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VJ's Drive Inn

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Downtown Winnipeg
American, Fast Food, Canadian
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170 Main St, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 1A6, Canada
204-943-2655
Today
10:00 am - 11:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Don't go any further than this quaint little dive of a restaurant just a few steps away from Main St. in Winnipeg. You can't go wrong with any of the burger selections and their fries are delish! This is a Winnipeg staple and has been around for many years. It doesn't get much better than this when it comes to... More 

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Thank 544camillew
Winnipeg, Canada
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54 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We have lived in Winnipeg for almost five years, so we hear about this from many who love it. It was just okay, in my humble opinion. We went there late at night. No debit or credit cards allowed, and no phones either. We had burgers (almost $7/each) with fries ($3.90). We ate outside at the picnic table. The food... More 

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Thank Melania_Ann
Metro Minneapolis-Saint Paul, Minnesota
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It has been one of the food highlights of the vacation including Rushmore, Medora, and Regina. The food is very honest with no pretence. The chili is excellent and they would make a killing if they decided to do chili fries with cheese. Service was very fast and efficient. Also, very honest when working with tourists who did not know... More 

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Thank fred c
Regina, Canada
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22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We don't get to Winnipeg often but we always make sure we hit VJ's when we're in town. The burgers are messy and delicious and the fries are equally good. The staff are some of the nicest people we've encountered. See you next year!

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Thank kateb33
Winnipeg
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I hit this Winnioeg Iconic eatery most times after or during our spa time at The Loft. The home made burgers and fries are so delicious we always save room to enjoy the special treat which is VJ's. Always giid food, great service and priced right. Anyone who visits our fair city needs to experience this iconic... More 

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Thank Rob Y
Winnipeg
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a hole in the wall five and dime burger joint. The burgers are the best you will find and they give you lots of fries that are never under cook. The cooks are amazing.

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Thank Ron C
Winnipeg, Canada
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

The prices have gone up a bit, but always delicious. The fatboys are amazing, milkshakes are creamy - perfect summer spot

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Thank VictoriaHope91
Sao Paulo, SP
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154 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016

It´s a good place to eat, but the meat was too compressed and not juicy. I would reccomend it, but I will not return to eat there.

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Thank Rachel H
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016

a very basic menu with a few items that they do very well. They serve homemade burgers and delicious fries.

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Thank Wayne C
Winnipeg, Canada
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64 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

yummy place. always great fries and hotdogs. not in the best area but you can eat your food in the car or take it home

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$2 - $10
Cuisine
American, Fast Food, Canadian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 170 Main St, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 1A6, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Manitoba  >  Winnipeg>  > Downtown Winnipeg
  • Neighborhood: Downtown Winnipeg
  • Phone Number: 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?