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“Ok but oh ignore the con”
Review of ARCO TAPAS BAR

ARCO TAPAS BAR
Ranked #47 of 1,593 Restaurants in Marbella
Certificate of Excellence
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Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Description: The place for TAPAS: freshly, delicious food in a comfy ambiance in the heart of Marbella Old Town
Reviewed 24 September 2018 via mobile

This place is perfectly good as a Marbella old town tapas bar, but what really irks about it is that they stick reserved signs on every table as soon as they open . NONE of them are reserved. There’s no reason to reserve. Their food ok but beware fact that menu wholly in English! No locals. Don’t be fooled by this ‘reserved sign’ fake exclusiveness. Nothing wrong here but everywhere else as good

Thank peterjmillar
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Reviewed 18 September 2018 via mobile

We had the most amazing tapas! Highlights were the burgers, irish fillet beef, carpacio and the mozzarella. Reasonably priced and so was the wine, €135 for food and drinks for 4 people. Lovely waitress called Monica, i highly recommended coming here but pre book as all tables were reserved, it's doubtful you can just walk in

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Reviewed 18 September 2018 via mobile

A group of six of us ate here last night - the food was amazing! Definitely the best tapas I've had in Marbella. Wine was also excellent. Would highly recommend!

Thank lisaireland2
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Reviewed 15 September 2018 via mobile

I try to come to Marbella as often as possible , and each time cannot miss eating at Arco! I love this tapas restaurant, they are so accomodating and friendly, they always try to please their customers, and make them feel at ease...and happy. The food is always delicious, prepared to order and absolutely fresh, langoustine ceviche, fish tacos, timbale parmigiana, even their crunchy delicate patatas bravas are amazing!! Ohh and their tiramisu to die for:) The service is relaxed, and attentive...this team gives out their best effort. If you have specific time needs do book, although if you come early or late you will certainly find a nice table. Love this place!!

Thank VeriGy
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Reviewed 15 September 2018

Have visited Marbella many times and have visited this restaurant three times now.

The restaurant is situated in Old Marbella and is surrounded by other Tapas bars nearby, however Arco seems to be the most popular.

Service is attentive and pleasant and by no means can i fault the service, however sometimes i feel as if the staff could do with an extra pair of hands ! Sometimes the restaurant can be a bit manic ! By no means is this a fault of the staff, but an extra staff member would maybe help.

Ok the food is a mix of Traditional Tapas and some modern twists for example The Irish Steak with cauliflower mash.

Highlights were the black pudding and apple, the meatballs (small but tasty).

The decor is pleasant and comfy although in summer can get Very hot inside as there is no AC just fans.

Food is very good, although not many Chicken dishes on the menu so you have to be a meat lover !

Tapas comes out at different times so dont expect 6 or 7 dishes to arrive all at same time, sometimes it could be ten - fifteen minutes before next Tapas dish.

Food is good, service is good, decor is nice.....by all means best Tapas restaurant in area

Gets very busy so booking is recommended !

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Thank DinerTech
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