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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: Lunch, Breakfast

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
tourist place exept for the bakery

fine bread. go early because it is sold out quickly. also good snacks... the coffees are fine. you can meet a lot of nice people there.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 27, 2015
Axel G
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Ghent, Belgium
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Ghent, Belgium
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9 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

fine bread. go early because it is sold out quickly. also good snacks... the coffees are fine. you can meet a lot of nice people there.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

There's always a good amount of people in here, mostly tourists. The food is very good, the coffee is great, and the shakes are yummy! It's a nice place to stop for a drink or bite to eat while walking around Arusha.

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Perranporth, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

This was a very trendy cafe well worth the stop if you are looking for a place to get rid of any homesick blues (which hopefully you don't have as you are in Africa!). This place reminded me of a typical North American coffee house (think Starbucks, Costa, Second Cup). They served nice cakes and coffees in air conditioning!

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

We visited here several times throughout our time in Tanzania; primarily for their milkshakes, which are nice, although definitely rivaled by Fifi's. We decided to eat here for dinner on our last night. It was quite busy when we arrived, and as a group of eight we did not expect to get a table. The staff were very helpful, and... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Going into africare you may forget that you're in Arusha. The coffee house feel is a nice break from roaming around. It is accessible by foot if your hotel is near and the WiFi is decently fast - if the place isn't too crowded. The food is good, won't blow your mind but its palatable.

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Brandenburg, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

You are right in the middle of the old town here, which is somewhat touristy and filled with souvenir shops and people who will call after you, so this ia a welcome stop to get away and sit in peace. Looks very much like a Starbucks/generic coffee chain place, full of white people and a few locals when I visited.... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

hello usually i eat at africafe at lunch time as i remember i got there and it was full of peoples and i had to call some waiter for her to find a place for me to sit so i could order and eat lunch what happened there where empty table on the right corner like your going to washroom... More 

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Arusha National Park, Tanzania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

we was there with friends this month on looking a bout business issues. The place is very cool & safe, good staff, food & everything is super before we proceed with our plan of private day tours with 3CREST TOURS & SAFARIS we stop their for about 1-3hrs enjoying lunch and some drinks it was very exciting day, we highly... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Africafe has great coffee and great biriyani. Their avocado burgers are always a favorite of mine too. The serves is one of the best too. I love to go there on evenings as there is more of a local middle-class professional crowd. lunch hours is mostly tourists and often crowed. Also i love Africafe's cakes i always makes sure to... More 

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Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Nice food, good coffee and a place to hang out in the middle of Arusha (close to the clock tower). Will return if coming to Arusha

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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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