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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
+1 204-943-2655
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10:00 - 23:30
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 23:30
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Manitoba, Canada
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164 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Wanted a quick supper, was in the area and wanted to check this place out. Service is good and the burger was even better! Will come back!

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Thank MBMatt1147
Waterloo, Canada
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Awesome fries and atmosphere. This place is literally a hole in the wall where you step in to order and drive away or weather permitting picnic tables outside. The menu is limited and really good. Portions are good and by the number of locals coming in to pick up lunch it will be around for many more years.

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Thank FlyGirl C
winnipeg
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2 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you crave a good burger burger and zesty fries. Place to go. Summer time you can eat outside. Fast. After dinner you can hop down the forks to walk off the yummy meal. We have never been happier then when we eat the. High recommended.

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Thank hereforever
Burnaby, Canada
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21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Heard about VJ's from a colleague and decided to stop in on a trip to Winnipeg from BC. Dragged along my a local Winnipeg native who had not been to eat here in years. They lived up to the hype. Great burgers, you have to have the special burger. Chili inside. Fries are awesome and the milkshake authentic. They don't... More 

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Thank Todd C
Manitoba, Canada
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is my favourite burger joint in the city. Be sure to grab a bunch of napkins as the burgers are stuffed and messy! The fries are fresh cut, fresh fried, and one order is more than enough as they first fill the little fry bag and then add a scoop more. A few things to be aware of before... More 

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Thank poco95
Winnipeg, Canada
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61 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017

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.

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Thank Jasper_adventures
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98 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

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 

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Thank Peter E
Winnipeg, Canada
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 February 2017

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!!

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Thank Hecla-Sveinn
Winnipeg, Canada
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017

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.

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Thank Kieran H
Winnipeg, Canada
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 February 2017

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

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Thank Ron B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$2 - US$10
Cuisine
American, Fast food, Canadian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Parking Available
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 23:30
Monday
10:00 - 23:30
Tuesday
10:00 - 23:30
Wednesday
10:00 - 23:30
Thursday
10:00 - 23:30
Friday
10:00 - 23:30
Saturday
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?