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Ariana Restaurant

1304 NW Galveston Ave, Bend, OR 97701-2436
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Ranked #3 of 358 restaurants in Bend
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Price range: $30 - $30
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Good for: Romance, Special occasions
Dining options: Reservations
Dining style: Fine Dining
Cross street: 13th
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115 reviews from our community

88% Recommend
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English first
new york city
13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

Thought that the meal was fine but nothing over the top in terms of creativity or presentation. We had a nice waitress and the room is well laid out in terms of being able to hear your dining mate.

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San Francisco, California
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

Bend is an amazing and delightful city to visit for many reasons...culinary delights being the exception. The local food scene primarily consists of really great coffee shops and bakeries and, chain restaurants and drive throughs. A visit to Ariana changes all of that. Located in a charming older home, their food and ambiance is fantastic. Add to that an excellent... More

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Bend, Oregon
Top Contributor
236 reviews 236 reviews
160 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

We saved Ariana for a special occasion and so glad we did! The wait staff was incredibly professional, friendly, and high end. Everything was delicious and the options were really fun (check out the menu!). Loved our food. I had the pork shank and it was like butter. . . no knife needed to eat this delicious meat. Drinks were... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

The food & service was fantastic. I'm a diabete,the kitcen made an amazingly sugar free desert for me . That's special!

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Bend, Oregon
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

The beet salad, all of the entrees, wine selection, service, ambiance and there is more. I would not hesitate to recommend this dining experience. The noise certainly was not any factor as mentioned in one review; everyone was delighted to be there eating wonderful food! Bend is a social town, if it is difficult to eat out and be disturbed... More

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Troy, Michigan
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42 reviews 42 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

This is defintely one of the top restaurants I have been too. This is the kind of quality restuarant you would expect in a place like New York or Las Vegas. The beef carpacio was outstanding. The shrimp and grits were excellent with a nice southwest twist to it. The seared scallops over dungeness crab risotto was amazing. And the... More

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Oregon City, Oregon
12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

We had heard that this restaurant was one of the best in Bend and it lived up to our expectations. It's located in a little bungalow, maybe not the most scenic area but it works. We chose to do the 5 course chef's tasting and added wine pairings to each course. It was well worth it! All of our food... More

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1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014 via mobile

We had a great expectation visiting this Restaurant last Saturday. It was a gift certificate from our son. And a very generous one!What we found was the sound level was so disturbing we could barely finish our dinner. Not only that,the staff encouraging the table next to us to be louder. We mentioned this to the maître d' and he... More

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Bend, Oregon
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35 reviews 35 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

Ariana has a charming, cottage-style, white-table-cloth ambiance, and a very friendly, accommodating wait staff. However, I'm sorry to say that I must agree with what a couple other reviewers commented on. The meal portions were relatively small, and the bill at the end contrastingly large. After enjoying a bowl of delicious celery bisque soup, things went downhill. Per what seems... More

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portland, oregon
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71 reviews 71 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2014

Located in a charming house in downtown Bend, Ariana Restaurant prepares and serves excellent meals. The soup of the day was Caramelized Onion which, after reading a review praising this soup, I ordered and enjoyed so much I am now asking for the recipe to try out at home! For my entree I selected the Filet Mignon; a rare treat... More

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