Don't overlook Vie's Snack Shack just because it's a little shack by the side of the road. In fact, it is somewhat of a landmark on the island, and known for some of the best Caribbean cooking around. It isn't uncommon for her to begin to run out of items in the early afternoon, so stop by early if you have a particular menu item in mind.
The garlic chicken legs is the most talked about menu item and runs out on almost a daily basis. Vie knows what she's good at and keeps her menu short. You'll find the following items available daily as long as supplies last: garlic chicken and a johnny cake drizzled with honey, island style beans and rice with meat sauce, scrumptious conch fritters, hot dogs, local homemade pineapple or coconut tarts, homemade iced tea, sodas, beers, and water.
Vie also allows her guest access to the private beach directly in front of Vie's Snack Shack for a small fee of $2.50 per person. There are beach chairs provided on a first come first served basis.
Vie's Snack Shack is a popular snackbar that happens to specialize in Caribbean cuisine. The style of dining and service here is considered very casual. This location serves food for both dinner and lunch, so why not stop by?
Positioned on the island of St. John, Vie's Snack Shack is on East End Road. Travelers who are checking out Coral Bay might also think about having a meal here, as it's 2.6 miles to the east of town.
If you're hoping to combine your restaurant visit with some local sightseeing opportunities, you'll find at least a few notable things to see and do within reach of the restaurant, like.
One point of interest found this neighborhood is Hansen Bay Beach, a nearby beach, where you might nod off after a good meal or a long day.
If you and your party are in the mood for a restaurant that has similar menu items and/or a similar ambiance, there are quite a few nearby places to pick from, including Indigo Grill. It is found two and a half miles to the west of this restaurant.
Then again, if you want a change of pace, this section of St. John provides an impressive selection of restaurants choices that will suit the tastes of nearly any type of diner. For instance, you might also consider trying American fare at Skinny Legs, which is two and a half miles west.
Items available at the Shack range in price from $1 to $12(USD). The shack is only open for lunch, from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, and they are closed on Sundays and Mondays.
Location: East End Road, St. John
Phone: (340) 693-5033
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