Mekong Restaurant | Richmond, Virginia
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Mekong Restaurant
World Class based on 57 ratings
Type: Restaurant

6004 West Broad Street
Richmond, Virginia United States 23230 [ print map ]
804 288 8929

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Hours: Sun-Thurs 11am-10pm Fri-Sat 11am-11pm


Mayor: Kinz (10) | Taps: 50 | Bottles: 200


Mekong Restaurant

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Beer Available At Mekong Restaurant (arranged by most recent)
Flying Dog Dead Rise 68, Evil Twin Molotov Cocktail 97, Allagash Confluence Ale 98, Center of the Universe Pocahoptas 88, BFM Abbaye de Saint Bon-Chien 2013 98, Boulevard Smokestack Series - Saison-Brett 100, Potterís Craft Oak Barrel Reserve , Allagash James Bean 96, Evil Twin Lilí B 99, Smuttynose Frankenlager 70, Victory White Monkey 95, Goose Island Sofie Paradisi 98, Firestone Walker Double Jack IPA 100, Goose Island Bourbon County Barleywine 100, Firestone Walker 17 (XVII Seventeenth Anniversary Ale) 100, Goose Island Bourbon County Stout 100, Firestone Walker Parabola 100, Gueuze Tilquin (Draft Version) 99, St. Bernardus Prior 8 99, Bockor Cuvee des Jacobins Rouge 99
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57 reviews for Mekong Restaurant
 Ambiance  77%
 Service  86%
 Selection  91%
 Food  86%
 Value  86%
 Overall  88%
 Rating  97%
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94
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD 10/10   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 20/20
twevo  (8) Norfolk, Virginia | August 27, 2014
74
  AMBIANCE 2/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 16/20
Radek Kliber  (236) Toronto (Can) Krotoszyn (Pol), Poland | August 14, 2014
Plaace located on small plaza. Decour look dated. Cutlery seemed better days, dishes were plastic...Food was solid but, average plus. Not too salty. Beer selection very nice with BFM on tap among others. Service was polite but seemed tad bored (texting when not doing anything)....
100
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 20/20
RVAForBeer  (1) , | August 6, 2014
92
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD 9/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 17/20
Terminus  (333) Las Cruces, New Mexico | June 28, 2014
Damn it doesnt get better than this. I went here twice in one week while i was there for work. Lots of big ipas, sours and belgians on tap. Food was great and the service is spot on. I had so many free samples without even asking. Cant go wrong with this place!
78
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 6/10   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 15/20
Lothore  (40) California | June 24, 2014
Looks like a standard Vietnamese restaurant in a strip mall from the outside but when we walked in on a Sunday night there was a live band and the place was packed. The beer list was extensive and the service was extremely quick considering the amount of people there. Beer was served in proper glassware. We ordered am appetizer platter and enjoyed it but didnít find it to be anything special. Got a habanero sculpin and a local IPA and really enjoyed both. Overall it was a great place and I would definitely recommend stopping if you are in Richmond. Beer was very reasonably priced.
86
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD 9/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 18/20
gendv138  (139) Falls Church, Virginia | June 15, 2014
Nice Vietnamese restaurant with a great beer selection that you wouldnít have thought by just looking at the exterior. Small bar and a bunch of dining tables. Very nice beer list with local, state, and foreign selections. Food is pretty good with lots of Vietnamese staples. Reasonable prices. Service is hit or miss, takes a bit to get attention at times. Free parking in the back lot. Definitely a go to spot when Iím in the area.
78
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 15/20
Emeister84  (68) Charlottesville, Virginia | June 11, 2014
This is an interesting place to say the least. A large building with lots of seating, and a decent sized bar. Their selection is pretty incredible and the prices arenít bad considering the beers they offer. There is quite a bit of beer decor hanging on the walls, including many tin signs and framed poster art. The service is pretty solid. They donít let empty glasses exist unless you really want it that way.
82
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 17/20
KeggyTapper  (3) Virginia | June 8, 2014
Iíve been to good Vietnamese restaurants before. And Iíve been to good beer bars. Here, youíll find both in one establishment. With 50 craft beers on tap, they have something to appeal to just about everyone, drink-wise. And the Vietnamese food ranged from simple and Americanized to authentic (i.e. a bit much for the average American palate); my only complaint about the food was that they used more sugar than I like, but it was nothing that a little Sriracha sauce and lime couldnít correct to my tastes. Both food and beer were priced a little above average (al least for what you get), but were still well within the reasonable range. The next time I pass through Richmond, Iíll definitely try to make it back to Mekong.
84
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD 9/10   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 18/20
ben4321  (260) Hoboken, New Jersey | May 6, 2014
Iíd been meaning to go here for the longest time, but just never had a chance on a visit to Richmond. This was remedied last weekend. We came in here for dinner on a Friday, the place was reasonably crowded, but they have a good amount of parking and quite a few tables, so we had no issue getting seated. Our service was just fine, though Iíve heard that isnít always the case. The beer list was quite impressive, as youíd expect, and the food was very good too. I was certainly impressed.
62
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 5/10   SELECTION 8/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 15/20
RABinCO  (80) Colorado Springs, Colorado | April 20, 2014
Went back to Mekong for one last time before moving away from VA, because friends love it. Service is still bad, too many taps still dedicated to crappy local breweries just in the name of supporting the local, food still cheap. New renovated bar area seating is some of the most uncomfortable stuff Iíve ever sat on. Not a place Iíll miss. ------------------------------------------ I went to Mekong to eat awhile back before I was 21 while still living in Richmond. Since I moved all of my friends now spend a ton of time there always raving about the beer. And of course it was just rated #1 on CraftBeer.com. And well, I went back and itís still good, but the mythos of the Mekong beer experience has been a bit overblown I think. They have some interesting stuff, but as others have mentioned itís very unorganized. Service was slow (and we had a big party, and the rest of the place was empty). The food is above average, and itís good portions for a pretty good price. the owners enthusiasm for beer outweighs the barís actual selection.

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