The best nightlife in Phu Quoc Island attracts fun-loving locals, expats, and tourists looking to enjoy a fun night out during their holiday. While the island’s nightlife scene is relatively tame compared to major cities in mainland Vietnam, there are beachfront bars, wine lounges, late-night restaurants, and vibrant nightclubs that cater to different budgets. Exuding a more relaxed ambience, these establishments are renowned for their charming service and stylish interiors, as well as extensive range of strong cocktails, imported alcohol and tasty treats at affordable prices.
There’s also a night market in Duong Dong where travellers can sample fresh seafood, authentic Vietnamese cuisine, and shop for souvenirs until midnight. Hosting full moon parties, sports events, bonfires, dance performances, and guest DJs from all across Vietnam and Europe, read on to discover Phu Quoc Island’s most popular nightlife spots.
1. Dinh Cau Night Market
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.
Opening Hours: Daily 17:00 – 24:00
Location: Vo Thi Sau Street, Duong Dong, Phu Quoc island
2. Itaca Resto Lounge
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).
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
3. Rory’s Beach Bar
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.
Opening Hours: Daily 09:00 – Late
Address: 118/10 Tran Hung Dao Street, Long Beach, Phu Quoc Island
Tel: +84 91 933 32 50
4. Coco Bar
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
5. Beach Bar at Mango Bay Resort
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
6. Lion Garden Beer Club
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
7. BitterSweet Bar at Salinda Resort Phu Quoc
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
8. Rabbit Hole Irish Bar
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
9. Happy Buddha Club
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
10. Le Bar at La Veranda Resort Phu Quoc
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