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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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Stevens, Pennsylvania
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This was our first visit. We will definitely be back! Excellent food, service and atmosphere! Great find in our small town. Very clean, very friendly.

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Thank cozyvonne
Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Fantastic staff - great portions - cozy atmosphere. Had the special coconut chicken and shrimp. Empanadas we're also a great appetizer - as we're the yuca frita.

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Thank Josh N
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, United States
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Bern here many many times and return with new friends a family. The food is EXCELLENT. Authentic south america COLOMBIAN food. The service its superior. Always trying to please and make you feel welcome. Its the best keep secret in Ephrata, Pa. If you are looking for sonething different and delicious, try them. I promise you, yu will be returning... More 

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Thank Ibrand
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15 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

What a great choice. We had the pork "schnitzel", huge portion that I shared with my 6 yrs old daughter. My wife had creole shrimp and my older kid had an amazing shrimp in garlic creamy sauce. Really awesome place close to Ephrata, would come here every week if lived close by.

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Lancaster County, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

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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Ephrata, Pennsylvania
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67 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016 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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016 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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Thank pmcm2008
Carlisle, Pennsylvania
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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
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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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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
US$20
Cuisine
Latin, Spanish, Colombian, South American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
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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