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Phu Quoc Night Market: A handy guide for first-time visitors

30/03/2024 13449 views

Phu Quoc Night Market is a bustling hub of activity. Here, visitors can immerse themselves in the lively atmosphere while sampling delicious seafood dishes and browsing through unique souvenirs.

Phu Quoc Night Market

The vibrant nightlife of the best night market in Phu Quoc (Source: Collected)

Phu Quoc Night Market is a must-see attraction in Phu Quoc, which beckons travelers with lively shopping and dining experiences. Here, visitors can explore stalls offering delicacies and handicrafts while immersing themselves in local life.

1. Location and opening hours of Phu Quoc Night Market

  • Location: At the intersection of Bach Dang Street – Nguyen Dinh Chieu Street, Duong Dong Ward, Phu Quoc
  • Phu Quoc Night Market opening hours: 6:00 PM – midnight

Phu Quoc Night Market is a famous attraction for all visitors to the pearl island of Phu Quoc. This market is a lively spot with over 100 stalls divided into two areas: Area 1 selling food and Area 2 selling souvenirs, handicrafts, and pearls. Visitors to this night market will be amazed by the bustling atmosphere with stalls arranged on both sides. In the middle, there is a spacious walkway for easy exploration. Moreover, the vendors are very enthusiastic and hospitable.

Phu Quoc Night Market

The Phu Quoc Night Market location is right in the heart of Duong Dong Ward (Source: Collected)

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2. Unmissable experiences at Phu Quoc Night Market

Phu Quoc Duong Dong Night Market offers a plethora of experiences, from culinary delights to cultural encounters, for every traveler.

2.1. Enjoy a feast of seafood

The most enticing activity for visitors to this night market is indulging in the diverse foods in Phu Quoc. Among them, the highlight is seafood dishes that ensure fresh flavors, enticing aromas, and reasonable prices. Must-try specialties include Ham Ninh crabs, sea cucumbers, sea urchins, grilled snails with scallion oil, herring salad, grilled cheese-covered oysters, etc. Additionally, visitors can enjoy marinated seafood with flavorful tastes such as marinated baby crab with lime leaves and tamarind-marinated squid. Other mouth-watering dishes with distinctive flavors like bun ken, bun quay, seafood porridge, Vietnamese thick noodle soup with fish cakes, etc. are also highly favored by all visitors here.

Enjoy a feast of seafood

Come to the best restaurant in Phu Quoc Night Market and treat your taste buds with fresh seafood (Source: Collected)

2.2. Explore a variety of snacks and drinks

Like other night markets in Phu Quoc, Phu Quoc Duong Dong Night Market offers all sorts of snacks and drinks, featuring must-try dishes such as:

  • Thai rolled ice cream: This is ice cream mixed with fruit and jam, then rolled on a cold pan.
  • Thread candy: This treat is made from molasses mixed with cornstarch, stretched until thin as threads, then eaten with crispy rice paper, condensed milk, and grated coconut.
  • Palm sugar honeycomb cake: This is a cake made from sweet, fragrant coconut rice, available at as low as 5,000 VND/piece.
  • Grilled rice paper: This is an irresistible snack with the crispy texture of grilled rice paper and the rich flavors of quail eggs, sausage, minced meat, cheese, and spring onions.
  • Macapuno coconut smoothie with palmyra palm seeds: This is a refreshing beverage made from coconut flesh, palmyra palm seeds, condensed milk, and ice.
Phu Quoc Night Market

There is a wide range of Phu Quoc Night Market foods for you to enjoy on your food tour (Source: Collected)

2.3. Go shopping for souvenirs

The end of the market is a perfect destination for souvenir shopping, featuring products bearing the hallmark of Phu Quoc Island. There are various handicrafts and specialties for visitors to choose from as gifts for friends and family. Common products include dried seafood, Phu Quoc fish sauce, pepper, unique cakes like “banh kheo”, palm sugar honeycomb cakes, and Phu Quoc sim wine. Additionally, those who love beauty cannot overlook the sparkling, exquisite Phu Quoc pearls, a luxurious and delicate souvenir representing the giver’s heartfelt sentiments.

Phu Quoc pearls

Phu Quoc pearls – one of the best souvenirs in Phu Quoc for your loved ones (Source: Collected)

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3. Tips for visiting Phu Quoc Night Market

To make the most of the sightseeing and shopping experience at this night market, here are some tips to remember:

  • Safeguard personal belongings, especially money and phones, when strolling through the market.
  • As there are many delicious dishes at the night market, to try as many as possible, consider buying small portions of each dish.
  • Prioritize crowded stalls, as they are usually popular eateries.
  • When purchasing an item or ordering food, inquire about the price beforehand.
  • Choose comfortable attire for easy movement when visiting the market.
  • When purchasing Phu Quoc specialties as gifts, select reputable vendors to avoid buying low-quality items or counterfeit goods.
Phu Quoc Night Market

Night markets in Phu Quoc are a feast for the senses (Source: Collected)

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4. Other prominent night markets in Phu Quoc: Grand World Night Market

  • Address: Indochine Quarter, Grand World, Bai Dai, Ganh Dau Commune, Phu Quoc City
  • Opening hours: 7:00 PM – 2:00 AM

At Grand World Phu Quoc – a mega entertainment, shopping, and festival complex, Grand World Night Market promises unique experiences. This night market boasts 134 stalls offering food, souvenirs, necessities, and fashion. This night market features a wide range of Phu Quoc specialties such as fresh seafood, pearls, sim wine, pepper, Phu Quoc fish sauce, etc. Visitors will not only get to savor exceptional cuisine but also enjoy captivating art performances and vibrant Carnival parades.

In addition to Grand World Night Market, in the evening, visitors to Grand World Phu Quoc can enjoy various outstanding shows such as:

  • Charm of Venice: At the Lake of Love from 9:45 PM to 10:15 PM from Sunday to Thursday and from 10:00 PM to 10:30 PM on Friday and Saturday.
  • Quintessence of Vietnam: At the Quintessence of Vietnam Space from 8:15 PM to 9:00 PM daily.
  • Laser Show: At the Lake of Love from 10:45 PM to 10:50 PM from Sunday to Thursday and from 11:00 PM to 11:10 PM on Friday and Saturday.
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Whether you want to indulge in fresh seafood, hunt for souvenirs, or simply soaking in the bustling atmosphere, Phu Quoc Night Market promises unforgettable moments. Don’t miss the chance to immerse yourself in the sights, sounds, and tastes of this attraction.

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