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Restaurant President

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Piazza Schettino, 12 - 13, 80045 Pompeii, Italy
+39 81- 8507245
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12:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Wonderful food, atmosphere except for the music.

We had a wonderful meal here. The lobster was excellent as was the Sous Vide 62. The only drawback was the background music. Highly recommended.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Grafton, Wisconsin
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Grafton, Wisconsin
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a wonderful meal here. The lobster was excellent as was the Sous Vide 62. The only drawback was the background music. Highly recommended.

Thank RaminWI
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2015

Although the service was great the venue isn't very impressive and I left hungrier than when I came in....

Thank maria_ostberg
Wales, United Kingdom
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97 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2015 via mobile

This restaurant now has a very well deserved Michelin star. The food was all wonderful but the very best bites were those provided between courses. I won't tell what the new moon shaped offering consisted of as the surprise would be spoiled but I hope you get offered it. The place was almost empty owing to an important football match... More 

Thank AlfredaBelize
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2015

We ended up at this restaurant totally by accident but we now believe it was fate...best food we've had in a long time. Our compliments and great appreciation to Paulo and Lyla..thank you for a perfect experience!

Thank Nash40
Mesa, Arizona
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2015

After visiting the ruins at Pompei, our wonderful driver Giovanni Musselli took us to his friends restaurant called Ristorante President in Plazza Schettini, 12 Pompeii. What a delightful experience...The food was absolutely incredible in taste and presentation, but it was Chef Paolo and his wife that made this experience 5 star. Paolo is funny yet an incredible chef. We asked... More 

Thank Shanna D
New York City, New York
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

This is an elegant restaurant that offers delicious food. I started with a refreshing lemonade made from local fresh lemons. It was the perfect antidote to the blistering heat of touring Pompeii's ruins. The restaurant is in the modern city of Pompeii. The decor is lovely and while there is outdoor dining we sat in the dining room to avoid... More 

Thank AnnieNat
Reading, Massachusetts
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253 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Had a wonderful lunch in this extensive restaurant. The outside entrance is small and nondescript but once you enter it is very large with multiple rooms and meanders to a lovely outside patio. The lunch selections were varied and what we had was delicious. There was AC which was appreciated on a very hot day. Also, the bathrooms were modern... More 

Thank JEM02882
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

This evening I went with my family to this restaurant, it having been given as one of the two recommendations for places to eat in Pompeii in the DK guidebook. For a starter I had an exceptionally original egg and fondue entrée, which is very hard to explain, but very delicious. For main I had ravioli, made of potatoes and... More 

Thank Amy A
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

Michelin Star restaurant with outstanding taste and quality.. The location of the restaurant is very nice, silent and peaceful. Service was great..

Thank Oyku K
Atlanta, GA
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47 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

As others here, we dined for lunch after a visit to Pompeii. A reasonable cab ride from the grounds of the ruins. I had a clean shirt to slip on, my wife a scarf. Therefore quickly transforming ourselves for this meal. A new Michelin One Star is is extremely deserving of the award. The service is substantially above any I... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Piazza Schettino, 12 - 13, 80045 Pompeii, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Campania  >  Province of Naples  >  Pompeii
  • Phone Number: +39 81- 8507245

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 29 - 73
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Business meetings, Local cuisine, Large groups, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am

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