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Chef Express

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Esquilino
Italian, Cafe, Fast Food, Bar, Contemporary
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Via Marsala 25, 00185 Rome, Italy
+39 059 754711
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Bala, Wales, United Kingdom
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103 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars 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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477 reviews
176 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 254 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars 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!

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Thank R P T
Munich, Germany
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars 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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Ħamrun, null, Malta
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2016

a lot of food to choose from. for what you choose you pay. We only paid 7.50 euros for each serving and a drink of your choice. Highly recommended for people if they are going from one train to another. Very quick service.

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Thank Vanessa P
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213 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2016

I stopped here to grab a quick bite before boarding a train to Florence. The sandwich was delicious and the Cappuccino was well made.

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Thank Michael P
London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2016

I was overcharged on a meal which I paid for on a credit card when I questioned this I was given a cash refund the suggestion being that people are surcharged as matter of course if paying by credit card.

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Thank Gio622
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33 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2015 via mobile

We came here because we wanted something fast to start our day in rome, it was fine, the only reason why we picked this place is because it's located in Termini which was in our way. Nothing special.

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Thank Cindy B
Ireland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015

I went to chef express on a school trip as it was what was included in the package I paid for. I found the staff extremely rude, and very hard to talk to as they didn't have good English. Also I am a vegetarian and there was a very bad selection of food for me in the buffet we had... More 

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Luton, United Kingdom
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70 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2015

On the way through the Termini station, picked up Panini, crisps and drinks. Reasonable selection and prices as you would expect. Small seated area available and take away service.

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Newburgh, New York
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101 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2015

Got a quick sub here to bring back to the hotel for lunch. Sub was very good. Would buy again from here.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Italian, Cafe, Fast Food, Bar, Contemporary
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Marsala 25, 00185 Rome, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome>  > Esquilino
  • Neighborhood: Esquilino
  • Phone Number: +39 059 754711
Description
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?

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Esquilino
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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