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Kaya

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Strip District
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2000 Smallman St, Pittsburgh, PA 15222-4428 (20th Street)
+1 412-261-6565
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Today
11:30 - 23:00
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 - 21:00
Mon - Wed 11:30 - 22:00
Thu - Sat 11:30 - 23:00
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31 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We stopped here after a tour of the nearby Wigle Whiskey distillery. Everyone enjoyed thier entrees, from fish tacos (HUGE and amazing) to burgers. Appetizers (queso) was awesome as well. Decent wine and drink choices round out an excellent menu.

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Thank MobiusOne88
Brooklyn, New York
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110 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food, atmosphere and service were all superb. Our waiter gave great suggestions on what to eat and we were not disappointed. Great lunch and a must return.

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Thank Jazzgal67
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great food, great atmosphere. Fish Tacos and Tropical Guacamole (appetizer) were excellent. Didn't have a reservation but full-service menu at bar also.

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Thank LoveHiltonProducts
Greenville, North Carolina
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115 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

The food and drinks were great at Kaya. We enjoyed the chips and black bean dip. The salmon was cooked perfectly and the side of coconut rice and Brussels sprouts were a nice compliment. My friends enjoyed the jerk chicken thighs but beware they are hot. The banana bread pudding was a nice end to the meal. Definitely a good... More 

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Thank CrystalM7373
Bronx, New York
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131 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016

everything was wonderful The rainbow salad was the hit, the burger was cooked perfectly Sophia behind the bar is impressive.

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Thank Gary H
Allison Park, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

We go to the Strip about twice a month and almost every time we do, we go to Kaya's for lunch. Any item we've ordered has been delicious and the drinks are always great. The menu is limited but what is there is very good. The staff is always so nice too, and whether you sit inside or out, it's... More 

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Thank SummerSea2016
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

I went there a couple of time and every of their meal is great. Food is rich, spicy and made of good quality. Great place for a lunch.

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Thank Jeremie P
Coldwater
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43 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Great place for lunch, nice vibe and the food was delicious. The Cuban is what I had for lunch. Plenty of meat. The sweet potato fries were a treat.

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Thank Raliegh H
London, Canada
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

The best meal and experience in Pittsburgh. The ceviche appetizer of shrimp and scallops was the tastiest I have ever had. The blackened Mahi Mahi was fabulous as was the paella. No doggy bags required you will want to eat it all. Great vibe. Everything spot on.

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Thank bljsrp
Sioux City, Iowa
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318 reviews
178 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

We found this place while walking in the Strip District. It was very busy but they had room at the bar so that's where we ate. I ordered the Cuban sandwich which also came with a salad and my daughter had some vegetarian tacos. My sandwich was very good and the salad very fresh and tasty. I sampled the tacos... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$25
Cuisine
Caribbean, Bar, Pub, Jamaican
Meals
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
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 23:00
Friday
11:30 - 23:00
Saturday
11:30 - 23:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?