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Africafe

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Bakery, Diner, International, Café
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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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Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
Good for:
Breakfast/Brunch

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Visitor rating
  • 28
    Excellent
  • 65
    Very good
  • 10
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Sanctuary and coffee

About as good as it gets in Arusha. Half descent coffee and ok burgers and fries make this clean, safe coffee shop an ideal lunch stop and safe haven from the chaos and lucky lucky men that plague Arusha.

3 of 5 starsReviewed February 16, 2015
DamonBlackband
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Lincoln, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
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Lincoln, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

About as good as it gets in Arusha. Half descent coffee and ok burgers and fries make this clean, safe coffee shop an ideal lunch stop and safe haven from the chaos and lucky lucky men that plague Arusha.

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Yorkshire
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20 reviews 20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

We had 3 or 4 breakfasts here on our recent trip to Arusha and each time we found the staff friendly, with good service, tasty food, in a nice and clean place & a very relaxed atmosphere. Can't comment on the hot meals as all we had was toast and muffins and fruit but the menu looked reasonably extensive and... More 

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Asheville, North Carolina
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36 reviews 36 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

Second visit in 5 years and they still have great burgers and awesome milk shakes. Pastries are also good. Varied Western menu in pleasant setting; staff speak good English and prices reasonable for the quality.

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Nairobi, Kenya
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20 reviews 20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

Service is nothing to rave about here. But maybe it may be because I went there in the evening and the service was tired. The food was brilliant. The burger delicious and their desserts were to die for! The coffee and teas are pretty good. I would recommend going there before 5 pm. Good place overall.

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Örkelljunga
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68 reviews 68 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

We had lunch here while visiting Arusha. The food was good and not expensive. Service was good and friendly.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015 via mobile

The Latte and Cappuccino needs big improvement. The barista doesn't even know how to prepare a proper cappuccino or latte macchiato. Also the taste of the coffee is quite horrible and the most bitter coffee I know in Arusha. On the other hand the food is within the best you can even get here. It's a but pricey but worth... More 

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Dar es Salam, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

This place is very good. It has amazing food. I always make it a point to eat my lunch at Africafe whenever I visit Arusha. I was there today also and I cant complain. The food is always fresh. Something I didn't find at the hotel I was staying.

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Arusha, Tanzania
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30 reviews 30 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

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
3 helpful votes 3 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
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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 

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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: Bakery, Diner, International, Café
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?