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114 S Olive St, Media, PA 19063-3202
+1 610-892-6944
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11:30 - 23:30
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Sun - Tue 11:30 - 21:00
Wed - Thu 11:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 23:30
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Philadelphia
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23 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

great Italian (non-pasta) and pizza...nice atmosphere...especially the two upstairs levels.nice selection of beers as well as wine

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1 Thank Michael L
1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very limited menu unless you want pizza. I had 2 single scotch on the rocks and they charged me $30. My wife had a glass of Moscato (maybe 4 ounces) and it was $9. The problem is, you don't know it until they bring the check.

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Thank Larry B
Wallingford PA
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36 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017

First time visiting with my friend. Tables for 2 are tiny and they seated us across from the dirty dish area. We asked to move to a four top but they wouldn't let us even though the place was not that crowded. We both ordered pizzas. When they arrived, they were lukewarm. I requested the gluten free crust and it... More 

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2 Thank GeorgisWallingfordPA
Landenberg, Pennsylvania, United States
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29 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

First time checking out Ariano and we were all impressed and stuffed! Neat building, bar on first floor, seating on second floor with a really cool third floor area with a spiral staircase. The bartenders were attentive & friendly, food was excellent (bang bang shrimp app and three of us had pizza and one had the chicken dinner) and our... More 

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Thank Karla K
Pottstown, Pennsylvania
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35 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

The upstairs is great for large groups. We had about 14. The food was great. I tried the salmon panini which sounds strange but tasted awesome. They also have vegetarian options.

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Thank jagzier
Springfield - Delaware County, Pennsylvania
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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2017

The first time we dined at Ariano's, I knew we would be dining there again. Next time my husband and I completed our meal, I told my friend coming into to town that I found THE place for one of the best meals around. I was right! Her husband is a rib counnisoir and he said the ribs were the... More 

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Thank Tina L
N/A
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27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Amazing authentic pizza. Great wine, and just chill out. Kinda noisy but we go early so it's not bad

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Thank ericruns66
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

The title to this review should give you some sort of clue as to where our standards are when it comes to Italian food. They're high, very high. We were in a rush and needed to get something quickly and so we popped into the first place we found, not even realizing that it was Italian food. Since we were... More 

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Thank Lewin B
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Ariano is by far the best restaurant in Media! Anthony's attention the smallest detail in designing the restaurant, the excellent menu and simply the best Italian around contributes to its incredibly enthusiastic fans. We always dine here during "dining under the stars" and love to have a romantic evening on nights during the winter. Great place for all occasions.

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1 Thank Lisa M
Media, Pennsylvania
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40 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 2017

Ariano is a dining experience that should not be missed. The attention to detail in the design and to the food is unmatched. Much like its sister eatery Fellini's cafe the staff and food are exceptional. Chef Anthony continues to lead the pack when selecting where to dine in Media.

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1 Thank Pete A

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 15 - USD 25
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 21:00
Monday
11:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 23:30
Saturday
11:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 114 S Olive St, Media, PA 19063-3202
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Media
  • Phone Number: +1 610-892-6944

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?