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Self Service Musei Vaticani

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Vaticano, 00120 Vatican City, Italy
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Singapore, Singapore
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16 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This is not a restaurant. It's a canteen. And it's an absolute rip off. The portions (esp the pasta) are small and not filling at all. Yet, the prices are much higher than an affordable eatery outside of the museum. BUT if you have not prepared any food beforehand, this may be your only option. If so, choose the burger,... More 

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Bergamo, Italy
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The high value of my review is related to this kind of restaurant. It's impressive the modern organisation that don't permit improvisation but it keeps a human relation with guest and staff. The quality of food is fresh and good. I think this could be a case history to be studied by other organisations.

Thank Rinaldo S
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253 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 167 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

The food is one of the worst I taste. The sweets the same. Coffee is an expensive thing with no taste given in a plastc cup

Thank thor2705
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

The Cafeteria, Restaurant and Pizzeria looks like a school cantine. I wasn't convince to buy anything. Do not buy the Full Italian Menu (18 euro) because you will regrete the decision.

Thank Christiansen S
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237 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016

We had booked a meal on internet. € 18.- The place was a cafeteria, self service, extremely noisy, the food mediocre. Please rather walk down to the garde cafe. Do not book this meal

Thank enare
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

Ok.. This was the worst food we ate in Rome. We spent 35 euros and we threw 75% of the food. You'd better wait to finish your visit and eat somewhere else. Anyway, if you still want to eat something here, choose fries and hotdog.

Thank B A
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

Unfortunately I also just read this review after my visit. This is really a BAD - Everything. I you just need a snack there is also a café there with pizza slices etc. I did not try it but wish I had went for that instead. It was much cheaper and looked much better.

1 Thank Per H
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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51 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016

..the Vatican Museums are a journey through time, culture, faith, art, treasures...and journeys are draining...that's what cafe's are for. There's a decent selection of over-the-counter foods and drinks although seating space may be all taken up depending on how many hungry others there are. We began our voyage here and were fueled enough to last the next 5 hours. Nice... More 

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Attard Malta
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 503 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2016

This restaurant is situated in the Vatican Museum and although it is not luxurious it offers decent food.

1 Thank Mario V
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2016 via mobile

Read the reviews. Unfortunately we booked the online ticket with ' full Italian menu in restaurant' then read trio adviser, and thought it can't be that bad. Believe me it is. The online ticket for entry is a must, we got in, in under 10 minutes, with a huge queue outside for pay on the door. We tried to change... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    2 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Vaticano, 00120 Vatican City, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Vatican City

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?