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Via Roma

21 rue des Boucheries | Place de la Revolution, 25000, Besancon, France
+33 3 81 81 71 98
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good37%
  • Average8%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible16%
3 Jul 2017
“Evening meal”
21 Aug 2015
“Atrocious, both in terms of food and in terms of service.”
Closes in 20 min
08:00 - 22:30 Hours
££ - £££
21 rue des Boucheries | Place de la Revolution, 25000, Besancon, France
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Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

Looking round the square couldn't decide,so stopped here.The service from the off was pleasant and swift.The food good and harty,the wine excellent.Pleasant surroundings,no rush.Would come again.

Thank David M
Reviewed 21 August 2015

Absolutely terrible service. The plat du jour had a macaroni gratin, which meant stone hard black fried macaroni pieces (see picture). When asked, the waiter told us that this was what they considered a gratin. To get this food we were left waiting endlessly to...More

2  Thank vintiek
Reviewed 4 June 2015 via mobile

I have just been there with my husband. The place is called "Caffe Via Roma". It was 11:15 am. We sat and a very rude waiter asked us what we wanted. We said coffee for now (we were considering to get early lunch in there,...More

3  Thank Carla F
Reviewed 17 October 2014

The best hamburger in the world!!! I was with my son after a MTB tour in the region it was raining outside so we have found the right place to eat.

Thank Werner R
Reviewed 24 June 2014 via mobile

It's surprising that an Italian restaurant serves pasta that tastes like supermarket ready-to-heat-dishes... The bruschetta was a little bit better, but still it's pretty low quality and low value. Service was ok.

1  Thank Thomas B
Reviewed 19 January 2014

was here right after christmas with two local frenchmen. nothing else was open so based off of trip advisor reviews we landed here. food was fine but the menu is not really italian. there are several pastas, two burgers, and a few other things. if...More

Thank michelle r
Reviewed 19 November 2013

Very reasonably priced for a truly excellent meal. Bistro atmosphere which made it feel more of a surprise. Too often the decor beats the food in France.

Thank DiNola
Reviewed 21 June 2013

After reading about this place on Tripadvisor we decided to check it out. We almost walked by it as it is easy to miss. There is construction going on in the square right now so not the most pleasant ambiance, but still worth sitting down...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Open Hours
08:00 - 22:30
08:00 - 22:30
08:00 - 22:30
08:00 - 22:30
08:00 - 22:30
08:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21 rue des Boucheries | Place de la Revolution, 25000, Besancon, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Bourgogne-Franche-Comte  >  Doubs  >  Besancon
  • Phone Number: +33 3 81 81 71 98
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