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 Dong 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.
The Pepper Tree at La Veranda Resort Phu Quoc occupies an all-white terrace with stunning views of the beach and garden, where affluent travellers can enjoy premium wines and fine-dining cuisine by award-winning chefs. Ideal for romantic dinners, this upmarket dining venue is fitted with French colonial décor with subtle jazz tunes playing in the background while its menu comprises French and Vietnamese fare. We highly recommend starting with the pumpkin soup and tuna tartare, followed by lobster ravioli, duck breast, or slow-cooked lamb shank. Read More...
- Opening Hours: Daily 06:30 – 23:00
- Address: La Veranda Resort Phu Quoc, Phu Quoc Island
- Tel: +84 77 3982 988
Gop Gio Restaurant is a local favourite in Phu Quoc Island that has gained massive popularity among travellers looking to enjoy authentic Vietnamese dishes and grilled seafood in a casual setting. Priced at VND 20,000 onwards, standout dishes include deep-fried shrimp and squid, fish hotpot, shrimp sautéed with onion, and fried pork, all paired with a plate of steamed rice. Drinks served here include fresh coconut water, fruit juices, and the quintessential Vietnamese coffee. Located along Bach Dang Street, Gop Gio Restaurant is a 10-minute walk from Dinh Cau Rock. Read More...
- Opening Hours: Daily
- Address: 145 Bach Dang Street, Duong Dong, Phu Quoc Island
- Tel: +84 77 384 7057
Winston’s Burgers & Beer attracts a steady clientele of expats and tourists on Phu Quoc Island with its extensive range of generously-sized beef and chicken burgers, imported beers and ciders, as well as potent cocktails. Set within Duong Dong, this lively bistro is divided into a spacious bar section and a garden courtyard surrounded by palm trees. Winston’s Burgers & Beer’s burgers are priced between VND 110,000 and VND 385,000 while a side of French fries cost VND 30,000. The Terminator (VND 385,000) is a must-try for meat lovers with a hefty appetite, comprising three 150g Australian beef or chicken patties, three cheese slices, bacon and special sauce sandwiched between two homemade buns. 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
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
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
La Cafe Deli
La Cafe 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
Itaca Resto Lounge in Duong Dong features an eclectic menu of modern Spanish and Mediterranean cuisine with an Asian flair. Attracting mostly affluent visitors, the lounge is fitted with a spacious courtyard and patio-style bar with plenty of white cushioned seats and wooden tables while the indoor dining section is decorated with conical hat lamps and fairy lights. Popular dishes here include the crunchy goat cheese salad with mustard and honey vinaigrette (VND 220,000), red tuna tartar with wasabi mayonnaise (VND 270,000), and BBQ Papillot fish with steamed vegetables (VND 265,000). 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
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
Buddy Ice Cream & Info Café
Buddy Ice Cream & Info Café is one of the oldest dining venues on Phu Quoc Island. Open daily, it attracts travellers looking to escape the heat with some delicious ice cream, iced teas, milkshakes. Service here is also warm and friendly, with its staff more than happy to offer tips on what to do on the island. If you're visiting in the morning, try some of Buddy Ice Cream's simple breakfast options - we highly recommend its toasted vegemite and cheese sandwiches (VND 55,000).
- Opening Hours: Daily 07:30 - 22:00
- Address: 6 Bach Dang Street, Duong Dong, Kien Giang, Phu Quoc Island
- Tel: +84 77 3994 181
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