springfield has many decent Thai restaurants but this is my favorite. Friendly service, low key atmosphere, wonderful menu. It's not a big tourist hangout ..it's not the kind of place you'd drive by and think you must go in, and parking can be limited. But...More

Thank Denise C
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Mekong Cafe has stopped us from eating at any other oriental type location in Springfield. There is absolutely no comparison. It is astronomically the best oriental food in Springfield! Do not be fooled by the exterior. The food inside is unbelievable! They are also a...More

Thank Lynnette M
Reviewed 6 October 2016

This was my second time and I felt that my comments now will be more fair. The parking on the back is small, so you may need to wait or find another place to park. The place is not big and mainly serves state employees...More

Thank edge46
Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

I just ate at the Mekong Cafe last night for the first time and the dining experience was excellent! The parking lot in back is small, but a spot was available. There IS plenty of parking in the area nearby. The staff was super nice...More

Thank Tom A
Reviewed 10 September 2016

This was a regular stop for me and mine when I still lived in Springfield. Lets put it this way - I don't miss Springfield, but I DO miss this restaurant - so that should say something! It's easy to pass by because of the...More

Thank Stephanie T
Reviewed 10 August 2016

Loving Vietnamese food as I do I always look for Asian restaurants when I travel. Decor and ambiance are not very important to me, which is a good thing here. This is a lunch spot for office workers apparently, and the food is not very...More

Thank Gaye E
Reviewed 29 June 2016

Food is excellent! Locally owned restaurant. My boyfriend and I have been going here for over a year every week. Crab Rangoon cannot be beat! Singapore Noodle dish with tofu and Vietnamese Curry Noodle salad are some of my favorites! Just go!

Thank Laura C
Reviewed 18 June 2016 via mobile

I am trying different asian restaurants in springfield so I decided to go here. I had the Beef Bao soup and the Vietnamese spring rolls.the print rolls came with peanut sauce and there is soy sauce and hot sauce on the table.My first time having...More

Thank Jeff M
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Barbara A
23 January 2017|
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Response from Stephanie T | Reviewed this property |
Lots! And you can sub tofu for meat in any dish.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1308 S 2nd St, Springfield, IL 62704
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Springfield
  • Phone Number: +1 217-391-2511
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