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Restaurant President

Piazza Schettini 12 - 13, 80045 Pompeii, Italy
+39 81- 8507245
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good17%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Piazza Schettini 12 - 13, 80045 Pompeii, Italy
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Paulo Gramaglia is one of Pompeii 's hidden gems. We have had a world class experience eating his creations at The President Restaurant. He has a wonderful supportive team whose knowledge and service is unsurpassed. Thank you for an unforgettable gastromical experience. X@

Thank JulieVBrown
Reviewed 8 December 2017 via mobile

So the important thing is that you need to remember what type of restaurant it is: you will end up paying a big bill one way or another. However, although we had great tastes and dishes I believe their vegetarian menu could improve a little...More

Thank Shiva1990
Reviewed 17 November 2017

Excellent dining experience. Plan ahead for a glorious end to your visit to Pompeii. Estimate your departure from the ruins and make a reservation at the President. Visit Pompeii ruins in the morning when it's cool, and after walking your feet off, enjoy an exquisite...More

Thank JoeTrav
Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

This poor experience has been my worst experience in a Michelin starred restaurant and makes me even doubt about the credibility of the Michelin starred system in Italy! I would also add the bill so the restaurant can see I am really talking about them...More

1  Thank Damien D
Reviewed 27 October 2017

Our tour group stopped for lunch after visiting the ruins. The food was well presented and of good quality. The staff was somewhat overwhelmed by our size but took the time to explain each dish and made the overall experience a positive one. We had...More

Thank Mimickinga
Reviewed 2 October 2017

This was my third visit to Paolo Gramaglia restaurant. I had learned that he had received a well deserved Michelin star, and I wanted to visit again to check his latest dishes. We were a party of 6 and we were celebrating. Paolo completely outdid...More

Thank mauonthego
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

Fantastic experience to enjoy the tasting menu Excellent food and customer service would recommend to anyone visiting Pompeii

Thank Scarfalene
Reviewed 1 October 2017

After a visit to Pompeii's ruins during our holidays, we decided to have lunch at Restaurant President. When we arrived, the couple sitting at the table next to us asked the waiter to bring them all the dishes at once, as they have already waited...More

3  Thank Joëlle S
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

If you're away as a couple and are looking for a romantic meal then this is the place. It's located near to the Cathedral down a small street, when you arrive you have to ring the doorbell where one of the very polite waiters will...More

1  Thank Nick R
Reviewed 31 July 2017 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

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presidente1, Proprietario at Restaurant President, responded to this reviewResponded 3 August 2017

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

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$29 - US$73
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Parking Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
12:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
12:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
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12:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
12:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
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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