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Mekong Vietnamese Restaurant

food, pho, restaurant

Authentic Vietnamese Cuisine

Yep, even in the south you can find the "real deal" when it comes to Vietnamese food. Mekong is just that. Plus a little more.

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Tuesday-Saturday 11am-10pm
Sunday 11am-5pm

2013 Wade Hampton Blvd., Greenville, SC 29615
864-244-1314

http://mekongrestaurantgreenville.com/

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   Mekong  is THE place to go for fresh, authentic Vietnamese cuisine.     After attending culinary school in Charleston, Chef Huy Tran returned to Greenville and started cooking at  Stella's Southern Bistro  prior to opening MeKong with his mother.           
  
 
  
    
  
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Mekong is THE place to go for fresh, authentic Vietnamese cuisine.

After attending culinary school in Charleston, Chef Huy Tran returned to Greenville and started cooking at Stella's Southern Bistro prior to opening MeKong with his mother.
 

  They are best known for their HUGE bowls of Pho, but have many other fresh, made-to-order options.

They are best known for their HUGE bowls of Pho, but have many other fresh, made-to-order options.

 OTG Standouts: Crispy Flour Crepe, Combo Vermicelli bowl and fresh summer rolls served with mango bubble tea.   Seriously fresh and delicious. 

OTG Standouts:
Crispy Flour Crepe, Combo Vermicelli bowl and fresh summer rolls served with mango bubble tea. 

Seriously fresh and delicious. 

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 Herbs are picked daily from Mama's bucket garden out back. Fresh Thai basil, mint, fish mint, & purple basil accompany many dishes. 

Herbs are picked daily from Mama's bucket garden out back. Fresh Thai basil, mint, fish mint, & purple basil accompany many dishes. 

Cue the music for the action sequence (yeah, we planned that).

Cue the music for the action sequence (yeah, we planned that).

When mama speaks, you listen!

When mama speaks, you listen!

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 Crispy Flour Crepe. YUMMMM

Crispy Flour Crepe. YUMMMM

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Huy may do the grunt work, but the heart and soul of this urban garden is provided by both his mother and wife Kim.

Huy may do the grunt work, but the heart and soul of this urban garden is provided by both his mother and wife Kim.

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 Recycling at its best! The family uses ground shrimp shells as a natural fertilizer

Recycling at its best!
The family uses ground shrimp shells as a natural fertilizer

 Stop by some time. Mekong is definitely one of Greenville's foodie gems. 

Stop by some time.
Mekong is definitely one of Greenville's foodie gems.