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Coast road between Doolin & Ballyvaughan | Craggagh, Fanore 0000, Ireland
+353 65 707 6020
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good18%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“flatbread” (11 reviews)
“cakes” (16 reviews)
“soup” (7 reviews)
Closes in 3 min
All hours
Irish, Soups, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Coast road between Doolin & Ballyvaughan | Craggagh, Fanore 0000, Ireland
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Reviewed 29 September 2017

I was staying for two weeks just up the road from Vasco in Fanor, and it was the end of season so they were only open on Saturdays and Sundays. It was gray, blustery, rainy day. Vasco's atmosphere is inviting and there was a fire...More

1  Thank Tom M
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

We were staying in the apartment above this restaurant and noticed the many Michelin and Trip Advisor stickers in the window; the sample menu also looked enticing. But at this time of the year (September), the restaurant is only open 11:30 to 4:30 on weekends,...More

1  Thank BarraFan
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

On our way to the Cliffs of Mohair, we made a stop in Fanore area, originally to go in a colorful pub nearby. We end up by chance in Vasco which our best meal in Ireland so far (in this price range). All meals are...More

1  Thank 20centP
Reviewed 8 August 2017

We stopped here on our coast road drive around the Burren mid-afternoon for a snack. The cakes and pies were absolutely amazing! My berry sponge was unlike anything I had ever had before. Friendly staff. Menu looked amazing as well--would love to come back for...More

2  Thank Christine K
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

The neighbouring pub was closed and we found this cafe open at noon. The menu is very interesting, and selection of homemade cakes impressive. The food was not only delicious but also beautifully presented. It's definitely worth paying a visit.

1  Thank Olga S
Reviewed 6 August 2017

On my drive up towards Ballyvaughan, I stopped next door for an ice-cream. The restaurant caught my eye but I'd already eaten lunch that day..However I made a point of returning a day or two later...It was quiet when I arrived but was busy by...More

1  Thank Wanderlywagon2013
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

Stopped near the end of the Caher Valley Loop walk for coffee and cake- apricot bake that was really excellent. I didn't get to stay for a meal but it looked nice and the decor was nice and fresh. They have lockers and plenty of...More

1  Thank whittersDublin
Reviewed 30 July 2017

We were looking for somewhere to have coffee and cake an were so glad we stumbled across this place. Our only regret was that they weren't open for dinner as the cooked food looked and smelled amazing we would have loved to have returned to...More

1  Thank Claire S
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

With a bunch of friends on yoga retreat had a wonderful lunch at Vascos. Had the goat's cheese flatbread with rocket and baby vine tomatoes. Yum! Will definitely return.

1  Thank Maeve M
Reviewed 7 July 2017

An excellent stop on the Wild Atlantic Way beside the spectacular Burren limestone. The cakes are well worth the stop!

1  Thank Roger J
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$26
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, View, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Coast road between Doolin & Ballyvaughan | Craggagh, Fanore 0000, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Clare  >  The Burren  >  Fanore
  • Phone Number: +353 65 707 6020
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