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Pho Bo Ga Mekong

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241 Swanston St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
+61 3 9663 3288
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good47%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible7%
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“soup” (33 reviews)
“noodles” (28 reviews)
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Asian, Vietnamese, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
241 Swanston St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Had a quick dinner here - Pho very good and accompanied by rice paper rolls and local beer. very popular with locals so get there early. Cash only - no card payment accepted.

Thank Clive383
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On friend recommendation, we went there afternoon on a Saturday for lunch and order 2 pho an 1 ice coffee. Overall Ok, not outstanding though. The soup is good with strong beef flavour. Looks very local Vietnamese. Lots of people. Tables very close to each...More

Thank Van Can Q
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If your like me and enjoy Pho for breakfast this is the place for you. It opens at 9am. Look it’s not a fancy restaurant it just good quick food.

Thank JRad17
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

Visited with my Son on a Friday during lunch time. Took a while to get a table cos the place was packed. We ordered the beef and beef tripe noodle soup and a complete noodle soup which also include the bone marrow beef in it....More

Thank Sandy S
Reviewed 6 October 2017

I had been a regular diner of Mekong over the past few years for their quick service and great Pho. But the latest experience had left me no option but take Mekong off my favourite lunch list. My usual order - chargrilled chicken pho -...More

Thank Angel30O
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

This is a must visit restaurant whenever I am in Melbourne. They serve great Vietnamese pho and one of the best I have tried. Then it is always busy and be prepared to share seats or break into smaller groups. No service to speak about....More

Thank xiaoxuan
Reviewed 1 October 2017

Hi, recently went to Mekong twice during our stay in Melbourne. It was always packed with other diners and food was delicious - the whole family loved it.

Thank Hayluca
Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

Om our veru first night of our stay in Melbourne ever, my husband and I walked pass many restaurants and came along Mekong which was full of diners which is usually a good indication of good food. The rice paper rolls were the freshest we...More

Thank 81_LOVE
Reviewed 11 September 2017

It has become almost a tradition for us to dine at the Mekong Vietnam on Swanston St whenever we are in the Melbourne CBD. Our recent dinner there was excellent... as always! Potential diners should note that the Mekong is a street food cafe, not...More

Thank sand2skis
Reviewed 2 September 2017

This place is always full and very popular, good noodle soup and that's it. Crowded, old fashioned, feels like you are really in Ho Chi Min. Noodle soup and a cold beer, do not expect too much from the service, limited English language, would however...More

Thank MLEflyer
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
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Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 241 Swanston St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9663 3288
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