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Ariana's Restaurant

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1322 NH Route 10, Orford, NH 03777
+1 603-353-4405
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Mon 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thu - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I had an outstanding dinner here a few weeks ago. It was superbly fresh, delicious, unique (without being strange). The service was attentive and the chef came out twice to inquire about my meal. I was by myself and felt very comfortable on a high top table. If you are in the area, you must try this local farm-to-table restaurant.

Thank Jen K
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

It has a cozy atmosphere with very friendly staff. The crab cake appetizer on a bed of salad greens was delicious. The sword fish steak was cooked perfectly and well seasoned. You could definitely tell they used their own home grown spices. The creme boule was served in three different flavored. Two were delicious but wasn't a fan of the... More 

Thank Peace778
Norwich, Vermont
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36 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had no plans to eat at Ariana's, but did so based on the trip advisor reviews. My son (11 years old) and I were delighted in every way. The setting is quite rural and exceptionally beautiful. The service was absolutely great. The food was innovative, fresh and well prepared. The best thing however was the atmosphere. This was a... More 

Thank Vince W
Berkeley, California
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72 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

It smelled so good as,we entered the restaurant and that was just the prelude to a really lovely dinner. The menu changes with the seasons. The service is friendly and timely. There is,a great wine list. They grow much of their own produce and the meat is locally sourced. The homemade gelato is a,wondering way to end a meal on... More 

Thank janetperlman
White River Junction, Vermont
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016

I totally agree with all the other positive reviews here. Ariana's was easy to find and well worth the ride from White River Junction. I personally was so happy to see 2 vegan options on the menu and a vegan chocolate mousse for dessert! Chef Martin came out of the kitchen to greet us after our meal...lovely touch indeed. Next... More 

Thank gaelC
Orford, New Hampshire
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016

Love Ariana's and I wish I could eat there more. The food is locally sourced and delicious. The staff is wonderful as is Martin the chef/owner. It is unique as they cook in an open kitchen and have a farm house type atmosphere. I have never had a bad meal there. Also, you can buy fresh milk from Devon cows... More 

Thank godsnidget
London, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2016

A little bit out of the way ,but well worth the trip.The chef owner has taken his travel experiences and influenced his style of cooking to produce food made with care and consequently taste great!

Thank richard g
Hartford, Vermont
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2016

My husband and I decided to dine here because we had to be in the general area, and it had been recommended to me. We were warmly welcomed as we entered the small, charming dining room. I ordered a small meal of seared scallops that were delightful. My husband ate a veal dish that he enjoyed. I also ordered the... More 

Thank CharVT
Hanover, New Hampshire
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40 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

This is the place we go when we have out of town guests. It's about 30 minutes from Hanover, NH and worth every minute of the drive. We always plan in advance and reserve the counter overlooking the kitchen where you can watch the chef's prepare the meals. You also get a little extra taste of something as an appetizer... More 

Thank wilsonwest
Hudson, New Hampshire
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2016 via mobile

The food is phenomenal, superb wine and excellent service. The surprising part is a restaurant this good in the middle of nowhere! So worth the drive- we came from Sunapee. My husband raved about the French onion soup- said it was the best and he is very picky. Also raved about the Beef Wellington. I had the warm spinach salad... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
American, Gluten Free
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1322 NH Route 10, Orford, NH 03777
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  White Mountains  >  Orford
  • Phone Number: +1 603-353-4405
Our goal at Ariana's is to offer a range of menu choices reflecting the many different palates and we feel there is something on our menu for most people. Our menu focuses on seasonal, quality and local (as much as possible during the different seasons) ingredients.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?