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Heile Selasie road | Inside shoppers plaza, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
AVERAGE CAFE

we test here their cappuccino,and chocolate cake and I can tell both was average and a little over priced. they have free WiFi here that is helpful.

3 of 5 starsReviewed February 22, 2015
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Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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92 reviews 92 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

we test here their cappuccino,and chocolate cake and I can tell both was average and a little over priced. they have free WiFi here that is helpful.

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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Located at Shoppers plaza, this cafe is spacious, serves the BEST coffee in Tanzania, good food and wraps (in particular their "Breakfast Sandwich" is to die for!) Their pastries are freshly baked every day and their staff are very kind. Another signature item on the menu would be their Oreo Smoothie/milkshake, really good. Also, they offer free wifi, that's hiw... More 

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Sarasota, Florida
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20 reviews 20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

We needed to get some work done and chose Kahawa Cafe without knowing what to expect. Other experiences trying to find good wifi throughout Tanzania were unsuccessful, but Kahawa delivered on the perfect experience. They have fast wifi, a tasty menu, western toilets, and are situated in a loft above the grocery store which made it convenient for us to... More 

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Arusha, Tanzania
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25 reviews 25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

My favorite cafe and lunch soup in Dar. Located in Masaki which the posh area in Dar within the Shoppers Plaza market is an excellent place after and before shopping to enjoy coffee, tea, lunch and late afternoon cappuccino. The staff is extremely friendly, polite and deliver an excellent service. I can read my new book bought in Nairobi "CAPITAL... More 

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Dar es salaam
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

Always enjoy a good cafe and lounge setting, the free wifi that allows you to have a productive stay anywhere you are, the coffee and my favourite carrot cake. I'd love to have colourful bean bags around to sit on, but may be larger floor space would allow. Overall a pretty decent spot to get stuff done from, it was... More 

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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156 reviews 156 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014

I've been to Kahawa a few times, which rather speaks for itself. The English breakfast is pretty tasty, the coffee's worth going back for, and the selection is good.

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Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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13 reviews 13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2014

I was surprised by an offer I couldn't refused price wise and I asked the man in charge if it would be really a (beef) fillet which he confirmed. What they brought me was a flat peace of meet which was well done (I ordered medium) and I complained that this was not a fillet. They assured me that it... More 

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36 reviews 36 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2013

Service is friendly, the coffees are good. Nothing special really, just a nice place to sit in the late afternoon, sip a coffee or tea and meet friends!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2013

As you sit on the high side of the glass looking down at shoppers silently carrying out their task, one is reminded of ants hurrying along - their hustle and bustle muted. This image of labour provides a stark contrast to the experience the voyuer is undertaking - as perched above in a soft haze of a space the food... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2013

Great pricing, chicken sandwich, chocolate nougat cake, caramel crunch cake, berry smoothie, hazelnut latte.

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  • Address: Heile Selasie road | Inside shoppers plaza, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
  • Location: Africa  >  Tanzania  >  Dar Es Salaam Region  >  Dar es Salaam

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  • Cuisine: European

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