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All 3 Orford Restaurants

Ariana's Restaurant

1322 NH Route 10, Orford, NH 03777
+1 603-353-4405
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Ranked #1 of 3 Restaurants in Orford
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Mon 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thu - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: American
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Description: Our goal at Ariana's is to offer a range of menu choices reflecting the many different palates and we feel there is something on our menu for most people. Our menu focuses on seasonal, quality and local (as much as possible during the different seasons) ingredients.
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English first
Boston, Massachusetts
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

The dining room was nice and the staff was friendly. The food portions are very small and pricey for what you get. Pretty tasty, but not impressed.

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Bradford, Vermont
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18 reviews 18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

I had a wonderful steak with gorgonzola and, although they provided a steak knife, I never used it - my fork was sufficient. My wife had fish which was equally excellent. I see where they are expanding into the adjacent farmhouse so that they will have more capacity.

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Haverhill, New Hampshire
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65 reviews 65 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

It has been almost a year since we have been back. Reason for not coming back service! The food is great. The food is always tasty well made, and at time worth the aggravating wait staff. Ariana's is a first class restaurant with dinner help. Do I need to say more? Please Please train the staff. All I'm looking for... More 

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New York City, New York
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

We were disappointed. The food is pretty good but overpriced and way too precious. This is one of those laces where the presentation is more important than the food itself. The lobster ravioli had almost no lobster in it and the portions were very small for the high price tag. The dining room is nice, but there are much better... More 

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Bradford, Vermont
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30 reviews 30 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Ariana's continues to be our favorite restaurant for special occasions! Went there for our anniversary and reserved seats at the Chef's table! Watch Chef Martin and his staff work was amazing! I've never seen a calmer cooler chef in his kitchen even with every table filled! The food is awesome as is the staff! Chef Martin personally visits every table... More 

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New York,USA
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Locals brought us to the wonderful restaurant with an open kitchen where the magic happens. It was an amazing experience... The duck Confit, Penne Bolognese, Braised Boneless Short Rib and the Lamb Stew were made to perfection. We are New Yorkers and this place ranks way up there with the very best!!!... Local vegetables and meats made the meal..... Thank... More 

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Londonderry, New Hampshire
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

My husband and I were lucky enough to get one of their 8 tables for dinner one night while staying at the Lyme Inn (wonderful!). The chef personally spoke with us and came up with an awesome dinner for my husband who has a severe food allergy. Everything was absolutely delicious and well presented. The servers were friendly and well-informed.... More 

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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Our friends brought us here and were excited to share their new discovery with us...it did not disappoint! Maybe a dozen tables, if that, with an open concept to be able to see into the prep/kitchen area. I had the harvest salad, the braised ribs which melted on the plate...didn't need to use a knife...and the cheesecake with an apricot... More 

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Sugar Hill, New Hampshire
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Wonderful food in a pleasant rural setting. This was truly one of the best restaurant experiences we've had. Highly recommended.

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West Hartford, Connecticut
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Could you move to my hometown? This is an A++ restaurant. Fresh, local ingredients are a staple of the meal. We were "blown-away" by the quality of the food and creativity of the preparations. Never did we think that Oxford, NH would have a gem of this quality. All you camp parents, book your reservations while visiting the kiddos at... More 

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Additional Information about Ariana's Restaurant

Address: 1322 NH Route 10, Orford, NH 03777
Phone Number: +1 603-353-4405
Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Orford
Open Hours:
Monday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: American

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