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114 South Olive St., Media, PA 19063
(610) 892-6944
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Today
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night

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Visitor rating
  • 38
    Excellent
  • 35
    Very good
  • 10
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Great upscale pizza placce!

They have an incredible selection of gourmet pizzas. We usually split a pizza and a salad. Nice wine selection.

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 23, 2015
Dave H
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Media, Pennsylvania
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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88 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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  • English first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
Media, Pennsylvania
Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

They have an incredible selection of gourmet pizzas. We usually split a pizza and a salad. Nice wine selection.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Top Contributor
78 reviews 78 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Great food and a very cool ambiance makes Ariano's a definite choice if dining in Media (unless you want pasta, which they do not serve). The mural on the ceiling was hand painted and depicts the owners life in Italy. Our servers were excellent. I had the salmon special which came well seasoned with a sear on the outside but... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

We always go back here because the food is that good. We have tried many dishes and app's and haven't found anything we don't like. The wine list is not bad either. The staff always tries to find a spot for us even when they are full... all in all its our fav. in Media.

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Top Contributor
79 reviews 79 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

We had dinner here two night ago and it continues to impress. We had two little children with us and they accommodated our group of 6 with no problem. We shared some of the eggplant appetizer, which was very cheesy and delicious and could serve as an entree. I had the special of Salmon and risotto- it was great, the... More 

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Chadds Ford, PA
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7 reviews 7 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

We met another couple on a rainy Saturday night. The place was packed however we were seated promptly for our 7:30 reservation. We were seated on the second floor, a room surrounded by windows. The ruling had murals of Italian villages. The server was friendly and efficient. I joked about receiving updates from the kitchen on the championship college football... More 

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Wisconsin
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59 reviews 59 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

I would recommend reservations as this small restaurant became very busy. The service was good but the pizza was average--while the menu was very creative and unique combinations offered, they lacked flavor. One of them was listed as having a spicy ala vodka sauce but it was more like a creamy tomato soup. Nice ambience but a more flavorful pizza... More 

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Drexel Hill, Pennsylvania
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Went here with a group of 12 they accommadated us on their top floor the food was great and the desserts even better! Home made coffee gelato was to die for ! we will def be going back

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Media, Pennsylvania
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014 via mobile

My friends and I would often go to this restaurant for Dining Under The Stars in the summer. The food is always fresh and delicious. Nice size portions, yummy gelato too.

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Top Contributor
79 reviews 79 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

We had a wonderful dinner in this very casual rather hip restaurant. The service was pleasant and the food was outstanding. It is noisy and lots of activity, so if you want quiet go somewhere else. We had a Caprese salad that actually used the small tasty mozzarella and delicious olive oil. I had the salmon that was prepared perfectly... More 

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Senior Contributor
46 reviews 46 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

The salads were fine, but the appetizer, the arancini, were so tasteless that we didnt finish them. The pizza was good, but not great. The veal was pretty good. The service was inattentive. Our waitress didn't bother to wipe off the table before we sat down, or bring silverware; we had to ask the more-attentive bus staff to wipe the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 114 South Olive St., Media, PA 19063
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Media
  • Phone Number: (610) 892-6944

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?