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Aromas Del Sur

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548 S State St, Ephrata, PA 17522-2301
+1 717-738-0101
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Monday
Closed
Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 19:00
Wed - Thu 11:00 - 20:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Lancaster County, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Our first time here, and our first time trying authentic Columbian food! They did a wonderful job explaining the different dishes to us, and were extremely accommodating to our different levels of spice tolerance! We (kiddos included) tried the yuca fritas and the beef, cheese, and chicken empanadas, and they were all wonderful! My husband had the Camarones Enchilados and... More 

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Thank mzament
Ephrata, Pennsylvania
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60 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a surprise to find such a wonderful restaurant right in our backyard. The staff is friendly and the food is authentic and amazing. Prices are reasonable. 3 of us ate for less than $75 including appetizers. We brought our own bottle of wine as it is BYOB. The staff was happy to open and serve the wine. Great meal... More 

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Hollywood, Maryland
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79 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

So we're in Amish Country but not in the mood for a heavy meal. This place totally hit the mark. Our waiter and the chef were old school. They were versed in the art of service. They talked to us about the food, made spot on recommendations, were attentive to our needs and overall a huge part of the enjoyable... More 

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Carlisle, Pennsylvania
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42 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Got to try several Colombian / South American dishes that were all very good. Favorites were the Enchilada chicken, steak and the Colombian sausage (Chorizo). Super friendly staff. Very clean. Nothing else like it in Central PA.

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Thank jeffandellen77
York, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

How is this place not packed? We were here in a Friday night and the line should have been out the door. As a transplant from South Florida, I have a hard time finding good, authentic Latin cuisine in South Central PA. Aromas Del Sur was amazing! Authentic Colombian cuisine! Hooray! The chef came out and introduced himself before our... More 

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Thank Tracy H
Newtown, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

My wife and I visited Aromas del Sur which was recommended by the innkeeper at the Artist's Inn Bed and Breakfast. We brought a bottle of champagne and had excellent service and thoroughly enjoyed our conversations with Arturo. The food was delicious and we will definitely be back on our next trip to Lancaster County!

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Thank jordanallen321
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

The food is different and good for what it is, I guess, I have notning to compare ir tll. The atmosphere was uncomfortable. A big space, but not busy and too quiet. If you like ethnic food it's definitely a good place to try at least once.

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Thank Brooke E
Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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18 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

Reasonable prices, fair portions, flavorful food, extremely friendly staff and owners. It makes for a nice change of pace from other restaurants in town.

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Thank Emily G
Honey Brook, Pennsylvania
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60 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

Very interesting place. Nice atmosphere and decor The service here was great and very helpful with any questions you had and explained all the dishes for you. Offered to spice up any dish you wanted and accommodate you in any way they can. The food was different but good tender.and great flavor. The fruit drinks are a must have they... More 

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Ridgewood, NJ
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584 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016

It is unusual to find a Columbian restaurant deep in Amish country, but Aromas has been here for a few years. We went for dinner on a Saturday Evening and there were several other there as well enjoying themselves. The place has a raised area inside that could have been a bandstand and the area in front could qualify as... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 20
Cuisine
Latin, Spanish, South American, Colombian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 19:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 20:00
Thursday
11:00 - 20:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 548 S State St, Ephrata, PA 17522-2301
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Lancaster County  >  Ephrata
  • Phone Number: +1 717-738-0101
Description
This restaurant was opened in October 2010 by a group of three Colombian sibilings. We like to say we serve Spanish food but most of our dishes are cooked and prepared with Colombian influence. We wanted to bring a little part of South America to the Ephrata and Lancaster area and educate people on our lifestyle. Please come by and enjoy something we are very passionate about. We have delicious appetizers which come out fast and are filling along with our plentiful entrees. We serve your typical dishes such as pork, steak, and chicken which are usually always accompanied by their rice and beans. These dishes are prepared with Colombian spices and seasoning, but are not spicy as many believe just flavorful. We have options for reservation, take out, BYOB, and large parties. TAKE A LOOK AT OUR NEW WEBSITE!!!Please feel free to call during business hours.

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