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VJ's Drive Inn

Certificate of Excellence
Downtown Winnipeg
American, Fast Food, Canadian
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170 Main Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
+1 204-943-2655
10:00 am - 11:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
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Winnipeg, Canada
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61 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It is really good and you will always come back. Pretty simple and straight forward, Burgers and Fries, and Shakes, etc. It has been in Winnipeg for Many decades and really is a place to stop if you are in the city and very close to everything Downtown, including the Forks and such....Enjoy.

Thank Jasper_adventures
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97 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

As I'm new to Winnipeg, I was told by friends to try this place for a good burger. I decided to try it out and the first time I went, I noticed a sign that says they only accept cash...having a debit card only, I went elsewhere for lunch but returned three days later when I had another opportunity to... More 

Thank Peter E
Winnipeg, Canada
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Traditional Greek style homemade burgers and fries, cheeseburgers, cheeseburgers, Pepsi, Pepsi, cash only no soup for you! Owners are there all the time, fries should be in a box so you can vinegarize them. Chili on the burgers is hot and homemade. Eating outdoors or in your car.Cash only, no plastic. Return often!!

Thank Hecla-Sveinn
Winnipeg, Canada
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My personal favourite burger in the city. I would recommend getting the V.J.'s special and an order of fries. Did not try the shakes but I have heard that they are also good! Highly recommend this place.

Thank Kieran H
Winnipeg, Canada
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Constantly the best Burger and fries in the city....Love the homemade taste and the sloopy chili they include in their "SPECIAL". You got to eat here

Thank Ron B
Winnipeg, Canada
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53 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had the VJ's Special Burger which was very tasty. The fries were hot and crisp. Best place to get a burger in the Winter.

Thank Bubette1960
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 2017

I always eat there in the summer food is exceptional. Homemade burgers and fries cooked to perfection

1 Thank Eric B
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39 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 2017 via mobile

Vj's is a wonderful family take out. On a nice day the outside tables are full. A fat boy and fries in a box are legendary. The return of the lime shake is a must have. Bring cash this a non visa stop. I have taken my son who now rates every burger to a VJ's.

1 Thank Family204
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 13, 2017

If you're travelling across Canada, this is the place to go for one of the country's best burger joints. It's right across the street from the train station! I travel past on my regular commute and the deliciousness is frequently enticing.

1 Thank Ken M
Brampton, Canada
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 21, 2016

Known for being a local joint for tasty burger, fries and shakes. They are know for chili on their burger. Downside is no heated seating. Problem to sit and eat if it's winter and you don't have a car.

2 Thank Paul L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$2 - $10
American, Fast Food, Canadian
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Parking Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
10:00 am - 11:30 pm
10:00 am - 11:30 pm
10:00 am - 11:30 pm
10:00 am - 11:30 pm
10:00 am - 11:30 pm
10:00 am - 11:30 pm
10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 170 Main Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Manitoba  >  Winnipeg>  > Downtown Winnipeg
  • Neighborhood: Downtown Winnipeg
  • Phone Number: +1 204-943-2655

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