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Boma Road, Arusha, Tanzania
+255 (0) 68 474 6892
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Ranked #16 of 78 Restaurants in Arusha
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 9:30 pm
Cuisines: Bakery, Diner, International, Café
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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Arusha, Tanzania
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014 NEW

Went to Africafe for a change of scenery (I work from home when not traveling) and hoping for an interesting meal..... Scenery was different, but indoors, off of major tourist road and dull. Would not have minded if the food had been good, but that it was not! Perhaps because it was a public holiday, perhaps because...the restaurant caters to... More 

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Huntington, New York
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

If you are looking for a few minutes to feel like you are home , it's a great stop in. It's frequented by both locals and tourists.

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Vancouver, Canada
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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
39 reviews 39 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 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
20 helpful votes 20 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 

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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
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
Cuisine: Bakery, Diner, International, Café

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