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Africafe

Boma Road, Arusha, Tanzania
+255 (0) 68 474 6892
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Ranked #16 of 71 restaurants in Arusha
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Coffee Shop
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

A great place to go for milkshakes and pancakes! This is a must for anyone going through Arusha for breakfast, lunch or dinner. We didn't often see travellers there in the evening (espite being full at lunch) - Don't be afraid of venturing out in Arusha in the dark. Just be sensible like you would be in any big city... More

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Brisbane, Australia
Top Contributor
71 reviews 71 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

Feels like a chain (not sure if it is), but smack-bang in the middle of busy, hectic, dusty Arusha, sometimes a little bit of what is familiar can be welcome. This is all western-stylings in presentation (which is clean) and food and coffee. All done well. Wouldn't be my go-to place, but good when just a little bit of a... More

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Nha Trang, Vietnam
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25 reviews 25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

Mainly catered for tourists and the like, this place does great Western food when you're needing a break from the local. I especially recommend the veggie burger :)

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

This is a place for Muzungus to hang out. Had my first Stoney's Ginger Beer here and loved it. Also, they have great Veggie burgers.

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Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

When all you want is something that reminds you of home, come here for a burger and milkshake and you'll feel like you've died and gone to heaven. Africafe is like an oasis. After I was mugged I came to the sweet aircon of Africafe and had a nice big milkshake and all my troubles faded away. The bathrooms are... More

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Nairobi, Kenya
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

Centrally located on road the National Museum. Good variety of cafe style food. Efficient, friendly service.

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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28 reviews 28 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

Ideal location..not far from our hotel. Great coffee and a very clean and tidy establishment. Perfect haven to slip into to escape the numerous hawker's. Staff at the cafe were very attentive and pleasant.

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Arusha, Tanzania
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53 reviews 53 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2013

The service may be a bit slow and the place may be packed, especially during lunch, but the waiting is worth it. The food is nice and fresh and the coffee is just too, too nice... even for none coffee lovers. Beats Starbucks by far...

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Geelong, Australia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2013

Feb. 2012. Great restaurant in the middle of Arusha. All food, drinks, service and prices were excellent. A great place for a good meal and a rest.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

This place is perfect for those in need of some fresh juices, salads and decent coffee (it has nothing to do with Africafe the instant coffee brand!). It's a particularly welcome retreat if you've just been doing the rounds of the safari companies near the clock tower area.

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