Arielle's Country Inn

4.7
905 reviews
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Thank you to our customers for voting Arielle’s Country Inn:
BEST RESTAURANT OF BUCKS & MONTGOMERY COUNTY for the second year in a row, 2011 and 2012 Reader’s Choice Awards, The Intelligencer.


Arielle's Country Inn, located on Allentown Road, is housed in a beautifully appointed, historic, stone building dating back to 1754. Used as a stagecoach stop in the 18th century, the restaurant still retains that warm country atmosphere. Chef/owner, Jacques Colmaire, uses locally sourced, fresh, high quality ingredients to skillfully prepare food for you to enjoy. Diners can choose from Prime steaks, fresh seafood, pasta and other specialities which are all cooked to order and served in a romantic, candlelit dining room, enhanced with a fireplace and cozy bar. Garden dining is available amid a beautiful flower garden in the summer months. We look forward to having you as our guest!
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Philadelphia
32 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

Overall, a very nice experience. High quality food but at reasonable prices. Only negative was the wine selection, an average list but all low quality selections. Wouldn't hurt to have a few good bottles available for those diners who value the wine as an accompaniment to a high quality meal.

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P
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

Quaint country inn with delicious food. We are looking forward to going back!

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JG
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We go here for valentines day and other special occasions. The food is always above our expectations. It's quiet and cozy inside and the owner always makes sure that you've enjoyed your meal.

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j
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 5

Great location, interesting menu and specials. Very good food and drinks. The ambiance of the old farmhouse can't be beat!

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PS
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Not expecting such a great experience as the food and service was outstanding...will be back

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DB
Philadelphia
5 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Arielle's is a perfect Valentine's Day restaurant. The ambiance of a 1700's Inn, stone walls and low lighting with little background noise (at least in the backroom area where we dined), make this an intimate dining experience. The servers were friendly and attentive. The food was terrific. My mushroom bisque was superb and the short ribs fork tender. My wife also enjoyed her chicken entrée which was enough to bring a portion home for another meal. Desserts of raspberry truffle ice cream and chocolate mousse were delicious. We highly recommend Arielle's for a fine dining experience.

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JD
1 review
Dined on February 15, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The food was delicious as always. Looking forward to going back.

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SM
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 4ambience 5

I took my wife to Areille’s for Valentines Day. We arrived early, they took her coat and sat us right away. The server was prompt and pleasant. They offered the full menu plus 2-3 specials for both appetizers and entrees. We both ordered a starter and entree. The food and timing was excellent. The house Cesar salad is superb! For dinner my wife had the crab cakes and I had the NY strip special. The steak was cooked perfect. Capped it all off with the house specialty poached pear dessert. Perfect!

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OT
Philadelphia
5 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Never a bad meal here....it’s our go to place for special dinners. Top notch service and attention to detail. Food is always prepared to order and alway delicious!

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DL
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Absolutely, positively, PERFECT! Me and my wife’s favorite place to have a great dining experience.
Thanks again.

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LN
Philadelphia
12 reviews
Dined on February 11, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

As always, we had a perfectly wonderful dining experience at Arielle's for our 51st anniversary.

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P
Philadelphia
16 reviews
Dined on February 10, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Always enjoy our time at Arielle’s! A very quaint restaurant, with impeccable service. The food always amazing. Filets and chicken parmigiana done to perfection. Wonderful presentation and generous portions. Will be back time and again....

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c
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on February 3, 2019
Overall 2food 5service 5ambience 1

Asked for back room when i made reservation and we were in main room also said it was her birthday a dessert would have been nice we have been there several times before a little dissapointed

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PS
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on February 2, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Our recent dinner at Arielle's was our second time to dine there to celebrate birthdays. Dinner, service and ambiance were excellent just as it had been at our first dinner. It's a special country inn not to be missed.

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WS
Philadelphia
27 reviews
Dined on January 26, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Outstanding as always. We have never been disappointed. Good food, service, and ambiance.

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OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on January 26, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The atmosphere, service and food were all excellent. The pasta stuffed with chicken & be at was superb.

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DL
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on January 20, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

A friendly and warm atmosphere that is welcoming and enjoyable. A menu that should please anyone,
and a staff that is very pleasant. This has become one of our favorite places.

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DT
1 review
Dined on January 16, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This place is wonderful. Ambiance was wonderful as was the service and food. It was actually a little less expensive then I anticipated. We will return if we are looking for fine dining,

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g
Philadelphia
13 reviews
Dined on January 13, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great time as usual. There were 5 in our group celebrating a birthday. Food, service, and ambience was great. Our favorite place to dine for any occasion.

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WS
Philadelphia
27 reviews
Dined on January 12, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food, great service. Beautiful decor and pleasant ambiance.

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P
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on January 6, 2019
Overall 1food 1service 1ambience 1

I wish that I could write a better review but we didn't get to dine there yet. I don't know if there is a problem with Ariell's or Open Table but I had made a reservation online through open table and it was even confirmed. We traveled to the restaurant only to find that they were closing for the evening.
There is definitely miscommunication somewhere.

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PE
Philadelphia
12 reviews
Dined on January 6, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

First time trying this restaurant. I had brought the family for a birthday celebration. Everything was great. The food tasted great. Plan on going back real soon.

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LS
Philadelphia
4 reviews
Dined on January 5, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This is our go-to spot for special dinners. Classic country French cooking with very fresh ingredients and delicious preparations. Servers are friendly and knowledgeable. Setting is cozy and lovely. Outdoor dining available in warm weather. Save room for dessert; the poached pear with homemade hot fudge is worth every calorie!

