The best restaurants in Phu Quoc Island range from charming local joints and traditional markets to expat-owned bistros and fine-dining restaurants in luxurious resorts. As fishing is the main source of income on Phu Quoc Island, you can enjoy a wide range of fresh seafood and regional specialities such as raw herring salad and banh mi at affordable prices.
Dining on the island also extends to all-day bistros along Ong Lang Beach and Duong Down that serve authentic European, American and Asian favourites such as pastas, pizzas, crepes and salads as well as imported wines, beers, and cocktails. Catering to a wide range of budgets and preferences, read on for our list of Phu Quoc Island’s most popular dining spots.
Dinh Cau Night Market offers a plethora of dining and shopping opportunities for budget-conscious travellers, hosting more than 50 stalls selling fresh seafood, street snacks, local wines, Vietnamese coffee, and fruit juices until midnight. Located along Duong Dong’s Vo Thi Sau Street, this pedestrian-friendly market is about a five-minute walk from Dinh Cau Rock. Do note that Dinh Cau Night Market is closed off to motorised vehicles from 17:00 onwards, but parking is available just outside the main entrance for VND 10,000. Read More...
- Opening Hours: Daily 17:00 – 24:00
- Location: Vo Thi Sau Street, Duong Dong, Phu Quoc island
Itaca Resto Lounge attracts a steady clientele of affluent diners thanks to its extensive range of Mediterranean-Asian tapas and alcoholic offerings. This stylish nightlife spot features a well-lit courtyard and patio-style bar with plenty of white cushioned seats and wooden tables as well as an indoor dining section decorated with conical hat lamps and fairy lights. Live DJ sets take place from 20:00 onwards, when you get to enjoy potent sangrias between VND 450,000 and VND 550,000 per jug. If you’re feeling peckish, Itaca Resto Lounge’s tapas offerings include spicy prawns in garlic cream sauce (VND 195,000), Spanish potato and onion omelette with tomato bread (VND 140,000), and tuna tataki (VND 175,000). Read More...
- Opening Hours: Tuesday – Sunday 11:00 – 13:00 & 18:00 – 24:00
- Address: 125 Tran Hung Dao Street, Duong Dong, Phu Quoc Island
- Tel: +84 77 399 2022
Rory’s Beach Bar is Phu Quoc Island’s quintessential beach bar, featuring a spacious open-air wooden deck with great views of the ocean and surrounding islets. During the high season (November until March), the bar hosts live bands and DJs as well as foosball games and bonfires right on Long Beach. Drinks served here include tropical cocktails, beers on tap, and imported wines while its food menu comprises mainly seafood and western fare. Thanks to its laidback setting and friendly service, this bar is very popular amongst backpackers looking to unwind after a day of exploring Phu Quoc Island. Read More...
- Opening Hours: Daily 09:00 - Late
- Address: 118/10 Tran Hung Dao Street, Long Beach, Phu Quoc Island
- Tel: +84 91 933 32 50
Coco Bar at Long Beach is renowned for its friendly service, homemade rums and wines as well as extensive menu of Vietnamese and European snacks. Established in 2012, this open-air bar features a pool table, quaint décor, and plenty of seats overlooking the Tran Hung Dao Street. Highly recommended drinks here include the coconut-infused wine, passionfruit rum, and tri-coloured rum shots. Visitors can also enjoy board games whilst sampling Coco Bar’s signature snacks such as Chinese dumplings, coconut flan, and banh mi.
- Opening Hours: Daily 08:00 – 02:00
- Address: 118 Tran Hung Dao Street, Long Beach, Phu Quoc Island
- Tel: +84 121 800 0953
Beach Bar at Mango Bay Resort caters to guests looking to enjoy a private evening on Phu Quoc Island. This swanky beach bar specialises in innovative cocktails paired with gourmet tapas, pizzas, salads, grilled seafood and meat. Open all day, this rustic establishment features a covered dining area and al fresco terrace with expansive views of Ong Lang Beach. Priced at VND 115,000 upwards, standout cocktails at Beach Bar include Phoenix (tequila, Malibu, triple sec, and watermelon juice), Vietnamese Caipiroska (vodka, kumquat, lime, and sugar), and mango mojito (rum, mint, lime, sugar, soda and fresh mango).
