Kaya Pittsburgh

Kaya

Caribbean Restaurant, New American Restaurant, and Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant
2000 Smallman St, Pittsburgh, PA 15222, United States
Hours:
Open until 10:00 PM (Show more)
  • Mon–Wed
    • 11:30 AM–10:00 PM
  • Thu–Sat
    • 11:30 AM–11:00 PM
  • Sun
    • 11:00 AM–9:00 PM
Price:
$ $ $ $
Menus:
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Happy Hour
Drinks:
Beer, Wine, Full Bar, Cocktails
Credit Cards:
Yes (incl. Discover & Visa)
Wi-Fi:
Yes
Outdoor Seating:
Yes

Kaya’s cuisine is inspired by the sea & sun, melding fresh, high quality ingredients with bold flavor & alluring preparation. Check-in & share the culinary customs of the Caribbean Islands, South America, the Pacific & beyond with your friends.

9.2/10

Based on 144 votes

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Total Visitors
2,795
Total Visits
5,235
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    elust
    The Kaya burger was amazingly delicious and so filling.(4 Tips)
    Rick G.
    If you're veg-inclined, try the green curry vegetables and add tofu.(2 Tips)
    Lucas S.
    The paella was legitimately one of the best meals I've ever eaten.(5 Tips)
    Matt S.
    Go to Kaya, order lentil & corn fritters, fish tacos(6 Tips)
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  • kaya burger
  • fish tacos
  • paella
  • happy hour
  • Cuban sandwiches
  • conch chowder
  • fried chicken
  • sweet potato fries
  • cucumber vodka
  • good for dates
  • tortas
  • skirt steak
  • mahi mahi
  • sangria
  • great value
  • avocado ice cream
  • cozy
  • bloody marys
  • mussels
  • brunch food
  • Mikahla V.

    Really cool atmosphere

    Mikahla Vicino · April 27
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  • Anu J.

    The Eggs Benedict with salmon was not very good. The flavors just didn't go together well...

    Anu Jayasinghe · March 15
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  • Kostas P.

    Great place for lunch or dinner. Try the cuban sandwich! Friendly and quick service too!

    Kostas Pelechrinis · January 27
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  • Jessie H.

    The burger and fries

    Jessie Hipolit · January 16
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  • m k.

    My favorite place in the burgh for food and drink

    m k · December 15, 2014
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  • Debra P.

    Great food but if there are no available tables, don't bother eating at the bar. The service is terrible.

    Debra Parma · November 15, 2014
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  • Arthur L.

    Sunday brunch till 4pm!!

    Arthur Lee · November 2, 2014
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  • Meredith

    Jerked Swordfish, Skate Wing and the Skirt Steak Tacos were delicious!!! I would definitely get the Jerked Swordfish again!!! Atmosphere and wait staff were excellent as well!

    Meredith · October 18, 2014
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  • Rohan

    The Cuban sandwich and jerk chicken wings are pure crack.

    Rohan · August 23, 2014
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  • Justin F.

    You have to try the corn soup and the soral tea!

    Justin Fox · June 9, 2014
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  • Riddhi S.

    Excellent food and service. Def get the freshly made chips and mango tomatillo salsa. The plantain tostadas are amazing!

    Riddhi Sanghvi · April 13, 2014
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  • Stacy

    The NYE tasting menu rocked my socks! The mushroom and truffle bread pudding was beyond! Excited to come back and try the main menu! Superior service as well!

    Stacy · January 2, 2014
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  • Joseph G.

    If you are looking to try something new, get the Tofu Cracklins. It is a mouth watering dish of chipotle flavored tofu. Tofu done the right way. Yum x 10.

    Joseph G. · November 16, 2013
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  • Carolyn

    Half price drinks from 5:00 to 7:00 pm daily

    Carolyn · November 12, 2013
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  • Miranda D.

    Get the Bloody Mary with the cucumber vodka!

    Miranda D. · November 2, 2013
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  • Robson S.

    Avarege place.

    Robson Sobieski · September 14, 2013
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  • Hannah A.

    Make sure to ask about their home made ice cream. Great one was when they had avocado ice cream paired with ginger lime sorbet.

    Hannah Antonacci · September 5, 2013
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  • Brian S.

    Try the tropical paella. So good.

    Brian Shope · June 15, 2013
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  • Jill B.

    The very best hostess in the world!

