People who love eating are the best people. It is a pitty if these foodies cannot find good food during their trips. Dont worry, our post here will give you insights into top 10 famous restaurants if you are planning to travel to Phu Quoc. From vegans to seafoods, from romantic spots to local food cart, Phu Quoc has everything you need.
1 – Buddy Ice Cream & Info Café
“You can’t buy happiness, but you can buy ice cream and that is pretty much the same thing.” One of the oldest “happiness haven” in Phu Quoc Island, Buddy Ice Cream & Info Café never misses a day’s opening. It draws the attention of those who want to escape the heat and enjoy a few tubs of delicious ice-cream, a cup of cold tea or milkshake. Moreover, the warm and friendly staff there always welcomes customers and gives them some sound advice about the best activities on this island. If you come here for breakfast, you should try cheesy vegemite toast for 55,000 VND (~2,39USD). This dish of heaven really melts in your mouth!
- Opening hours: 07:30 – 22:00 daily
- Address: 6 Bach Dang, Duong Dong, Kien Giang, Phu Quoc Island.
- Tel.: +84 77 3994 181
2 – Gop Gio restaurant
For fans of traditional Vietnamese dishes with idyllic panoramic views, Gop Gio restaurant could be your favorite place.
Just 10 minutes strolling from Dinh Cau Rock, this quiet restaurant also is
well-known for locally-sourced seafood from Duong Dong Port, such as Eels, shrimp, and Sphyraenidae.
Signature dishes at Gop Gio are deep-fried shrimps and squids, fish hot pot, fried shrimps with onion, roasted pork, and all of them accompanied by dumplings. And do you know what, these delectable dishes start from 20,000 VND (~1USD). To enhance the meal, fresh coconut water, fruit juice, draft beer, or Vietnamese coffee are advised to fully experience the local culture.
Note: It would be an idyllic and uncrowded lunch with quick service after discovering iconic Duong Dong tourist attractions. Gop Gio’s staff are mostly locals and do not speak English fluently. However, the restaurant still has English menus to serve foreigners.
- Opening hours: 09:00 – 20:00 daily
- Address: 145 Bach Dang, Duong Dong, Phu Quoc Island.
- Tel.: +84 77 384 7057
3 – Phu Quoc Itaca Resto Lounge
Owned by a Spanish expat, the Itaca Resto Lounge Phu Quoc attracts travelers for its wide variety of Asian-styled Mediterranean tapas and alcoholic beverages. Quick and friendly service is also what makes it an ideal venue for romantic dinners, as well as casual gatherings.
- Opening hours: Tuesday – Sunday from 18:00 – 23:45 (closed on Monday)
- Address: 125 Tran Hung Dao, Duong Dong, Phu Quoc Island
- Tel: +84 77 399 2022
4 – Khanh Ly Vegetarian restaurant
Tired of eating vegetarian dishes made of eggplants and tofus? Then Khanh Ly Vegetarian Restaurant is a place you should go for. This mid-end eatery with a rich buffet of vegetables, soup, noodles, and vegan meat is located near the Cao Dai Temple in Duong Dong. There is no menu – the staff will hand you a plate of rice, and then you can add side dishes of your choice before
paying. It is expected to pay from 30,000 VND (~1,3USD) to 50,000 VND (~2,17USD) per person.
- Opening hours: 10:00 – 20:00 every day
- Address: 35 Nguyen Trai, Duong Dong, Phu Quoc Island.
5 – La Café Deli
A cozy cafe along Tran Hung Dao Street, La Cafe Deli serves a variety of Western dishes, smoothies, and coffee. It is equipped with air conditioning, alternative furniture, antiques, vinyl flooring to help travelers relax after beach activities or a long-trip Phu Quoc Island tour. The menu ranges from light snacks, such as sandwiches and salads, to main dishes such as pasta and burgers. Beverages will cost between 20,000 (~1USD) and 40,000 VND (1,74 USD). Also, you can have an extra shot of rum for 30,000 VND (~1,3 USD).
