Overview of Phu Quoc’s Cuisine

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Overview of Phu Quoc's cuisine
Overview of Phu Quoc's cuisine

Overview of Phu Quoc’s cuisine is shown briefly in this articale. Despite being a lonely island in the Gulf of Thailand, Phu Quoc has become a cosmopolitan foodie heaven. From German sausages to English pub food to New Zealand ice cream, you will find it all on Phu Quoc. That said, this is Vietnam, so you ought to check out the Vietnamese food while you are here, especially the seafood.

Seafood Hotpot
Seafood Hotpot

For Vietnamese people, Phu Quoc is famous for its fish sauce, its pepper, and its seafood. Phu Quoc specialties include grilled scallops, seafood hotpot, herring salad, abalone cooked in the shell, sour fish soup, squid soup or in fact any dish containing squid. For a good introduction to Phu Quoc food, check out the day and night markets in Duong Dong, or in other urban centers on the island. You are sure to find a stall selling something interesting to eat, and this being Asia, some of the best dining is found on the street.

Famous fish sauce of Phu Quoc
Famous fish sauce of Phu Quoc

By far the highest density of restaurants and bars can be found in Duong Dong and along the long, long, Long Beach. Elsewhere on Phu Quoc, the next largest concentration is clustered around An Thoi in the south. As well as the independent establishments, just about every hotel and resort has its own restaurant and bar and that is where you are likely to do most of your eating and drinking.

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