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Africafe

Cafe, International, Diner
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Boma Road, Arusha, Tanzania
+255 (0) 68 474 6892
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7:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Free Wifi, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 47
    Excellent
  • 100
    Very good
  • 16
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Best bakery in town

Great food. However , hard to get a seat to eat peacefully. Service okay. The baked items are great. If you visit their bakery behind, the smell just transfers you to Charlies Chocolate factory. Wish they had more space because it is kind of crammed in there. Also need to curb the flies.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
UrmiDB
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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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Kampala, Uganda
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Chicken stripes with salad and chapati was nice,coupled with a latte.The staff are very hospitably and professional.They know their products and very helpful

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Thank francis836
Greenville, South Carolina
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have visited Africafe several times and normally they were decent, not great but decent. My last two visits were not good. They will tell you they have something and you put your whole order in then they don't actually have something but they are already cooking part of it. Typically they run out of diet coke because they manage... More 

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Thank Steve H
Arusha, Tanzania
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It is a good spot to hangout for short appointments while waiting for shuttle bus airport pick ups, or just a place to grab a cup of coffee and a muffin after a walk around the city. It is a safe place at city centre and close to banks, post office, tour operators, book and map shops, air ticketing companies,... More 

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Thank Andrew G
Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great food. However , hard to get a seat to eat peacefully. Service okay. The baked items are great. If you visit their bakery behind, the smell just transfers you to Charlies Chocolate factory. Wish they had more space because it is kind of crammed in there. Also need to curb the flies.

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Thank UrmiDB
Arusha, Tanzania
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

They real have a nice place with a very nice and attractive surrounding and very clean also. They have allot of food variety based on African food.

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Thank henry_kapolondo
Arusha, Tanzania
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I visit this place several time to enjoy sandwitch and sometimes coffee. They have "The Best" in Arusha town. I also take my clients around and they love to eat here. Its an easy place to find and in a walking distance if clients are staying in town hotels

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Thank Otaro
Sala
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19 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ate here a couple of times and really enjoyed the light meals and fresh fruit juices. It seems to be a place where travellers from around the world hang out and it was always busy.

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Thank Stanaway
Leuven, Belgium
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108 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Although we had a wonderful trip, it was nice to go africacafe, where they had more European food, simple sandwiches, muffins, ... service was fine and quick, food was ok.

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Thank Keppebolletje
Toronto, Canada
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73 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015 via mobile

Lots of tourists come here for a coffee fix (typically iced lattes like Starbucks), and they stay for a bit more substantial meal. Like a panini or baguette. This place is not local fare, but you will see locals here occasionally. Muffins are delicious, somehow crispy on all sides. No AC or even fans, but there's a breeze from the... More 

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Thank SoaringCanuck
Arusha, Tanzania
Level Contributor
11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015

So far the nicest place for a really good cup of coffee/cappuccino I've found in Arusha. I've always gone with my kid (15 months) and the staff is always super friendly and helpful with him. Food has always been consistently good, and their coffee drinks are great.

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Thank Emma W

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Boma Road, Arusha, Tanzania
  • Location: Africa  >  Tanzania  >  Arusha Region  >  Arusha
  • Phone Number: +255 (0) 68 474 6892

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Cafe, International, Diner
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 9:30 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 9:30 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?