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Boma Road, Arusha, Tanzania
+255 (0) 68 474 6892
7:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

in the middle of the always-crowded tourist city, Arusha there is this cafe with great teas and coffees, good food and lovely staff. They have a good wifi so it is ideal to work from here as you might do it in Europe. There are small shops, post office and banks nearby so you can do your business from here.

Thank stunnyslove
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

nice cafe , clean modern , was busy , hence went in , food was good did not have chicken , kept food choice safe , spoke with other customers , most had eaten there before several times hence looked safe

Thank speedlion
Atlanta, Georgia
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29 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This place is a total rip off. Their credit card machines didn't work despite all the visa and MasterCard stickers all over their restaurant and when I had to pay with USD, they forced me to use the most ridiculous exchange rate of 1800 to the dollar (real rate is ~2200). They were rude and unapologetic. The two steak burgers... More 

Thank Lisa F
Perth, Australia
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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Located just near the main clock tower in the centre of town, this upbeat, modern cafe is a hit with locals and tourists alike. Great coffee, food and atmosphere as well as free wifi.

Thank bgubana
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good coffee and tea.The staff were just as usual in Arusha.We could enjoy the French fries after reordering.

Thank Jeremymkina
Arusha, Tanzania
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

i always go there for coffee and milkshake, anytime am in town. specifically vanilla, its a good place for business meetings and making appointments

Thank Madsafaris
Auckland, New Zealand
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a morning in arusha after our safari before we went to the airport. We really enjoyed spending a couple hours chilling and drinking coffee and using the fast wifi. Friendly and modern and clean, the coffee was 5 stars and my sister liked her smoothie. Prices were steep but for the standard was fair.

Thank lariebo
Sacramento, California
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Africafe is open early in the mornings (7:30 on weekdays)! I've had several items from their menu and have enjoyed them. My favorite is the passion fruit iced tea. Much better than any I've ever had before. Wi-fi works on my phone but is not strong enough to work on my computer, and it goes out frequently.

Thank Michele G
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23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Came here a few times with my girlfriend and family. Most times were OK except for our last time when some of the food was served cold. Also, my father only got his salad after we were all finished with our food. Manager did try to fix the problem and didn't charge us for the salad but it was still... More 

1 Thank Daniel W
Dadkarim M, Owner at Africafe, responded to this review

Dear Daniel We have taken note of your comments and apologize for the inconvenience caused. I have taken up your comments with our floor management. We will strive to improve on our quality of service and hope to welcome you back soon with a different experience. Thank you again D. Mulla Director More 

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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had really good coffee and pastries on our way to the airport. Service was timely and accurate. Enjoyed the experience.

Thank William G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Cafe, European, International
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Free Wifi, Takeout
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
7:00 am - 9:30 pm
7:00 am - 9:30 pm
7:00 am - 9:30 pm
7:00 am - 9:30 pm
7:00 am - 9:30 pm
7:00 am - 9:30 pm
7:00 am - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Boma Road, Arusha, Tanzania
  • Location: Africa  >  Tanzania  >  Arusha Region  >  Arusha
  • Phone Number: +255 (0) 68 474 6892

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?