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Kenyan Cafe

1137 Van Voorhis Rd, Ste 20, Morgantown, WV 26505-3453
304-598-3033
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Ranked #61 of 232 restaurants in Morgantown
Cuisines: African
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- Feb 9, 2014
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English first
Morgantown, West Virginia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 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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18 reviews 18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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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47 reviews 47 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 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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Morgantown, West Virginia
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42 reviews 42 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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
44 reviews 44 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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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almost heaven
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2012

Local owner has a great way to prepare his native food from Kenya. Can be hot if you want it to be that way....sweat from under the eyes hot.

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Senior Contributor
46 reviews 46 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2012 via mobile

Love the Kenyan Cafe, what unique food! My husband make a beeline for it when we're in town visiting family. We're fond of the stew, byriani, and spicy chicken entrees. My husband is a coffee lover and thinks they have some of the best coffee he's eve had. I enjoy their spicy masala tea! We've eaten both dine-in and take... More

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Morgantown, West Virginia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2012

My husband and I have been to the Kenyan cafe on multiple occasions and really enjoy it every time we've gone. Haven't had everything on the menu yet, of course, but I plan on doing so in time! Only weird-ish thing I saw was a few items on the menu that I would associate with Indian cuisine (briani & samosas)... More

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