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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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Fort Myers, Florida
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2015

All week we heard about this place and how absolutely marvelous it was. We waited until the last night because it was suppose to be that good. The view is great, but the food and menu were not so impressive. The service was "meh". The menu was mostly fried food, hot dogs, hamburgers. The only Caribbean fare we really saw... More 

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La Jolla, California
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46 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2015

Our friends love this place so we always go there, but I consider it average. The food is good but the service is underwhelming. It is very local fare, but there are other places I prefer.

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Thank mlhinkley520
United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2015

My family and I stopped off here for lunch as part of the Cayman Safari tour. Miss Vivine still does all the cooking and she is in her eighties. Dining here is a great way to get a taste of real Cayman cooking at its best. The menu is fairly limited but everything is authentic and fresh. Watch out for... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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71 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2015

Stopped here on review from this site. So glad we did. There is board with the daily specials. You order inside and the food get delivered to you outside. Great waterfront. It feel like you are eating in her backyard. I had the beef stew (i swear it was ox tails) so delicious!!!, my husband had the Grouper Filet. Both... More 

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ORegon
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2015

This is a sweet little place. Vivine has a board with the daily specials. We had a fish plate that is her specialty. I cannot remember what it is called. But it looked like canned tuna and tasted yummy. The views are breathtaking. It is a casual eat outside kinda place with authentic home made Caymanian food.

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Thank BeachElena
Katy, Texas
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2015

Great place for lunch. Order inside and eat outside in an area overlooking the water. Great local food!

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Thank bhall87
Stormville, New York, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2015

Pretty much across the street from Big Tree this place is another local authentic eatery with a great view. Met the owners dad who is a retired Merchant Marine and he was very interesting to speak with and a good man. The food was good too and the view even better. Local, local, local....my kind of place.

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Picton, Canada
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110 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2015

I ate lunch here as part of a tour I booked privately with Cayman Safari Tours. We had the choice of chicken or ox tail so I tried the ox tail for a change. The food was good with many sides. The place seemed popular with locals & was covered for protection from the sun but still with an out... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2015 via mobile

Had dinner here on our guidebook recommendation. I had the fish fry and my husband had the chicken and dumplings. The chicken was tender and delicious. Excellent dumplings. The fish was good; the sauce reminded me of Cuban food. Each entree came with several sides resulting in heaping plates of food. Good rice & beans and yummy plantains. Homemade brownie... More 

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Grand Cayman
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2015

We always enjoy a home cooked, local lunch at Vivine's. From the hammocks between the coconut trees, the outdoor seating on plastic mismatched patio chairs & picnic tables, to the sea grape & coconut shaded eating area & chalkboard menu - this is one of our favorite Sunday eateries. Definitely worth the drive out East. Even in the stifling summer... More 

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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
Local cuisine, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
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?