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Spices & Herbs

Nyerere Road, Arusha, Tanzania
+255 754 313 162
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good49%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“injera” (16 reviews)
“stews” (2 reviews)
“spicy lentil” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
African, Ethiopian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Nyerere Road, Arusha, Tanzania
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1 - 10 of 79 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just eat lunce there , this time... Was there with a few friends to get a good chicken... Nice food and always smiling staff

Thank Lemmies61
Reviewed 5 September 2017

Walked ~30 minutes to Spices & Herbs from our hotel with lots of typical harassing from locals to purchase a Safari and one person that request a tip for "guiding" us to the restaurant. There was only one other party eating at the restaurant. Service...More

Thank Jacquelyn M. S
Reviewed 28 August 2017

Spices and Herbs served us a great dinner that was definitely outside the normal travel hotel food. We sat outside under an awning with candles in the pitch dark African night. Candles were a good thing as grid power failed multiple times while we were...More

Thank Jonathan H
Reviewed 26 August 2017

Quiet restaurant off a busy road. Nice indoors-outdoors settings. Great service and food so good I kept going back.

Thank Amanda R
Reviewed 16 August 2017

They have a large menu, but we opted for their Ethiopian cuisine. Their spicy lentil was my favorite and their injera was perfect!

Thank megan g
Reviewed 15 August 2017

It took around 2 hours to receive our meals. I felt that the vegetarian options were fairly limited, and the one I selected (a spinach dish) was not very flavoursome. Injera is a fun and interesting experience though!

1  Thank giantsteps15
Reviewed 13 August 2017

Great place to eat and enjoy an evening. The food was delicious and not having eaten Ethiopian food before, very interesting. Pizzas were also available for the less adventurous. Comfortable and pleasant environment to eat in.

Thank Jeremy B
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

Good place, stayed there for on night in december 2016. Good rooms. Have been eating there many times, very good food, very friendly staff....

Thank Lemmies61
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

I came to Spices & Herbs with a large group and was most impressed. The setting is lovely and well appointed. The staff were friendly and attentive. The food was delicious - a variety curries and dishes were presented on a platter and you ate...More

Thank LeethalLeeM
Reviewed 26 February 2017

The injera here is mostly rice with a modicum of teff. Another place in town (Abyssinia) looked good but their injera contains wheat there. We haven't found 100% teff injera in Arusha yet. Anyway, Herbs is GF friendly and the food is easily done vegan....More

Thank dylanyo
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Nyerere Road, Arusha, Tanzania
  • Location: Africa  >  Tanzania  >  Arusha Region  >  Arusha
  • Phone Number: +255 754 313 162
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