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Restaurant President

) #29 of 151 Restaurants in Pompeii $$$$, Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean
Piazza Schettini 12 - 13, 80045 Pompeii, Italy
+39 81- 8507245
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good17%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“gulf fish” (2 reviews)
“scallops” (3 reviews)
“tasting menu” (4 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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11 - 20 of 361 reviews

Reviewed September 5, 2016

After touring Herculaneum and Pompeii, our driver took us to this restaurant. We were in no way expecting this kind of a restaurant! We were dressed for exploring ruins, not dining at a restaurant of this quality. We were received by the staff and treated...More

Thank chvtraveler2016
Reviewed September 5, 2016 via mobile

The service and food were great; really a high-end experience. The chef had a huge and delightful personality. He really cared that we enjoyed our food; and made my wife a custom vegetarian tasting menu which was out of sight!

Thank Dean W
Reviewed July 4, 2016

Welcome home! the chef said when we entered the restaurant. President is pretty well hidden on a little square in Pompeii, but it is well worth seeking it out. Its Michelin star is well-earned- our meal was perfect from the amuse-bouche to the exceptional desserts....More

1  Thank TheHungryFrenchGirl
Reviewed June 25, 2016

Perfect place. reasonably-priced Michelin-starred restaurant. Starters and pasta at 15 Euro and main course 20-30 Euro. I guess a random restaurant around tourist spots can charge you that price in Italy. Well attentive waiters. Always right timing to serve your next plate. During my short...More

1  Thank Zhong X
Reviewed June 16, 2016 via mobile

After a tour of Pompei ruins we planned this lunch to rest before moving to Ercolano ruins. A classy ambient with an attentive pro friendly service. We had the Mare tasting menu', everything was excellent with the following highlight: -the scallop was sublime A perfect...More

Thank YandSFOOD
Reviewed May 20, 2016

Pompeii is full of good restaurants but I doubt any come close to Ristorante President if you are looking for a romantic meal. Looking at the venue from the outside there is no indication as to what you will experience when you enter... I went...More

3  Thank Frank A
Reviewed May 2, 2016

To set the scene, we'd spent the morning hiking on Vesuvius and showed up at this Michelin starred restaurant in our hiking gear, my only concession being to swap my boots for sandals. When we showed up, thus dressed, for a late lunch (we arrived...More

Thank NewfieGirl13
Reviewed February 28, 2016

Two of us plus our 9 year old son had a Sunday lunch on valentines day. Service was very attentive (lovely lady maitre d') and understanding of how to adapt a 5 course lunch to a 9 year old boy plus a gluten free husband!...More

Thank Jlgcause
Reviewed October 30, 2015 via mobile

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.

1  Thank RaminWI
Reviewed September 26, 2015 via mobile

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

1  Thank maria_ostberg
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$29 - $73
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic, Families with children, Business meetings
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
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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