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Caffe Vaticano

#7,805 of 9,121 Restaurants in Rome
#8,585 of 9,921 Places to Eat in Rome
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Viale Vaticano 100, Rome, Italy
39 06 397
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Dining options: Breakfast, Drinks, Lunch

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  • Food
    2 of 5 stars
    Service
    2 of 5 stars
  • Value
    1 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    2 of 5 stars
they should be wearing masks, STAY CLEAR !!

This place is a rip off.... No menu handed to us, just a small board hidden behind a wall. Asked for a coke, €6 😳 and a chicken wrap, it came to us with a salad and pasta which we didn't ask for........😬 then the bill was €46 as they took a 10% service charge too. Stay clear of this... read more

1 of 5 starsReviewed August 26, 2015
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Rome, Italy
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

This place is a rip off.... No menu handed to us, just a small board hidden behind a wall. Asked for a coke, €6 😳 and a chicken wrap, it came to us with a salad and pasta which we didn't ask for........😬 then the bill was €46 as they took a 10% service charge too. Stay clear of this... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

The prices are not written when ordering the food, they are only written in small outside. The food is very expensive, as it doubles as soon as you sit down. We were shocked when presented with the check. Tourist trap! Flee!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Yes it is right outside the entrance to the Vatican museum and yes it is quite pricey - but, it is highly convenient! When visiting in the height of summer at 37 degree heat it was incredibly nice to cool down in an air conditioned and welcoming restaurant. All food has been prepared on the day and is visible in... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

The food is barely average, but you don't have much choice if you stay in the museum for four plus hours.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

I spent there a couple of hours waiting for my friend. Everybody knows that because of its location, it will certainly be very expensive so I only ordered some drinks and a wonderful fruit salad. I must say Simone, our waiter was amazing!! So kind and working with so much happiness that he made me feel like at home.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

Because I had 30 minutes to spare before my guided tour, I asked for a half a sandwich and a glass of wine and I got a bill for 24 Euro. They tried to make me pay for a 1/2 bottle of wine (18 Euro, which is also completely exorbitant). After much ado, they finally reduced it to a glass... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015 via mobile

Great location but be prepared for that convenience. it is literally at the Vatican front door but the food is expensive. We were a family of 3 and we ordered 1 meal of spaghetti and 3 meatballs with 2 cokes and a water. The food was enough to feed all of us before we went on our tour. My daughter... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

It's the biggest tourist trap in the Vatican area. Prices are outrageous, border line illegal. The staff is rude and service is terrible. A bottle of water: 15 euros! Stay away from that place.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

Two beers and a plate of snacks given to us "gratis" which we told them to take away immediately. We did not touch the snacks and watched as they made fun of tourists to their faces and behind their backs. I hope the Pope pays them a visit to tell them how to be decent human beings. The old shady... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

We stopped here to have a gelato while waiting to get into the Vatican museum. value was fine and gelato was excellent. didn't like having to go inside to pay after getting the gelato but that was no big deal.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Viale Vaticano 100, Rome, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome
  • Phone Number: 39 06 397

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

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