Local Markets

Listed here are the daytime local markets where you can shop. Get ready to find out what Phu Quoc Island markets have in store and how you can visit them.

Duong Dong Market

Located centrally in the town and along the Duong Dong River, this flea market is the main marketplace for the island’s local population.

  • Address: Tran Phu, Duong Dong

  • Opening hours: 5 am - 6 pm

Markets in Phu Quoc

Duong Dong Market  in Phu Quoc

Duong Dong market has hundreds of stalls selling a wide range of household items, essentials, local products, and seafood at reasonable prices. If you buy fresh seafood here, there are services that pack and ship it directly to the airport for you.

It is best to go to the market at around 6 AM, as this is when you will find the lowest prices and the most delicious and abundant breakfast options. Arriving late may mean missing out on some of the dishes. Hot items at Duong Dong market you should try here are congee, noodle soups, rice cakes, fish patties, seafood, etc.

Ganh Dau Market

Ganh Dau Market in Phu Quoc is a market located farthest from the center of Duong Dong town. It serves as a place for small traders to exchange and sell their goods.

  • Address: Intersection Suoi Cai - Ganh Dau

  • Opening hours: 6 am - 6 pm

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Ganh Dau Market

In contrast to the hectic vibe of Duong Dong Market in Phu Quoc, Ganh Dau Market has a more rustic charm. The market includes both indoor and outdoor sections, with the indoor area selling dried goods and the outdoor area selling fresh seafood. The primary items sold at Ganh Dau market are fresh seafood straight from the sea. There are also sections where you can savor local dishes.

Ham Ninh Market

Phu Quoc’s Ham Ninh Market is a quaint, old market nestled within a fishing village. The market reflects the familiar essence of traditional Vietnamese markets.

  • Address: Ham Ninh Fishing Village, Rach Ham, Ham Ninh

  • Opening hours: 6 am - 5:30 pm

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Ham Ninh Market 

Ham Ninh fishing village in Phu Quoc is known as the main supplier of seafood for the entire island. Thus the seafood quality in the Ham Ninh market is exceptionally high. The market is also famous for its unique blue sentinel crabs.

Exploring this market is particularly special due to the charming fishing village ambiance and the stunningly pristine blue sea nearby. While at the market, you can take a moment to wander around the village, observe the local lifestyle, and enjoy the sunrise by the beach.

An Thoi Market

If you are looking for a major market in the South Island, An Thoi is the name to mention. It is the only market located in the South Island compared to other markets in the North Island on this list.

  • Address: An Thoi Town, An Thoi Archipelago

  • Opening hours: 6 am - 6 pm

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An Thoi Market

To reach the market area, you need to transfer to An Thoi archipelago via a ferry ride. You should combine exploring the islands in the south with a visit to the market for convenience in transportation.

The market is a modest area formed by stalls lining both sides of the street. Here, you can find typical goods, local delicacies, and seafood native to Phu Quoc. Because there are not many visitors here, it still exudes a distinctly local atmosphere. For those who relish discovering off-the-beaten-path spots while traveling, this destination is worth considering.

Night Markets

Being a famous tourist destination, the night markets in Phu Quoc maintain their lively atmosphere even after dark. These are the top addresses for you to shop, enjoy nighttime strolls, savor street food, or catch entertaining performances.

Phu Quoc Night Market

Phu Quoc Night Market is the most famous local night market on the island. It attracts a large number of tourists in Phu Quoc. The market is busiest on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

  • Address: 54 Nguyen Trai, 1 Area

  • Opening hours: 7 pm - 0 am

Markets in Phu Quoc

Phu Quoc Night Market 

Here, you will find a wide array of shopping choices ranging from food, souvenirs, household goods, clothing, cosmetics, and more. The market runs along a straight road by the Duong Dong River. Visitors often find the prices to be reasonable for shopping. Moreover, if you visit Phu Quoc Night Market, don’t miss out on trying the renowned snack known as Chou Chou peanuts.

