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12 rue des Porcelet, 13200, Arles, France
+33 4 90 93 61 32
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good39%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“ragu” (4 reviews)
“palak” (3 reviews)
“bread” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
12 rue des Porcelet, 13200, Arles, France
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Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

We spent 10 days in Arles, I wish we had found this place sooner! It's an Italian kitchen, but not in the truly genuine Italian grandmother style. It is however truly amazing. The prices are generous compared to most of the other places in Arles....More

Thank FlyingCatFood
Reviewed 20 July 2017

This place was great. We drove in from Paris and had no idea where we were or where we wanted to go. They had closed for the evening but we begged in horrible French to have them open up for us and they did. They...More

Thank Steven K
Reviewed 28 April 2017

Had a nice meal here, steak and rabbit, both well cooked and serviced perfectly. Certainly worth a visit, also the wine list was good and prices reasonable

Thank Ramjet459
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

My wife and I went here last night and absolutely loved it. Not only was it one of the most reasonless places we have found but it exactly what we're looking for. Just good home style Italian cuisine. Our waitress (owner possibly) was from Italy...More

Thank Erik S
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

We booked a table for 2, the place was not busy when we arrived, actually we were thr only one but a few other customers arrived later on. The waitress (italian) was very very friendly, really gave us the feeling to be known for a...More

Thank boycotdidir
Reviewed 11 July 2016

Palao specialises in simple but well cooked pasta dishes. Located in a small pedestrian street linking Place Antonelle and Place Paul Doumer the area is full of restaurants and bars. Try and get an outside table and watch the world go by. Very friendly and...More

Thank W41
Reviewed 28 June 2016

Had read such good reviews about this restaurant, and then our hotel recommended it so we looked forward to a good dinner. We had a warm welcome and a nice glass of wine, however, we found the food to be very bland. Bread was not...More

Thank rachele482
Reviewed 3 October 2015

We thought so much of this little Italian restaurant that we ate there both nights of our stay in Arles. The furnishing is fairly basic, and the menu is short, but everything on it is beautifully prepared and presented; good vegetarian options too. The staff...More

Thank railbuffs
Reviewed 15 September 2015 via mobile

We found this restaurant the evening we got engaged which already made it special but the food was truly outstanding. I got the Penne Ragu which was the nicest I've ever had. It was so good we went back the next 4 nights we were...More

Thank SarahG89
Reviewed 21 May 2015 via mobile

I wanted to eat (alone) somewhere relaxed and casual, and found it. The hostess was Italian (from Parma). The food was Italian in name but modified; the ragu had cream in it, and no bread was offered before or with the pasta. I didn't mind...More

Thank russell w
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 rue des Porcelet, 13200, Arles, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur  >  Bouches-du-Rhone  >  Arles
  • Phone Number: +33 4 90 93 61 32
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