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114 S Olive St, Media, PA 19063-3202
+1 610-892-6944
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good39%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“gelato” (45 reviews)
“pizza” (77 reviews)
“risotto” (11 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
114 S Olive St, Media, PA 19063-3202
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Reviewed 10 November 2017

Not good for older folks. Two flights of stairs to the main dining room. Food was fair. Noise level is off the charts.

Thank esegrs
Reviewed 16 October 2017

My Bride and I, tried Ariano on an early Sunday evening after the theater production of Carousel. The restaurant is a bilevel affair with a lower level bar area featuring several tables and an upstairs area with tables inside and out. We opted for a...More

Thank appetitetogo
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

Overall we had a nice dinner at this restaurant. We didn’t have a consistent server. The first server was excellent. The server who handled the remainder of our dinner was not attentive. Our main entrees were really good. Decent selection of wines. The bar had...More

Thank gcbuilds
Reviewed 27 September 2017

Really like it here, it's small but the food is always good. Try the Eggplant Parm, it's the best ever! It's located off of State Street right across from the parking garage.

Thank Donna F
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Everything here, waitstaff, atmosphere, especially food is incredible. The have a hand painted ceiling of the family story.. It is incredible. They make their own pasta and gelato. I can't say enough about this place.

Thank MaryAnne M
Reviewed 6 August 2017

Good food and service at Ariano. We were seated on second floor terrace which was a bonus as the day we visited was nice and sunny. Recommend the Tricolle Risotto and Marco Branzinos. Try to get seated at Connor's table as he was friendly, informative...More

Thank Travelgirl22016
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

Ate here a few years ago and decided to give it another go. LOUD on a Friday night both upstairs and downstairs. No bread served. My salad special with balsamic dressing had hardly any flavor. The salmon with balsamic was good. My dining companion's pizza...More

1  Thank ColtsGal76
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

It had been several years since I'd eaten here and it was as good as or better this time. We were a party of 4 without reservations but were seated right away on the balcony patio. It is a quaint and charming restaurant with a...More

Thank Carlin K
Reviewed 20 July 2017

This little charming restaurant was nice, we were seated on the second floor where you can sit on the terrace and it was beautifully breezy that evening with a guitar player. Vine was great and The pizzas are brick oven made, large pizza selections, little...More

Thank MilenaPhilly
Reviewed 14 July 2017

My favorite hometown place to go- always on point. Tuesday nights are a great value, with a three course deal for $30. a person and BYOB! Any entree, appetizer, and their amazing gelato. Their baby spinach salad with fresh, toasted almonds, feta cheese, and port...More

Thank csbpa
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Nearby Attractions
The Media Theater
53 reviews
.34 km away
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28 reviews
.21 km away
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6 reviews
.39 km away
Painting With A Twist
5 reviews
.20 km away
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Response from MCoolBreezeH | Reviewed this property |
Parking is super easy in Media, especially near Ariano. There is a parking garage across the street that is a small fee most of the time and free at other times. On street parking at meters is also available on all... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$25
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 114 S Olive St, Media, PA 19063-3202
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Media
  • Phone Number: +1 610-892-6944
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