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Ariana's Restaurant

1 Market Street, Lyme, Lyme, NH 03768-3506
+1 603-795-4824
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  • Excellent83%
  • Very good12%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
1 Market Street, Lyme, Lyme, NH 03768-3506
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Tucked inside an inn in a small New Hampshire town, this is a dream come true. Food is spectacular; atmosphere relaxed and comfortable. Tons of food options for a place with such high quality food. Portions are spot on. Allows room for terrific desserts. Gingerbread...More

Thank kauffmdr
Reviewed 6 days ago

My husband & I & several friends have been frequent diners in the old location where we enjoyed beautifully presented & deliciously tasting meals. In the last two weeks we dined in the new place & have been sadly disappointed. Although the new location is...More

Thank gramalita1
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a top notch restaurant in a comfortable setting. All in all a fabulous experience from start to finish.

Thank denisedsimon
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a favourite restaurant in an area we just happen to frequent various times of the year. It used to be located in Orford, VT (where we also dined), but is now located at the picturesque Lyme Inn, in Lyme, NH - near Hanover....More

Thank 90kate9
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restaurant is located in an historic inn just off the main square in Lyme. We sat in the enclosed porch surrounded by lovely gardens outside. We were quickly greeted by servers who offered menus, water, delicious bread and thoroughly described the standard menu and...More

Thank Suzanne W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A lovely atmosphere, like sitting in Jane Austen's sunroom. Bistro tables and chairs are far enough apart to have private conversations without speaking over other diners. The specials change daily, based on what's fresh, local and in-season. The opah was cooked perfectly, however I would...More

Thank Ellen G
Reviewed 29 May 2018

They don't seem to need more 5-star reviews, but here's another one. We had a wonderful dinner at Ariana's. I had sauteed calamari and a shellfish stew; my husband had mushroom crèpes and duck confit. Terrific wine list and excellent, cheerful service.

Thank SC04
Reviewed 29 May 2018 via mobile

Being from the NYC area, we have been coming to the Fairlee/Norwich/Hanover region for several years for different reasons and more than once bumped into the old Ariana’s before its new location at the Old Lyme Inn, so we were particularly excited and full of...More

Thank Cruisin4brusin
Reviewed 4 April 2018

We have eaten twice at Ariana's in its new location at the Lyme Inn, and on both occasions this restaurant did not disappoint. The first time, we shared a mixed greens salad, which was the perfect choice before our entrees of the seafood stew (for...More

Thank Bear59
Reviewed 1 April 2018

It's been over 2 years since I last reviewed Ariana's, and since that review, they have moved to the Lyme Inn, in Lyme, New Hampshire. This is a perfect new location for Ariana's. The excellent quality of the food now feels like it has a...More

Thank Timothy S
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Local cuisine
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Market Street, Lyme, Lyme, NH 03768-3506
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  White Mountains  >  Lyme
  • Phone Number: +1 603-795-4824
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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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