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Aroma Cafe

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2570 East Broadway Avenue, Maryville, TN 37804
(865) 982-4933
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Today
11:00 am - 7:30 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 7:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner
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Visitor rating
  • 56
    Excellent
  • 17
    Very good
  • 2
    Average
  • 0
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Very Good Cuban Cuisine

The location and outward appearance of this small restaurant made me hesitate initially, but I'm glad I ate here. The staff at this "no frills" place was friendly and the food was truly good. Their Cuban sandwich is rich, flavorful and authentic. This is really a foodies find in the town of... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 21, 2015
GTMann
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Douglasville, Georgia
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Dining on a budget
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
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Douglasville, Georgia
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32 reviews 32 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 NEW

The location and outward appearance of this small restaurant made me hesitate initially, but I'm glad I ate here. The staff at this "no frills" place was friendly and the food was truly good. Their Cuban sandwich is rich, flavorful and authentic. This is really a foodies find in the town of Maryville.

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Seymour, Tennessee
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24 reviews 24 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 NEW

Menu is not huge, but the food is spectacular! Staff were excellent at making recommendations - very friendly and helpful. I had a pulled pork plate with black beans and rice and an order of tostones (crispy fried plantains). Currently NOT eating sugars and bread, so I'll have to make a second trip back to try out the desserts -... More 

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Maryville, Tennessee
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Small menu of food that is cooked well. Small eat in location, but great for carry out! Good Cuban pork either as a sandwich or a meal.

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Recently found the Aroma cafe and have been back regularly. As someone who loves Cuban food this is the best I have had North of Miami. Most people come for the sandwiches but the Pork plate with rice and black beans is my main stay. Their empanadas are fantastic as well. This is not an atmosphere place, you come solely... More 

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Detroit, Michigan
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Traveled all the way from MI to visit Aroma Cafe! Owner was so nice and the food was delicious. If you travel to Maryville, find this restaurant!

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States
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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Worth the stop! Pull up and it looks like a shady hole in the wall and it is. Trust me and just park your car and walk in. The smells alone are worth the stop. I got the large cubano. The bread and all the meat are fresh! Took me two meals to finish the large sandwich. If i am... More 

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Kingston, Tennessee
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192 reviews 192 reviews
146 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Stopped in on our way through Maryville. We try to avoid the chains and this place is exactly what we like. Great sandwich options and sides. We haven't had much cuban food in the past but now I want to try more! Will be back!

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Indianapolis, IN
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107 reviews 107 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

We saw this as highly rated and after we ate there we understood why. The food is excellent and the staff is friendly.

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Knoxville
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

This tiny little place packs a punch! It has absolutely the best cuban sandwich I've ever had (and I've had quite a few)! The beans and rice (both read and black) are great, and the papas rellenas are amazing! It's a deep fried mashed potato ball with some of the cuban meat and seasoning on the inside! Oh my goodness,... More 

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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

The Cuban sandwich was amazing. Authentic food! The building doesn't look like anything special when you come in to the parking lot but as soon as you walk in and smell the food you'll know your in the right place!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2570 East Broadway Avenue, Maryville, TN 37804
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Maryville
  • Phone Number: (865) 982-4933

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Cuban

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 7:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 7:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 7:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 7:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 7:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 7:30 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?