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Kenyan Cafe

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1137 Van Voorhis Rd, Ste 20, Morgantown, WV 26505-3453
304-598-3033
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Today
10:30 am - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Mon - Fri 10:30 am - 9:30 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • 11
    Excellent
  • 9
    Very good
  • 2
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Excellent Healthy Food!

Great spot if you are looking for something different than the same old sandwiches and pizza. Give it a try and it will be a regular stop for you soon.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
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Morgantown, West Virginia
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24 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Morgantown, West Virginia
Top Contributor
81 reviews 81 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

Great spot if you are looking for something different than the same old sandwiches and pizza. Give it a try and it will be a regular stop for you soon.

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Kampala, Uganda, Africa
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014 via mobile

Amazing African food. Very fresh and authentic. I like the ambience. Perfect time spent with family.Will surely recommend.

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Newton, MA
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157 reviews 157 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
165 helpful votes 165 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

This is a rare opportunity to eat something unusual (and so unexpected in this part of the country). We should have gotten goat stew with plantains, (known as Matoke), but got chicken stew matoke instead because we to nervous being unfamiliar with goat (later others told us the goat is good). But it was tasty and large portions -- plantains,... More 

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Morgantown, West Virginia
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32 reviews 32 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

It's really neat that Morgantown has somewhere to eat ethnic food other than typical Asian and Indian foods...the owner is always around to explain the menu and give recommendations. Have never had a bad food experience here. Very casual...order at counter and take a seat to be served.

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Las Cruces, New Mexico, United States
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23 reviews 23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013

I haven't been to Kenya, but I've been eating African expat food all over the world, and this was very similar to some of the Ghanan and Somali meals I've had. We shared a goat Ugali, chapati, and kilimanjaro for dessert. Everything was good, the owner and waitress checked on us several times. I wish I could have tried more,... More 

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Monkton, Maryland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2013

Great for vegetarian options and really friendly staff. Discovered too late in my visit to repeat visit, but will definitely stop in on my next trip to town.

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Montreal
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55 reviews 55 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2013

I have to say that I really looked forward to my visit at this restaurant but when I got there, my experience was different to what I had imagined. I tried out a few dishes, none of which seemed authentic or tasted anything like they're meant to. The decor was average and is a relaxed atmosphere but the menu could... More 

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Columbia, Missouri
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61 reviews 61 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2013 via mobile

I tried the buryanis, I dont know what that was but it was definitely not buryani. I did not feel that the food is Kenyan, just a gathered menu that the restaurant claims to be Kenyan. The Red, Masala, and Ginger teas are Indian specialties not Kenyan. Nice seating areas though, but wouldnt recommend this place for food.

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Senior Contributor
46 reviews 46 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2013

I think they have imported teas and the food is good. They have a variety of dishes and even have veggie dishes too. it was quite yummy.

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Morgantown, West Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2013

I am lucky to have an office close to the Kenyan Cafe' in Morgantown!. It has become a favorite place for lunch, to entertain clients, and also to take my wife to dinner. Great healthy food for reasonable prices. My favorite is Goat Stew with Kale and Ugali. The owner seems to care a lot about his customers and his... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1137 Van Voorhis Rd, Ste 20, Morgantown, WV 26505-3453
  • Location: United States  >  West Virginia (WV)  >  Morgantown
  • Phone Number: 304-598-3033

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: African
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Monday
10:30 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
10:30 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
10:30 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
10:30 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
10:30 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday
12:00 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?