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HIEU Family Restaurant - CLOSED

103 Tran Hung Dao Street | 200 m up alley next to Canary Hostel, Phu Quoc Island, Vietnam
+84 94 926 27 11
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good22%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“coconut curry” (13 reviews)
“prawns” (11 reviews)
“crab” (8 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
Seafood, Asian, Vietnamese, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
103 Tran Hung Dao Street | 200 m up alley next to Canary Hostel, Phu Quoc Island, Vietnam
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Reviewed 18 December 2015 via mobile

Although not looking very appealing at a first glance,this place offers the most amazing food on Phu Quoc and low prices. Following the reviews on tripadvisor, I checked the place which is very close to the Long beach. The place was almost deserted but the...More

Thank Sara D
Reviewed 18 December 2015 via mobile

I had my best meal on the island here last night. I had the fried squid and lemon grass with chili prawns. It was truly amazing. I was lucky enough to get to try this place after a couple told me about it in hcmc....More

Thank VikingDiver67
Reviewed 6 December 2015 via mobile

After a day on the beach we found this resturant. And if you are on a budget it is very rare that you will find these kind of places 50m from hhe beach. Very kindly staff that waved every morning on our way to the...More

1  Thank Måns Ö
Reviewed 27 November 2015 via mobile

Very 'local' type of restaurant with local prices. We had a whole big fish each for about £3. Amazing. We ate here on a second occasion and I had fried rice which was delicious. Portions are generous.

Thank Jingram30
Reviewed 2 November 2015

Took a cab down and it was coincidentally on the same street as one of the Spa/Massage place also reviewed in TripAdvisor. Environment: Vintage and homely. Flies are around but just a few. You will be eating under a metal-roof which roared when it rained....More

1  Thank windmill00qi
Reviewed 26 October 2015 via mobile

It's a corrugated iron shed. It wouldn't look appealing anywhere else but it works here and if it puts you off, absolutely don't let it. We paid 195,000 VND for two beers, filled squid, squid with lemongrass and chilli, prawn pho and prawn fried rice....More

Thank Pier B
Reviewed 9 May 2015 via mobile

Sorry to put a bad review for this place but we just went there after reading all the good stuff on TA. We ordered the lemon grass and chillie both fish and prawn. The problem was the size i got which was the prawn dish...More

1  Thank Michael T
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Reviewed 22 April 2015 via mobile

Okay, so you are basically eating in a metal shack with zero ambiance, but the food is fantastic! My husband and I went here for both dinner and breakfast and we had a great experience both times. For dinner, we had the fish curry and...More

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 10 April 2015

Randomly stumbled at this place as it is right behind PB House where we were staying. Ate there 2-3 times a day, not one bad meal. Squid and shrimp with chili and lemongrass is out of this world, so is stuffed squid. For bkfst the...More

1  Thank Kotrba71
Reviewed 20 March 2015 via mobile

Take our word for it please - we come from the land of good food, Singapore. This humble, completely unassuming restaurant is one of the BEST we've ever eaten in all our travels & that's saying something. Granted the 'ambience' may not entirely be the...More

3  Thank Dryadra
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Restaurant Details

Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 23:45
07:00 - 23:45
07:00 - 23:45
07:00 - 23:45
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07:00 - 23:45
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 103 Tran Hung Dao Street | 200 m up alley next to Canary Hostel, Phu Quoc Island, Vietnam
  • Location: Asia  >  Vietnam  >  Kien Giang Province  >  Phu Quoc Island
  • Phone Number: +84 94 926 27 11
Hieu's Family Restaurant has been in operation for 24 years. It began when the family provided food on the beach for the few early tourists to Phu Quoc. There was not even a building at the beginning, just chairs on the beach. In time the family rented space to serve tourists, but each time in each location, the rent was increased, so the family had to move. Still the regulars managed to find it each time they returned. "The food is so good and so inexpensive, why eat anywhere else?" This is a common comment about Hieu's. Finally the restaurant has found a permanent home in a lovely garden attached to the family house. Though more off the beaten path, the regulars are still finding it and telling others. The restaurant is now located off Tran Hung Dao St., about 200 meters up the small alley next to Canary Hostel. Look for the big green sign that says Canary, and head up the hill.
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