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Restaurant President

Piazza Schettini 12 - 13, 80045 Pompeii, Italy
+39 81- 8507245
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good17%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“gulf fish” (2 reviews)
“scallops” (3 reviews)
“pasta” (12 reviews)
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Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Piazza Schettini 12 - 13, 80045 Pompeii, Italy
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1 - 10 of 97 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We planned to tour Pompeii the week of July 3rd, but didn't make lunch plans. Our driver suggested the President, and we were open to anything, but had no idea he was taking us to a Michelin rated restaurant... What a great surprise. As a...More

Thank DSR5
presidente1, Proprietario at Restaurant President, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for your words. Your enjoiness is the best present for our work. Chef Paolo Gramaglia

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have been there a year ago and we still remember the awesome experience we had. And we will remember it forever. We went for lunch and after a personal welcome from the chef, a wonderful person, we started our incredible tasting experience. The food...More

Thank Diego C
presidente1, Proprietario at Restaurant President, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for your words, for us it's an Honor. We hope to have you again in our restaurant in the future.

Reviewed 6 April 2017

The Pompeii ruins' brought us to this absolute gastronomic experience in the heart of Pompei. If you are looking for a well deserved star near Napoli, this place will totally fill your expectations - actually, it will be overwhelmed. Everyone of us got the -Napoli...More

Thank Pablo G
presidente1, Proprietario at Restaurant President, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for your words, for us it's an Honor. We hope to have you again in our restaurant in the future.

Reviewed 30 March 2017

on a trip to Pompeii we have moved towards this restaurant having heard and we were invaded by the great hospitality and cuisine all very very good we'll talk to our friends and to everyone that the story will want to add the fable in...More

Thank richard s
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

Really a very big disappointment. For a Michelin star restaurant this definitely did not deliver. Food was nothing special, wait staff did not remember who ordered what and most importantly the food was pretty but not good. Again, this place is highly overrated. Don't GO

1  Thank Brent N
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

I am sorry I have to rewrite my review for this restaurant not only because of what happened Burt also because they are liars. As I have stated in my review which I withdrew to edit it following the establishments respond ,we had lunch last...More

presidente1, Proprietario at Restaurant President, responded to this reviewResponded 7 March 2017
Google Translation

Siamo veramente dispiaciuti. Ma il cliente confonde ristorante o data di visita. In ogni caso gli auguriamo le cose migliori.

Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Ristorante President is a hidden gem in Pompeii; Paolo's cooking is a gift to this world. Came in for lunch on Saturday, and was treated to the best food I've ever tasted. I ordered the spaghetti because I'm vegetarian, but Paolo did not disappoint. Best...More

2  Thank Courtney S
Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

Unfortunately we we're the only diners just before Christmas, so the atmosphere was lacking. However we benefited from supreme attention throughout the eight course menu - the "sea" inspired set lunch. Presentation of every course was excellent. Particularly enjoyed the scallop on a bed of...More

Thank Peripatecian
Reviewed 17 December 2016

An elegant and chic restaurant in center of Pompéi,fresh fish every day, prepared the way you prefer, pastas and other italian specialities,and an exclusive wine list, for gourmet traveler, one of the best.

Thank Manuela L
Reviewed 5 November 2016

The group lunch here after visiting Pompeii. The food was very good. would recommend this restaurant.

Thank Autoxer48
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 29 - USD 73
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piazza Schettini 12 - 13, 80045 Pompeii, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Campania  >  Province of Naples  >  Pompeii
  • Phone Number: +39 81- 8507245
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