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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Mekong

18 King St. (Sixth Ave.) Send to Phone
212-343-8169
Vietnamese cuisine's greatest hits in the West Village.

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Open
Lunch & Dinner daily
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  • Dress code: Casual

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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Mekong Restaurant Review

: Situated on the corner of King Street and Sixth Avenue, this long-standing Vietnamese restaurant offers a handsome tavern-like interior of wooden tables and exposed brick walls. While the name of the restaurant evokes the far southern section of Vietnam---the Mekong Delta---the menu is more of a greatest hits of the cuisine: there’s a banh mi sandwich, crispy and fresh spring rolls, pho, pork chop with broken rice, and even a pad thai. But it’s the less seen dishes that shine here: the spicy calamari, stir-fried with pineapple, tomato and basil; the iron-pot curry chicken, bold and fresh; the tender stewed pork belly with eggplant. It’s not all a taste of the Mekong Delta, but it tastes good nonetheless.
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