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Self Service Musei Vaticani

Vaticano, Vatican City, Italy
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Cuisines: Italian
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- Sep 15, 2014
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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85 reviews 85 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

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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233 reviews 233 reviews
152 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 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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58 reviews 58 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 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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75 restaurant reviews
155 helpful votes 155 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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66 reviews 66 reviews
13 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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96 restaurant reviews
170 helpful votes 170 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
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5 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 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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37 reviews 37 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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