Phu Quoc Island Restaurants
Where and What to Eat on Phu Quoc Island
Phu Quoc Island restaurants cater to just about any traveller, from charming local joints and traditional markets selling authentic Vietnamese dishes to expat-owned bistros and fine-dining venues with breathtaking views. Home to pristine beaches and traditional fishing villages, no trip to this island is complete without sampling regional specialities such as raw herring salad, grilled squid, fish hotpot, and shrimp sautéed with onion.
Travellers looking to satisfy their cravings for comfort food can find plenty of all-day bistros and restaurants set along Ong Lang Beach and Duong Down. Offering authentic European, American and Asian favourites, diners can also enjoy imported wines, beers, and cocktails as well as live entertainment until late. To find the best places to eat throughout your tropical holiday, check out our helpful guide of where and what to eat on Phu Quoc Island.
An Thai Café
This well known chain has branches all over Vietnam, the Phu Quoc branch is located in An Thoi with a nice view over the beach. A great place for sunset cocktails. Dinner is the most popular meal here although it's also open for breakfast and lunch. Dishes are Vietnamese, with the focus on seafood, and western favourites. An Thai Café is also a good place for some drinks, reassuringly it stays open until the last guests have left.
Buddy Ice Cream & Info Café
Something a little different. Great ice cream and shakes served by warm and friendly staff. Near the market in Duong Dong.
Gop Gio Restaurant is a local favourite on Phu Quoc Island that has gained massive popularity among travellers looking to enjoy authentic Vietnamese dishes in a casual setting. A 10-minute stroll from the Dinh Cau Rock, this fuss-free restaurant is also renowned for its fresh seafood such as eel, shrimp, and barracuda, all of which are sourced directly from local fishing boats that dock at Duong Dong Port. Read More...
- Opening Hours: Daily 09:00 – 20:00
- Address: 145 Bach Dang Street, Duong Dong, Phu Quoc Island
- Tel: +84 77 384 7057
Itaca Resto Lounge Phu Quoc attracts a steady clientele of foreign tourists thanks to its extensive range of mainly Mediterranean tapas with a smattering of pan Asian styles and alcoholic offerings. Owned (and managed) by a Spanish expat, service here is prompt and friendly, making it an ideal venue for romantic dinners and casual gatherings alike.
Set within Duong Dong town, this stylish nightlife spot features a well-lit courtyard and patio-style bar with plenty of white cushioned seats and wooden tables. Overlooking the courtyard is a spacious semi-indoor dining section that’s beautifully decorated with conical hat lamps and fairy lights. Read More...
- Opening Hours: Tuesday – Sunday 18:00 – 23:45 (closed Mondays)
- Address: 125 Tran Hung Dao Street, Duong Dong, Phu Quoc Island
- Tel: +84 77 399 2022
Khanh Ly Vegetarian Restaurant
Khanh Ly Vegetarian Restaurant is an affordable eatery with an extensive buffet of vegetables, soups, noodles, and mock meat dishes. Located near Cao Dai Temple in Duong Dong, this self-service dining spot attracts mostly locals and travellers looking to enjoy meat-free Vietnamese cuisine during their holiday on Phu Quoc Island. There’s no menu available – staff will hand you a plate of rice and you can top it with as many side dishes as you want before paying for your meal. Expect to pay between VND 30,000 and VND 50,000 per person.
- Opening Hours: Daily 10:00 – 20:00
- Address: 35 Nguyen Trai Street, Duong Dong, Phu Quoc Island
La Caffe Deli
La Caffe Deli is a cosy coffee shop along Tran Hung Dao Street, serving a wide range of western cuisine, fruit smoothies and coffee. Fitted with air-conditioning, repurposed furnishing, quaint antiques and vinyl and plush cushions, it’s a popular spot for tourists to unwind after a day at the beach or sightseeing around Phu Quoc Island. The food menu ranges from sandwiches and salads to pasta and burgers. Drinks are priced between VND 20,000 and VND 40,000 and you can have a shot of rum into your juice for an additional VND 30,000.
- Opening Hours: Daily 06:00 - 24:00
- Address: 11 Tran Hung Dao Street, Phu Quoc Island
- Tel: +84 93 688 2036
Le Cap Breton Restaurant
Le Cap Breton Restaurant is an expat-owned dining spot in Duong Dong, where you can enjoy authentic French and Vietnamese cuisine as well as quality wines imported from France, Argentina, and Australia. For breakfast, try the terrine on toast or Breton galatte, which consists of eggs, bacon and sautéed mushroom wrapped in a buckwheat pancake. If you’re craving Vietnamese dishes, popular choices here include flowercrab meat fried rice and beef steak cubes with onion and sweet pepper while barbecued seafood, pork, beef and crocodile meat are available from 18:00 onwards.
