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Kaya Island Eats

3100 Overseas Highway, Key West, FL 33040
+1 305-896-2450
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Ranked #8 of 361 restaurants in Key West
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $14 - $28
Cuisines: Caribbean, Seafood, Pacific Rim, Asian fusion
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Tampa
Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 NEW

Very good food with HUGE portions. Staff is very attentive and teh owner, Scott, stops by your table numerous times to make certain you are happy. Speciality drinks ar efuna nd quiet good. Prices are reasonable and teh fusion of Hawaiin and Carabean falvors is surprisinginly nice. Have not had a bad meal yet.

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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014 NEW via mobile

We LOVE this restaurant and make point of going every few months when we find ourselves seeking some r&r in the keys. The menu is amazing and I cannot say enough kind things about the staff. We ended up being there just before opening time and they graciously let us sit at the bar until the dining room was set.... More

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Panacea, Florida
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22 reviews 22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

We ate here on a recent trip to the keys for lobster mini season and was pleasantly surprised. The food is outstanding. The carribean themed entree's were excellent. A must is the Coconut Mojito! Do not miss out on this opportunity. We had a reservations for a large group and the seating wasn't available at our reservation time. The owner... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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19 reviews 19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

We encounter at least 4 people working here during our visit and they were each so genuinely nice. This feels like a family sharing their dining room with you. The catch of the day is the way to go and there are several different ways to have it prepared. The beverage selection was better than most. For desert, I had... More

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Waxhaw, North Carolina
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

The variety on there menu is incredible. 6 of us went and sampled each other's entrees. Each were amazing. Slow cooked Cuban style pork was my favorite. The owner came by and made sure everything was perfect. I will definitely go back.

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Cashiers, North Carolina
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48 reviews 48 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

We stopped by after skydiving. The bar area was big and we had great service from the bartender. The menu was average for the area. There did not seem to be a high abundance of daily created dishes, the majority of the Caribbean dishes seemed to be more frozen shipped and not fresh created and prepared. That is what I... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014 via mobile

the food was amazing! at reasonable prices. Our server Angie made us feel right at home. now being locals this will be our favourite haunt.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Great food, prices reasonable (for the keys), and food is generally worth the price, unlike many restaurants down here that have the high prices and just average food. These guys are originally from Hawaii, so they have a mix of Caribbean and Pacific cuisine, which works out well. Also, the current owner is often at the restaurant, and will come... More

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U.S. expats
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106 reviews 106 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

This is the place where the locals go. (And for good reason!) Everyone sitting around us knew each other by name, and many people crossed the restaurant to talk with other friends. We had the incredible conch bisque, fish tacos with mango salsa (all the fish is fresh), and key lime pie. We have been eating key lime pie around... More

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Clearwater, Florida
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

The restaurant is very inviting with great Island decor and feel. Great variety on the menu. Our server, Stacy, was friendly, helpful, knew the menu and gave great recommendations. We were a party of eight and our service was timely. The presentation of the food was art. If in the Florida Keys, don't miss this wonderful dining experience.

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