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Kaya Island Eats

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Caribbean, Seafood, Pacific Rim, Asian fusion
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3100 Overseas Highway, Key West, FL 33040
+1 305-896-2450
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5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night

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  • 377
    Excellent
  • 71
    Very good
  • 25
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
A variety of cuisines

The menu offers many types of cuisine, including noodle bowls, Thai, Korean, Cuban, Caribbean, etc. We sampled the Thai-marinated beef salad and the appetizer crab cake. both dishes were delicious, and a more hearty portion than expected from the section called 'small plates'. We added a slice of... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 4, 2015
William S
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Fayetteville, Pennsylvania
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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Fayetteville, Pennsylvania
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115 reviews 115 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015 NEW

The menu offers many types of cuisine, including noodle bowls, Thai, Korean, Cuban, Caribbean, etc. We sampled the Thai-marinated beef salad and the appetizer crab cake. both dishes were delicious, and a more hearty portion than expected from the section called 'small plates'. We added a slice of Key Lime pie that we split.....also delicious. There is not much of... More 

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Little Torch Key, Florida
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 NEW

Very nice place. Their specials are out of this world. The best noodle bowl I've has in a long time. My husband gets the fish. Its fresh and there is lot of it. You feel like to are in a trendy place downtown BUT the prices are reasonable. We love this place.

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Carrollton, Ohio
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18 reviews 18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015 NEW

Stopped here last night for dinner and we were seated right away. Our waitress was very nice and knowledgable about the menu. It was definitely a tough decision! They have a decent wine list and drink menu. We started with the flash friend chicken which came with a dipping sauce. It was good, but a little tough or overcooked for... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio USA
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40 reviews 40 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015 NEW

Thanks to Trip Adviser, we discovered this restaurant at the 15 Mile Marker. We stopped on Sunday when it opened at 5:00 p.m. After spending the day in Key West, it was convenient on our way to Marathon Key. Both of our dinners were excellent. My husband had the evening's special mahi with rice and vegetables and I had shrimp... More 

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Newbury, Massachusetts, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 NEW

We have been enjoying Kaya for several years now, each year it gets better. Chef/owner Scott is wonderful to watch. He greets all his guests, straightens every chair and setting, delivers the food himself, always with a smile. The servers are so delightful, the food is creatively prepared and superb. Every dish is colorful and delicious. Try the nightly fish... More 

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Maryland
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133 reviews 133 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW

Five of us went on a Friday night. We called ahead for reservations, but they probably weren't necessary. The restaurant was full, but the turnover seemed steady. The only problem is that it was so loud, we had trouble having a normal conversation during dinner. There is an outside seating area, but it was cool and windy so it wasn't... More 

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Duluth, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

We were very impressed with this restaurant. The prices were good and menu was very impressive. We all really enjoyed the food we ordered. There was a slight mistake with my son's order and they were incredibly fast at bringing him a new dish. Much to our surprise, at the end of the meal the owner/manager came out and apologized... More 

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7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Again this was something new for me and my boyfriend which I never get him to do and it was only based on good reviews from people we know. It was busy when we arrived but we were seated right away. My boyfriend has worked in the restaurant business and shortly after sitting down and ordering drinks he looks around... More 

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Cornwall, New York
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

We tried Kaya Island Eats based on the rave reviews & we were not disappointed. Just after we arrived the power went out, but the manager ( perhaps Owner) came by our table & updated us that it is a common occurence in the Keys & might just be a short outage. Sure enough the power came back on after... More 

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Cudjoe Key, Florida
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26 reviews 26 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Scott's hula girl pie is worth the drive to mm15. We bring our own catch and they always cook it to perfection

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3100 Overseas Highway, Key West, FL 33040
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Keys  >  Key West
  • Phone Number: +1 305-896-2450

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 14 - 28
  • Cuisine: Caribbean, Seafood, Pacific Rim, Asian fusion
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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