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Chef Express

#4,646 of 9,046 Restaurants in Rome
#5,235 of 9,848 Places to Eat in Rome
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Esquilino
Italian, Bar, Cafe, Contemporary, Pub, Pasta
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Via Marsala 25, 00185 Rome, Italy
+39 059 754711
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Description: Bar & Snack - Ristorante - Pizzeria - Corner Mr Panino, Gourme, Renzini...
Bar & Snack - Ristorante - Pizzeria - Corner Mr Panino, Gourme, Renzini - Gelateria - Market food - Tabacchi - Lottomatica - Free wifi In Rome's Grand Station, there are three Chef Express eateries on the ground floor, located in front of tracks 1-2, 11-12, 23-24. The Chef Express Bar is in front of track 27
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  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 stars
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The meal was good, it is a coffee shop near a train station so don't expect anything fancy. It was almost a little expensive.

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 23, 2015
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

The meal was good, it is a coffee shop near a train station so don't expect anything fancy. It was almost a little expensive.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Good place for a quick continental breakfast. No frills and quick service. Pastries were delicious and prices very reasonable. Gives a huge pot of tea. Great for the price.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Yes, I know this a train station but I do expect places with inflated prices to at least serve adequate eats. Forget eating in Roma Termini. Bring something with you or wait until you leave the station.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

I am always like... " Don't do fast food!" But I needed a snack. I got off the train and saw a lot of people going into Chef Express so I followed the sheep. My espresso was wonderful then I grabbed a mixed fruit cup and a croissant. I was really surprised at the quality of how good the croissant... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Excellent food. We had Cotoletta(chicken sandwich) which was excellent and was 6 euro. Coffee (cappuccino) was good too. Good customer service. Whenever I'm in termini I definitely would come here!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

A fairly good variety of hot and cold buffet items at reasonable prices (especially for Rome). It is what it is...a restaurant in a train station...nothing more, or less. However, I have eaten in a number of train stations, and this is pretty high on my list. The service is fast, efficient, and the place is clean. I would recommend... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

There are two places upstairs...one is small coffee place with just a few food items, the other is a fairly large "buffet." We went to the buffet since we were hungry, and had a salad and pasta. For a train station, it worked out well... and was reasonably priced, the food being prepared constantly. I'd rather eat here than McDonalds!... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

Ordered two espresso and panini. Were given the panini but not the espresso. We did not realise that this was served further along the bar and we did eventually receive them. Dd get a free cold drink.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

I only had the muffins, and they were fantastic. The rest of the food looked nice and fresh however. Service was also fast and friendly.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 via mobile

Must stop here for coffee if you are in the termini station in time Coffee price is reasonable and the snacks are pretty yummy too

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Address: Via Marsala 25, 00185 Rome, Italy
Phone Number: +39 059 754711
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome>  > Esquilino
Cuisine: Italian, Bar, Cafe, Contemporary, Pub, Pasta

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  • Address: Via Marsala 25, 00185 Rome, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome>  > Esquilino
  • Neighborhood: Esquilino
  • Phone Number: +39 059 754711

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Bar, Cafe, Contemporary, Pub, Pasta

Description

Bar & Snack - Ristorante - Pizzeria - Corner Mr Panino, Gourme, Renzini - Gelateria - Market food - Tabacchi - Lottomatica - Free wifi In Rome's Grand Station, there are three Chef Express eateries on the ground floor, located in front of tracks 1-2, 11-12, 23-24. The Chef Express Bar is in front of track 27

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Esquilino
Old school vibe from the very beginning is the only way to describe the Esquilino neighborhood. The Esquilino takes pride in being one of the oldest areas in Rome for its key location on one of the city’s famous seven hills. From an ancient neighborhood to its modern incarnation as a multicultural hub, Esquilino always has something going on—polyglot vendors debate street artists while kids play pick-up basketball games. Look around you: this area isn’t like the historic center. Liberty architecture, large piazzas, and long boulevards mix with archaic arches, secret side alleys, and beautiful churches like Santa Maria Maggiore.
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