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Self Service Musei Vaticani

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Vaticano, Vatican City, Italy
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Unfortunately I also just read this review after my visit. This is really a BAD - Everything. I you just need a snack there is also a café there with pizza slices etc. I did not try it but wish I had went for that instead. It was much cheaper and looked much better.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016

..the Vatican Museums are a journey through time, culture, faith, art, treasures...and journeys are draining...that's what cafe's are for. There's a decent selection of over-the-counter foods and drinks although seating space may be all taken up depending on how many hungry others there are. We began our voyage here and were fueled enough to last the next 5 hours. Nice... More 

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Attard Malta
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2016

This restaurant is situated in the Vatican Museum and although it is not luxurious it offers decent food.

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Thank Mario V
Trowbridge
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016 via mobile

Read the reviews. Unfortunately we booked the online ticket with ' full Italian menu in restaurant' then read trio adviser, and thought it can't be that bad. Believe me it is. The online ticket for entry is a must, we got in, in under 10 minutes, with a huge queue outside for pay on the door. We tried to change... More 

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West Palm Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

A great place to eat while in-between time at the Vatican Museaums. Perfect, great food, great staff, go here!

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Thank glenuehlein
North Yorkshire, UK
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016 via mobile

Good selection and the coffee from the cafe was excellent. Fresh fruit salad very good and an excellent selection to give lots of choice vas you might expect prices are not cheap.

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Thank YORKSHIREFAMILYHOLS
Peterborough, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2016

We reserved two lunches in this 'restaurant' with our ticket booking on-line. The cast was 18 euros each. In short we arrived in a self service cafeteria with not a clue as to what to do. A nice lady behind a counter saw our bewilderment and took out voucher and proceeded to load a try with plastic cutlery, plastic wrapped... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016 via mobile

Well, possibly there is worse somewhere else, but this would be the worst meal we've had by far, in the world, for that price. We made the mistake of buying a Vatican Restaurant meal online with our tickets for 18 Euros each, thinking this would be a lovely romantic thing to do. First problem: It's not a restaurant - that... More 

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Wokingham, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016 via mobile

We had a slab of pizza and drink. They had sold out of most things so not much choice. The pizza was ok and at least a sensible price, given the location

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Thank Angela J
Wokingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2016

We visited the Vatican at the start of March so presumably much less crowded than peak times. The food was of a decent standard, fresh and reasonably priced. Much better than most museum catering. A goof place to take a break between going round the Vatican Museums and moving on to St Peter's.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    2 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Breakfast
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Vaticano, Vatican City, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Vatican City

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?