Central Tanzania restaurants

Italian in Dodoma

Leone l’Africano

Tasty Italian food, including one of Tanzania’s better pizzas, served in the shadow of Lion Rock. You can try local wines or play it safe with a European vintage. It has a playground and a 12-hole minigolf course.
International in Dodoma

New Dodoma Hotel

The menu here goes global with choices such as pizza, fish and chips, dhal tadka and fajitas. There are three separate menus and options: Italian, Indian/local and Chinese, with Indian dishes being the most reliable…
Tanzanian in Babati

Ango Bar & Restaurant

Behind a small petrol station opposite the exit from the bus station, this unexpectedly attractive place offers local fare, always including a veggie dish. Paintings line the walls, pots hang from the wood-beamed ce…
Tanzanian in Singida

Razaki Munch Corner

This brilliantly named restaurant has a big menu of local foods, from goat pilau to chicken and chips. It’s alongside the market, just west of the Ismaili Mosque’s onion-shaped minaret clocktower.
Fast Food in Dodoma

Dodoma Wimpy

Not a real Wimpy, but it does have greasy burgers along with the usual assortment of local meals and snacks, most of them of Indian origin like bhaji and chicken biryani.
Indian in Dodoma

Rose’s Café

A barebones cafe near Innoor Mosque serving good, cheap Indian food, including a vegetarian thali.
Supermarket in Dodoma

Mama King

Small supermarket for self-caterers.
Sweets in Dodoma

Aladdin’s Cave

This little wood-panelled place is Dodoma’s version of an old-fashioned candy store and soda fountain. It also serves veggie burgers and pizzas.
Supermarket in Dodoma

Yashna’s

Grocery store.