Top Choice Cafe in Moshi

Kilimanjaro Coffee Lounge

This cafe's semi-garden setting is back a bit from the road, bringing a semblance of peace, and the food ranges from pizza and Mexican dishes to salads, sandwiches, burgers and steaks, alongside excellent milkshakes…
Cafe in Arusha

Via Via

Cultured and laid-back, with the best soundtrack of any restaurant in Arusha, this place along the river behind the Natural History Museum is a popular meeting spot. It serves coffee, salads and sandwiches, plus mor…
Cafe in Arusha


A fine refuge from the Boma Rd touts, this place has European-cafe vibes with prices to match. The menu is heavy on sandwiches, with other dishes such as grilled meats, burgers and grilled Nile perch with garlic and…
Cafe in Arusha

Cafe Barrista

Great coffee is why this place exists, but try the chocolate croissant, or fill up with sandwiches, salads and wraps. There's also an internet cafe (Tsh2000 per hour) and wi-fi (free with meal purchases).
Cafe in Moshi

The Coffee Shop

Garden seating, good coffee, and homemade bread, cakes, yoghurt, breakfast, soups and low-priced light meals. Of the latter, the local dishes (choose a sauce with ugali or chapati) are generally preferable to the Ch…
Cafe in Moshi


This hole-in-the-wall coffee shop does a decent chicken salad or steak, but they're an excuse, really, to nurse a chai mocha, caramel frappe or damn-fine local coffee. Whether it survives the closing of the Nakumatt…
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Blue Turaco Pizza Point

The Blue Turaco Pizza Point, unmissable along the south side of the main road, makes good wood-fired pizzas. Seating is in a small courtyard area just behind.
Burgers in Arusha


A perennial favourite for burgers of all sorts, as well as pizzas, kebabs and other light meals.