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Aroma Cafe

1122 4th Street next to the movie theater, San Rafael, CA
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good44%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible8%
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“sandwiches” (3 reviews)
“local art” (2 reviews)
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1122 4th Street next to the movie theater, San Rafael, CA
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The menu has changed for the worse, which makes the fact that patrons must pay in cash no longer worth the effort. It is still a convent place to meet and the food adequate, but the competition is surpassing it.

Thank Pietro P
Reviewed 29 September 2017

I really like this place. The food is good. They have a number of quality options for veggie and/or gluten free folks. Everything is fresh and well made. Central location and very nice staff. I suppose the winning appeal of the spot is it's great...More

Thank BobFitz2012
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

We order diferent plates ,and for me the best is the mediterraneaan plate a good conbination of savors and very full fining .thanks

Thank cafesanangel
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

I visit Cafe Aroma regularly. The sandwiches are good, fresh salads, great soups. Juices are made to order and the coffee is good. Cash only

Thank marinhorserider
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

Stumbled upon this cafe and eatery while looking for a quick lunch. Place has a cool and relaxed vibe with delicious healthy dishes and great coffee. Very spacious with a variety of cool seating arrangements. Prices are very reasonable for the central location. Liked the...More

Thank rafoush12013
Reviewed 12 April 2017

If you want to support a great local, independent cafe, this is the place. Centrally located right next to the Rafael Theater. A perfect place to meet up with friend(s).

Thank Kurt H
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

Plenty of room, comfortable seating and a great local hangout for locals or grabbing a coffee before a movie. Outdoor seating. Regularly changing artwork. Comfort food.

Thank mjmbkk
Reviewed 2 February 2017

Love this neighborhood cafe that serves up hearty breakfast, lunch with a mediterranean flair. Love the cappuccino and sweet chai latte drinks. And the fattoush and hummus plates are really good. Come settle into one of the cozy chairs and enjoy your coffee while you...More

Thank AngelwWings
Reviewed 19 November 2016

Cavernous local meeting place. Very central. Lots of locals, drinking the excellent coffee and enjoying snacks, sandwiches and salads or a slice of cake.

Thank Judith S
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Stop for a different array of sandwiches and hot meals for lunch and a good cup of coffee. Indoor and outdoor seating. Friendly staff.

Thank xskier122
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
7:30 AM - 10:30 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1122 4th Street next to the movie theater, San Rafael, CA
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Marin County  >  San Rafael
A San Rafael hot spot with healthy food and generous portions. High quality food and coffee at a good price. The place people go to meet , almost like a community center.
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