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m
New York Area
57 reviews
Dined on January 4, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We love everything about this restaurant - ambiance, food, service... On this recent visit, the holiday decorations made it even more special!

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AG
1 review
Dined on December 31, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Service and food are fabulous! Nice atmosphere too!

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J
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on December 30, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Off the beaten track yet in a very established building in the little known town of Argus
The seasonal decorations are worth the trip alone
The food is always perfect and of the best quality

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PJ
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on December 30, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We always enjoy Arielle's for the ambiance and great food. We took siblings with us who had not been there in awhile and they also really enjoyed the food.

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OT
1 review
Dined on December 28, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We went there for our anniversary and the service and the food was excellent!!!

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a
1 review
Dined on December 27, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

Beautiful country ambiance, delicious food, and wonderful service! Have been here twice and will return again.

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OT
1 review
Dined on December 27, 2018
Overall 4food 3service 3ambience 5

Overall great. Drinks not filled quickly enough, a little noisy, the ambiance was great!! Loved the Christmas decor.

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OT
1 review
Dined on December 24, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Very good food and owner was very nice and acomadatig when we asked to move our table

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P
Atlanta
14 reviews
Dined on December 23, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 4

Beautiful inn and well decorated for Christmas. Perfect Bucks County Stone farmhouse decor. Food is decent, but could be better. Every plate comes with the same potatoes and vegetables for the day. A bit too cafeteria style for my liking. Each protein should come with its own well crafted sides rather than the one size fits all approach. Service was attentive and friendly. Price point is comparable to any other high end restaurants in Bucks County (e.g. $30-35 for filet mignon), which makes it a bit over priced in comparison to the value of other restaurants where the food is more thoughtfully prepared. That said, we will probably go back anyway for the ambience and close distance to our house.

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AC
Philadelphia
15 reviews
Dined on December 22, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Holiday Dinner with life long friends!❤️

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LC
1 review
Dined on December 21, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This was our first visit. Heard about Arielle's from my son who patron's often. Approaching the restaurant you automatically gain a warm feeling. Inside the stone, wood, fireplaces and friendly staff are very welcoming. We met friends there. Each dish was absolutely delicious! I learned the leaf placed on you plate is from the owners orange tree. She grows lemons, limes, oranges and many items used on her dishes year round. Prices are good for the service, portion size and surely the taste! We highly recommend Arielle's! I know we will be back!

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s
Philadelphia
45 reviews
Dined on December 19, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Once again, we met good friends at Arielle's. This time on a Wednesday evening the week before Xmas. The food and service terrific, as usual. The decorations and ambiance festive. One of our fav local places.

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g
Philadelphia
14 reviews
Dined on December 16, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

One of our favorite places to dine, either for a casual dinner or a special occasion. Good food, good value good service and great ambience.

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S
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on December 15, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Wonderful atmosphere in a stone farmhouse setting. The food was beyond excellent.

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S
Philadelphia
34 reviews
Dined on December 15, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

We love this place. Great for get togethers around the Holidays!

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OT
Philadelphia
4 reviews
Dined on December 13, 2018
Overall 1food 3service 1ambience 2

I wish I was raving about this place like everyone else that seems to eat here. Unfortunately I will never return to “Arielle’s”. I am a younger person and I definitely noticed the crowd at this establishment. My fiancé and I watched the serving team including who I would assume to be the owner double or even triple teaming each table. We had one waitress while she was nice doesn’t make up for the fact we were the only table receiving different service. Abby was polite and relatively prompt. My fiancé and I waited around 20 minutes for a bowl of French onion soup, while the tables around us were served almost immediately. We then waited for our entrees for another 20 minutes, the owner walked around each table asking how their meal was and ignored our table. I ordered the venison special which was cooked properly and tasted fresh. My fiancé ordered the salmon which she also enjoyed. I’m sorry but even the best food can not make up for the terrible service. I will not return to Arielle’s and I don’t really think they would care. Just because I am younger does not mean I do not tip or my money isn’t just as green as everyone else.

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MB
1 review
Dined on December 9, 2018
Overall 2food 3service 2ambience 2

I have been to Arielles over the years and enjoyed it and liked that it could be a nice restaurant for a "special" dinner or a nice place to visit with people you don't have an opportunity to see often. In the past it seemed very warm and welcoming, unfortunately that was not the case last Sunday evening. Our reservation was early, 6:30 pm, and there were very few people there. We were seated along the wall (I had asked not to be seated in the middle of the room) at a table that was on such an uneven spot in the floor you felt as if you had to hold onto your glass to keep it from tipping over. There were other very nice tables by the windows, we were told that were not available.... (No one else ever arrived).
Our order was taken quickly and the lady seemed very knowledgeable about the specials. The lobster bisque arrived and at best was "warmish" in temperature.
The young girl serving removed my friend's dish as soon as she finished, but I was still eating...she returned a few moments later with our meals and since there was no room for my meal on the table she attempted to remove my soup bowl while I was holding the spoon and obviously still eating. She stood there waiting for me, I finally just told her to take it. The meals were "warm" although we were warned about the "hot plates". She returned as soon as my friend finished and cleared the drink glasses, never offering another drink or coffee, she took the bread and there I set at an empty table finishing my meal, in a room that had become very chilly because the heat (gas fireplace) had been turned off as soon as the other guest dining in that rm left. She did return to ask if I'd finished and at that point I realized I had indeed finished!
My friend decided she would like to order desert, again no coffee offered.
I realize Sunday evening they wanted to close early, but while they were pleasant, I don't think it was necessary to be treated like you might be at some chezy diner.
Disappointing!

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