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114 South Olive St., Media, PA 19063
(610) 892-6944
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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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  • 38
    Excellent
  • 38
    Very good
  • 10
    Average
  • 4
    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
Delicious

Our ladies luncheon group decided to try Ariano after hearing very good reviews and we weren't disappointed. I ordered a Della Casa Panini which was filled with portabella mushrooms, prosciutta, mozzarella, pesto, and arugula, while my dining companions tried the blackened tuna. Good choices all... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 28, 2015
Carm18426
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Springfield - Delaware County, Pennsylvania
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92 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Philadelphia PA USA
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

We are regulars here. The pizza is good but I have found ---never order an entree. I ordered an entree last time we visited and again this evening. Last time the meal came without many of the listed items, example no pesto on the veal with pesto. Tonight I order shrimp scampi with veal. I got chicken and the shrimp... More 

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Springfield - Delaware County, Pennsylvania
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86 reviews 86 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

Our ladies luncheon group decided to try Ariano after hearing very good reviews and we weren't disappointed. I ordered a Della Casa Panini which was filled with portabella mushrooms, prosciutta, mozzarella, pesto, and arugula, while my dining companions tried the blackened tuna. Good choices all around. For dessert I ordered vanilla stracciatella and it was delicious The restaurant has seating... More 

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Media, Pennsylvania
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

I believe Fellini's also owns Ariano's so again, food, service, atmosphere, building is unique and highly recommended and I say this even after they didn't hire me. lol

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Austin, Texas
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

I really enjoyed the food and the atmosphere. I went on a late and lazy Sunday evening totally on a whim and had the best experience. The food, the wine and the gelato were amazing. Very nice service. I have gone back on subsequent trips. My advice would be to go when it's not too busy so that you can... More 

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Media, Pennsylvania
Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 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
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85 reviews 85 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 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
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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
84 reviews 84 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 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
13 helpful votes 13 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
38 helpful votes 38 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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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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?