Mekong Asian Cuisine

637 Somerset Street West
Ottawa, ON, K1R 5K3
613-237-7717
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Business hours

Monday: 11:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 11:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 11:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Thursday: 11:00 a.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Friday: 11:00 a.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Saturday: 11:30 a.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Sunday: 11:30 a.m. – 9:30 p.m.

 

Mekong Restaurant has been serving Asian Cuisine to Ottawa Residents for over 20 years. We Specialize in Cantonese, Szechwan, Vietnamese and Thai food.
Come try our renowned Rice Paper Shrimp Rolls or one of our specialty dishes such as our Lobster and Shrimp with Ginger and Green Onion.

We welcome walk-ins or make an online reservation or call us at (613) 237-7717 for your reservation!

 A story of Mekong

Sophistication, style, elegance. In terms of both interior and food, that just about sums up the Mekong. The generously warm Dennis Luc, owner-chef of this almost 30-year-old Szechuan restaurant, obviously prides himself in attention to detail. Take the daily fish special—could be flounder, sea bass or any other. Luc says, “Each morning, I go down to the market and decide on the freshest.” (Try his grouper with  delicate ginger sauce.) Slim Vietnamese spring rolls are subtle, and refined, wrapped in lettuce leaves with basil for a crunchy hot-cold contrast.

As for his vegetables, Luc is one for exploring possibilities. “Every day, I’m learning,” he modestly explains. A simple stir-fried dish of large shiitake caps draped over baby bok choy proves his success. Seven wines (served at correct temperature) come by the glass including a gentle Gewürztraminer from Niagara Peninsula’s Stonechurch. Low lighting; attentive, charming servers; and convivial atmosphere…