The Ultimate Guide to the Best Halong Restaurants in Halong city

‍As a traveler or food lover visiting Halong City, you will undoubtedly desire to experience exquisite culinary delights, especially local seafood. With many choices of restaurants, it might be challenging to choose the most suitable restaurant. In this article, Vivu Halong will help you navigate through the best restaurants in Halong City in 3 different areas of Tuan Chau Island, Bai Chay area & Hon Gai area

Where to enjoy meals in Halong City?

The restaurants in this region are spread across three main areas – Tuan Chau Island, Bai Chay (Halong City), and the Hon Gai area. Among them, Bai Chay has so many restaurants to choose from street food to luxurious restaurants while Tuan Chau has less choice as it is on an island and quieter. On the other hand, the Hon Gai area provides you with more local tastes than most of the local residents.

Restaurants in Tuan Chau Island

Tuan Chau Island is a haven for tourists, offering a plethora of dining options with convenient transportation. Some of the best restaurants in this area include:

Sen Buffet Restaurant

  • Address: Tuan Chau Island, Halong city, Quang Ninh province (Map)
  • Opening hours: 11:00 am – 11:00 pm
  • Average price: VND 280,000 / person (Weekend VND 310,000 / person

Situated on the beautiful Tuan Chau Island, Sen Buffet Restaurant is an excellent choice for both families and groups. The restaurant boasts over 100 Western, Asian, and Quang Ninh seafood dishes, including nearly 50 delicious fresh seafood options. With a capacity of more than 300 people, Sen Buffet Restaurant is quite popular on weekends, so be sure to call and book in advance.

Sen buffet restaurant in Tuan Chau
Sen buffet restaurant in Tuan Chau

Yolo Seafood Market

  • Address: Lot 14, Ngoc Chau Road, Tuan Chau Port, Ha Long City (Map)
  • Phone: 0378 055 55

Yolo Seafood Market is an upscale restaurant with an extensive indoor and outdoor area, beautifully decorated with sparkling lights. Though not exclusively a seafood restaurant, Yolo offers a variety of fresh and delectable seafood dishes. Be prepared for a lively atmosphere in the evenings, as the restaurant features exciting music to keep the energy high.

yolo seafood market in tuan chau
Yolo seafood market in Tuan Chau

Wine & Wood Tuan Chau

  • Address: Tuan Chau Island, Halong city (Map)
  • Phone: 0382841616

Wine & Wood Tuan Chau is a trendy and sophisticated restaurant offering an unforgettable dining experience. With an extensive wine list and a menu featuring both local and international dishes, this restaurant caters to a diverse range of tastes. The cozy and romantic ambiance makes it an ideal choice for couples and special occasions.

Restaurants in Bai Chay (Halong City)

Bai Chay is the heart of Halong City and is home to numerous restaurants serving both local and international cuisines. Some of the must-visit restaurants in this area are:

Ngoc Phuong Nam Restaurant

  • Address: Do Si Hoa Street – Cai Dam Area – Bai Chay – Ha Long City (Map)  / LV2, 03, Sun Premier Village, Halong city (Map)
  • Phone: 0901.599.598
  • Price: 250,000 – 350,000 VND / person

Phuong Nam Ha Long Restaurant has a large space, designed in harmony with nature, on the banks of beautiful Ha Long Bay. Besides, the airy restaurant space has a wide area, fully equipped with a sound system, lighting, and screen. The restaurant is suitable for tour groups, in addition to being a familiar place for events, and meetings of locals with reasonable prices depending on the needs of guests line.

Phuong Nam Ha Long Restaurant is famous for its bold Asian cuisine. Halong seafood dishes have a rich menu, diverse specialties of three regions, forest-sea … processed by a talented chef.

Phuong Nam Ha Long Restaurant is known for its spacious design, harmonizing with nature on the banks of the beautiful Halong Bay. The airy restaurant space has a wide area, fully equipped with a sound system, lighting, and screen. It is an ideal choice for tour groups and a popular spot for local events and meetings.

Phuong Nam Ha Long Restaurant
Phuong Nam Ha Long Restaurant

iSEAFOOD Buffet Restaurant 

  • Address: Tropical Garden Service Area, HLTG – G, Bai Chay, Halong city (Map)
  • Opening hours: 11:00 am – 10:00 pm
  • Average price: from VND 280,000 / person

iSEAFOOD Buffet is a fantastic option for those who want to indulge in a wide variety of fresh seafood dishes. With over 100 different options available, including Western, Asian, and Quang Ninh seafood, there is something to suit everyone’s taste. The restaurant can accommodate more than 300 people, making it an excellent choice for large groups and events.

iSEAFOOD Restaurant in Halong
iSEAFOOD Restaurant in Halong

Sen A Dong Buffet 

  • Address: No.1, Ha Long, Bai Chay, Halong city (Map)
  • Opening hours: 11:00 am – 11:00 pm
  • Average price: from VND 280,000 / person

Located near the foot of Bai Chay Bridge and the old ferry, Sen A Dong Buffet Restaurant offers an extensive selection of more than 100 Western, Asian, and Quang Ninh seafood dishes. The restaurant can accommodate over 300 guests, so be sure to call and book in advance, especially on weekends.

