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Africafe

Boma Road, Arusha, Tanzania
+255 (0) 68 474 6892
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Ranked #15 of 75 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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Arusha, Tanzania
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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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Hong Kong, China
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Staff are caring and friendly. Food is excellent. Coffee and hot chocolates are both ok. There are many customers including the locals, and there should be a reason, right? Only problem is there is no wifi (but it may not be a problem to many)

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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
73 reviews 73 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 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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33 reviews 33 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 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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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
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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30 reviews 30 reviews
5 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
Top Contributor
56 reviews 56 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 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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