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Mekong Cafe

138 Vivian Street, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good38%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“pho” (16 reviews)
“beef pie” (4 reviews)
“meatballs” (2 reviews)
Open Now
10:30 AM - 9:30 PM Hours
Asian, Vietnamese, Vegetarian Friendly
138 Vivian Street, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Having wanted to come here since my children were small we finally made it now they are in teens and 20’s!! Good Asian fare very quick very tasty. Will be back for sure.

Thank 433cynthian
Reviewed 11 October 2018

Fast friendly and fantastic tasting Pho. Very good value for your money, geat condements. Crispy spring rolls were also a hit.

Thank aoteroa66
Reviewed 8 October 2018

I am travelling to Vietnam later this year so I wanted to make sure that I could read a menu. The staff have been delightful, helping me with pronounciation, and explaining the dishes. I have had both take away and sit down meals, and both...More

Thank bubbles098
Reviewed 18 September 2018 via mobile

This has been my favourite place for a while now. On my last few visits, the food was not to their usual standards. I loved all Vietnamese dishes on their menu. But today, I can say it is back again. The Pho was divine. Such...More

Thank Sar A
Reviewed 10 September 2018

I was surprised after my visit. The food is really good and generous. The service is friendly and fast. I don't have to wait for long even during busy lunch hours. The place is clean with many interesting decorations. You don't get bored while waiting...More

Thank Janet C
Reviewed 30 August 2018

It feels like Vietnam without having to take a plane. Nice and very fresh food really amazing. Nice service too, they realised my son was visually impaired and brought him a fork without me having to ask for it. Attention to details, rare in this...More

Thank nathalierp2017
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

There was a decent selection of dishes on the menu. I ended up with the combination beef pho which I thought was pretty good. The setting was simple and casual and the service was pretty good. Would definitely come back to try other dishes.

Thank Starzar
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

This food was so packed with flavour and the staff are so pleasant. All this at a really affordable price. I’ll be going back for sure.

Thank Jessica v
Reviewed 17 July 2018 via mobile

I reviewed another Pho place in my last review, but I'll review this one on its own merits. This little hidden gem in Wellington has been around for decades, outlasting many other restaurants and cafes. So what's unique about Mekong cafe? Value for money and...More

Thank James O
Reviewed 30 June 2018

We love Mekong, and I always order the same thing every time, the Banh Tam! I have never tried anything else, I know - boring right...but it's just soooo goooood ;) It has loads of flavour, texture and comforting goodness! The coconut cream noodles are...More

Thank ajanduc
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
10:30 AM - 9:30 PM
10:30 AM - 9:30 PM
10:30 AM - 9:30 PM
10:30 AM - 9:30 PM
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
10:30 AM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 138 Vivian Street, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Wellington
  • Phone Number: 801-8099
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