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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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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Ordered a hamburger and it was just ok. The service was good, but not over the top friendly. The main issue we had was that when my husband went to the restroom, there was not hot water and no soap. His comment to me was "If I couldn't wash my hands, then probably no one else can either." Kind of... More 

Thank Dianne G
Moscow, Russia
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been there once in July 2016 during volunteer trip to Tanzania. A really nice place. I had a cheeseburger with fries and Americano. The coffee there is delicious! They cook the food very fast and very tasty! The burger was of average size with usual amount of fries. My bill was around 10 USD. The cafe is near... More 

Thank Nikolay O
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60 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good place to escape the touts this. Good coffee, lovely cake and what looked like adequate sandwiches. The Internet was slow though and the prices were western standards too.

Thank Sagger81
Saint Louis, Missouri
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

They had amazing food and a wonderful sitting area. The coffee was well served and all the staff was very friendly. The prices were just a little high compared to the non-touristy places but it was well worth it

Thank Andy S
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I visited Tanzania for 2 weeks and this cafe was ideal for me staying in Arusha. Location is excellent, right beside the clock tower. Would highly recommend. Food was all delicious English food. Excellent if you are missing home. Staff were lovely and very polite and the prices were excellent. Visited this cafe many times during my stay and each... More 

Thank Nikita0501
Arusha, Tanzania
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104 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great place to have a cup of coffee and a bite to eat. Coffee made on the spot (I like the Latte) . . . clean establishment and the service is friendly and efficient. If you are in the neighborhood do stop in and have a relaxed coffee.

Thank Gil W
Arusha, Tanzania
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are looking for a quick lunch, a good cup of coffee or just a shelter on a rainy day near Clocktower, this is the place to be!

Thank Nicole V
Nampula, Mozambique
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Africafe, excellent coffee house, creamy and full-bodied. familiar place, not to mention the delicious Milk Shake chocolate and strawberry. Very good service, attentive attendants.

Thank EduardoLeme
Boulder, Colorado
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147 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Africafe is a nice spot to stop in Arusha if you are looking for a brief respite from the hustle and bustle of the streets and markets. They produce fantastic coffees - Americano, latte, the usual suspects. The service is friendly though a bit relaxed, which I interpret as the way of the Tanzanian people - friendly and relaxed... Overall,... More 

Thank SebGo
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

great coffee, very large chiose of tastes, prices are perhaps a little high whether the service is good, all in all, we felt good.

Thank rock12rock

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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, International, European, Diner
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?