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Essen Slow Fast Food

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2016 Winner


American, Fast Food, International
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
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Reviewed March 26, 2017

Huge deli-style place with a variety of hot meals, packaged food, and beverages for sale. Reasonable prices and good customer service. There is a spacious dining area at the mezzanine.

Date of visit: February 2017
Thank gboi77
Reviewed March 17, 2017 via mobile

I had a veggie wrap, besides the hummus they just put raw veggies on it with no sauce, salt or pepper or anything so it's really bland.

Date of visit: March 2017
Thank maaikenota
Reviewed February 24, 2017

As most accommodation is Room only, it is so easy to go to an Essen Shop which has just about everything you could wish to eat. It is very well priced and is of good quality. You can either Take Away or eat in as...More

Date of visit: February 2017
Thank JackoEastSussex
Reviewed January 20, 2017

Essen is the place we go to for lunch almost every day. The variety is excellent. One of the best take-out places near our office.

Date of visit: January 2017
Thank Rosaria33
Reviewed January 2, 2017

My daughter works just around the corner from this place. With limited time to meet up for lunch, this was perfect. It's a cafeteria-style place where you go to the "station" that has the food that you want, and then you pay at the register....More

Date of visit: December 2016
Thank Wildwoodatheart
Reviewed November 2, 2016

This place reminded me of Marche in Boston--multiple different stations with a central pay location and a foreign word for the name. :) But Marche had lots of choices and many ethnic foods while this was just pasta, sandwiches, burgers, and I guess salads. And...More

Date of visit: October 2016
Thank SCDad
Reviewed October 19, 2016 via mobile

Was looking for a new place to buy lunch at and tried this place. Many choices from the cold buffet, hot buffet, grilled meats and fish, sandwiches , panninis and I chose shrimp teriyaki bowl. It was okay but not high quality shrimp. Crummy limp...More

Date of visit: October 2016
Thank Allansha
Reviewed October 11, 2016

They live up to the name and I have been a customer for years. I have been going in the morning and occasionally late night. Lately while dining in I have been harassed and followed making my dining experience unsafe. I noticed the people begging...More

Date of visit: October 2016
Thank NYCReport
Reviewed October 5, 2016

You have here breakfast not expensive, fresh juices, coffee capucchino, fresh salad bar and desserts.I think that hot food also.You have also yogurts.

Date of visit: September 2016
Thank 4,299,103
Reviewed September 30, 2016 via mobile

This place was recommended to us by folk at our hotel. We tried it for breakfast and found it to be perfect. Incredible range of hot or cold food and drink. Some on hot plate. Some cooked to order. Grab what you want, pay at...More

Date of visit: September 2016
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