When you arrive in Phu Quoc and need a dish at that moment, the people here will surely introduce you to Phu Quoc Bun quay. What characteristics does this noodle dish have that the locals want you to try? How to eat and is it delicious? To answer all your questions, follow this article! And in addition, you will also know the best places to sell noodles in Phu Quoc.

Phu Quoc bun quay - a specialty not to be missed

1. Phu Quoc bun quay - Curious right from the name

bún quậy Phú Quốc

Phu Quoc noodle dish - a specialty not to be missed

Why is it called Phu Quoc Bun quay? This is the most frequently asked question when hearing the name of this dish. The name Bun Quay Phu Quoc comes from the special way of eating this dish.

A bowl of Phu Quoc bun quay specialty standard Phu Quoc flavor includes: shrimp, fish puree, noodle, cilantro... and then add broth. In order for the ingredients of the dish to be mixed together, when eating, visitors must stir well.

The hot broth along with the fish and shrimp are cooked, creating a sweet and sweet taste of the bowl of bun quay.

2. When did Phu Quoc bun quay exist?

Phu Quoc bun quay is derived from Binh Dinh's shrimp noodle. Coming to Ngoc Island, this noodle dish has been more modified with local seafood sources and ways of eating.

Since then, bun quay has become a famous specialty of Phu Quoc that every visitor coming here wants to enjoy.

3. Where is the best place to eat Bun Quai Phu Quoc?

Because bun quay is a famous specialty in Phu Quoc, there are many shops selling this dish. According to the experience of going to Phu Quoc from Dong Travel, the two most famous places to mention are the Kien Xay Phu Quoc bun quay and Thanh Hung bun quay.

3.1 Kien Construction Phu Quoc bun quay

Quan Kien Xay is located at 28 Bach Dang street in Indochina town. The shop opens very early and closes very late, from 6:30 to 24h00 daily. As a resident here, there is no one who does not know this noodle shop.

bún quậy kiến xây Phú Quốc

Kien Xay Phu Quoc noodle shop is highly appreciated

Once you have tried eating here, you will never forget this wonderful taste. A bowl of bun quay filled with ingredients, the delicious taste of fish cakes, shrimp cakes, the broth is very satisfying and has the sweet taste of pork bones.

Soft, fresh noodle, sprinkled with a little fried onion and Phu Quoc pepper will make the bowl of Phu Quoc bun quay more delicious than ever. In particular, the restaurant space is extremely comfortable and airy.

  • Address: 28 Bach Dang street in Indochina town.
  • Reference price: 50,000 VND/ 1 bowl of seafood; 70,000 VND/ 1 special bowl with beef.

3.2 Thanh Hung bun quay

Thanh Hung bun quay Restaurant is also a favorite address of many customers and you should not miss it when you want to taste this noodle dish. In Phu Quoc, Thanh Hung restaurant has opened 2 locations. The first one is at 79 Tran Hung Dao in Duong Dong town and the second one is at 157 Street 30 April.

Both addresses have spacious and airy spaces, so when you go with friends, it is very comfortable. The opening time of the shop starts at 9 am and ends at 9 pm every day.

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Phu Quoc noodle dish of Thanh Hung establishment

Coming to this place, you will see the process from rice flour into fresh noodles. Combined with this is deliciously pounded fresh fish or shrimp paste.

The ingredients are all carefully processed, so the quality of the food is extremely guaranteed. The interesting thing about this noodle shop is that you can mix the dipping sauce according to your preferences. If you do not know, you will receive enthusiastic instructions from the service staff.

Not only that, the owner is extremely hospitable, always smiling and giving his best support when customers have difficulties. It is for this reason that Thanh Hung bun quay restaurant is loved by so many people.

The taste of Thanh Hung's bun quay is not to be discussed. Noodle is made from pure rice and served with fresh seafood. The broth is light, sweet and fragrant.

A bowl of hot Phu Quoc bun quay with a bit of hot chili for cold days is great.

  • Address 1: 157 April 30 Street, Phu Quoc.
  • Address 2:  79 Tran Hung Dao in Duong Dong town, Phu Quoc.
  • Reference price: 40,000 VND - 60,000 VND.
  • Opening hours: 7:00 AM - 22:00 PM.

4. How to make standard bun quay of Phu Quoc people

Although the bowl of bun quay looks so simple, the process of making a bowl of noodle is quite complicated and needs to be careful in each stage of preparation and cooking. The noodle in this dish is not bought at the market but is made directly at the restaurant.

The rice flour has been soaked and pureed first, and then rolled into lumps. Next, put it in the juicer to go straight to the boiling pot of broth, when it's cooked, scoop it out into a bowl for the customer.

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The process of making fresh noodle of bun quay

As for the fried part of Phu Quoc bun quay, it is made from fresh shrimp or herring, mackerel. Shrimp and fish are pre-filtered, de-boned and pounded. When eating, you just need to add a little seasoning and stir in the hot broth until the fish and shrimp are cooked.

Adding some cilantro and fried onions makes it even better. In addition, about seasonings for dipping sauces including salt, pepper, sugar, chili, monosodium glutamate, and kumquats will be available on the table. Customers will automatically mix according to their preferences.

Hương vị bún quậy đặc sản

Great taste from fresh spring rolls and delicious dipping sauce

All the ingredients as well as the process of making a bowl of bun quay must be very sophisticated, right? Noodle is made directly from rice flour, shrimp and fish are all fresh products caught directly on Phu Quoc island. Even the pepper in the dipping sauce is grown and here.

5. Enjoy Phu Quoc bun quay

You are a person who is trying this noodle dish for the first time. Don't worry, the following section will guide you on how to eat noodles with stir fry standard Phu Quoc people.

First, if you can eat spicy, immediately sprinkle some pepper and chili in the bowl. Then you add 1 tablespoon of dipping sauce mixed into the bowl of broth and stir well to add more flavor to the bowl of bun quay.

While eating, for each chopsticks of noodle, you need to sprinkle a little dipping sauce on top to make the noodle more flavorful. And the last step is when eating fish and shrimp cakes, you also need to dip into the dipping sauce and then eat it with noodle. All blended in your mouth will give you an unforgettable taste.

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Enjoy bun quay in accordance with Phu Quoc standards

6. The price of a bowl of bun quay

How much is the price for a delicious bowl of bun quay? This is also a question many customers ask when they want to taste this dish. Since its inception, bun quay have only cost 2,000 VND, but until now, the price of a bowl of noodle will be in the range of 15,000 VND to 50,000 VND depending on each restaurant.

If you eat a normal bowl with enough fish cakes and shrimp cakes, it's about 30,000 VND, if you order an extra portion of fried rice, the maximum is 50,000 VND. With such prices, it is not a waste to enjoy this delicious dish.

Through this article, you must have understood better about Phu Quoc bun quay, how to eat it right and famous places here. If you are wondering what to eat in Phu Quoc? Hope these are all useful information for you on your trip. Wish you have the most wonderful and unforgettable experience in Phu Quoc.

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