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L'Arco Italian Restaurant

Main Street, Ballyvaughan, Ireland
+353 65 708 3900
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good29%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (62 reviews)
“tiramisu” (11 reviews)
“lasagne” (12 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Main Street, Ballyvaughan, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 358 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went as part of a large group of 40 people. The Italian Restaurant put on a good show and the food was really well done and much appreciated. Would happily recommend this hidden tucked away restaurant. It’s a real find in quiet down town...More

1  Thank Skiptonman
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

You don't need to book and we got a table very quickly. Brilliant service and excellent food, all the good Italian favourites. Very good VFM.

1  Thank tfortune
Reviewed 9 August 2017

On a self-drive of Southern Ireland our travel company (Exploring Vacations Ltd whom I recommend) we overnighted at the Ballyvaughan hotel which did not have a restaurant for dinner. Right behind it is this Italian restaurant and we were able to be seated quickly and...More

Thank gazzy43
Reviewed 1 August 2017

arrived at 8 pm without a reservation on a saturday night but got a table for 4 in about 10mins.however after that it went downhill rapidly as we had to wait until 9.45 to get our main course.luckily 2 of us had ordered starters which...More

1  Thank 375tony
Reviewed 26 July 2017

We had an enjoyable early dinner here. Despite it being busy, we had our food served in a timely manner . Our pasta dishes were tasty and of good quality

2  Thank mel_anderson1
Reviewed 25 July 2017

We went to this restaurant on a busy Saturday and were seated immediately. Our starters were delivered but we had to get another waiter to get knives forks and napkins for us. Then had to get another waiter to get the wine we ordered and...More

4  Thank Michael H
Reviewed 24 July 2017

We have dined here several times. The service and food can vary. We would have a preference for more consistency. Sometimes excellent service and food, other occasions not as we would have expected. Very important to have the owners on hand to oversee customer service,...More

1  Thank davidor2017
Reviewed 19 July 2017

My husband and I visited the restaurant on a Saturday in July (birthday celebration for him). We waited ten minutes to be seated which was not a problem as the restaurant was busy. When we were shown to our table the maitre d' told us...More

3  Thank EICAGE
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

After 9 days of "pub" food on our 14 day tour of Ireland we got to enjoy a tasty Italian meal! Imagine my surprise to find Eggplant Parm on the menu, and it was delicious. My husband also enjoyed his lasagna and the homemade bread...More

1  Thank ERMMD
Reviewed 28 June 2017

Everything was excellent except there's not much for carnivores. Moderately priced for good quality.

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18 October 2016|
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Response from SazzoAlkmaar | Reviewed this property |
we didn't like the food at L'arco but maybe they had a bad night and will it be better on the night you go. I can recommend you an other restaurant if you want to compare. that will be the restaurant in Wild Atlantic Lodge... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 19 - USD 32
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street, Ballyvaughan, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Clare  >  The Burren  >  Ballyvaughan
  • Phone Number: +353 65 708 3900
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