Phu Quoc Island has always been famous for brilliant white sand beaches and fresh, blue seawater around the year. The locals are also known for producing the oldest and most prestigious traditional fish sauce in Vietnam. Besides the natural beauty, visitors can't help but mention the seafood specialties here. Below are the unique dishes that you should not miss when coming to Phu Quoc.
Herring delight salad
Herring salad (Gỏi Cá Trích) is a specialty dish of the beautiful Phu Quoc sea that fascinates any diners. Visitors can find this specialty dish at any restaurant on the island. The cooks guarantee to make it from the freshest fish traded from the locals so that your health is safe. The restaurants always serve it with fresh vegetables, and a bowl of dipping sauce with a very distinct flavor is indispensable. You can add a little peanut to make it more sweet and savory. A plate of herring salad has a moderate price of about $6,51.
Where to buy:
- Hello Seafood Restaurant ($8.70) - No.66 Tran Hung Dao Street, Quarter 1, Phu Quoc Island
- Night Market ($4.35 - $6.52) - No.40, Mac Thien Tich Restaurant, Duong Dong Town, Phu Quoc Island
- Song Xanh Restaurant ($6.52) - No.217, 30/04 Street, Duong Dong Town, Phu Quoc Island