With all the choices of eateries in Vung Tau, your first question might be, where should I start? Those who know a little about the region would say seafood. And they’d be right. Vung Tau is known for its vast sea food restaurant scene. However, that’s not your only choice. After a few meals of only eating Vietnamese and seafood cuisine, you may start craving some western delights. Here are some of the best boutique western bars and restaurants to get your belly full and your taste buds singing.
David Pizzeria comes highly recommended for its traditional wood-fired oven pizza, paired with a full collection of popular wine. Chatting with friends over some fine vino or enjoying the sunrise/sunset while waiting for your authentic Italian pizza is a fine way to spend an evening. In no time you’ll be satiated by the pizzeria’s large, delicious slices.
Laugh all your want at Yummy’s name, when it comes down to brass tacks, this restaurant is indeed yummy. It’s a great place to gather with family or friends enjoy some tasty food paired with great service. The variety of western and Asian meals will more than pacify any cravings you may be having.
The waitresses dress in traditional Ao Dai, which certainly gets your attention at a top-5 western restaurant in Vung Tau.
Price Range: VND 120,000 - 240,000 Add: 6 Tran Hung Dao St. Tel: 064 3570 511
CHALY BAR SPORT & GRILL
Located on Truong Cong Dinh Street, Chaly Bar is an excellent spot for sports and music lovers. If you want the festive crowd experience, hold your glass of wine or beer tight and see what happens during a soccer match.
The ground floor atmosphere gives youthe feeling of watching the game at home, making this bar a cozy and inviting spot for sports fans. If sports aren’t your thing, head upstairs and enjoy some great Asian and western cuisine.
Slogan: "Great food, Great music, Live sport...Everyday". Serving from morning to late night. Price Range: VND 90,000 - 150,000 Add: 31 Truong Cong Dinh, Ward 1 Tel: 064-383 6252
BAYVIEW CAFE AND TAKEAWAY / THE GREAT AUSSIE PIE SHOP
This cafe is great for breakfast, brunch and dinner. Just a short walk from Statue Park, Bayview is located on Ha Long Street, where you can get a good view of the sunrise or sunset with both outdoor and indoor seating. Give the Aussie-style burger or T-Bone (Oz beef) a try, priced reasonably around VND 100,000.
The menu offers a wide range of option, including Italian and French cuisines.
Price Range: VND 100,000 - 250,000 Add: 144 Ha Long Tel: 064 3521984
ITALIAN PIZZERIA VIET - Y
The venue is a mere 50 meter from the ferry port, where you can settle after a scenic walk and enjoy satiating pizzas, pastas, Vietnamese food and more mouthwatering dishes by Mauro, the kind-hearted Italian chef with a warm smile.
Serving lunch and dinner, the restaurant also has delivery service within the city. If you are tempted to try a large-sized pizza, piping hot straight out of the oven, Italian Pizzeria is a great choice to buckle down and give in.
The ratio of cost/quality/quantity is excellent enough to warrant repeat visits.
Price Range: VND 120,000 - 150,000 Add: 134 Ha Long Tel: 0937474227 (Mauro)
LUCY'S SPORT BAR & HOTEL
This beach-front bar pulls guests in with its open seating area, ideal for a boozy sunrise or sunset. Food options range widely from western to Asian, along with an impressive wine selection. It might be a little tough to decide from the extensive list of dishes, so ask for recommendations if you get stumped.
Lucy’s is at heart a sport’s bar, with four HDTVs around the bar that offer you non-interrupted sports watching in air-conditioned comfort. Kick back, relax and enjoy your favorite teams.
Price range: VND 120,000 - 200,000 Add: 138 Ha Long Tel: 064 385 8896