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Chef Express

Italian, Cafe, Fast Food, Contemporary
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Via Marsala 25, 00185 Rome, Italy
+39 059 754711
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A busy popular place to eat. Gourmet, chain restaurant offering salads, pizza by the slice. Reasonable price and good fresh food. The salads looked amazing. Locals were eating there which is always a good sign.

Thank momapat
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153 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 28, 2016

A very busy place and rightly so! We each chose spaghetti pomdoro which took about fifteen minutes to prepare, it was done to perfection.We also shared one slice of pizza with Parma ham mozzarella and tomatoes ,this was very nice too. I had an Americano and my wife had a bottle of water,so the total bill was only €17.90. I... More 

Thank MichaelTaipei
Naples, Italy
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 20, 2016 via mobile

Two stars because the food is decent, but the service I received today was one of the worst I'be ever experienced. I paid for coffee and croissant and I stand patiently waiting for somebody to finish what they were doing and give me my croissants. When I asked who could serve me, please, the cashier told me, very arrogantly, as... More 

Thank juliejam_86
Tehran, Iran
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105 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

It's a good choice around termini if you don't want to spend much time. It is not advised to sit in place.

Thank Shervin F
Saint John, Canada
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339 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 154 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 9, 2016

I enjoyed the food here for the price. Had some roast beef that looked more like pork and some penne with parmigiano and tomato sauce. It was very good. The price was only 10 euro with a water and the meal was good quality for what I had paid. The restaurant was located half way down the main hall in... More 

Thank Murray D
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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262 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016

2 sandwiches, 3 coffees and 2 orange juice. Filled a gap but nothing special about the experience. €30 was a bit pricey for an average quality light snack!

Thank veritas59915
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315 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 164 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 2, 2016 via mobile

Great stop for something to take on the train. Light and tasty croissants and delicious, fresh-squeezed orange juice. Perfect for our 3-hour journey.

Thank houstontravelingfool
Bala, Wales, United Kingdom
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56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 18, 2016

Actually within Termini station, so good for a quick snack. I've reviewed this place before, and have recommended friends to go there, but its standards seem to have dropped. Rather rude staff, chicken and chips cold and old!, and no longer wine on tap, only rather expensive small bottles. On the plus side, they still do a lovely fresh fruit... More 

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Diss, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 281 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 27, 2016 via mobile

Although quite a good selection of food available there wasn't enough seating to be able to enjoy the food comfortably!

Thank R P T
Munich, Germany
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 6, 2016

Good place to eat at the Roma Termini. We had pasta pomodorini and Risotto, both were good. Prices are also reasonable.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Cafe, Fast Food, Contemporary
Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Dining on a budget, Kids, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Marsala 25, 00185 Rome, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome>  > Esquilino
  • Neighborhood: Esquilino
  • Phone Number: +39 059 754711
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Esquilino

Neighborhood Profile
Old school vibe from the very beginning is the only way to describe the Esquilino neighborhood. The Esquilino takes pride in being one of the oldest areas in Rome for its key location on one of the city’s famous seven hills. From an ancient neighborhood to its modern incarnation as a multicultural hub, Esquilino always has something going on—polyglot vendors debate street artists while kids play pick-up basketball games. Look around you: this area isn’t like the historic center. Liberty architecture, large piazzas, and long boulevards mix with archaic arches, secret side alleys, and beautiful churches like Santa Maria Maggiore.
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