    Jill Boarts · June 13, 2013
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  • Jennifer J M.

    Perfect meal at Kaya: White Sangria-Conch Fritters-Fish Tacos. Nom.

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  • Lindsay S.

    Best jerk mahi mahi I've ever had.

    Lindsay Schreiber · April 27, 2013
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  • Iana V.

    The seafood paella was scrumptious! I highly recommend this place in general.

    Iana Volodarsky · March 30, 2013
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  • elust

    The Kaya burger was amazingly delicious and so filling.

    elust · March 30, 2013
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  • Crystal S.

    Omg the vegetarian night is off the chain!!

    Crystal Sigsbey · March 21, 2013
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  • Justin B.

    Best fish tacos I've ever had

    Justin Brinker · December 23, 2012
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  • Allie C.

    New eggplant torta is phenomenal!!!!

    Allie Cerami · October 10, 2012
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  • Lucas S.

    The paella was legitimately one of the best meals I've ever eaten. Just awesome mix of meat, seafood, veggies, and rice!

    Lucas Siegel · August 5, 2012
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  • Zach S.

    Order the conch fritters....simply said, they r terrific!!!

    Zach Sutton · July 23, 2012
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  • Dana G.

    Dana is an awesome waitress.

    Dana Green · May 23, 2012
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  • Maggie J.

    The Vegetable Burger name is really a misnomer. That sandwich was a far cry from the usual! So fresh and tasty!

    Maggie J · May 18, 2012
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  • Carol O.

    Love the Cuban sandwich - get the sweet potato fries, you won't be sorry!

    Carol O · April 10, 2012
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  • Nathan M.

    Try the Conch Chowder - Yeah baby

    Nathan Miller · March 18, 2012
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  • Chris P.

    Chas is probably the nicest,funnest waiter I've ever had in a restaurant.

    Chris P. · March 16, 2012
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  • Chels S.

    I love the mango salsa and sangria! Perfect place for happy hour!

    Chels Sweithelm · February 15, 2012
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  • Suelynn S.

    Great service and veg/vegan friendly menu.

    Suelynn Shiller · February 7, 2012
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  • care s.

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    care stark · January 28, 2012
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  • Carlos A.

    Highly recommend the Jamaican Green Curry Vegetables and the Fish Tacos!

    Carlos Alejandre · November 13, 2011
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  • Rick G.

    If you're veg-inclined, try the green curry vegetables and add tofu. It'll blow your freakin mind.

    Rick Gray · October 23, 2011
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  • Rick G.

    This place never disappoints. Incredible food, friendly staff. Awesome vegetarian options.

    Rick Gray · July 31, 2011
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  • Curtis K.

    Amazing paella!!!

    Curtis Kelly · July 3, 2011
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  • Lindsey R.

    You want, nay, NEED the lentil beignets in your life. I know I live in a town with thousands of great restaurants but this is one I'd love to transplant to NYC. Hope you'ns appreciate it.

    Lindsey Rhoades · May 7, 2011
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  • Marcin K.

    Corn and lentil curry balls ftw

    Marcin Krieger · May 1, 2011
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  • Jason K.

    The Kaya Burger. Heaven on a plate!

    Jason King · April 23, 2011
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  • Scot E.

    Tofu Cracklins are cracklinalicious!

    Scot Edgell · March 5, 2011
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  • Inge T.

    Kaya juice is yummy and compliments the food well. I like the salmon salad, sweet potato fries, conch chowder and the sammich w/banana on it

    Inge Tomlin · February 27, 2011
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  • visitPA

    Veggies take heart! an amazing vegetarian menu along with some island flavor food for meat eaters too. From fried chicken to fish tacos. Yum.

    visitPA · February 23, 2011
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  • Christine S.

    the fish tacos can be grilled instead of fried

    Christine Stone · February 5, 2011
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  • Molly F.

    Banana chocolate bread posing for the win. If you're really in the mood, try it with the Stamos dessert wine (either one).

    Molly Findley · January 31, 2011
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  • Metromix

    A Carribbean oasis with one of the best happy hours in the city—half priced drinks from 5-7 p.m., Monday – Friday. They have Tropas (tropical appetizers) and entrees. Try the Jamaican jerk wings. Read more

    Metromix · January 17, 2011
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  • Chris C.

    Go on a Thursday and get the fried chicken dinner. Soooo good. $15.

    Chris Carson · November 19, 2010
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