Dining at Vietnam: Mekong Rest Stop – Lunch Day 2

Posted: January 2, 2014 in Adventure, Food, Travel
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On our way to Ho Chi Minh City, we stopped at Mekong Rest Stop. Our tour guide recommended that we have our lunch here.

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Since the set-up of the restaurant is open, insects are flying freely  around but they are manageable. We just “shoo” them away from time to time so that they won’t stay in our place.

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Here’s what we ordered:

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Eggplant – VND 49,000

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Fried Squid – 159,000

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Chicken Spare Ribs – VND 139,000

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Fried Chicken Thighs – VND 109,000

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Crab Meat Soup – VND 65,000

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Pomelo Juice – VND 35,000

Food is good however  considering the given price and serving size, I find it expensive.

Just a few steps away from the restaurant, the Mekong Mart Convenience Store is located.

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Like any typical convenience store, they also sell the same “to-go” stuffs but, of course, with different brand names. They also sell some food that can be dined inside the convenience store, like dumplings.

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Beautiful paintings are hanging on their walls. They also have a CCTV camera for security purposes.

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You will pay the stuffs that you will buy on the other end, outside of the convenience store.

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Across the convenience store is a souvenir shop. They sell variety of locally made products – like key chains, bags, shirts, etc..

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Mekong Rest Stop
KM 1964+ 300 National road 1A, Long An ward, Chau Thanh district, Tien Giang province
Tel: (073) 3 858 676
Email: manager@mekongreststop.com.vn

 

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Comments
  1. Jonathan Christopher Baruis says:

    thank you so much for a detailed description f what to see buy and expect in vietnam. me and my wife will be travelling there next year. God bless!

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