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Hieu's Family Restaurant

103 Tran Hung Dao St | Canary Hostel, Phu Quoc Island, Vietnam
+84 94 926 27 11
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“coconut curry” (13 reviews)
“prawns” (15 reviews)
“crab” (8 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 AM - 10:30 PMAll hours
Seafood, Asian, Vietnamese, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
103 Tran Hung Dao St | Canary Hostel, Phu Quoc Island, Vietnam
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The meal was perfect, they had brilliant Vietnamese coffee, the prices were cheap even for the Vietnamese standards. The waiter(owner?) is helpful and speaks quite good English (in comparison with waiters in Hanoi and Phu Quoc). We also enjoyed the location of the restaurant: located...More

Thank Artūras B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Luckily someone ported the picture of the hostel besides the alley that leads to the restaurant. Otherwise we would have never found it. Once we got there we were immediately greeted by the owner and enjoyed the calm place away from the busy main street....More

Thank Moritz H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Up a narrow alleyway off the main Tran Hung Dao strip, set in a family garden, is this little charmer of a restaurant offering great, authentic Vietnamese cuisine at extremely reasonable prices. A family concern, the welcome is warm and genuine. The food Is delicious...More

Thank Christopher M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went looking for Hieu’s Family Restaurant after reading the reviews here. We saw the sign on the Main Street directing us down a little laneway but after walking for a few minutes down a dark alleyway we gave up and retreated to lit pathways....More

Thank Jo F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had a wonderful dinner here comprising of some delicious fried spring rolls and the prawns with garlic and lemongrass. Family run restaurant that is real Vietnamese cuisine! Check out the location on google maps as the turning off the main road is easy to...More

Thank Charlotte R
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were searching for a not too touristic restaurant in a touristic area - not that easy but we found it! We went to Hieu’s Family Restaurant for Dinner. It is really little hidden but it is worth it! We enjoyed a medium Mixed Hot...More

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Reviewed 7 October 2017

We have visited in Phu Quoc for 7 years now on row, and every year we come back to this same restaurant. Why? Because of the food. It is soooooo good. Everything we have tried is good. Owner doesn't speak much English, but it doesn't...More

Thank niinniin
Christina M, Guest Relations Manager at Hieu's Family Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your nice review, Niiniin. My husband and I, like you, have eaten at Hieu's for years and have always had great food. This past year the restaurant was so busy that we began to help by taking menus to people when the...More

Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

We first discovered Hieu's restaurant as it was close to our hostel. We ended up going back every day during our trip. The food is delicious, the portions are big, the service is friendly and the prices are cheap! Would definitely recommend this restaurant! In...More

2  Thank oliviafday
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

My boyfriend and I decided to go here after all the good reviews. Since it's slow season we were the only ones there. The food was great and there were lots of cheap options ranging from 30-200k.

1  Thank Marley P
Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

Lovely local Seafood restaurant In fact aside from the larger resort restaurant, we found this well run family restaurant with family service great dishes. Very much enjoyed dining in authentic vietnam restaurant.

1  Thank irishrugbynut
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Questions & Answers
Shaz R
16 May 2017|
Response from Christina M | Property representative |
Unless there is a family emergency (rare) Hieu's is open every day in May.
Shaz R
16 May 2017|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from Christina M | Property representative |
Unless there is a family emergency (rare), the restaurant will be open every day in May.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 10:30 PM
7:00 AM - 10:30 PM
7:00 AM - 10:30 PM
7:00 AM - 10:30 PM
7:00 AM - 10:30 PM
7:00 AM - 10:30 PM
7:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 103 Tran Hung Dao St | 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 is OPEN for business. We do not know who has reported it as closed.

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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