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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” (18 reviews)
“fish tacos” (43 reviews)
Closes in 6 min
11:30 - 22:00All hours
Caribbean, Jamaican, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
2000 Smallman St, Pittsburgh, PA 15222-4428
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11 - 20 of 371 reviews

Reviewed 11 July 2017

A friend ordered take out rice with seafood sautéed in - Excellent!!! Mussels, shrimp, oysters....Grrrrrrrreat!

Thank Rita C
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Kaya has a delicious brunch on Sunday's. It is a little bit nicer than the other brunch/breakfast spots in town. Pricier but worth it. Try the Cuban!

Thank Cara D
Reviewed 6 July 2017

I am hoping that the slow and reluctant service by our female server was just a fluke and that the amazing food will make any service problems seem small. Perhaps they had her overbooked with too many tables, but I never saw her rushing. She...More

Thank GeoT
Reviewed 25 June 2017

I am giving Kaya as many as three stars only because the mojitos are fabulous. Conch and corn chowder was tasteless. Corn and lentil beignets are great. Pulled pork quesadilla were completely unappetizing and I found a hair in one. Not a good day for...More

Thank DCMaryAlice
Reviewed 18 June 2017

Too bad there is no 0 ** ratings. We had Sat. lunch here. Ordered: Kaya Chips with Mango-Tomatillo Salsa, Caribbean Rainbow Salad, Todo En Uno Cuban Sandwich with Gazpacho and spicy slaw. Except of enormously huge portions there is nothing positive to write about. The...More

Thank pyatachok
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

Kaya has such a cool atmosphere! You feel like you're on vacation at a Caribbean resort when you walk through the door. Lunch options were nicely varied with a good amount of vegetarian options. Try the black bean and pineapple quesadilla and the avocado tempura...More

Thank Tanya b
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

Wow! What a find in the Strip District, a 20 minute walk from downtown Pittsburgh, but SO worth it! The diverse menu has tons of options for gluten free and regular diets alike. We had two apps that were terrific. The guacamole was creamy with...More

Thank Scott C
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Love to come here. That salad is incredible as is all of their food. Nice wines & cocktails & you can eat outside.

Thank freddiecat7
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

My husband and I went for our Anniversary and enjoyed our whole experience. Great service, strong drinks, amazing fresh food. Highly recommend the Tropical guacamole- with pineapple and mango- true to its name, but spicy too. And the Rainbow salad is sooooooo yummy and colorful!...More

Thank Maureen M
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

What drew me here was the caparinha's! What a delight to arrive to find it was Happy Hour and drinks were 1/2 price! The food was fabulous!!! Conch fritters, crunchy and delicious! My husband had Barramundi (spelling?) fish which he loved and I had the...More

Thank Patti223
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Questions & Answers
28 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, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
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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