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Chaya Japanese Cuisine

2032 Murray Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15217-2104
+1 412-422-2082
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good33%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“tempura” (3 reviews)
“sushi” (15 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
2032 Murray Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15217-2104
Neighbourhood: Squirrel Hill South
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11 - 20 of 45 reviews

Reviewed 4 June 2015

Everything is done well at Chaya. They keep everything simple and free of gimmicks so they can focus on providing great food and service. The sushi is always well prepared and fresh tasting. The presentation is elegant as well. Most of the small dishes are...More

Thank maria b
Reviewed 18 April 2015 via mobile

The food was great I recommend the buckwheat noodle soup dinner you get a lot of extra food with the dinner instead of al carte

Thank Heather M
Reviewed 21 December 2014

The night my family went to Chaya we were in a hurry. There were 5 of us, and we only had about 30 minutes to eat as we had a show to attend up the street. We ordered 2 sushi deluxe platters, and the sushi...More

Thank tjmoney44
Reviewed 14 October 2014

Just got home from another good meal at Chaya. The sushi chef is in view of diners. The toro is excellent. BYOB a plus.

Thank Marie H
Reviewed 21 August 2014

There is no 5-star sushi in Pittsburgh. But Chaya is consistent and better than your average local joint. It can be slow to get a seat and slow to get your food so don't drop by if you have a hard stop to your dinner...More

Thank JakeCincinnati99
Reviewed 9 July 2014

We ordered chicken teriyaki, beef teriyaki and salmon teriyaki. Usually those teriyakis cant go wrong in jap rest but this tht the meat has no taste as its been soaked in the water.

Thank Sg8899
Reviewed 7 April 2014

Have you ever bought sushi from a grocery store? You know the type, it comes in a plastic box with the soy sauce and wasabi in a packet. The rice is like one solid mass and the seaweed is chewy. That's exactly what this sushi...More

Thank Garcarcha
Reviewed 23 July 2013

First of all, I am a person who is very picky about their sushi and if I don't find it satisfactory then i never return. Let me tell you that I plan on returning several times. The atmosphere is great, it makes you feel like...More

Thank Chris O
Reviewed 25 February 2013

For my wife and me, CHAYA is the BEST restaurant in the world! Really. We are world travelers and have tried many cuisines and categories of establishments, but the overall dining experience, quality of food, service, value, etc. is Chaya. We absolutely love the sashimi...More

Thank ep-doGG
Reviewed 1 February 2013 via mobile

Delicious sushi, beautiful presentation, friendly and attentive service, Japanese decor. The mochi ice cream was yummy, too (comes with one each: green tea and red bean). Love it!!!

Thank gonefeising
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
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Open Hours
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:45
17:00 - 21:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2032 Murray Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15217-2104
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Pittsburgh>  > Squirrel Hill South
  • Neighbourhood: Squirrel Hill South
  • Phone Number: +1 412-422-2082
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