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Chef Express

#4,481 of 8,973 Restaurants in Rome
#5,069 of 9,777 Places to Eat in Rome
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Esquilino
Italian, Bar, Cafe, Ice Cream, Contemporary, 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
Good for a quick bite

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 19, 2015
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Costa Mesa, California
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Toledo, Ohio
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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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Costa Mesa, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
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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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
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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York
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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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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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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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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

We do not know where to eat I'm Rome for our first night stay in Rome, end up trying this. Food serve is not warm, bit disappointed. Staff are friendly thou.recommed for just to fill up your hunger, portion was big and we share it for two.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

A quick eat out area inside termini. Variety in food at different times of the day. Sufficient seating inside. Negative would be no English speaking person at food selection area. Risotto was cold on one day and the person was rather rude when I asked, maybe he did not understand. There was a microwave at seating area, so we managed.

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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, Ice Cream, Contemporary, Pasta

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Location and Contact Information

  • 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, Ice Cream, Contemporary, 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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