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Vivine's Kitchen

Austin Drive, East End, Grand Cayman
+1 345-947-7435
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good30%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“plantains” (46 reviews)
“oxtail” (33 reviews)
“fried chicken” (20 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Caribbean, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
Austin Drive, East End, Grand Cayman
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1 - 10 of 365 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had heard (and read) many great things about this place. It was by far our worst meal. We tried 5 different dishes for our family of 6 adults, and were not impressed at all with the cooking or the service. We went to the...More

Thank twins2tymes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped in to experience GC cooking the way the locals like it and we were not disapponted. The food was amazing and plentiful, and the prices were so much more reasonable than most of the island. Highly recommended!

Thank bassomatic123
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

As expected the lunch was local cuisine, cooked in Vivine's home kitchen. Choices include Oxtail, Fried Chicken, Pork, Fried Fish all served with dirty rice and peas/beans, delivered city's plantains and potato. My wife and I had the fried chicken (spicy thighs) and fried fish....More

Thank ScotinAlabama
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place was a small very nice establishment with a very good view. There were 4 people in my party and we all tried something different and it was very good. The ONLY reason that I am giving it 4 stars instead of 5 was...More

Thank JustinZarada
Reviewed 18 May 2017

What a fun experience! The food is home cooked literally IN a house, in a real home kitchen. The menu is handwritten on a board. We have BBQ, portions were huge, and way more food thn you can eat! Had a piece of cassava cake...More

Thank Lisa H
Reviewed 18 May 2017

This is NOT the place for fancy night out - but it is the place if you want fresh, authentic food, and plenty of it! We went on Mother's Day Sunday, so it was busy. 20 min or so in line to order, and another...More

Thank JoelEGuy
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Was recommended to go to, we went at closing time but still served, local food , cheap , no need to dress up , eat out side style

Thank sabber107
Reviewed 15 May 2017

This is a relaxing, casual, authentic Island kitchen. The setting is somewhat rustic but is overlooking the water. Friendly people and tasty food.

Thank vmattera
Reviewed 1 May 2017

Ms Vivine restaurant has some delicious local food, from conch stew to turtle stew, to lobster, fish. my favorite is the turtle stew and the cassava cake.

Thank Fluzy
Reviewed 28 April 2017

We tried this on our way to the way to the hotel. It is literally at her house. When you order your food you can see into her kitchen. The food is very authentic. I had the jerk chicken and it was pretty good, it...More

Thank jml422
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
What are the hours?
8 April 2016|
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Response from Traveler137411 | Reviewed this property |
I believe they are open for lunch and dinner. You can call them also or hours may be listed in travel guide brochures.
Mary P
Can u bring wine?
9 March 2016|
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Response from Mike S | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can
Esther B
How far are you away from the cruise terminal? We are people who love "off the beaten paths adventures and places". We just want to make sure we make it back to the ship on time for our tender. We are schedule to return to Princess Regal by 4:00 pm. Do you serve conch..not just fritters?
19 September 2015|
Response from tim f | Reviewed this property |
Conch is out of season that said If you are off the ship early lets say 10 am and get a guide you will be east end in an hour I know the island is only 22 miles but the roads are curvy and slow SO anyways South Coast has... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, View, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Austin Drive, East End, Grand Cayman
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Cayman Islands  >  Grand Cayman  >  East End
  • Phone Number: +1 345-947-7435
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