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114 South Olive St., Media, PA 19063
(610) 892-6944
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Ranked #5 of 105 Restaurants in Media
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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
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English first
Top Contributor
66 reviews 66 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 NEW

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
42 reviews 42 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 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
33 helpful votes 33 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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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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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Media, Pennsylvania
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23 reviews 23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

We ate here last Wednesday during Dining Under the Stars (2 adults, 1 11yo). We ordered the arancini appetizer and then 2 pizzas for dinner. The arancini were cooked perfectly, but a little bland. The sauce that was served with the arancini definitely added a nice flavor. The 2 pizzas we ordered were very good rustic wood oven style -... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Top Contributor
61 reviews 61 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

We ate there with friends, the food is OK. Nothing special the gelato was not that good at all and very overpriced. It felt like alot to pay $75 for pizza, beer and gelato for 2 people. The staff was unhelpful, slow and not friendly.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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30 reviews 30 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Came here for a third time with my sister recently, we shared a pizza and my sister also got the chicken soup special. Food was good, service was good, all around another fantastic dinner.

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Springfield, PA
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

I went with friends for lunch. Everyone enjoyed the atmosphere. Good was excellent - everyone agreed. Service was great

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

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