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La Reine Chicken Shack

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24-I Estate Slob | Kingshill, Usvi, St. Croix
+1 340-778-5717
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Dining options: Lunch
Description: very popular with the locals and gaining popularity with the tourists...
very popular with the locals and gaining popularity with the tourists. they don't have their own website, but the link I provided above shows its listing.
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Good for:
Families with children
Local cuisine
Outdoor seating
Dining on a budget

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Visitor rating
  • 88
    Excellent
  • 34
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Lunch

Great food. Love this place. The chicken is amazing. They only take cash so be prepared. They do have an ATM so no need to go searching for one. This is a must when you come to St Croix.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 31, 2015
pbull79
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Bloomington, Illinois
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
  • Outdoor seating
  • Dining on a budget
  • Lunch
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131 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Bloomington, Illinois
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015 NEW

Great food. Love this place. The chicken is amazing. They only take cash so be prepared. They do have an ATM so no need to go searching for one. This is a must when you come to St Croix.

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Wood River, Illinois
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31 reviews 31 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

Unbelievable when you see the 100's of chickens on the skewers cooking. The food is excellent, well priced and you get a lot. We ate there several times and highly recommend eating here

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

When you want to find the best food, ask the locals. At the Cruzan distillery, we asked a staff member where we should eat lunch and he recommended the Chicken Shack. I personally, don't eat chicken but my family members do and they were not disappointed. The chicken meal consists of 1/2 chicken roasted over an outdoor pit, a large... More 

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Kingshill
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Chicken is cooked to perfection. Dont let the curb side view fool you. This place is the real deal. Casava is a must have get extra onions with orange sauce. Red alert I hate casava but there's is lights out.

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PITTSBURGH
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26 reviews 26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We waded through traffic at 5:30 to get our "famous" chicken dinner to take back to the condo. After getting lost twice we finally got to the restaurant. Now, how can a place that specialized in chicken be OUT OF IT at 5:30 in the afternoon when they serve dinner until 8pm. Call before you make the trip

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St. Croix
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Martha Stewart was here a couple years ago and wrote about our quiet little place. Locals always knew it was the best. Known for their roasted chicken but really they have great ribs, local stuffing(which is orange and smooth) and lobster for around $24.00. For just $13 you can get half chicken, ribs with rice and vegetables. Enough for two... More 

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St. Croix
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

If you come to St. Croix you don't want to miss a visit to the chicken shack. I heard that one day they cooked over 350 chickens and in an average day they cook 150 to hundred and 75 chickens. All over and open pit Grill. Through other foods not too bad either. Best chicken on St. Croix without a... More 

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Clarksville, Tennessee
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5 reviews 5 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015 via mobile

A modest looking establishment with an amazing array of food. If you are a carnivore, rejoice! If it is the roasted chicken or the fall off the bone soft tasty pork, you will not be disappointed. The sides are either white rice or perfectly seasoned rice and salad with your choice of dressing. Sit in the open air area and... More 

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Ontario, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

Everyone we ran into told us we had to try this place. It was average at best. Roasted chicken with some sides. I can get that at home.

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Branford, Connecticut
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18 reviews 18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Definitely an experience but once was enough. It was fun and the ribs were marvelous. First time I had ribs in 20 years and it was worth the wait.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 24-I Estate Slob | Kingshill, Usvi, St. Croix
  • Location: Caribbean  >  U.S. Virgin Islands  >  St. Croix
  • Phone Number: +1 340-778-5717

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 7 - 28
  • Cuisine: Caribbean

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, Dining on a budget

Description

very popular with the locals and gaining popularity with the tourists. they don't have their own website, but the link I provided above shows its listing.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?