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Buddy Ice Cream & Info Cafe

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$$ - $$$
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6 Bach Dang Street | Opposite the Marina, Duong Dong, Phu Quoc Island, Vietnam
Name/address in local language
+84 77 3994 181
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Today
08:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 22:00
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27 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Really hard to communicate with the staff, the dishes are small and the prices are high. The sandwiches are quite poor Tuna sandwich with mayo, is just tuna with mayo no vegetables inside or something. Really average

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Thank Omri J
Calgary, Canada
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224 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

If you find yourself in town like I did, a stop at Buddy’s for ice cream is not a bad plan. There’s not a huge variety available, but the cookies and cream I had was smooth and tasty. Also had a lemon juice, although they went a bit heavy on the sugar.

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Thank tch77
Hilton, South Africa
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Buddy Ice Cream & Info Cafe served good Cappuccinos. The staff were very friendly, helpful and accommodating. Definitely a place to go for Info and good service.

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Thank Kim M
Texas
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good price good place good buddy, hmm coffee is nice, service is ok, staff friendly hmm, generally a good choice!

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Thank paulacaironi
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had ice cream in Buddy Ice Cream cafe. We can't understand what is fuss about. Ice cream tasted like something you could by in the store, service also mediocre.

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Thank Piotr P
London, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came here for a cooling refreshing drink. I ordered the mango smoothie, it was yummy! Would recommend cost 40000 vd.

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Thank Ai Y
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice place for a coffee and ice cream. They also have small snacks on the menu but we didn't try those. Good place for those on a budget bc the prices are lower than in thw night market area.

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Thank Laura T
Melbourne, Australia
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good ice-cream, fast friendly service, in the heart of Duong Dong on a corner opposite the harbour. Nice places to sit inside and out. Lots of locals and tourists too.

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Thank littledog2
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ice cream by the scoop was New Zealand Natural but I had "Buddy's Addition" a scoop of chocolate and coconut icecream with toppings. My ice cream tasted like local ice cream, it was grainy and icy and not very creamy. Hubby had 2 scoops in a waffle cone which was delicious. Recommend buying by the scoop and not the sundaes... More 

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Thank AngeAussie
Seoul, South Korea
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nothing special here, don't expect a different experience. It's simply good coffee and good ice cream. Not Vietnamese icecream. Good if thats what you are searching for, but some review saying it was the best ice cream they had in Vietnam made me thought it was going to be Vietnamese ice cream, it's not.

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Thank JamesInSeoul

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5
Cuisine
Cafe, International
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 22:00
Monday
08:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 22:00
Thursday
08:00 - 22:00
Friday
08:00 - 22:00
Saturday
08:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6 Bach Dang Street | Opposite the Marina, Duong Dong, Phu Quoc Island, Vietnam
  • Location: Asia  >  Vietnam  >  Kien Giang Province  >  Phu Quoc Island  >  Duong Dong
  • Phone Number: +84 77 3994 181
Description
We setup Buddy Ice Cream in 2005 aimed at helping visitors get reliable and helpful information about Phu Quoc while providing quality food and drinks. New Zealand Ice Cream, Juices & Shakes to mud cakes, cheesecakes, pancakes, fish and chips, hamburgers. You can also find free maps, visitors guides and lots of other helpful stuff that will make your Phu Quoc experience better!

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?