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Aromas Cafe

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1104 Emmit St N, Barracks Road Shopping, Charlottesville, VA 22903
+1 434-244-2486
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good24%
  • Average6%
  • 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 October 20, 2017 via mobile

I love Aromas and I look forward to their new location. My favorite lunch sandwich is the Vegetarian El Morocco - Grilled eggplant, roasted red bell peppers, hummus, tomatoes, and lettuce, on BreadWorks sunflower wheat bread. Normally, the Shrimp Cassoulet is a spicy grilled jumbo...More

Thank Peter R
Reviewed October 3, 2017

I stopped to have lunch with a friend who wanted to try Aroma's.The manager was friendly (with a strong accent) and suggested a lemonade, made with mint and sweetened with honey. Although on a budget, it sounded delicious, so I chose that and it was...More

Thank Alison T
Reviewed August 26, 2017

Stopped by Charlottesville to visit my daughter and wanted to treat her and a friend to something different than college dining hall fare. We ended up at Cafe Aromas where we sat outside in 78F weather and had a wonderful time and meal. The Moroccan...More

Thank daddy00
Reviewed August 26, 2017 via mobile

Typically you can easily find a restaurant with either great service or great food, but to find both is extremely rare; well it's here! I stopped by for a nice solo lunch and I didn't feel solo one bit because the service was extraordinary and...More

Thank Mareca W
Reviewed July 25, 2017 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 July 13, 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 June 28, 2017 via mobile

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

1  Thank julia j
Reviewed March 13, 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!

1  Thank arctic09
Reviewed February 26, 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

1  Thank Hindustani76
Reviewed February 13, 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

1  Thank lucayangail
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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
Business meetings, 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 - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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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