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Aromas Cafe

1104 Emmit St N, Barracks Road Shopping, Charlottesville, VA 22903
+1 434-244-2486
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good23%
  • Average5%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
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Moroccan, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1104 Emmit St N, Barracks Road Shopping, Charlottesville, VA 22903
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Mediterranean food in Charlottsville! I trysts look,for local restaurants when I travel and I found a gem. On a hot summer day nothing is more refreshing than a lemonade that is not overly sweetened. You can get it here. I had a salmon salad special...More

Thank brn2trvl2
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

I have been wanting to try this place for a while. The owner will greet you warmly and tell you about every special dish. He does not give the price on the specials unless asked. The gazpacho was terrific. It had a foam like texture...More

Thank 64Jag
Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

Hassan runs a tight ship and provides superb Moroccan dishes with his effervescent greeting. Understated but always a hit!

Thank julia j
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Yummy soup: sweet potato with ginger, marinated cooked salmon served over either a salad or orzo with mushrooms and spinach- my choice is the orzo. Delightful staff and over the top food!

Thank arctic09
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

We have been to this restaurant many times, mostly because we love Mediterranean and there is dearth of good restaurants serving this cuisine in CHO. The biggest gripe I have is that the owner will never serve an itemized bill. And if you ask for...More

Thank Hindustani76
Reviewed 13 February 2017

The owner obviously loves being hospitable and introducing people to fine Mediterranean cuisine. The staff is professional, attentive without smothering, and provide just a wonderful sense of graciousness. The food is wonderful, a little exotic but still comforting and very tasty, obviously made with love...More

Thank lucayangail
Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

The customer service was absolutely fantastic. There was somebody there at all times to replace your fork fill your water, pour your beer help you in the bathroom.... whatever is needed! And the food… The food was out of this world. My friend and I...More

Thank Stephanie l
Reviewed 23 January 2017

My wife and I had wonderful soups--Tomato with ginger; squash--first rate stuffed grape leaves with an out of this world sauce; and simple, satisfying, and extremely tasty entrees--shrimp and white beans, lamb and lentils. The environment couldn't be more conducive to lingering and talking. This...More

Thank John P
Reviewed 5 January 2017

Had lunch with a coworker here around the holidays--the food was absolutely delicious and the staff were very attentive and accommodating. The owner overheard that it was our first visit and sent over a complimentary dessert (in addition to the one we'd already ordered). Don't...More

Thank Amy G
Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

Hassan is a marvelous restauranteur. He and his staff are always welcoming and attentive. I have eaten here for many years and have always had a wonderful time and delicious food. The salmon is the best you will find anywhere...served over a salad or orzo....More

Thank foodwineviews
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Parking Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1104 Emmit St N, Barracks Road Shopping, Charlottesville, VA 22903
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Charlottesville
  • Phone Number: +1 434-244-2486
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