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Aromas Del Sur

) #1 of 65 Restaurants in Ephrata $$ - $$$ Latin, Spanish,
548 S State St, Ephrata, PA 17522-2301
+1 717-738-0101
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Overview
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good21%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“empanadas” (71 reviews)
“bandeja paisa” (16 reviews)
“chorizo” (15 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 21:00All hours
CUISINES
Latin, Spanish, Colombian, South American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
548 S State St, Ephrata, PA 17522-2301
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11 - 20 of 217 reviews

Reviewed 24 March 2017

We ate here with a couple of very good friends one evening a few weeks ago. You bring your own drinks, which in our case was wine. The waiter had a great sense of humour and attended to every need. I ordered a tamale and...More

Thank thecooks2016
Reviewed 23 February 2017

Really enjoy their tasty dishes. Both steak and pork are excellent. However it is under staffed. There are about 10 tables. At times, only one server works outside. It takes 10 minutes for him to come by and take our order. Then we waited another...More

Thank flyingmg
Reviewed 23 February 2017

Very tasty and unusual food. Excellent service from a very friendly staff. Huge portions. Be sure to take home some of their delicious homemade hot sauce.

Thank Hammond O
Reviewed 21 February 2017

Don't judge a book by its cover! Aromas del Sur is located in what used to be a dive/dance bar in an awkward part of this small city, but the food is WELL WORTH any trepidation. The customer service is wonderful; we were greeted openly...More

Thank FoodieWriter13
Reviewed 20 February 2017 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.

Thank cozyvonne
Reviewed 19 February 2017 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.

Thank Josh N
Reviewed 6 February 2017 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...More

Thank Ibrand
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...More

1  Thank Mikinata
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,...More

1  Thank mzament
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...More

Thank Q5581TBdeb
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$20
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, 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
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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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