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Theaterplatz 2-4, 45127 Essen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
+49 201 2486567
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good46%
  • Average22%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“pasta” (11 reviews)
“self service” (4 reviews)
“italian food” (2 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly
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Theaterplatz 2-4, 45127 Essen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

Very nice lasagne, clearly made from fresh ingredients and very tasty, will definitely visit here again on my next trip.

Thank nigeygriff
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

Just discovered this place .. You can choose between classic Italian pasta .. or try something different between meat, fish or veggie choice ! Everything really fresh and prepared at the moment ! Nice atmosphere, good prices.. Very nice staff!

Thank Anna P
Reviewed 31 March 2017

I was there in March, 2017 and had the Orata Salad. It was very good, the dressing on the salad was light and nice. The fish filet was just the right size. The atmosphere in the restaurant is very nice, cozy, music never too loud....More

Thank deedeemely
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Friends took up to this restaurant - we arrived early to avoid the queues. You find a bench to sit at, and then go up to the bar and to the kitchen and queue for food. We had good, tasty dishes - pizza, pasta and...More

Thank TheNoseyBears
Reviewed 1 November 2016

I like Vapiano for its fast-food basics (you have to each station to get your food yourself — no floor service) , but good quality food and nice atmosphere.

Thank ThorlakurL
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Food is Great but what irritates more that one has to wait long specially if you wish to eat Pasta. Half of the time you are just standing in Queue n then just waiting for your food. But on other hand they make Pasta in...More

Thank Pallavi A
Reviewed 21 August 2016

Always busy, and i have no idea why, it isn't cheap, the quality of food is poor with no pride or love, its simply sad food. Maybe its the novelty of queuing up and watching first hand a worker (these guys aint chefs, or at...More

1  Thank IanmcdMarbella
Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

Since this place is usually very crowdy the waiting times can be insane. This time we waited more than 45 minutes in line to order food. That's just a joke. The food though is constantly on a good level and the prices are very reasonable....More

Thank Nils D
Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

Visited with some friends from work and was really impressed with the food, which is made to order exactly as you want it. I had a pasta dish with chicken and a spicy sauce. It was well seasoned and just the right size. Everything looked...More

Thank Aprilia96
Reviewed 29 January 2016

Is nice going for a NON fast food dinner and obtain a quickly service at the same time, ´cause you arrive and make your selection from Menu and then yourself order in front of person in charge of Antipasta or Salad, Risotto or Pasta, so...More

Thank YasnaPaola
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Theaterplatz 2-4, 45127 Essen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  North Rhine-Westphalia  >  Essen>  > Stadtkern
  • Neighbourhood: Stadtkern
  • Phone Number: +49 201 2486567
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