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2000 Smallman St, Pittsburgh, PA 15222-4428
+1 412-261-6565
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good36%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (21 reviews)
“paella” (42 reviews)
“cuban sandwich” (14 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
Caribbean, Bar, Jamaican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2000 Smallman St, Pittsburgh, PA 15222-4428
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spent an evening with friends at Kaya restaurant last Friday, and regardless of how busy it was our server Brad was fantastic! The food was quite delicious...again! Highly recommend Kaya!

Thank Maritza B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Eclectic and excellent restaurant in the Strip. Check out their website for special menus, and make a reservation for the Kamayan Dinner(eaten with your hands) well in advance.

Thank Low75
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We really enjoyed the atmosphere and food at Kaya. Take note Happy Hour (half Price Drinks) goes until 630pm so be early. The Jerk Chicken was excellent and well spiced

Thank TheBugGuy
Reviewed 9 October 2017

We dined here as a couple for dinner during a day and evening of sightseeing in Pittsburgh - our first trip to this city. We found it based on trip advisor lookup for restaurants close to where we were. We were very happy with our...More

Thank HappyWanderer34
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed the upbeat music, unique decorations and tasty food. The waiter was a bit quirky with answering questions but overall experience was nice.

Thank Denise T
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed an incredible bean dip infused with cheese and a unique, delicious guacamole with Mango and pineapple! 1st time customer!

Thank DandR16
Reviewed 3 September 2017

Had lunch there - fish tacos with conch soup. Were very good, could have used one of those taco holders because the second taco got a little soggy by the time I ate it. Also had two mojitos which were excellent! Service was good -...More

Thank WSOP2010
Reviewed 1 September 2017

We were here for an early dinner with small kids. Service was OK, both veg and tropical paellas good, but shrimp curry did not meet expectations

Thank Zeituni
Reviewed 26 August 2017

Looking for a place to eat outside with our dog we hoped the outdoor seating would work for us. Unfortunately PA laws prohibit this so we did take out and walked a block and sat down for a delicious meal. I had the pulled pork...More

Thank spaultanner
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

My sons and I ate here for lunch. We were seated immediately and served water. The menu options all sounded wonderful, it was hard to choose. We ordered the Jamaician Jerk Wings, Pork Quesadilla and the Poc Chuc. Everything was delicious, made fresh. Nice atmosphere,...More

Thank 3keikis
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Questions & Answers
29 August 2016|
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Response from livtodine12 | Reviewed this property |
Hi -I believe that of the Big Burrito Group, (Kaya, Casbah, Eleven), the Mad Mex restaurants are the only ones with a Happy Hour(s). But I'd call to make sure at Kaya. The menu-food and cocktail- at Kaya changes... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Television
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2000 Smallman St, Pittsburgh, PA 15222-4428
    (20th Street)
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Pittsburgh>  > Strip District
  • Neighbourhood: Strip District
  • Phone Number: +1 412-261-6565
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