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L'Arco Italian Restaurant

Main Street, Ballyvaughan, Ireland
+353 65 708 3900
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good28%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
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“pizza” (72 reviews)
“ravioli” (12 reviews)
“steak” (17 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Pizza, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Main Street, Ballyvaughan, Ireland
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1 - 10 of 403 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

A group of 4 dined here on a Saturday evening. As the season was over it was very empty but very nice. The mains were lovely...everyone really enjoyed their pizza. The starters were OK, wine was nice, staff were a bit hard to flag down...More

Thank michellekildare
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic Italian food great mains and extraordinary deserts would recommend to anyone wanting Italian in the area.

Thank andy66home
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely the best Italian experience in Ireland...said by an Italian man! I had Ravioli of all types, Fiorentina (T-bone meat) and pizza. Everything delicious

Thank Calibro N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

For our anniversary dinner, I had to have something other than lamb stew, potatoes & fish & chips. L'Arco was a godsend and delivered admirably. Lasagna Bolognese did not disappoint. Elegant surroundings; gracious owners and staff.

Thank bbboulrice
Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

Really enjoyed our return experience to L'arco restaurant. We had highly recommended this to our friends as they had not dined here previously. And so it was important to us they were not in any way disappointed. And they were not. Very impressed with the...More

1  Thank davidor2017
Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

Everything here from the sauce to the pasta and pizzas was made from scratch and the flavours were fantastic. The service was very personal and the homemade icecream tops the charts for our party.

Thank Chris F
Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

The staff were lovely although slow when we wanted to pay. The food was ok, there was lots of it and the side salad was excellent, but the mushroom pasta was nothing special. The setting is good, but we wouldn’t go back.

1  Thank crazyfish17
Reviewed 1 September 2018

Started our post wedding journey here and were so happy that even though it was a busy night they bent over backwards to fit us in even though we were spread out. The pizzas were in my mind best I’ve eaten in a long time,...More

Thank Gail W
Reviewed 28 August 2018

We decided to go for a family meal out to Larcos as we have eaten there before on several occasions. We knew that new owners had taken over so we gave them the benefit of the doubt.... what a mistake ! All food was watery,...More

1  Thank funkym0nky
Reviewed 27 August 2018

L'Arco was a restaurant that just could not put together service, the kitchen, and even the payment. We waited 15 minutes to be seated, even though 50% of the tables were vacant (that should have been our first clue). Many of the staff passed us...More

Thank yorkie f
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25 August 2018|
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Response from patrickmckeever | Reviewed this property |
The Italian couple: The male is the manager and the female his girlfriend/supervisor. In my opinion not a good way to run a business with a couple as our frontline of operations. I feel that the owner should review the... More
18 October 2016|
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Response from SazzoHolland | 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
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings
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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