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La Reine Chicken Shack

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24-I Estate Slob | Kingshill, Usvi, St. Croix
+1 340-778-5717
10:30 - 20:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun 10:30 - 16:00
Mon - Wed 10:30 - 18:00
Thu - Sat 10:30 - 20:00
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Naples, Florida
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Beer was $3.00 for a bottle of Heineken and my dinner was $10.00 for a very generous portion of chicken quesadilla. No table service as you order at a counter and then wait for the food. It was a Friday night and he band was playing at very high decibels so it was hard to know when your food was... More 

Thank brathe
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37 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Stopped here on a recommendation if the dive operator from N2theBlue. Excellent choice, fast and friendly. Cold beer and great chicken plates.

Thank David A
Las Vegas, Nevada
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66 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We shared a half chicken, with rice and beans, baked beans, and johnny cakes. With a bottle of water and a soda, only $14. Friendly atmosphere, fun music playing, and made new friends.

Thank HeatherSidney
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The LA Reine Chicken Shack is one of the locations on St Croix that goes above and beyond to show their support for service members and veterans. During veterans day, they provided free meals to service members and veterans. Aside from their extensive menus that includes Latin cuisines, roast chicken and Johnny cakes, this business has some of the most... More 

Thank Mr F
Escondido, California
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131 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Johnny cakes are a must, chicken was okay but it was built up so much expectations may have been too high.

Thank R A
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Rule #1 about eating out when traveling: look for where the locals eat. Never has this adage been more true than at La Reine; the food was exceptional, (I dare you to find a better, tastier and more satisfying meal for $7 anywhere) but, as with any great food joint, it's not "just" about the delicious chicken, try the pot... More 

Thank sc n
Long Island, New York
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39 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went here for dinner and it was good. Had the oxtail and bbq chicken. The food here is closer to Spanish food. than carribean food.

Thank Gaby H
Bartlett, New Hampshire
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

Drove by several times and didn't notice but so glad we finally stopped. Popular with locals. Reminded us of a drive in. Stewed Goat was a hit. Must have Johnnycakes.. Lots of food served but a limited menu

Thank kmb201661
Austin, TX
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58 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

This place doesn't look like much, but the food is really good. Cheap, local place with a covered porch for seating. This is where the locals eat, and we could see why.

Thank Amy C
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118 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

The story behind this restaurant makes it an irresistible destination. A poor St Croix family with a great chicken recipe opens a roadside chicken shack which becomes so popular that they open a small restaurant; then a bigger restaurant and ultimately a restaurant , bar and live music venue. The reason is that the food is delicious especially the chicken,... More 

Thank Mark R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 7 - USD 28
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
10:30 - 16:00
10:30 - 18:00
10:30 - 18:00
10:30 - 18:00
10:30 - 20:00
10:30 - 20:00
10:30 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 24-I Estate Slob | Kingshill, Usvi, St. Croix
  • Location: Caribbean  >  U.S. Virgin Islands  >  St. Croix
  • Phone Number: +1 340-778-5717
very popular with the locals and gaining popularity with the tourists. they don't have their own website, but the link I provided above shows its listing.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?