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Kaya

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$$ - $$$
Strip District
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2000 Smallman St, Pittsburgh, PA 15222-4428 (20th Street)
+1 412-261-6565
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11:00 - 21:00
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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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Greenville, North Carolina
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115 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW 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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124 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 bronxdoorguy
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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40 reviews
21 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 50 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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Thank jnobz
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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61 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

The ladies and I decided to try something new. We found ourselves in the strip district at a popular place called Kaya. It's a Jamaican restaurant, with a cool, hip vibe! The food is good, reasonably priced and the staff is amazing! We ate, laughed, and lingered for a while. I had the fried chicken sandwich, my friend had a... More 

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Thank bobbiec67
Dallas, Texas
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342 reviews
185 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

My brother and his family were in town with me and we were roaming the Strip District. We ate here for lunch on a Saturday. It was not too crowded and we had great service. I ordered the carribean rainbow salad, which I think was one of the best salads I have ever had! It was awesome. The 3 others... More 

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Thank BarbK303
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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263 reviews
165 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

We had a small group meet there for brunch last week. The food and drinks were very good and the service was pretty good too. Definitely a place to keep in the rotation.

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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, Seafood, Pub, Jamaican, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
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?