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“ITALIAN EXCELLENCE”

L'Arco Italian Restaurant
Ranked #6 of 16 Restaurants in Ballyvaughan
Price range: US$19 - US$32
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic
Dining options: After-hours, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
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 of options for all tastes.
The food and ambience was excellent. The waiting staff were very courteous and service was quick. The food is very reasonably priced.
I highly recommend a visit

1  Thank Vincent F
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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 Ballyvaughan

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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
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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 were attended to by our waiter who settled us quickly and offered drinks and menus.

The menu was quite sizeable and, despite being an Italian restaurant, we all chose more standard fare such as steak and salmon etc.

It is quite a large venue and nicely decorated without being over the top 'Italian' and became quite full as the evening proceeded. As I mentioned, there are not many eateries in the village and this one seems to be the best - you can walk around the village in 5-6 minutes.

It appeared to us that the family who own the hotel also own the restaurant and the lovely 'craft shop' as it is called in Ireland - we call them gift/souvenir shops - because the man who served us in the gift shop was on the desk when we checked out next morning but the man who checked us in was running the restaurant at night.Oh well! It is a small village.

Our meal was very good and my steak was just as I like it and my wife's salmon just flaked apart.

This village is a good jumping off place, if you overnight, for Cliffs of Moher and I reviewed them earlier.In a short sentence the hotel, the craft shop and the Italian restaurant all managed or owned by the same family set s very good standard in the village.

1  Thank gazzy43
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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 kept the hunger slightly at bay after a long walk in the burren. nobody came near us to explain delay or to apologise, in fact one waitress pointedly said as she wasnt the chef she didnt know how long it would take.when asked to please enquire from the chef she said no, he wont tell me and walked away.The food was good when it eventually arrived but nothing would make me visit again.The manager said it was due to a large party of 23 that had caused the delay.....but they took the booking ! one young waitress was lovely and she did apologise when she brought our meal and again when we paid but overall not acceptable.

2  Thank 375tony
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