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“Nice food and a nice atmosphere”

L'Arco Italian Restaurant
Ranked #7 of 16 Restaurants in Ballyvaughan
Price range: $19 - $32
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions, Families with children, Business meetings
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Reviewed October 20, 2012

Have eaten in L'Arco on a few different occasions and have always found the food to be great. Really tasty Italian food every time, and on one visit I had of the best steaks I've ever eaten. Thoroughly recommend it to anyone who is looking for a quite atmosphere and something a little different in Ballyvaughan.

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Thank PhileasFogg_ie
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Reviewed October 9, 2012

I recently stayed in Ballyvaughan for a week with wife, baby son and my parents.

Had the 3 course early bird menu one evening at L'Arco - excellent value.

We all enjoyed the meal - pizzas were great and all dishes were well-prepared and good quality.

Service was very friendly, welcoming and attentive without being overbearing.

They had a very positive attitude towards us having our one-year-old with us and had a kids pizza out to us as quickly as they could do following our arrival to keep him occupied.

I would say this is a great casual restaurant to visit for anyone spending a few nights or a week around Ballyvaughan. If you particularly like pizza or Italian, then it's definitely the place for you in this neck of the woods.

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Thank NoelBarry
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Reviewed October 8, 2012

Ate there on saturday night and really enjoyed it. Freshly prepared food with an authentic Italian feel to everything. Friendly Staff. Nice atmostphere with a good crowd enjoying the experience. Food Prices were average as were their wines and we would certainly eat there again if we are back in the area.

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Reviewed September 13, 2012

Server was very friendly and explained the dishes. Nice restaurant in little town. We loved the food and wine

Thank Rachel S
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Reviewed September 9, 2012

This is a very good Italian restaurant. The menu features typical pasta dishes as well as a pizza selection. Also available are classics like melanzane alla parmiggiana and bresaiola. All of our dishes were well-prepared, honest dishes that captured the essence of good outside-of-Italy-Italian-food. The pasta was well prepared, and pizzas were very delicious indeed. Starter portions were generous as well.

The prices, while not rock bottom, were very reasonable. This restaurant represents great value as the quality of the food is definitely higher than the pricing would suggest.

While the wine list could be even better, it definitely has a respectable selection of Italian wines (for Ireland). While seeming to focus on larger volume rather than small-scale producers there is a good cross section of regions and the pricing is value-driven. Personally, I'd like to see more in the €30-€40 range from places like Tuscany and Sicily. We decided on a Barbera which paired well with our food and was very respectable if not remarkable.

Overall, this was a delightful dining experience and, given the scarcity of good Italian restaurants in Ireland's West, l'Arco is definitely a pace we will be returning to.

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Thank DaithiDufaux
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