Mekong tops USA Today's 'Best Beer Bar' list

Published: Mar. 4, 2016 at 5:49 PM EST|Updated: Apr. 13, 2017 at 8:18 PM EDT
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HENRICO, VA (WWBT) - A Henrico Vietnamese restaurant has once again been awarded for its beer.

Mekong received the most votes in a USA Today and 10Best contest for "Best Beer Bar," beating out bars from across the country. A second Virginia bar -- The Birch in Norfolk -- also make the top 10 list.

On a Facebook post where Mekong asked for votes last month, fans said things such as "Best beer bar ever," "Favorite bar of all time" and "All I can say is this place is amazing."

Mekong, which has dozens of beers on tap from around the world, has also won several top beer awards from in recent years.

Visit to learn more about Mekong.

The top 10 winners in the category of Best Beer Bar are:

  1. Mekong Restaurant - Richmond, Va.

  2. HopCat - Grand Rapids, Mich.

  3. Cloverleaf Tavern - Caldwell, N.J.

  4. The J. Clyde - Birmingham, Ala.

  5. The Birch - Norfolk, Va.

  6. The Bier Stein - Eugene, Ore.

  7. Thirsty Monk - Asheville, N.C.

  8. Maria's Packaged Goods & Community Bar - Chicago

  9. Brick Store Pub - Decatur, Ga.

  10. Max's Taphouse - Baltimore

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