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Top Choice Seafood in Vung Tau

Ganh Hao

With tables by the ocean, this wonderful seafood restaurant boasts the perfect setting. Don't be put off by its size (Ganh Hao is huge and seats hundreds) as service is pretty efficient and you shouldn't have to wai…
Top Choice Museum in Vung Tau

The Robert Taylor Museum of Worldwide Arms

Come here for a stupendous private collection of military arms, uniforms and paraphernalia from across the globe. One section is dedicated to the conflict in Vietnam, another to the French Colonial period and there …
Monument in Vung Tau

Giant Jesus

Atop Small Mountain with his arms outstretched to embrace the South China Sea (East Sea), this 32m giant Jesus is one of the biggest in the world – taller than his illustrious Brazilian cousin. It's possible to asce…
Japanese in Vung Tau

Sushi Tokyo

Intimate, relatively inexpensive Japanese with a good sushi menu (a huge plate of mixed maki rolls is 298,000d) and tempting sashimi (from 190,000d for a set selection). Tempura, teriyaki, ramen and udon dishes are …
French in Vung Tau

Bistrot 9

A chic, casual French bistro-deli with a fine pavement terrace. Perfect for breakfast or brunch (try the eggs Benedict or a crêpe) or a full-on splurge. Bread is baked daily on the premises and you don't want to mis…
Seafood in Vung Tau

Thanh Phat 2

This no-frills seafood place has strip lights and blue plastic chairs on a covered terrace right by the sea. Seafood is expertly prepared and delicious, with lobster, seabass, crab and shellfish. It's 4km north of c…
Italian in Vung Tau

David Italian Restaurant

An authentic Italian-run restaurant with freshly prepared pasta and the best pizzas and calzone in town. It's not cheap, but it has a nice sea-facing terrace. Expect a wait for your order on weekends when it can get…
Sports Bar in Vung Tau

Lucy's Sports Bar

This non-sleazy sports bar has a busy pool table, a great sea-facing terrace and a sociable vibe. Head here for Aussie Rules, American sports, the English Premier League and even cricket. There are good rooms above,…
Seafood in Vung Tau

Seafood Market

Behind the landmark Imperial Hotel on Back Beach, this evening-only seafood market is where you can select your fish, crab or shellfish and have it prepared and cooked in front of you.
Landmark in Vung Tau

French Field Guns

These six massive cannons, all with support trenches, demonstrate how strategically important Cap St Jacques was to the colonial authorities (it guarded access to Saigon). To reach them take Ð Tran Phu beyond Mulber…