Buffet Sen A Dong Restaurant is an excellent choice for both families or groups to enjoy more than 100 dishes of Western, Asian, and Quang Ninh seafood, including nearly HaLong’s 50 delicious fresh seafood dishes. The restaurant has a capacity of more than 300 people and is quite crowded on weekends, so it also needs a phone to book in advance.

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Sen A Dong Buffet restaurant

Cua Vang Restaurant 

  • Address: No.32 Phan Chu Trinh, Bai Chay, Ha Long city (Map)
  • Opening hours: 10:00 am – 10:00 pm
  • Phone: 0203 826 274 or 0203 819 919
  • Price: > 500,000 VND / person

Cua Vang Restaurant is one of the most luxurious seafood restaurants in Ha Long, featuring a large three-story dining space with a classy design. The restaurant’s menu includes a variety of seafood specialties such as sea crab, lobster, and more. All dishes are cooked in a clay pot with a modern kitchen, providing a unique and exceptional dining experience.

Golden Crab restaurant is about ​​350m2, a large and spacious three-story space, with a luxurious design, which considers one of the most sumptuous seafood restaurants in Ha Long.

The restaurant’s menu includes a lot of specialties such as sea crab, and lobster, prepared in a completely different style, bringing a new and unique flavor to the dishes from the sea. The restaurant’s specialties are made from crabs such as braised crab with bamboo shoots (cua om măng), nau thuc crab (cua nau thuc), Crab Vang hotpot with the water used from “family recipes”, rich in taste but unique.

Another difference in the restaurant is that all dishes are cooked in a clay pot, with a modern kitchen.

The restaurant’s price is higher than other restaurants in Ha Long, but “you get what you pay for,” the dishes are very quality and new. The average price for a person is 500,000 VND or more.

Cua Vang Restaurant in Ha Long
Cua Vang Restaurant in Ha Long

Hong Hanh Restaurant 

  • Address: No.50 Ha Long, Bai Chay (Map)
  • Opening hours: 10:00 am – 9:00 pm
  • Phone: 0203 3812 345 / 0906168868
  • Average price: > 400,000 VND / person

Hong Hanh Restaurant is a favorite among both tourists and locals, offering a spacious, clean, and airy dining environment. Guests can enjoy the scenic views of the beach and Bai Chay Bridge while indulging in a variety of fresh seafood dishes. The staff is attentive and quick, ensuring that guests do not have to wait long after ordering.

Hong Hanh 3 Restaurant is also one of the favorite restaurants in the Bai Chay area with spacious, airy, clean space. Besides, you can admire the scenery of the beach and the Bai Chay Bridge. Not only famous for tourists, but the restaurant is also a favorite address of locals when organizing special events with all kinds of fresh seafood that you want to enjoy such as clam, squid, and marine fish … prepared with a rich and delicious flavor. Besides, the staff is quick, attentive, and enthusiastic. Moreover, you do not have to wait long after ordering.

*Note: You should book a table before arrival, as both restaurants run out of space, especially in private rooms.

Hong Hanh restaurant in Bai Chay Ha Long
Hong Hanh restaurant in Bai Chay-Ha Long

Thien Anh Seafood Restaurant 

  • Address: 11 Phan Boi Chau St, Bai Chay, Ha Long City (Map)
  • Opening hours: 8:00 am – 11:00 pm
  • Average price: from 200,000 VND / person
  • Phone: 0203 3512 768 / 0913267579 / 0936635199

Thien Anh Seafood is known for its delicious and reasonably priced dishes in a convenient and comfortable setting. With a southeast-facing location, guests can enjoy the fresh and cool ocean breeze while dining. The restaurant’s interior is designed with deep tones, creating a relaxing and intimate atmosphere that is perfect for couples, families, or groups.

Thien Anh Seafood is one of the “delicious- good-cheap” restaurants in Ha Long with a very favorable position: two- side street space, Southeast direction. Therefore, you always enjoy making fresh and cold wind from the Ocean. Also, parking is very convenient, airy, and comfortable.

The interior space of the restaurant is decorated with deep tones, creating a feeling of relaxation and closeness, which is very suitable for couples, families, or groups.

Like many other restaurants, you will choose fresh seafood and order on the 1st floor. The upper floors are the dining table area for guests. The food is served fast, and delicious dishes such as smasher prawn roasted with salt (be be rang muoi), squid of fried eggs (muc trung xao), fried shrimp (tom chien), and sour soup with rice.

