Welcome To Ariana's
Ariana’s Restaurant at The Lyme Inn is the new incarnation of Ariana’s Restaurant, offering the same menus in a different venue. This new endeavor is the culmination of some 40 years of culinary adventures. Our menu features our most popular items thru the years, with small changes to seasonal soups and salads.
Food & Wine with Family & Friends
Chef's Tasting Dinner!
Chef's choice pairing of food & wine
Wednesday - Saturday
Seatings begin at 5pm
Reservations are required.
From Chef Martin
The return of regular in-person dining:
We are open for in-house dining Wednesday through Saturday evenings with seatings starting at 5pm. Reservations are necessary! Tables are available in both the Front Room (Terrace) and Back Room (Tavern). The Bar is available by reservation and, possibly, last minute inquiries. Additionally, our Tasting Room is available for larger groups of 8 - 12 people. We plan to have patio seating available beginning May 26th. Reservations are necessary for patio seating as well.
We will maintain social distancing in all of our dining areas, including the bar. Our staff will continue to wear masks, and we ask that all guests wear masks when not seated at their table. Our dining rooms are very safe, using an air exchange system which ensures a constant transfer of fresh air.
Bless you all so much, these are trying times, yet we go forward living our lives and finding joy with family, friends, and nature. This is a time for all of us to work together and help each other. We have received many nice comments supporting us and wishing us well, so we will go forward and do well.
Thank you again and be well, Chef Martin
Message from Chef Martin
Welcome to our restaurant. Our focus is on quality and variety in both our food and wine. I love wine and believe that wine is meant to be enjoyed with food. I look for quality and value in my wines. Offering a nice variety of wines from around the world, I like to ask my guests to try something new or ask us for a recommendation. Please enjoy our selection below. We are also working on a Cellar List which will feature some ‘big boys’. Be well and thank you so much for your support.
All food can taste incredible with some thought and creativity. Ariana’s has always worked to accommodate special dietary needs. Our sauces are gluten free by default, as we create them by reduction, avoiding the need to thicken with flour. We regularly offer vegan, vegetarian, gluten-free, and dairy free menu items. And, should you have a special need, simply call ahead and we will do what we can to adapt our cuisine to your needs.
At Ariana’s, we pride ourselves on using fresh, local, and sustainably raised products. We work with local farms for much of our product and, for items not locally available, use ethical suppliers a bit farther away. We do not source from factory farms. Our ultimate goal is to offer the best quality product, and local, sustainable, and ethically raised provides that.
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From Chef Martin We are open for in-house dining Wednesday through Saturday evenings with seatings starting at 5pm. Reservations are necessary! Tables are available in both the Front Room (Terrace) and Back Room (Tavern). The Bar is available...
What People are Saying
Corn chowder was amazing. My husband’s steak was perfection as was my Caribbean spiced snapper. I loved my jalapeño margarita. The entire staff was top notch and professional. The chef even came out (wearing a mask) and walked the tables to chat very briefly. It was a nice touch. We will most definitely return. Spectacular experience!!!
I have to agree with a fellow reviewer who says that this is the best restaurant for miles around! The husband and I came here last month and ate out on the covered patio; we had one of the nicest "date nights" we've had in a while! Everyone was completely charming, from the young man who seated us to our wonderful server to the chef who came by to say hello. The food made me do the proverbial double-take. I am a HUGE foodie and have eaten at top restaurants all over the world, so I was delightfully surprised to find myself exclaiming to my husband, "This is real food, like chef-food, not just someone is in a kitchen food"!
Fabulous food, fabulous service and the cocktails are spot on. We were guests in the Lyme Inn and blissfully were able to get a last-minute table. So glad we did. Got to sit right in front of they fire and soak it all in. Delish! Highly recommend the truffled scallops and the halibut with mushrooms.... oh my yum. Oh, and the carrot cake is not to be overlooked either.