- Opening Hours: Daily 10:30 - Late
- Address: Mango Bay Resort Phu Quoc, Ong Lang Beach, Phu Quoc Island
- Tel: +84 773 981 693
Lion Garden Beer Club, set within Duong Dong, is the largest nightclub on Phu Quoc Island. Fitted with a restaurant and outdoor patio, this two-storey club features a spacious dancefloor and DJs playing EDM, dance and electro tunes until late. Visitors can enjoy Heineken, Tiger, Sapporo and Saigon draught beers between VND 18,000 (can) and VND 279,000 (tower) as well as a selection of beers imported from Belgium, Holland and Czechoslovakia. Try the Lion (VND 250,000) if you’re feeling peckish, which comprises a generous platter sausages, ham, liver pate, spring rolls, and salad.
- Opening Hours: Daily 15:00 – Late
- Address: Duong Dong, Phu Quoc Island
- Tel: +84 96 893 39 79
BitterSweet Bar, located within Salinda Resort Phu Quoc, is renowned for its signature (and affordably-priced) cocktail list. Playing mostly lounge music, this hidden gem attracts travellers who prefer a quiet and laidback nightlife venue during their holiday on Phu Quoc Island. Standout drinks include The Symphony (lychee, vodka, lime juice with chilli), Kristen Sour (cinnamon, whisky, and lime juice), and Learning to Run (roses, vodka, artichoke and red tea). BitterSweet Bar’s food options are limited to mixed nuts and popcorn, so make your way to the resort’s onsite restaurant if you’d like something more filling.
- Opening Hours: Daily 18:00 – 01:00
- Address: Salinda Resort Phu Quoc, Cua Lap Hamlet, Duong To, Phu Quoc Island
- Tel: +84 93 578 45 05
The Rabbit Hole Irish Bar caters to just about any traveller, featuring large TV screens airing live telecasts for sports fans. Located along the main strip of Duong Dong, this lively bar is also fitted with a pool table and dart boards while music ranges from lounge and house to pop and R&B. Drinks served here include classic cocktails, shots, imported beers, whiskies and wines. Every Thursday, ladies get to enjoy buy-one-free-one cocktail promos.
- Opening Hours: Daily 14:00 - Late
- Address: 90 Tran Hung Dao Street, Duong Dong, Phu Quoc Island
- Tel: +84 90 605 89 90
The only nightclub on the island, Happy Buddha Club is ideal for those looking to mingle and party on Phu Quoc. Opened since 2010, this nightclub only opens on Saturday but gets packed with fun-loving locals and travellers fairly quickly thanks to its free entry and cheap drinks. Depending on the line-up, Happy Buddha Club’s music policy includes deep house, techno, deep acid, jazz and fusion, house, and world music. Set along Tran Hug Dao Street, Happy Buddha Club is a five-minute drive from Dinh Cau Rock.
- Opening Hours: Saturday 21:00 - Late
- Address: 92 Tran Hung Dao Street, Long Beach, Phu Quoc Island
- Tel: +84 166 405 3830
Le Bar at La Veranda Resort Phu Quoc is an elegant lounge bar with breathtaking views of the ocean and resort pool, where affluent travellers can unwind after a day at the beach or sightseeing on Phu Quoc Island. Surrounded by a tropical garden, this nightlife venue is fitted with colonial-style décor, warm lighting, art deco furnishing and relaxing music playing in the background. Visitors can find the usual array of cocktails, wines, spirits and beers while food options range from Vietnamese spring rolls to pizzas. BBQs are held every Saturday if weather permits, featuring candlelit tables right on the beach.
- Opening Hours: Daily 08:00 – 24:00
- Address: Veranda Resort Phu Quoc, Phu Quoc Island
- Tel: +84 77 3982 988