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Vie's Snack Shack

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Rte. 10, St. John
340.693.5033
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Fairmont, West Virginia
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120 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Vie's is near the end of the road (Rte. 10) and takes a bit of effort to get there. It is a standard stop for us that has a sentimental connection; we first visited Vie's in 1984 as close as I can remember. It is a little family owned and operated road-side stop with a limited menu; basically what they... More 

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Saint Augustine, Florida
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This vary small roadside snack shack is fantastic. We took a car ride out to the East End near Hansen Bay not knowing about Vie's. We were lucky to find the best beans & rice in the USVI. Fantastic and well worth the drive.

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CHAPEL HILL
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16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016

St. John is an island in transition as the economy becomes more focused on tourism and as younger generations take on leadership positions in businesses. Vie's is well documented here as an island institution, but; (i) there has been a well documented change in menu, and (ii) it is not clear if they want to continue running a business. We... More 

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Gainesville, United States
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45 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016

Extra fantastic conch fritters on the side of the road in St. John. A little out of the way, but worth the jaunt. Excellent snack after snorkeling the nearby bay.

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San Antonio, Texas
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

This was our fourth trip to Vie's and although we do miss the fried chicken and conch fritters (Vie doesn't do fried food anymore), the beans and rice with her wonderful meat sauce on top was well worth the trip! And try the small coconut pies that her friend (wish I knew her name!) makes for her. It melts in... More 

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2016

We happened upon Vie's by accident and we will definitely be going back to visit. Right across from the beach, it's a perfect place to grab something to eat and a drink and then go to the beach. Vie is so nice to talk to is very good at keeping the chickens happy!

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Thank Shannon W
London, Canada
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289 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 299 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016 via mobile

Drove out because of the reviews. Unfortunately it was closed. Sign says closed Sunday and Monday Even though we did not eat here, the drive was well worth it. The steps hills and sharp drop offs are not for the faint of heart.

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Austin, TX
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2016

We'd read several reviews of people who said this was a "must eat." The staff was so friendly, and the food was great. Even my young daughters loved it. Plus, we got to see the wild island donkeys up close and personal. Doesn't get much better than that!

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Thank Courtney R
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37 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2016

Lovely Vie operates her own beach, picnic ground, and snack shack on Hansen Bay. For just $2.50, you can park your car, use her beach, lounge in her chairs, and rinse off with her hose. The snorkeling here is incredibly good! There's a shallow reef with a surprising variety of corals and fish. After snorkeling, we enjoyed Vie's flavorful Beans... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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52 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

Let's see................ they had Hot Dogs, Rice and Beans with Meat Sauce, and Rice and Beans without Meat Sauce. Not a lot to review, but be it from my mouth to gods ears, the beans and rice filled us two couples up with a smile...GREAT STUFF! You have to try it!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$12
Cuisine
Caribbean
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Scenic view, Dining on a budget, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rte. 10, St. John
  • Location: Caribbean  >  U.S. Virgin Islands  >  St. John
  • Phone Number: 340.693.5033
Description
We are open Tuesdays to Saturdays from 10:00 am - 5:00 pmClosed Sundays and Mondays

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?