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The Coffee Shop

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Main Street, Moshi, Tanzania
+255 27 275 2707
07:00 - 20:00
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Sun 07:00 - 13:00
Mon - Sat 07:00 - 20:00
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26 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017

Had two meals at this cafe while staying in Moshi. Great authentic African dishes as well as the best coffee in Moshi. I fould it to be clean and friendly. A welcoming shady rest spot.

Thank Peter D
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Was planning to meet a friend here however was put off by the slow service and not so clean tables :/

Thank Amour M
Berlin, Germany
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 November 2016

I went to this place to have a cup of coffee, juice, and a banana split. The service was very fast. The banana split tasted very good because it was super natural. I really liked this place because they have an awesome garden, and you can just chill while reading a book. I was actually quite tired and just laid... More 

Thank hjas1982
Kigali, Rwanda
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 October 2016

Veggie burger was good + coffee decent. Peaceful + leafy courtyard area where you can eat and relax. Centrally located just minutes from the main bus stand and ~100m from the main street in Moshi.

Thank Emily9402
United Kingdom
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152 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 October 2016

This is my second review - I first visited here ten years ago, and it's really hardly changed - other than that it now serves Chinese food (??) It's very popular with local expats, volunteers and locals who want to meet up with expats. It's locally run, prices are very reasonable, there is a lovely, peaceful garden where all the... More 

Thank Balitraveller53
Ottawa, Canada
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102 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 June 2016

Tried a few coffee spots in Moshi and The Coffee Shop was our fave. Nice places to sit as well, outside, inside or in the rear courtyard.

Thank Brett-Ottawa
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33 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 May 2016 via mobile

Good place in moshi to have a break from work especially if you work at mawenzi hospital or if you do shopping on double road, than you are pretty close to the Coffeeshop. You can sit inside or in a small garden behind the house, there it is save and quiet. There are more tourists than locals, so it depends... More 

Thank Belinda C
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 November 2015 via mobile

I've been here 2 Times' volontering and i still things this place has the best coffee for about 1-2 dollars. But if u want food it takes about 30-40 minutes. The vegeburger is good for 6500 shiling but there is Very little chips to it. But it is a nice place, with quite a big meny and okey proces

Thank Sara B
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23 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 November 2015 via mobile

I came to The Coffee Shop with a local. I was told it was the best coffee in town and it's not a tourist stop. They make great Coffee at a great price. I had a Mocha Latte and it was exactly what I was expecting! If you are visiting and don't want the inflated tourist prices come here for... More 

Thank OilRegionTraveler
Perth, Australia
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 October 2015 via mobile

The interior of this place is alright but nothing to write home about. The coffee was really good, I got an ice coffee and my partner got a long black. We did however have to wait over an hour for our food to arrive, it is quite normal in Tanzania to wait a while, everything seems to be done pole... More 

Thank Cowy_Mooie

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Cafe, African
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Open Hours
07:00 - 13:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street, Moshi, Tanzania
  • Location: Africa  >  Tanzania  >  Kilimanjaro Region  >  Moshi
  • Phone Number: +255 27 275 2707

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