A lively cultural cafe in the centre of Arusha,Tanzania. Beautifully situated in the Garden of the National Natural History Museum.

Our tropical garden, bar and restaurant welcome you to have a rest, meet people, enjoy a meal or a refreshing drink in a welcoming and relaxing atmosphere.

Via Via Cultural Café is a meeting place for people and culture. We host weekly culture events and work with local and international artist to promote East African art and culture.

So if you want a bite of our great swahili food, Via Via special pizza and continental menu or maybe just a great concert or thirsty Thursday, you know where to stop!


Our menu combines the best of african and international cuisines.

New speciality is our choma (local barbeque) serving meat as much you can eat!

Vegetarians do not need to worry, our menu serves a wide selection of local and international dishes for everyone.

Our popular buffet services with Tanzanian delicacies are available for groups on order.

Drop by any time for breakfast, lunch or dinner! Or have a refreshing fresh juice or a drink in our cozy garden bar.

See our menu


Via Via Arusha organizes tours and short trips to the following locations.

  • Arusha City Tour
  • Saphuk Water Falls
  • Maasai Market
  • Lake Duluti

We also arrange for exciting activities at Via Via

  • Cooking African Dishes
  • Drum Lessons and making your own drum
  • Dance Classes in various styles

Over ons

Via Via Arusha started in 1999. It is the official Museum Café of the Arusha National Natural History Museum which attracts people from all over the world.


If you slightly know your way around Arusha town it is a pleasant short walk from the Arusha clock tower to the Boma Road National Natural History Museum. There will be friendly locals to point the direction to you.

There are shuttle buses from the Kilimanjaro Airport which also stop very close to Via Via. Any taxi in town and from the airport will also be very helpful and sure to know to direct you to us.

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