About Us


About Us

You are where you eat

Welcome to Aroma, an award-winning restaurant bringing the taste of authentic, home-cooked northern Indian food to the Washington Metropolitan area since 1994. Our story began as we opened our first restaurant in Washington DC.  We were pleased to see just how mainstream Indian restaurants have become.  Our location is prime in Arlington as we are in the heart of the city. Thanks to the love and support of our clients, we now also have locations in Washington DC and Lorton, VA. Our clientele consists of people from all backgrounds who have something in common…they all enjoy having good quality Indian food as well as excellent service.  These two things combined create a memorable experience for our clients.

AROMA is a Latin word that has a wonderful wealth of meaning; a distinctive pervasive and usually pleasant or savory smell; It represents taste, flavor, affection, pleasure, delight, happiness, charm, sentiment,  beauty and essence. At Aroma, you will find all this and more!

Aroma is where to go when you want to dine like kings and queens. This cozy, Arlington area restaurant serves authentic Northern Indian cuisine in a refreshing, elegant setting. A private space is available upstairs to cater to your event needs.  Being in the heart of Arlington, Aroma attracts many customers from surrounding areas as well as plenty of foot traffic because of its location.  While inside, the light, floral colors, it is complete with regal décor imported from India.. The menu is as rich as its surroundings, with flavorful curries, tandoori kababs, and a tempting array of fresh tandoor-baked breads….don’t miss having a meal at Aroma.

Our food is inspired by the authentic home cooking of beautiful, spice-rich North India, where all our chefs are trained. Food is our passion, prepared for you always with devotion, love, and with only the finest ingredients.  Visit us and discover the ultimate Indian dining experience.  If you enjoy authentic food made with fresh ingredients and spices….then treat your taste buds to new delights at Aroma.

Along with the food being impeccable, we also pride ourselves on our service.  We strongly believe that If the service is perfect, the customer leaves feeling like the meal is a special occasion.  We treat each of our guest with the utmost attention and courtesy.