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Restaurant President

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Piazza Schettini 12 - 13, 80045 Pompeii, Italy
+39 81- 8507245
12:00 - 00:00
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1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 gulf- fish "test" menu served by a couple of Gewürztraminers. The result, just superb. "Après... More 

Thank Pablo G
1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 eating

Thank richard s
Level Contributor
6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 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
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
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 Saturday and despite that we have told them that emphatically that my wife is celiac... More 

presidente1, Proprietario at Restaurant President, responded to this review
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Siamo veramente dispiaciuti. Ma il cliente confonde ristorante o data di visita. In ogni caso gli auguriamo le cose migliori. More 

1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
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 pasta I've ever had, hands down, and I've been in Italy for a month and... More 

2 Thank Courtney S
Singapore, Singapore
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34 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
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 pumpkin purée and the monk fish. Host was very friendly and engaging.

Thank Peripatecian
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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3,550 reviews
1,744 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 695 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 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
Timonium, Maryland
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121 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 November 2016

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

Thank Autoxer48
Ramat Gan, Israel
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84 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Not cheap, and a bit far from the excavations, but a very special experience nonetheless: the food, the decor, the service, and the personal touch and warm welcoming by chef Paolo - all contribute to an unforgettable meal. Highly recommended to invest the time and money.

1 Thank Guy D
Kfar Kama, Israel
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

We celebrated my wife's birthday with lovely meal. Service was great with flowers waiting as a gift for my wife. A michelin star restaurant with reasonable prices.

Thank Jan Bei T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 29 - US$ 73
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?