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Mekong Vietnamese Restaurant

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Shop 25, Yorktown Square, Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good38%
  • Average14%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible10%
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“pork” (10 reviews)
“seafood” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Vietnamese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Shop 25, Yorktown Square, Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Nice restaurant with a taste of Vietnam theme. The menu was limited, but they had pho which I ordered. Good serving, fragrant taste and not bad at all. Other menu items seemed expensive and not sure whether Vietnamese per se? Service was provided without a...More

Thank Andrew K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a very busy Restaurant. Speaks for itself. The salt and pepper pork was fantastic. Highly recommend.

Thank h h
Reviewed 12 August 2017

We ordered the set menu, which was pleasant enough, but not as we know it from Vietnam, where they use the most exciting spices. But we suppose that this food might have been altered to please the Australian pallet rather than being authentic?

Thank chardoro
Reviewed 13 June 2017

This is another restaurant tucked away in Yorktown Square, and being Vietnamese a little different. However, while the food was OK, it was no more than that, and having spent several weeks in Vietnam I would say it was nothing like as good as the...More

Thank malabarfly
Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

Very efficient service. An extensive menu with lots of choices & also blackboard specials. BYO seemed to be ok as some guests arrived with wine. The variety of beer options appealed. We did not have to wait long for our meals. We enjoyed beautiful seafood...More

Thank D5132ORbrucew
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

Walked in without reservation, friendly staff and accommodating. The meals are large portions and good value for money. The pork is delicious although the salad was not dressed. Good restaurant and would go here again.

Thank micos1993
Reviewed 29 April 2017

Very disappointing food. Cold steamed rice, mixed vegetables completely raw, sent back but no improvement. Beef and ginger in a gluggy tasteless gravy, all completely inedible. Amusingly the kitchen staff had to have the uneaten vegetables taken out to the kitchen to be inspected! Such...More

Thank TassyLis
Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

It has to be the worst "Asian" food I have ever had. It was so far from Vietnamese it's not funny! From the entrée of spring rolls to our mains (lemongrass chicken and curry) it was actually quite disgusting. Someone else here mentioned it was...More

Thank Natasha M
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

I have been there twice with my friends and the foods in mekong is just awesome. We were very happy and enjoy it.

Thank Luu H
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

I visited this restaurant with my family for my birthday. It was way better than i expected! Waiting staffs were friendly and helpful. The food is fantastic, especially the Beef Pho. Definitely will come back!

Thank minh t
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13 August 2016|
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Response from Lisa C | Reviewed this property |
More expensive than I am used to paying for Vietnamese about $20 main
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shop 25, Yorktown Square, Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Tasmania  >  Launceston
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