- Opening Hours: Daily 08:00 – 24:00
- Address: 143 Tran Hung Dao Street, Duong Dong, Phu Quoc Island
- Tel: +84 903 046 454
Neptune Seafood Restaurant & La Terrace BBQ
Sasco Blue Lagoon Resort has a few restaurants that offer slightly higher class dining than the majority of establishments on Phu Quoc. Seafood, Vietnamese and International cuisine.
On The Rocks Restaurant at Mango Bay Resort
On the Rocks Restaurant at Mango Bay Resort is an all-day dining venue overlooking Ong Lang Beach, where travellers can enjoy a diverse range of authentic Vietnamese, Asian and western favourites from 06:30 until late. Fitted with plush sofas, a must-try is the Phu Quoc Mackerel (VND 230,000) comprises locally-sourced mackerel poached in soy bean and shiitake broth, served with bok choy and ginger rice. Great for sharing is the Ying-Yang Basket (VND 185,000), which consists of fresh spring rolls, coconut shrimps, beef la lot, and banana blossom salad. On the Rocks Restaurant also offers an extensive wine list at all times, as well as fresh fruit juices and tropical cocktails.
- Opening Hours: Daily 06:30 - late
- Address: Ong Lang Beach, Phu Quoc Island
- Tel: +84 903 382 207
Sakura Restaurant, despite its name, serves grilled seafood and Vietnamese fare at very attractive prices. This charming family-run establishment is a good spot for large groups thanks to its spacious setting and generously-portioned dishes. Stir-fried meat dishes start at VND 90,000 while grilled seafood is priced at VND 150,000. Highly recommended dishes include the fresh prawns cooked in coconut milk, sweet-and-sour pork, grilled red snapper, and fresh spring rolls with peanut sauce. Set along Ong Lang Beach, Sakura Restaurant is a 15-minute walk from the Mango Bay Resort.
- Opening Hours: Daily 10:00 – 22:00
- Address: Ong Lang Beach, Phu Quoc Island
- Tel: +84 122 818 3484
The Pepper Tree at La Veranda Resort Phu Quococcupies an all-white terrace building with stunning views, where you can enjoy premium wines and fine-dining cuisine during their holiday on Phu Quoc Island.
Ideal for romantic dinners, this upmarket dining venue is fitted with French colonial décor, white curtains, warm lighting and cosy seats while a four-piece jazz band plays unobtrusively in the background. Opt for the upper floor for unbeatable views of the resort’s landscaped garden, Long Beach and surrounding islets. Read More...
- Opening Hours: Daily 06:30 – 23:00
- Address: La Veranda Resort Phu Quoc, Phu Quoc Island
- Tel: +84 77 3982 988
Tropicana Resort Restaurant
Dining on a lovely beachfront terrace a few kilometres south of Duong Dong Town. Sound of the waves in the background… perfect.
Vuon Tao Restaurant
Vuon Tao Restaurant is a rustic seafood joint on Phu Quoc Island that’s renowned for its goi ca trich or raw herring salad. Served with a side of fresh greens and guoc nam sauce, this local dish combines fresh herring, lemon juice, chillies, onions, sliced vegetables, and shredded coconut wrapped in rice paper. Vuon Tao Restaurant also produces its own ruou sim, a local alcoholic beverage that’s made with the fruit of rose myrtle tree. Located opposite Long Beach Resort Phu Quoc, this open-air restaurant is a good choice for travellers looking to enjoy a light lunch before exploring Phu Quoc Island.
- Opening Hours: Daily 07:00 – 21:00
- Address: Cua Lap Hamlet, Dong To, Phu Quoc Island
- Tel: +84 77 398 1400
Winston’s Burgers & Beer attracts a steady clientele of expats and tourists on Phu Quoc Island with its extensive range of generously-sized burgers, imported beers and ciders, as well as potent cocktails. Ideal for travellers craving comfort food from back home, this lively bistro also offers a selection of affordably-priced milkshakes, soft drinks, and fruit juices for those travelling with little ones.
Accessible within a 15-minute walk from Duong Dong, it’s divided into a spacious bar section and a garden courtyard surrounded by palm trees. There are also several pool tables and TV screens airing the latest sports events to keep diners entertained. Read More...
- Opening Hours: Daily 13:00 – 22:30
- Address: 121/1 Tran Hung Dao Street, Duong Dong, Phu Quoc Island
- Tel: +84 126 390 1093