This market area in Phu Quoc is clean and well-organized, making it suitable for visitors who enjoy exploring the local night market vibe, shopping for a variety of local items, and experiencing a pleasant atmosphere.

Dinh Cau Night Market

The market takes its name from a renowned sacred temple on the island. This longstanding market area is the precursor to Phu Quoc’s night market.

  • Address: Vo Thi Sau, Duong Dong Town

  • Opening hours: 7 pm - 11 pm

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Dinh Cau Night Market

The highlight of Dinh Cau market is undoubtedly its cuisine. It is a melting pot of familiar and exotic seafood dishes. There are local delicacies like grilled bananas, and banana-filled sticky rice cakes starting from 5,000 VND (0,2 USD), as well as famous local treats such as sweet soup, grilled rice paper, grilled banh mi, noodles, and various seasoned seafood options. Prices at the market are reasonable.

Grand World Night Market

The night market is part of the Grand World entertainment complex. Compared to the traditional markets on the island, Grand World offers a spacious, modern, and fresh environment with a European touch. It is often referred to as a miniature Venice with its romantic canals, vibrant streets lit up by lights, and lively festivals and performances that go on throughout the night.

  • Address: Indochine Street, Grand World, Bai Dai, Ganh Dau

  • Opening hours: 5 pm - 2 am

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Grand World Night Market

Grand World Phu Quoc Night Market is Vietnam's first market that never sleeps. It offers round-the-clock shopping, entertainment, and dining for all tourists. The market reaches its peak activity and excitement between 7 PM and 11 PM.

At Grand World, you can savor seafood and international street cuisine, capture memorable photos with beautiful backdrops, purchase souvenirs, and local specialties, and watch the 'Vietnam Essence' show performances. Besides, if you find the market too large to walk, you can rent an electric car for 90,000 VND (3,54 USD) for your evening visit.

Tips to Visit

Before you set out to discover the markets in Phu Quoc, don't forget to keep these local tips in mind for a fun, fulfilling, and safe shopping trip:

  • You can consider dressing in casual attire and wearing shoes while visiting the markets for easy movement. 

  • You will need to pay in VND cash for purchases, so prepare an adequate amount before your trip. The prices for small souvenirs and food items typically range from 1 to 8 USD each.

  • Always ask for the price before shopping and negotiate for a reasonable price. 

  • When buying specialty items like fish sauce, liquor, or fresh and dried seafood, you should look for stores that offer packaging and shipping services to the airport.

  • Some recommended local cuisine you should try when visiting markets in Phu Quoc:

Anchovy Salad

4 - 6 USD/dish

Ken Noodle Soup

1 - 1,5 USD/bowl

Quay Noodle Soup

1,6 - 2,8 USD/bowl

Grilled Sea Urchin

2 - 3,2 USD/grilled sea urchin

Palmyra Palm Cake

0,2 USD/cake

Kheo Cake

4,7 USD/kg

Ham Ninh Sentinel Crab

4 - 20 USD/dish

Cat Mat Sticky Cake

0,2 - 0,4 USD/cake

Grilled Rice Paper

0,6 - 1,2 USD/grilled rice paper


2 - 12 USD/dish

  • List of local delicacies to buy:


31 - 2000 USD/product

Sim Liquor

6 - 8 USD/600ml bottle

Phu Quoc Fish Sauce

4 - 8 USD/bottle


6 USD/500-gram pack


2,8 - 6,3 USD/500-gram pack

Tram Mushroom

6 - 8 USD/kg

Dried seafood

4 - 12 USD/kg

Fresh seafood

4 - 12 USD/kg

Chou Chou peanut

4 - 6 USD/box 300-gram

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In conclusion, Duong Dong Market, Phu Quoc Night Market, and Grand World Night Market are undoubtedly the main and most popular choices for visitors to this island. The other markets in Phu Quoc are more local and reflect islanders' daily life. If you are interested in exploring more about Phu Quoc and Vietnam itineraries, you can check out more information on our website or simply leave a message to get support from our team.