Aurora's Ethnic Eateries | 4

Next stop: Japan, the American South, and Cuba!

Around the world in just one bite! Discover Aurora’s extraordinary list of ethnic eateries in the city limits. This time, we’re headed to Japan, the American South, and Cuba to taste out-of-this-world dishes.


Sonoda’s Sushi Seafood
3108 S Parker Rd D1Aurora, CO

An Aurora classic for thirty years, Sonoda’s Sushi Seafood is your destination for full-fare Japanese cuisine. Their impressive lunch, dinner, and sushi menu pair well with their list of imported beers and liquor. The Sushi Master at Sonoda’s Sushi Seafood hand-selects high-grade imported tuna, salmon, white fish, and yellowtail every day. From a quick lunch bite to a full-course dinner with guests, this place never fails to impress. We suggest saving some room for sharable mochi dessert!

2501 Dallas St. (first floor)Aurora, CO

In the middle of the bustling Stanley Marketplace is a hidden-in-plain-sight sushi joint. Misaki is known for their authentic atmosphere and impressively tasty sushi rolls. Diners love their hanging paper lanterns, converted bike table tops, and menu where everything’s good. Try their tuna tataki or spicy poke bowl for an on-the-go lunch. While they’re new to the Aurora restaurant market, there’s no sign of Misaki slowing down. There’s chatter of expanding the menu to include ramen!

Bangkok Tokyo
6020 S. Gun Club Rd.Aurora, CO

Settle into Bangkok Tokyo, an Asian-fusion restaurant with an expansive menu and great happy hour deals. Discover handcrafted sushi rolls alongside teriyaki and Thai curry lime beef entrees. A flavor filled menu will leave everyone in your dining crew happy (and probably pretty stuffed!). Diners also love their versatility. Feel like spending a night in? Bankok Tokyo does carry-out and delivery within a 4-mile radius.


CoraFaye’s Café
16251 E. Colfax Ave., #210Aurora, CO

Dinner is calling! At CoraFaye’s Café Home Cook’n & Soul Food you’ll want to come hungry, rather starving. Bring the family for a feast of southern fried chicken, smothered pork chops, BBQ rib tips – and that’s just the start. We hope you saved room for some of CoraFaye’s delectable side dishes like fried okra and mash ‘n gravy. This place really does it right with a daily food menu. Belly up for some fried frog legs and other southern classics. Now we know why this place is award-winning. They're even been featured on the Food Network's hit-series, Diners, Drive-Ins, and Dives.

The Soul Kitchen
14107 E Colfax AveAurora, CO

Now you’ll never have to choose between seafood, chicken, beef, and pork. You can honestly have them all The Soul Kitchen. This quaint restaurant blends the flavors of the American south with the entrees you dream of. Discover their catfish meals, fried chicken wings, pork chops paired with homemade cornbread or creamy mac ‘n cheese. They got it right when they said, “cooking with love provides food for the soul!”


Cuba Bakery & Cafe
15028 E Mississippi AveAurora, CO

Good for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, the Cuba Bakery & Café in Aurora doesn’t mess around. Their expansive menu includes desserts, pastries, empanadas and wildly popular Cuban sandwiches. This tiny dine-in café is perfect for grabbing a café con leche or plate filled with roasted pork rib and sides. It’s everything Cuban in one central location! While Cuba Bakery & Café might seem like an underground sensation, it’s actually very popular with locals. Get there before or after the lunch hours to avoid the hustle and bustle.

You can discover more of Aurora’s 200+ ethnic eateries by following our Ethnic Eateries blog series.



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