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114 South Olive St., Media, PA 19063
(610) 892-6944
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Ranked #6 of 105 Restaurants in Media
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night

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English first
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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60 reviews 60 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 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

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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70 reviews 70 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 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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42 reviews 42 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 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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Wallingford, Pennsylvania
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

This is the best place in Media for wonderful appetizers. The artichokes are amazing and there are many others as well as excellent wood fired pizzas. The only drawback is the noise! Forget about having a conversation!

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Phila, Pa
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Recently ate at Ariano in Media, Pa. Ive had munch and pizzas there before (pizza menu is very large, but never a dinner. Party of 5, we were late and called ahead to let the restaurant know, with no problem form the manager. We requested an upstairs table, but none were available, and that was fine since we were late.... More 

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Media, Pennsylvania
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29 reviews 29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

My first time at this restaurant, we ate outside about 5:30 on a Thursday. The staff was very friendly and helpful. We got the Arancini: Fried rice balls coated w/ breadcrumbs filled w/ prosciutto di parma, fresh mozzarella, & tomato served w/ spicy pizzaiola sauce, appetizer which was amazing. I also got the Angelo Pizza; Chicken, & fresh mozzarella finished... More 

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Media, PA
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Ariano hires the friendliest staff to serve great food at reasonable prices. My favorite spot in Media, as it is dependably quick service and awesome food. I'm never disappointed. great ambiance, wonderful GLUTEN-FREE Pizza with almost endless combinations of toppings. check their website to confirm the nights that are BYOB (currently Sunday, Monday, and Tuesday). When you are on the... More 

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Additional Information about Ariano

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

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