The best restaurants in Phu Quoc

Nowadays, Phu Quoc has various restaurants to serve the tourists but not of all restaurants are good about quality of service, taste and price. There is a list of suggested restaurants on Phu Quoc. 

1. Ai Xiem

Ai Xiem offers diners an excellent taste of Phu Quoc’s seafood; come here to try succulent barbecued tiger prawns and roasted barracuda, all plated charmingly on large clay dishes. Food is served outdoors here as the venue idyllically opens onto Bai Sao Beach; take the opportunity to enjoy some first-class fish whilst reclining on the sand.

Price: Budget

Watch out for: the waiters are barefooted here, adding to the relaxed, desert island vibe.

Address and Telephone: Bãi Sao An Thới, Thị Trấn An Thới, Phú Quốc, Vietnam


2. Kim’s Seafood

This is a charming venue, located off the well-trodden tourist track, and operated lovingly by the wonderful Mr. Kim. Mr Kim is extremely popular with locals and tourists alike thanks to his beaming personality and warm hospitality, and as if that wasn’t enough, he cooks up some first-class food too. Vietnamese specialities including hotpot, cobia fish, prawns and grilled squid are available here with extremely reasonable price tags. If thirsty, don’t miss Kim’s fruity, fresh and delicious mango cocktails. 

Price: Budget

Watch out for: the seafood spring rolls

Address and Telephone: 114 Tran Hung Dao ( Duong Dong) Phu Quoc, Kien Giang, Vietnam, 0943540492


3. Mango Bay Restaurant

Mango Bay is another peaceful joint situated on the sand of Phu Quoc, and is the provider of the largest seafood menu on the island. Crab, mussels and prawns are popular here, and there is also a wide range of ice-cold ales available to follow the food. Check out their quaint shop filled with books and board games, top activities to enjoy whilst enjoying some seafood and stretching on the sand.

Price: Mid-range

Watch out for: the venue’s location on the seafront allows for it to source some of the freshest seafood in the region

Address and Telephone: Cửa Dương, tp. Phú Quốc, tỉnh Kiên Giang, Vietnam, 0773981400


4. Gop Gio

A firm favorite with locals, Gop Gio Restaurant exudes a casual atmosphere perfect for having a laid-back dining experience. Is any visit to Phu Quoc complete without a trip to this restaurant” Arguably not, with the fried shrimp and squid, fried pork with rice, sweet and sour squid and fish hot pot being some seriously flavorful dishes that won’t leave diners disappointed.

Price: Budget

Watch out for: the shrimp with onion

Address and Telephone: 145 Bach Dang Street, 2nd Quarter, Duong Dong, Phu Quoc, 077 384 7057


5. Itaca Resto Lounge

If you want to step away from the seafood side of Phu Quoc, visitors can get a great taste of Spanish culture and cuisine at Itaca Restaurant and Lounge. A true culinary gem where the East meets the West with style, the specialities here are Catalan and Mediterranean dishes with an Asian twist, and include top dishes such as Spanish omelette and the tasty paella. Local products and Spanish spices create flavors here which aren’t to be found anywhere else on the island.

Price: Mid-range

Watch out for: a sampling of Spain in the heart of Vietnam

Address and Telephone: 125 Tran Hung Dao, tp. Phú Quốc, tỉnh Kiên Giang, Vietnam, 120 308 0075


6. Zen Seafood Restaurant

Zen Seafood Restaurant is coastal establishment boasting beautiful views of the waterside. And this seafront location also brings a wealth of unusual items to the menu here; sweet snail, soft-skin crab, mantis shrimp, jellyfish and eels can all be eaten. The squid eggs steamed with ginger are a particularly rare offering, served with a fresh salad and some good wine.

Price: Budget

Watch out for: one for the adventurous eater

Address and Telephone: 30/4 Street, Duong Dong town – Phu Quoc,  0773994555


7. Le Cap Breton Restaurant

Phu Quoc is a place without many French restaurants, with Le Cap Breton being one of the only ones serving truly delicious and authentic plates. Terrine on toast, beef steak cubes with onion and sweet pepper, and salad le cap breton all offer diners a taste of Paris in Phu Quoc, and if seeking something from even further afield the wines here are imported from such places as Chile, Australia and New Zealand. The spring rolls here are prepared according to a traditional Vietnamese recipe, and are delicious.

Price: Mid-range

Watch out for: a European experience in the middle of Asia

Address and Telephone: 143 Tran Hung Dao street, Duong Dong province, Phu Quoc Island, (+84) 903 046 454


8. The Spice House at Cassia Cottage

Located in Cassia Cottage, a famous resort in Phu Quoc, the Spice House proclaims that they only use natural and freshly selected ingredients from the resort’s own farms. Visitors here can enjoy a meal either in the charming tropical garden by the sea, or on the beautiful beach. Generous portions, excellent service and a diverse menu elevate this place as a top choice for diners looking for the best of the best. Don’t miss the fried clams here; delicious.

Price: Mid-range

Watch out for: a resort restaurant boasting pretty settings in which to dine

Address and Telephone: Khu Pho 1, Phu Quoc, DUONG DONG, Vietnam, +84 77 3848 395


9. Ganesh Indian Restaurant

Whilst Phu Quoc is predominantly a hub of seafood restaurants, great international cuisine is also present if you know where to look. For all the curry fans out there, Ganesh offers the best selection of spicy dishes in the region. The korma, biryani and samosas should not be missed here. A well known joint featured in many travel magazines, this is a top spot in which to taste some authentic Indian flavors whilst in South East Asia.

Price: Mid-range

Watch out for: the coconut ice-cream for dessert

Address and Telephone: 97, Tran Hung Dao Street, Phu Quoc District, Kien Giang, Vietnam, 77 3994 917


10. Vuon Tao

The star of this restaurant’s menu is undoubtedly the herring salad, or the goi ca trich. The fresh herring is tossed with lemon juice, chopped chillies, sliced onion, shredded coconut and vegetables, then rolled in thick rice paper and then dipped in an anchovy fish sauce and served with salad. A relaxed venue with rustic furnishings, Vuon Tao is a great choice for a light bite or quick snack between bouts of lounging in the balmy Phu Quoc sun.

Price: Budget

Watch out for: there is an array of different seafood dishes available as well as the herring

Address and Telephone: Cua Lap, Dong To, Phu Quoc

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