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L'Arco Italian Restaurant

Main Street, Ballyvaughan, Ireland
+353 65 708 3900
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (62 reviews)
“ravioli” (11 reviews)
“steak” (16 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Main Street, Ballyvaughan, Ireland
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I and a group 30 others dined twice in this hotel with a prior reservation. On the first occasion it took one hour to be served a glass of water. On both occasions its almost three hours to be served a very basic three-course meal.

Thank Smiler_8
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Shocking !! No gluten free pasta available so I order a chicken dish presentation looked good had few bites until the top chicken breast slides off and acraw piece falls out overturned the breast and it was raw sent it back Waiting staff apologised then...More

Thank Irene C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went for dinner here recently with family and we were absolutely thrilled with our visit! It was amazing. One of my best ever dining experiences I have to say! Our waitress was really nice and we all had a very enjoyable time with her....More

Thank JenniMcGinley
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Walk through an old stone archway to find the restaurant. Kinda cool. We ordered mussels, mixed salad, lasagna, and homemade tagliatelle with a spicy, flavorful sauce. Excellent sauces. Nice wine list. Friendly, attentive service. A welcome surprise!

Thank Boudicca61
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

New operators in this established restaurant have gone back to basics and now producing an excellent Italian menu and wines. Keep it up!

Thank highexpectations2018
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went here for my brothers 60th and overall the food was good, though we did have to wait and hr and a half for our starter, Which was a tad long. The Italian waiter was lovely and very jolly. I know it was early...More

Thank Shotteswellians
Reviewed April 16, 2018

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 April 6, 2018 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 April 1, 2018

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

1  Thank MIKELG197
Reviewed March 30, 2018 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
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October 18, 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
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic, 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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