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Vivine's Kitchen

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Austin Drive, East End, Grand Cayman
+1 345-947-7435
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Kingston, New Hampshire
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83 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We had lunch today at Vivines and it was exceptional I had a small serving of the oxtail stew and a small serving of the jerk chicken my wife had the fish and chips They use grouper for the fish and chips All three meals were just great cooked perfectly and served at an outside patio overlooking the ocean Everything... More 

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Seabrook, New Hampshire
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped for lunch here with our guide, Shirley Roulston of Cayman Routes, for a local waterfront lunch. Many local choices from conch, grouper, chicken with plaintaines, breadfruit and rice. Home cooking in a nice shady spot overlooking the Caribbean. Try the tamerind drink!

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New York City, New York
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107 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This local gem is just a great find. Sit in the backyard in the evening and enjoy a home cook meal. Fresh fish caught that day gives the REAL island flavor

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NJ
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97 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped here for dinner because we wanted to eat local. The food is cooked in the kitchen of the house -- not a typical restaurant. While we were there two groups of people stopped by and left without eating. I guess you could be put off by the surroundings. The meals we had -- jerk chicken and baked chicken... More 

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Thank Shellhead
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is located on the east end of the island and has truly great authentic Caymanian food. You can easily drive past it if you aren't looking. You order your food at the top of the steps leading up to the house. The ladies will take your order and you pay right there bringing your food and beverage out to... More 

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Durham, North Carolina
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was the best food we had all week at the best price. You literally order in her garage and sit out on picnic tables in her backyard overlooking the ocean. It is a local favorite so get there early! The food was piled high on the plate and the diversity of everything was exceptional (potato salad, coleslaw, rice, beans,... More 

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Thank SABNC
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161 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Bring cash because they don't take credit cards. The stew beef is excellent as was the jerk chicken. They have two sizes small and large $7 or $9 CI. $1 for a can of soda not bad at all. We sat outside on their balcony overlooking the ocean. We went on Wednesday and were told they closed at 8pm.

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Fort Collins, Colorado
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43 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Since so many others have given Vivine's great reviews, maybe we ordered the wrong thing--the fish fry: two small, thin fillets in batter with a bit of sort-of sweet red sauce, wonderful pickled veggies, boring bread fruit and purple potato, tasteless rice and beans. Parking is a problem; cash only; no alcoholic beverages; nice view and inexpensive!

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Thank ProfSue
Grand Cayman
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

awesome local food. the cayman style beef on sundays are the best part of this all. they give you every side made :)

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Cranberry Township, Pennsylvania
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46 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

I enjoyed this meal. But remember to bring cash a Miss Vivine takes no credit cards....or as she put it "no swipes". The food was good and plentiful

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Caribbean, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats, View
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?