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2000 Smallman St, Pittsburgh, PA 15222-4428 (Strip District)
(412) 261-6565
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Ranked #36 of 1,891 Restaurants in Pittsburgh
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $20 - $25
Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Wed 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thu - Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Caribbean, Jamaican, Seafood
Neighborhood: Strip District
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: 20th Street
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English first
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Contributor
15 reviews 15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Went here for a girl's night with a friend after wedding dress shopping. We didn't find a dress, but we found this amazing restaurant! We both ordered two different types of tacos off the apps menu. The first batch I had was a bit salty, the manager saw the look on my face when I tasted it and came right... More

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014 via mobile

The food was very good, they offer dishes that are not common in Pittsburgh. The home made chips (not potato chips) are great

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

My wife and I ate here for the first time and found the atmosphere inviting and menu to be very unique. Limited options for my taste, fish overcooked, and my draft beer was flat. Chairs were the best part they were awesome.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014 via mobile

My fiancé and I met another couple friend here for Sunday brunch. Made reservations for 11:30AM just in case, about a week out. It wasn't super crowded, so it didn't seem reservations would have been necessary. Food was delicious and priced well. I had an omelet with shrimp and mushrooms. Perfectly seasoned. Perfectly cooked. Everyone seemed to really enjoy their... More

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Connecticut
Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

My husband and I had a terrific Caribbean dinner here with our son, Lachlan, who is a junior at Carnegie Mellon University. The only problem was that there were so many dishes that sounded good that we had trouble choosing what we wanted! I started with the strip steak tacos--there were three small ones that were exquisite and full of... More

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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Came here whilst in Pittsburgh for a conference on a Tripadvisor recommendation. was thoroughly impressed, the staff did everything the could to accomodate my colleague and me, even though the place was rammed. I had the Jerk Chicken wings starter and the Swordfish for the main. both were very well cooked and extremely tasty. the kind waitress even took the... More

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Top Contributor
121 reviews 121 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

The menu is innovative and delicious. Don't miss their special Chefs Menu dinner. There during 'happy hour?" Treat yourself to one of the creative libations.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

We were seated immediately, our waiter was awesome (had excellent suggestions on the menu) and the food was top notch. We tried the corn and lentil fritters, my husband got the Kaya burger, and I tried the fish tacos. Nothing disappointed. For it being a lunch menu the portions were quite large! We'll definitely be stopping back!

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minneapolis
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37 reviews 37 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 via mobile

Great discovery in the strip district. Great outdoor seating. Delicious food with great tastes healthy choice. Great seasoning of food

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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44 reviews 44 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Some very nice vegan and vegetarian options at this upscale yet warm and friendly restaurant. Our waiter was super helpful. Great choice of wine and beer as well. Caribbean-influenced menu with lots of fresh ingredients. Heirloom tomato salad as an app and the Corn Tostada with black beans as entree were good choices. If you have not experienced exploring Pittsburgh's... More

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Additional Information about Kaya

Address: 2000 Smallman St, Pittsburgh, PA 15222-4428
Phone Number: (412) 261-6565
Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Pittsburgh>  > Strip District
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 20 - 25
Cuisine: Caribbean, Jamaican, Seafood

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