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Self Service Musei Vaticani

Vaticano, Vatican City, Italy
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Cuisines: Italian
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- Mar 22, 2014
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39 reviews from our community

7% Recommend
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Southampton, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 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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224 reviews 224 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
110 helpful votes 110 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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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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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32 reviews 32 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 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
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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104 reviews 104 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2013 via mobile

Would not go back, food OK 2 beers 2 sandwiches, 2 espresso and a gilati for 92eur. It does include free wifi allowing me to write this review. They tell everyone that credit card machine is down but when you say no cash then all of a sudden it works.

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Hampshire, UK
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28 restaurant reviews
297 helpful votes 297 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2013

Having spent a very busy few hours touring the Vatican Museum we found this self service restaurant at the end of our visit to the Sistine Chapel and needed to grab some food and drink. Rather than go outside the museum we decided to grab a pizza slice and drink at the fast food section. The staff were quite brash... More

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Woodbridge, VA
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22 restaurant reviews
114 helpful votes 114 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2013

Food service, in case of most museums, is a poorly executed afterthought. If objective is quick fuel up and optimize time in Vatican to see exhibits, Sistine Chapel ceiling and Saint Peter's Basilica before being shepherded promptly off premises at closing time, then dine in Museum! Recommend: Bump up to twenty euro menu options for better options. Hurry down to... More

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London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2012

I went into the self service restaurant in the Vatican Museums yesterday and I can honestly say it was one of the worst experiences I have ever been subjected to. The staff were rude and unpleasant and the self service system is archaic. The food is very poor indeed and overpriced for the quality. The Vatican should take responsibility for... More

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