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Il Machiavelli

$$$
Italian, Bar, Mediterranean, Wine Bar
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Via Vittorio Emanuele 15, 80045 Pompeii, Italy
+39 392 121 6890
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12:30 pm - 2:00 am
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Hours:
Tue - Sun 12:30 pm - 2:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Good for:
Families with children
Romance
Doing business
Local cuisine
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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Visitor rating
  • 175
    Excellent
  • 88
    Very good
  • 33
    Average
  • 20
    Poor
  • 18
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
lovely restaurant for a special occasion

Delicious fresh food and excellent service, too upper end for us to eat there as a family more than once but we really liked the evening we had there - felt welcome and that nothing was too much trouble.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 18, 2015
Sarah W
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Broadstairs, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Romance
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
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334 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Broadstairs, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 NEW

Delicious fresh food and excellent service, too upper end for us to eat there as a family more than once but we really liked the evening we had there - felt welcome and that nothing was too much trouble.

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Fox Glacier
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Had a good night at the restaurant. Great food and excellent service. One of our party had special dietary requirements, these guys produced a tailored taster menu on request, I cant think of many places that would do that! Worth looking out for (its hidden down a side street from the main road).

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UK
Top Contributor
114 reviews 114 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Very friendly and good food. Only other table occupied on a Saturday evening was a local Italian one. Nice atmosphere sitting outside. We had a good meal and nice wine but can't understand why it's not busy.

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Melbourne, Australia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

Delicious local food and excellent, friendly service. An enjoyable dining experience and a great wine list. Overall, what made this place was the staff. Our waiter was wonderful - attentive but not overbearing. Definitely recommend.

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Naples, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

I had the pleasure of dining in this gem of a place during one rainy evening. The sound of rain only added to the romantic feel of the evening. As soon as you walk through the door, the staff is very welcoming and cheerful as if a friend is stopping by for dinner. The food is certainly in the top... More 

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Market Harborough, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

On a night when there was torrential rain we couldn't of wished for a better meal. The service was impeccable, the waiter could not of done more for us, he was fantastic. The food and wine were excellent, very fresh and tasted wonderful. It is a must to go here and sample the local dishes, a good choice for everyone... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

Had a wonderful meal at Il Machiavella restaurant on our first night in Pompei, and returned on the second night for a better meal. The food was fresh as they only use ingredients which were fresh that day. Sauces were light and full flavoured The waiter was passionate about food, without being overbearing, and selected a great set of meals... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013

I have had a wonderful dinner here during my stay in Pompei, where I have been to visit the ruins. The food was amazing, typical dishes from the Neapolitan tradition, my family and I enjoyed the scialatielli and the sea food so much! I really recommend it for a pleasant dinner! 5 Stars. Gerry

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Florence, Toscana, Italy
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2013

The food was really good, the place is nice and service is outstanding. On top of that, the staff went out of their way to make sure we would get back to the hotel safely. It was overall an amazing experience.

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Henley-on-Thames, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2011

This is a great little find, the food was the best we had on our holiday in Italy and the staff were fantastic. From 7 -10pm its quite , after this the locals arrive confirming this place serves great food at very reasonable prices. In fact it was so good we ate their on the following night as well.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Via Vittorio Emanuele 15, 80045 Pompeii, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Campania  >  Province of Naples  >  Pompeii
  • Phone Number: +39 392 121 6890

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 22 - 48
  • Cuisine: Italian, Bar, Mediterranean, Wine Bar

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 pm - 2:00 am
Tuesday
12:30 pm - 2:00 am
Wednesday
12:30 pm - 2:00 am
Thursday
12:30 pm - 2:00 am
Friday
12:30 pm - 2:00 am
Saturday
12:30 pm - 2:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?