For those who want to enjoy sea snails in Ha Long, rustic dishes that fit the taste of many people, only snails, but have many choices.

Thien Anh restaurant
Thien Anh Seafood restaurant

Thuy Chung snail restaurant 

  • Address: No. 229 Cai Dam Street, Bai Chay
  • Opening hours: 09:00 am – 22:30 pm
  • Website: http://sieuthiocthuychung.com

Thuy Chung Seafood has a spacious, airy, cool space, with clean wooden tables, and chairs. The food is both delicious and suitable for your favor, especially snails such as fragrant snail (oc huong), stone snail (oc da), razor shell (oc mong tay), and sim squid (muc sim).

Besides, you can enjoy other restaurants such as Toan Huong Restaurant, Hoang Quan Restaurant, Phuong Thuy Restaurant, Vinh Thang Restaurant, Gio Bien Restaurant, Van Xuan Restaurant, Ngoc Chung Restaurant, and Cuong Hang Beer.

Thuy Chung snail Bai Chay
Thuy Chung Snail Restaurant Bai Chay

More local restaurant

Cuong Hang Beer Hoai Thu restaurant is a popular restaurant with seafood beer from locals. The price is also reasonable and fresh seafood. The restaurant is a little noisy, so if you want a folk and comfortable space, you can come in here.

  • Hoai Thu restaurant (map)
  • Cuong Hang beer

Restaurants in Hon Gai Area

While Bai Chay and Tuan Chau are the main tourist hotspots, Hon Gai is a popular dining destination among locals and tourists who prefer a more authentic experience. Some restaurants in this area include:

Khai Huong Restaurant

  • Address: 01 Le Thanh Tong, Hon Gai  (map)
  • Average price: 200,000 – 550,000 VND / person

Khai Huong Restaurant is a popular choice among locals for special occasions, such as birthdays, class reunions, and celebrations. The restaurant is spacious, and clean, and offers a variety of private rooms for guests. The menu features a wide range of fresh seafood dishes, prepared with rich and delicious flavors.

Khai Huong Restaurant
Khai Huong Restaurant

Buffet Bien 14

  • Address: A21 01 MonBay, Hong Hai, Halong city (map)
  • Phone: 0203 3846159

Buffet Bien 14 is a well-known seafood buffet restaurant in the Hon Gai area, offering a diverse selection of seafood dishes at affordable prices. The restaurant’s buffet-style dining allows guests to try a variety of dishes, ensuring that there is something to suit everyone’s taste.

bien 14 buffet Ha Long
Bien 14 buffet Ha Long

Thế Giới Ẩm Thực – Làng Chài Cienco 5

  • Address: Yet Kieu,  Tran Hung Dao, Quang Ninh (map)
  • Phone: 0203 3846159

Thế Giới Ẩm Thực – Làng Chài Cienco 5 is a favorite among locals for its spacious, clean, and well-equipped dining area. The restaurant offers a wide variety of fresh seafood dishes, prepared with a rich and delicious flavor. The service is quick and attentive, ensuring that guests do not have to wait long after ordering.

Thế Giới Ẩm Thực – Làng Chài Cienco 5
Thế Giới Ẩm Thực – Làng Chài Cienco 5

Street food in the Hon Gai area

  • Eating Ngoc Lan steam hot pot – next to Bigc Ha Long: 150.000-200.000 VND / 1 capacity with all seafood.
  • Vy baked: this shop has Beef and seafood combos, including two people, eating 300.000 VND of cows. The seafood is more expensive but clean and beautiful. Young people take beautiful pictures.
  • Vy Seafood, Huong 2, Phuc Loc Tho …eat very well, which are not as expensive as Bai Chay.
  • If you want to drink wine or beer, sit on the Bai Chay Bridge pier, having a row of beer stalls with PG pouring beer.
  • Smasher prawn noodles Huy Chien is near the Northeast Coal Company with a price of 40.000-45.000 VND / 1 bowl
  • Squid-pie rolled rice pancake after Nhat Ha’s wedding party is located at 25/4 road, before 9:00 am with the price: 35.000 VND/1 capacity
  • Squid-pie rolled rice pancake is close to Bach Dang market, and has fresh squid rolls.
  • Bun Fish is close to Bach Dang market (with fried fish and blanched fish): 35.000 VND / 1 bowl.
  • Snacking on virtual living (Vinhome area), There are 25.000-50.000 VND salted egg cakes (banh bong lan trung muoi) … black tea milk (opposite the square 30/4) with the price: 30.000-50.000 VND, you should add the chess.
  • Tuan Lien yogurt is very famous with a price: of 50.000-100.000 VND, which is delicious and cheap.

In conclusion, Halong City offers a diverse range of dining options that cater to different tastes and preferences. With this comprehensive guide, you can now confidently select the best Halong restaurant for your next visit. So, go ahead and indulge in the delicious seafood that this beautiful coastal city has to offer!


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