- Opening hours: 06:00 – 24:00 every day
- Address: 11 Tran Hung Dao, Phu Quoc Island
- Tel: +84 93 688 2036
6 – On the Rocks Restaurant at Mango Bay Resort
On the Rocks restaurant at Mango Bay Resort is the all-day dining spot overlooking Ong Lang Beach, one of the most isolated beaches on Phu Quoc Island. Here travelers can enjoy a variety of authentic Vietnamese, Asian and Western favorites from 06: 30 to late night. The must-try dish is Phu Quoc Mackerel (230,000 VND), which consists of locally sourced mackerel boiled in soy and shiitake broth, served with choy sum and ginger rice. Great to share is the Ying-Yang Basket (VND 185,000), which includes fresh spring rolls, coconut shrimp, beef guise leaves and banana flower salad. On the Rocks restaurant offers an extensive wine list, as well as fresh fruit juices and tropical cocktails.
- Opening hours: 06:30 – late every day
- Address: Bai Ong Lang, Phu Quoc Island
- Tel: +84 903 382 207
7 – Sakura restaurant
Sakura Restaurant, serving grilled seafood and Vietnamese food at very attractive prices, is the place you should try when you come to Phu Quoc. This charming, a family-run facility is a good location for large groups. Stir-fried meat dishes start at VND 90,000 while grilled seafood costs VND 150,000. Recommended dishes include fresh shrimp cooked in coconut milk, sweet and
sour pork, grilled red snapper and fresh spring rolls in peanut sauce. Located along Ong Lang Beach, Sakura Restaurant is a 15-minute walk from Mango Bay Resort.
- Opening hours: 10:00 – 22:00 daily
- Address: Bai Ong Lang, Phu Quoc Island
- Tel: +84 122 818 3484
8 – The Pepper Tree at La Veranda Resort Phu Quoc
The only restaurant on Phu Quoc awarded by Trip Advisor so far, the Pepper Tree restaurant at La Veranda Resort Phu Quoc is hosted in an all-white building with stunning views. Here you can enjoy fine wines and fine cuisine during your vacation on Phu Quoc Island.
Ideal for romantic dinners, this opulent dining venue features French colonial décor, white curtains, warm lighting and cozy seats while the four-piece jazz band embodies unobtrusive performance in the background. You should ask the table in the upper floor for a beautiful view of the resort’s landscaped gardens, Bai Dai and the surrounding islets.
- Opening hours: 06:30 – 23:00 daily
- Address: La Veranda Resort Phu Quoc, Phu Quoc Island
- Tel: +84 77 3982 988
9 – Apple Garden Restaurant
Apple Garden Restaurant is a popular seafood restaurant on Phu Quoc Island. Its signature dish is herring salad served with the fresh vegetables and guoc nam sauce. This local dish combines fresh herring, lime juice, chili, onion, sliced vegetables and shredded coconut wrapped in a rice paper roll. The Apple Garden restaurant also produces its own ruou sim, a local alcoholic beverage made from Sim. Located opposite Long Beach Resort Phu Quoc, this open-air restaurant is truly a perfect choice for those who want to enjoy a light lunch before exploring Phu Quoc Island.
- Opening hours: 7:00 – 21:00 daily
- Address: Cua Lap Hamlet, Dong To, Phu Quoc Island
- Tel: +84 77 398 1400
10 – Winston’s Burgers & Beer
Winston’s Burgers & Beer attracts a steady stream of expats and tourists on Phu Quoc Island with a wide variety of large burgers, imported beer and cider as well as delicious cocktails. Ideal for those travelers who crave comfort food back home, this vibrant pub also offers an affordable selection of shakes, soft drinks and fruit juices
- Opening hours: 13:00 – 22:30 daily
- Address: 121/1 Tran Hung Dao, Duong Dong, Phu Quoc Island
- Tel: +84 126 390 1093