We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Aromas Del Sur

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
548 S State St, Ephrata, PA 17522-2301
+1 717-738-0101
Sun 12:00 - 19:00
Wed - Thu 11:00 - 20:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

207 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Showing 204: English reviews
Coatesville, Pennsylvania
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2016

Who knew Columbian food existed in Ephrata? The $8.99 lunch included lentil soup and one of four entrees at a generous portion. Iced tea was freshly brewed. Dessert was a three layer milk cake. We also added empanadas to sample as an appetizer. The Beef ones were our favorite. Great service and terrific food. Mama is in the kitchen and... More 

Thank Judyjim220
Level Contributor
22 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016

GREAT Colombian food served in a family friendly atmosphere. You will NOT go away hungry from here but you will come back for sure !

Thank Melanie W
Ephrata, Pennsylvania
Level Contributor
34 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2016

Wow! linen tablecloth and napkins set the mood here. The menu of South American food native to Colombia offers a dish for every taste. The chef comes to greet you to ask how you want your choice prepared-- how spicy is up to you. The wait staff are delightfully helpful to explain any menu items; they advised to order a... More 

Thank GoldieRN
Level Contributor
7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016

If you want a taste of South America, this is the place..authentic Colombian food, You gotta try the empanadas & arepas. Their smoothies are awesome too and can't forget to compliment every dish with tostones. Hospitality is superb as well.

Thank Sandra M
sarasota florida
Level Contributor
86 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 May 2016

I have occasion to visit the Penna Dutch country a few times a year. There are some good restaurants in the area, but one I never miss is Aromas Del Sur. It is a little out of the way and maybe that is the reason it has never been crowded when I have visited. But despite no great crowds the... More 

Thank tappyt
Reading, Pennsylvania
Level Contributor
8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2016

Went there for an early dinner on a Wednesday and we were the only customers, not surprisingly, the service was excellent. Very happy with the food. The chorizo was the best we've had. My wife had the Tamales, which were excellent. I had the Bandeja Paisa, a kind of combo platter, which I enjoyed except for the steak, which was... More 

Thank 915chuckh
Level Contributor
38 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 May 2016

To find truly authentic food from Colombia is rare in our country. So many restaurants "adapt" their recipes for Americn tastes. Arturo does not do that! When he presents a meal, you can bet it is exactly what he ate in his home town. We haven't been able to visit for some time and were pleased to see Arturo when... More 

Thank antieverything1
Raleigh, North Carolina
Level Contributor
134 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 March 2016 via mobile

Love trying new ethnic foods, decided to give Aromas Del Sur a try. It is a family run restaurant and the food is made from scratch. Jordan was fabulous and friendly. Now to the food, which was very good. The Grilled Chicken was done the way I requested it, white rice and beans were spot on. The Yellow Rice with... More 

Thank Gloria R
Ephrata, Pennsylvania
Level Contributor
20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 March 2016 via mobile

Food was average quality but prices too high. Won't go back. Service not very friendly. Atmosphere seemed dreary

Thank aungstgirl
Ephrata, PA
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2016

I love this place! By far, this is the best restaurant in Ephrata. I have been a number of times and tried almost every dish they have including many specials. The staff is pleasant and really fun.

Thank lindstor

Travellers who viewed Aromas Del Sur also viewed

Ephrata, Lancaster County
Ephrata, Lancaster County
Ephrata, Lancaster County
Ephrata, Lancaster County

Been to Aromas Del Sur? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 20
Latin, Spanish, Colombian, South American
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
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
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.

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Aromas Del Sur staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?