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Kenyan Cafe

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1137 Van Voorhis Rd, Ste 20, Morgantown, WV 26505-0642
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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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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Morgantown, West Virginia
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44 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2015

Too bad this cafe moved to someplace. I don't know where. It was great with an interesting atmosphere.

Thank misspriss8888
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 via mobile

I love this place. Slightly pricy but worth it. Goat stew was yummy and marched well with African tea. Great service and an all around good time.

Thank Gale V
Morgantown, West Virginia
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196 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

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.

Thank Austin W
Kampala, Uganda, Africa
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 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.

Thank Robertochama
Newton, MA
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236 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 204 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 

Thank Annabella G
Morgantown, West Virginia
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81 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 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.

Thank cornetts14
Las Cruces, New Mexico, United States
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34 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 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 

Thank AusDing0
Monkton, Maryland
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 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.

Thank heirloom34
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66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 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 

1 Thank Techyling
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87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 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.

Thank Mur_Js

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
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Open Hours
12:00 pm - 8:30 pm
10:30 am - 9:30 pm
10:30 am - 9:30 pm
10:30 am - 9:30 pm
10:30 am - 9:30 pm
10:30 am - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1137 Van Voorhis Rd, Ste 20, Morgantown, WV 26505-0642
  • Location: United States  >  West Virginia (WV)  >  Morgantown
  • Phone Number: 304-598-3033

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?