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Aroma Cafe

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2570 E Broadway Ave, Maryville, TN 37804-2761
(865) 982-4933
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
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Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
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Knoxville, Tennessee
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22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Came to Aroma Cafe for a work lunch..the service was awesome and the food was DELICIOUS. One of the best Cuban sandwiches I've had!

Thank Brechan
Princeton, Alabama
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Some items on limited menu were not available. Made meal not anything I care for. Interesting décor, small parking area and cleanliness in question.

Thank yanasa7777
Maryville, TN
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83 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We've been curious about this place for a while and finally had some friends convince to give it a try. It's a humble little place, that you wouldn't think to give much notice too based on the appearance, but we keep seeing the reviews and finally decided to stop in. It's all around excellent. You got your staples such as... More 

Thank Casey G
Knoxville, Tennessee
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Before you make a decision about whether or not you like Cuban food, check this place out. Red beans and rice, fried rice & meat ball things, and most importantly the Pressed Cuban sandwich. Not fancy at all, but I'll choose great food over fancy silverware all day long. Just wow.

Thank Joshua M
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We live in a neighboring city and were passing through to go on a trip. I'd heard from a lot of people on my local foodie Blog that this was a place to visit. We went into this little hole in the wall looking restaurant and found a true blessing! I've never eaten authentic Cuban food before but this food... More 

Thank Kimberly M
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have been coming to aroma cafe for years. It is a divey little place that has really good Cuban food. I always try to come here when I'm in town visiting family. They have limited options due to the area they are located and catering to the area. But the Cuba sandwich and pork or chicken platter are really... More 

Thank leigha c
Knoxville, Tennessee
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346 reviews
273 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is my second time eating at this restaurant, both times the food has been fantastic and the service has been great, the food comes out hot and fresh and very tasty. If you haven't been here yet plan a trip soon, you won't be disappointed.

Thank Mark C
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55 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The building may deceive you. But the food is good. The chicken sandwich and mojo sauce is where it's at. :)

Thank FooDie_SN0B
Vonore, Tennessee
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32 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Small, unassuming, but dont be fooled. Its the real deal. Picadillo was great, pulled pork was great, mojo was great, maduros were excellent. You get the idea. Go.

Thank Jamie D
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83 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2016

I did not expect to find good Cuban sandwiches in East Tennessee, but theirs is as good as any that I enjoyed in my years in Tampa while eating at native Cuban places in Ybor City. The papa rellena is also top notch. Next time, the empanadas....

Thank RKBOhio

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Caribbean, Latin, Spanish, Cuban
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2570 E Broadway Ave, Maryville, TN 37804-2761
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Maryville
  • Phone Number: (865) 982-4933

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