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114 S Olive St, Media, PA 19063-3202
+1 610-892-6944
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good39%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“gelato” (44 reviews)
“risotto” (14 reviews)
“pizza” (82 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 April 15, 2018

We had a party of 8 for 6:30 had to go to third floor not m6 choice with a group of 14 very crowded and noisy. Our appetizers were jus5 ok and two salads never came until dinner they forgot. Our meal was cold had...More

Thank crafty928
Reviewed March 12, 2018

Really nice atmosphere with downstairs seating , second floor , and a staircase that leads to another level of seating .

Thank lefty016
Reviewed March 4, 2018 via mobile

Had the day off with my hubby and stopped here for lunch... had my usual mussels marinara cooked in a pizza crust bowl... it was delish, but portion much smaller than previous visits here...wine was good, setting very pleasant, waiter could have been more attentive..

Thank Tamra A
Reviewed February 10, 2018 via mobile

We did takeout for pizza - a plain pizza with sauce and cheese. The cheese was a blob of mozzarella with sauce that tasted like it was from a can. The crust was thin - but not crisp. (Waited 20 minutrs beyond the time we...More

Thank Irvwr
Reviewed January 3, 2018 via mobile

Ariano is always a delightful dining experience. Food, service and atmosphere are all very good. The portions are very generous; I usually take home half of mine. Their gelato is especially wonderful. I find their prices to be reasonable, too.

1  Thank TravelingAgain5
Reviewed November 10, 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 October 15, 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 October 8, 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

1  Thank gcbuilds
Reviewed September 27, 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 August 16, 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
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June 2, 2016|
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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, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.
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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