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Rivertrees Restaurant

Arusha - Himo Road, Usa River, Arusha 00000, Tanzania
+255 743 600 202
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good39%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Pizza, International, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Arusha - Himo Road, Usa River, Arusha 00000, Tanzania
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great setting and wonderful restaurant that make you forget you’re in Africa and I leave it up to you to judge whether that’s positive or negative. Beautiful maintained grounds, nice garden with some big trees, own vegetable growing garden. Great friendly service and good western...More

Thank LukeFields
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After reading positive reviews about their pizza- we just had to make this our last stop before flying out. The setting is beautiful and peaceful; certainly a welcome stop after a several hour drive from Lake Manyara. The grounds are an oasis! The pizza was...More

Thank doecdoe2018
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had lunch, dinner and breakfast, there is a wide selection and everything cooked to a very high standard with service to match.

Thank Dan F
Reviewed 3 July 2018 via mobile

We stay here the first night to start our Tanzania safari and had dinner. Food was excellent, especially the Rivertree curry and the Zanzibar pizza. Our server Patrick was amazing. He was thoughtful and gave excellent recommendations for food and drinks. The experience would not...More

Thank Randy Y
Reviewed 22 June 2018

Delicious food prepared with local spices. Felt the food was authentic rather than food cooked the "American way" Service was good.

Thank choldener
Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

Nice place to stay and hangout, big garden is good for kids to play. The food was not as par as the enviroment.

Thank Mohamed N
Reviewed 17 June 2018

Unsure if it is new ownership or management but it is this kind of service and food quality that allow McDonalds to be so successful. Never again.More

Thank cokerbud
Rivertrees, General Manager at Rivertrees Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 25 June 2018

Dear cokerbud, We are shocked by your statement and so surprised that we are wondering if you did not rate the wrong place. The management did not change since 2014 and our standards have gone up over the past years. We would appreciate if you...More

Reviewed 1 May 2018

What a treat. After enduring the chaos of Arusha, it was great to relax to amazing food at the end of the day. The drinks were even tastier. The staff was super friendly and the food was priced perfectly. Everything was great! Keep up the...More

Thank obonga
Reviewed 28 April 2018

We went to Rivertrees just to eat a couple times during our trip, and I would highly recommend the pizza if you are craving western food. While I would generally say you should NOT travel to a foreign country and order the same food you...More

Thank Janine F
Reviewed 17 April 2018

We stayed at this lodge for 3 days prior to our safari. What a great time we had. They arranged 2 days of outings for us, our meals were wonderful, the pool was really welcome and our room was clean, quiet, and nicely furnished. The...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$4 - US$12
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, 有泊車位, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Arusha - Himo Road, Usa River, Arusha 00000, Tanzania
  • Location: Africa  >  Tanzania  >  Arusha Region  >  Arusha
  • Phone Number: +255 743 600 202
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The Rivertrees restaurant specialises in gourmet country cuisine, using old family recipes and ingredients straight from the garden to serve tasty meals that make the most of its scenic surrounds. Dining al fresco under the shade of tall trees, by candlelight next to the fireplace, or with a view over the water on the river deck, each dining experience offers the occasion to enjoy the natural ambiance of its setting.
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