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Boma Road, Arusha, Tanzania
+255 684 746 892
07:00 - 21:30
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This cafe is in a great location within walking distance of the main dala dala station in the city center and has great coffee! I had a frosty drink that had 2 shots of espresso and chipped up coffee beans in it as well as some delicious veggie samosas. The only negative thing I have to say about this place... More 

Thank Tracy W
Heitersheim, Germany
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4 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This café has a very good selection of food and drinks. We tried their cake and ice cream. Both was very good. Coffee was also very tasty. It's a touristy place. Also the prices are definitely not the cheapest. But I enjoyed visiting Africafe.

Thank Patrick E
Nairobi, Kenya
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

When I was Arusha, I went for dinner twice and had an amazing time. The food was awesome and the ambience was really lovely. Loved the artwork and deco. Wi-fi was not that strong when we were there. The staff was very friendly and accomodating

Thank Musiya
Nairobi, Kenya
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The coffee shop is located in a somewhat busy street. It has a calm ambiance, free WiFi and quick service. I recently visited the place with family and enjoyed a lovely sandwich that was quite filing and left me satisfied with their portion size. Their milkshake was thick and delicious.

Thank MissTN
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A typical western coffee house/bar with a good hot and cold drinks menu. We also had a burger which was well cooked and nicely presented. Waiting staff all very friendly and service prompt. Very good.

Thank Chris D
Stavanger Municipality, Norway
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I really recommend Africafe! I was in Arusha for about 1 month, and this cafe was my group's usual hangout. I loved both the different sandwiches and the cakes!

Thank Maritaht
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34 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great location; right in the centre of town near the clock tower. Very friendly and helpful staff and laid back decor with small private boots. Lunch was great, tasty burger and sandwich. The next day we came back for milkshakes and cakes. The brownie and muffins were a little dry but the milkshakes were delicious.

Thank _Mags_NL
San Jose, California
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18 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good coffee and free WiFi in the center of Arusha. Many "fly catchers" out front trying to sell you a safari if you are Mazungu, but nice once you are inside.

Thank matthewastauffer
Johannesburg, South Africa
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52 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Africafe is in downtown Arusha, easy to find, and has great food particularly carrot cake, brownies and cheese cake! And wonderful coffee. It's got free wifi so you can settle in for a few hours, eat, drink, and watch the street traffic.

Thank Felicity K
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7 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

Me and my girlfriend likes to visit this café when we are in Arusha. They have a good menu, wide variety of hot drinks as well as a really good breakfast! I would recommend it to anyone who is going to visit Arusha! They also have nice and friendly staff.

Thank Yunas P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, International
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 21:30
07:00 - 21:30
07:00 - 21:30
07:00 - 21:30
07:00 - 21:30
07:00 - 21:30
07:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Boma Road, Arusha, Tanzania
  • Location: Africa  >  Tanzania  >  Arusha Region  >  Arusha
  • Phone Number: +255 684 746 892

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