The historic Ariston signs are down being restored. Join us when we Relight the Signs Saturday, May 4th just before sunset (8:05 pm central time). Music, vintage cars, light refreshments, guest speakers, all leading up to throwing the switch. Free outdoor event. Open to the public. Join us May 4th at the Ariston Cafe as we kick off the Route 66 travel season.

The Ariston Cafe

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Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, &
Sunday: 11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. 

Friday - Saturday: 11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.

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Ariston Cafe Appetizers & Salads

Whet your appetite with delicious Ariston Cafe appetizers and salads made fresh. We offer a wide range of favorites and our own spin on a few classics. Check out the full list of options below.


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Appetizers

Fried Artichoke Hearts - Flavorful Artichoke Hearts Lightly Seasoned & Golden Fried - $6.99
Crispy Shrimp - This Light & Crispy Appetizer Features Premium Select Straightened Shrimp Wrapped In Rice Noodles & Lightly Fried - $9.49
Nachos Grande - Crisp Tortilla Chips Topped With Homemade Taco Meat & Smothered In Monterey Jack Cheese, All Topped With Diced Tomatoes, Diced Jalapenos, Green Onions, & Sour Cream - $8.99
Onion Rings - Thick-Sliced, Batter Dipped Onion Rings - $7.99
Fried Green Beans - Caramelized Onion-Battered Green Beans Deep Fried & Served With Ranch Dressing - $7.99
Combination Platter - Cheese Sticks, Ravioli, & Onion Rings Served With Homemade Meat Sauce - $10.49
Salsa & Chips - $3.99
Soup Of the Day - Cup, $2.99 or Bowl, $3.99
Buffalo Style Chicken Wings - Our Crispy, Spicy Chicken Wings Are Served With Celery Sticks & Bleu Cheese or Ranch Dressing - Single 10-Piece Order, $10.99 or Double 20-Piece Order, $19.99
Toasted Ravioli - Meat-Filled Ravioli Lightly Breaded & Served With Homemade Meat Sauce - $7.99
Chicken Strips & Honey Mustard - All-Breast Filets Of Tender Chicken Lightly Breaded, Fried, & Served With Honey Mustard - $9.99
Potato Skins - Loaded With Melted Cheese & Chopped With Chopped Bacon & Sour Cream - $7.99
Portobello Mushroom Fries - Tender Portobello Mushroom Slices With a Delicious, Crunchy Coating - $7.99
Greek-Style Chicken Livers - Grilled With Fresh Lemon & Oregano - $7.99
Hot, Fresh Fried Potato Chips - Served With home made Ranch or Bleu Cheese Dressing - $5.99


Specialty Salads

Dressings: Home-made Ranch, French, Italian, Bleu Cheese, and 1000 Island plus Poppyseed, Honey Mustard and Raspberry Vinaigrette available

Greek Chicken Salad - Broiled Chicken breast served on our famous Greek salad with crumbled Feta cheese - $9.49
Buffalo Chicken Salad - Deep fried chicken filet served with mixed greens, tomato wedges, and shredded Colby Cheese with Ranch or bleu cheese - $9.99
Broiled Chicken Salad - Broiled breast of chicken served on a bed of mixed greens with tomato wedges, artichokes, and shredded Colby cheese - $8.99
B.L.T. Salad - Crisp bacon strips and tomato slices on mixed greens with shredded Colby cheese and hard-boiled egg wedges, served with ranch dressing - $8.99
Fried Chicken Salad - Fried chicken filet sliced and served on a bed of mixed greens with tomato wedges, artichoke hearts, and shredded Colby Cheese - $8.99
The Ariston's Athenian Salad - Lots of crisp greens, a hard-boiled egg, and tomato wedges topped with chopped ham or turkey and shredded Colby cheese - $ 8.99

Greek Salad - Tossed green salad with all fresh tomatoes, onion, green pepper, oregano, kalamata olives, crumbled Feta cheese, croutons, and our delicious Greek dressing - $6.99
Our Special Taco Salad
- Crisp salad greens in a crunchy tortilla shell with shredded Colby cheese, tomato, sour cream, and your choice of taco meat or seasoned chicken - $8.99

Tossed Salad - $3.99
Cottage Cheese - $2.29 
Endless Soup & Salad Bar
- $9.49

Side Dishes

Real Mashed Potatoes
French Fries
Cole Slaw
Apple Sauce
American Fries
Corn
Fresh Broccoli
Peas
Hash Browns
Refried Beans
Spanish Rice
Greek Style Green Beans
All $2.29 Each