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L'Arco Italian Restaurant

Main Street, Ballyvaughan, Ireland
+353 65 708 3900
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (62 reviews)
“ravioli” (11 reviews)
“steak” (16 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Main Street, Ballyvaughan, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 361 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago

Wonderful food though atmosphere a little lacking due to a small number of diners in a very big room. However that didn't detract from the delicious food and I'd definitely return.

Thank Deirdre N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic find on Ballyvaughan Main Street - great menu choice across pasta and pizza dishes. Fantastic service and food - would definitely recommend it. A real attention to detail in terms of service by a Greta family team from Calabria.

1  Thank marc_matthews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had visited this restaurant previously and was impressed but the place has recently changed management and has gone downhill. Poor service and food . Faulty towers isn't a patch in the place.. who ever is running the place please train your service staff as they...More

Thank MIKELG197
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had the good fortune to visit L'arco Italian Restaurant on Monday night. It transpired that this was the launch night abd grand reopening. The restaurant is in a lovely location, just off main street in a court yard setting. The menu is varied with plenty...More

1  Thank Vincent F
Reviewed 7 November 2017 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

1  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

2  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

5  Thank Michael H
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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
US$19 - US$32
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
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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