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Self Service Musei Vaticani

Vaticano, Vatican City, Italy
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Cuisines: Italian
Most recent review
- Jul 25, 2014
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9% Recommend
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Renfrew, United Kingdom
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58 reviews 58 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

It's a good place to sit and relax after a long walk around the Vatican. The area is not near big enough for the amount of visitors and was still mobbed in the morning, so I would hate to see it at lunch time. The items can be quite expensive but not too bad considering it is one of the... More

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201 reviews 201 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
154 helpful votes 154 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

This cafeteria is inside the Vatican Museums. Average cafeteria. Prices are actually OK. Espresso is good. Practical place to rest your legs for few minutes while visiting the vatican museums. Clean bathrooms nearby (a rarity in Rome).

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65 reviews 65 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

Nice facilities but as to be expected quite pricey as there are limited opportunities for competition. I would suggest you get refreshments before your visit if you looking to be more cost effective.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

No Michelin stars at this place. Food isn't cooked by internationally renown chefs. But what did everyone expect? its a canteen... it is functional, not a luxury. reasonably priced for average food.

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

Staff very unhelpful, no prices or explanations as to food available, you have to guess. Staff ignored me when I asked for assistance and when we finally found something to eat, the lady at the till practically threw my change at me.

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Rome, Italy
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228 reviews 228 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
134 helpful votes 134 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

You cannot re-enter the Vatican Museums on your ticket, so if you end up getting hungry after spending several hours there, you may consider a snack at the Vatican Museums cafeteria if you want to go back and see more of these amazing museums. My recommendation: don't. Stick a granola bar or something to keep you going in your pocket.... More

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Eskilstuna, Sweden
14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

We thought that having spent hours walking around the Vatican Museum, getting a quick, if late, lunch actually within the Vatican itself would be a special way of finishing off our visit. Having looked at the various options we settled on pizza slices. There was no instruction of how the ordering system worked, and the staff were impatient and unhelpful,... More

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36 reviews 36 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2013

This is not comfortable, there is not enough space, the food is mass produced or tastes that way. by all means use the toilet facilities but collecting your bags etc is already a hassle, so better to complete all that and find a restaurant outside where you can relax.It is a very noisy space and all the staff are hassled/unhelpful.

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Tudhoe, United Kingdom
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2013

As we wanted to dine inside Vatican City we decided to eat in the restaurant in the Vatican museum. It was 18Euros for a 3 course meal. All 3 courses were put on a tray and served in one go. They were cold and inedible. The cutlery and plates were plastic. The wine was in a carton and tasted like... More

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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112 reviews 112 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2013

We had one in our party in crutches and took this option for its location. Would NEVER go again. The most expensive and bad meal we had in our whole trip! Please guys, its self service food! You can not charge that much! There was a nice place two blocks away which we did not to because there were stairs... More

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