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VJ's Drive Inn

170 Main St, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 1A6, Canada
+1 204-943-2655
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good33%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“fries” (155 reviews)
“chilli” (56 reviews)
“burger” (154 reviews)
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Fast food, Canadian
170 Main St, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 1A6, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

great hot dogs. and burgers, the fries are homemade and go with all foods, the outside benches gives it the park atmosphere.

Thank evamaria1590
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just like the reviews noted you could walk or drive right by this little spot. Staff was efficient. We ordered dogs and burgers which were great but we didn't know we'd also get a mountain of fries ! They were delicious!! Ate at the picnic...More

Thank Sarah M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When I wandered past V.J's I had just eaten, but then I wasn't driving a car. However, walk-ins seemed to be welcomed, although I wouldn't want to walk-in during the middle of winter. Given the number of cars driving through the place was certainly popular....More

Thank David-Sweet
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went there tonight for a burger and fries. We started at a different restaurant and the service was terrible so we left to come to vjs. Our night just got worse. The service was terrible. My aunt asked for fries and chillie. Both of...More

Thank aielloa1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This drive inn is located on Main Street and is easy to find by the line up outside the door. They only do take out and cash but there were seats available outside the restaurant. We shared a hot dog that had the works on...More

Thank travellingshow2013
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Don't let the building fool you, it is worth the drive and wait to eat there. Delicious burgers with HUGE portions. When you order fries they just keep piling them in your container for you. I took my husband here for his first experience of...More

1  Thank Lillivix
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

If you need a break from all the shopping and eating at the Forks,take a walk through CN Station that brings you out to Main Street.Right across on the west side is VJ's Drive Inn.Bring your cash only and order at the walkup counter.Ask for...More

Thank Sonye1
Reviewed 14 July 2017

Literally a hole in the wall but popular burger bar, with good reason. The burgers are very good and the fries are fresh. Very generous portions. Service is ambivalent at best.

1  Thank hatboyca
Reviewed 6 July 2017

Burgers made fresh and fast. Eat there fives in four days. First time I was there, it was a Sunday night and people just kept on coming. Great place for take out or eat at the picnic tables outside. Lots of parking space. Never seen...More

2  Thank bon992017
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

One of the best spots in town for a large messy burger. It's a drive in, pick up and go spot. It's so good and delicious it's a must try if you like messy burgers!

Thank Steven J
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 2 - US$ 10
Fast food, Canadian
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 - 23:30
10:00 - 23:30
10:00 - 23:30
10:00 - 23:30
10:00 - 23:30
10:00 - 23:30
10:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 170 Main St, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 1A6, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Manitoba  >  Winnipeg>  > Downtown Winnipeg
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown Winnipeg
  • Phone Number: +1 204-943-2655
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