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Boma Road, Arusha, Tanzania
+255 (0) 68 474 6892
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Ranked #17 of 75 Restaurants in Arusha
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Bakery, Diner, International, Café
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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Vancouver, Canada
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

This place has really, really good milkshakes. A lot of different flavors. It is also a great place for expats to gather.

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AfriCafeTZ, Manager at Africafe, responded to this review

Thank you Conor1229 for taking time to visit our restaurant and thank you for taking time to review it! We look forward to hosting you again in the near future and do not hesitate to contact me or any supervisor on duty with any recommendations or a kind word to us! We strive to give you the best coffee, best... More

Georgia
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Good food but be prepared to pay with cash. Burgers are very good. Service is good. Coffees are a bit expensive.

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AfriCafeTZ, Manager at Africafe, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to visit our restaurant rpaulm and thank you for taking time to review it! We are happy to inform you that we now take all International Credit Cards at no extra charge. We look forward to hosting you again in the near future and do not hesitate to contact me or any supervisor on duty... More

Top Contributor
73 reviews 73 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

When in Arusha I will go out of my way to go to Africafe. Food is delicious, surrounding charming and clean. Staff are always polite and friendly. There is an array off coffee and freshly cooked pastries to choose from as well as a full menu of foods. Great place.

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AfriCafeTZ, Manager at Africafe, responded to this review

Thank you Gill_loui171 for taking time to visit our restaurant and thank you for taking time to review it! We look forward to hosting you again in the near future and do not hesitate to contact me or any supervisor on duty with any recommendations or a kind word to us! We strive to give you the best coffee, best... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

A great coffe in the center of Arusha :). Different from the other ones and a good variety of food and drinks.

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AfriCafeTZ, Manager at Africafe, responded to this review

Thank you Loenzo for taking time to visit our restaurant and thank you for taking time to review it! We look forward to hosting you again in the near future and do not hesitate to contact me or any supervisor on duty with any recommendations or a kind word to us! We strive to give you the best coffee, best... More

Louisville, Kentucky
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

This little place in Downtown Arusha is great to get wi-fi and a good coffee. The service was great, although the manager seemed to be a bit bossy to her employee when I was trying to buy coffee. No real reason to be. My waitress was sweet. Busy place. Front window seats to view the people walking along the sidewalk.

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AfriCafeTZ, Manager at Africafe, responded to this review

Thank you ddbab for taking time to visit our restaurant and thank you for taking time to review it! We take note of your comment and we shall look into it. We look forward to hosting you again in the near future and do not hesitate to contact me or any supervisor on duty with any recommendations or a kind... More

USA
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20 reviews 20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Be prepared to wait and most of the time the order will be wrong. When they get it right, the food is really good and so is their coffee. Decor is cool!

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AfriCafeTZ, Manager at Africafe, responded to this review

Thank you Sasja C for taking time to visit our restaurant and thank you for taking time to review it! We take note of your comment on spend and we shall strive to improve. We look forward to hosting you again in the near future and do not hesitate to contact me or any supervisor on duty with any recommendations... More

Sydney, Australia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

I have lived in Arusha for almost 2 years now so am very aware with the lack of customer service and challenges in finding component staff in this town. I am a regular at Africafe because it has some of the nicer cakes in town and a rather pleasant atmosphere but after today's incident I am not so sure I... More

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AfriCafeTZ, Manager at Africafe, responded to this review

Thank you Sarah2009 for your very honest but painful review and I want start by sincerely apologizing for that mishap. I agree with you that it criminal to give you the wrong type of food (esp if it involves meats non-meats) We are sincerely sorry for this experience you had, and we promise you it will never happen again- We... More

Arusha, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Staffs have good Personality and served well,also food was delicious.The place was extremely nice,but my suggestion is that if you put wireless internet could be better for some customer.

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AfriCafeTZ, Manager at Africafe, responded to this review

Thank you Elias R for taking time to visit our restaurant and thank you for taking time to review it! We take note of your proposal on installing Wifi - We assure you its on our must-do list- once we expand our restaurant (yesss we expanding!) We look forward to hosting you again in the near future and do not... More

Nyack, New York
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

Quick lunch and near hotel I was in. Service was quick and food was perfect. Chicken sandwich with fries had nice kick to it. Perfect and reasonably priced.

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AfriCafeTZ, Manager at Africafe, responded to this review

Thank you Josey for taking time to visit our restaurant and thank you for taking time to review it! We look forward to hosting you again in the near future and do not hesitate to contact me or any supervisor on duty with any recommendations or a kind word to us! We strive to give you the best coffee, best... More

Arusha, Tanzania
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18 reviews 18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Since they got new management the service became slow even though there is more than enough staff walking around. The prices increased and the food is prepared differently... For example the baguettes are not oven baked which make them a bit hard to eat and their croissants are extremely hard, you could easily knock someone on the head with it...... More

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AfriCafeTZ, Manager at Africafe, responded to this review

Thank you IrisDuba for taking time to visit our restaurant and thank you for taking time to review it! We take note of your comments and observations and we shall strive to improve especially the bakery section! We assure you that all bread and pasties are baked at AfriCafe by AfriCafe Chefs. and Yes- we shall improve and provide the... More

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Additional Information about Africafe

Address: Boma Road, Arusha, Tanzania
Phone Number: +255 (0) 68 474 6892
Location: Africa  >  Tanzania  >  Arusha Region  >  Arusha
Cuisine: Bakery, Diner, International, Café

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