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All 3 Vatican City Restaurants

Self Service Musei Vaticani

Vaticano, Vatican City, Italy
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Cuisines: Italian
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London, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

After spending hours walking around the Vatican me and my family wanted to eat a late lunch somewhere nearby so we chose this place. The coffee was in a tiny plastic cup and was of terrible quality and the food (we chose pasta and salad) was awful. The seafood smelled and tasted terrible and the pasta itself was wet and... More

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11 reviews 11 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Located within the Vatican Museum area, this self-service canteen is a good option for a quick lunch. Better come before lunch time, to avoid big crowd!

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190 reviews 190 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

As anybody else I guess, the Vatican Museums are so large that sooner or later you want something to eat just to recharge the battery. We decided for the Pizza option and to be frank it wasn't that bad. What was bad was that you can actually buy only the menu option: pizza + water; pizza + drink; etc. actually... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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92 reviews 92 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

After many hours of walking around the Vatican Museums it is of course necessary to eat. Unfortunately the choices are limited and you are somewhat forced to eat in the canteen style self-service restaurant that has a very school canteen feel. The staff are efficient, but not very welcoming. They've clearly had enough of dealing with foreign visitors that don't... More

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Delft, The Netherlands
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289 reviews 289 reviews
185 restaurant reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

When spending a day in the museum and when not willing to leave for one of the better restaurants nearby, one can survive by eating here. It is passable and gives you some energy, but don't expect anything special

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Renfrew, United Kingdom
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59 reviews 59 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 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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203 reviews 203 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
162 helpful votes 162 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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14 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 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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Additional Information about Self Service Musei Vaticani

Address: Vaticano, Vatican City, Italy
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Vatican City
Cuisine: Italian

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