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Kaya's Kitchen

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1000 Main St, Belmar, NJ 07719
+1 732-280-1141
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11:00 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 - 20:00
Tue - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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New York City, New York
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Had dinner last night. Wait staff was friendly, willing and able to answer all questions. My wife and I each started with butternut squash and apple soup. AMAZING. Hot, sweet, and spicy. Then she had the roasted veggie tower, which she loved. I had a sampler with seitan BBQ ribs, country nuggets, and buffalo tempeh and tofu. Total home run!... More 

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Thank Mpep05
Belmar, New Jersey
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

This is a GREAT place to have something different from what your used to eating everyday. ..or if your a vegetarian / Vegan this is the palce to eat. Nice wait staff in Beautiful Belmar NJ come and relax take in some live music and consume some fine food.

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Thank WillA122
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

We drove well over an hour to have brunch at this place as we are vegans and we're happy to find a place with great reviews. Tripadvisor says they were open now, sign on their board says open as of 11. We got there by 10:50am today and no sign of anyone in the place. Just disappointing. Information should be... More 

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Thank Kate M
Jersey City, New Jersey
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016

My teenage son is a vegan, which means eating out with him is sometimes tricky, especially since my husband and I are omnivores. Plus, he doesn't really like super-healthy-fancy-vegan stuff, but he doesn't eat meat, dairy, fish or eggs. Kaya's to the rescue! Awesome food, sweet space, friendly, enthusiastic service. Everyone enjoyed! The vegan had a falafel sandwich; my husband... More 

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Thank Beverly G
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27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

The mock meat sampler platter is an absolute must (and be warned, it is big enough for a meal, and even as a shared appetizer it was too filling). The seitan steak is good, but it is always very thing and difficult to cut/chew. The lentil loaf is a winner, but could use with some more flavor. This is my... More 

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Thank Corey W
Princeton, New Jersey
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509 reviews
197 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 217 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

Four of us came for a very late dinner. The waiter has recommended Mississippi Maverick and it was excellent, as well as Tempeh Black Bean Tacos. The fresh salad with extra order of avocado and fries were OK. And fresh coconut …did not look like a fresh coconut to me. But what to expect since it was from Vietnam? Overall,... More 

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Freehold, New Jersey
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102 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016

Met up with several college friends at Kaya's Kitchen (one of us is Vegan). "Breaking veg" with her here, at Kaya's Kitchen was such a pleasure to the palate! We started off the evening with an appetizer sampler of Kaya's Combo (country nuggets, tofu buffalo wings, tempeh wings, seitan ribs, and picinic potato salad. Served with dipping sauces). For dinner... More 

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Thank Lisa W
Charlottesville, Virginia
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016

Wow - happy we stumbled upon this cute café as we headed out of town. The staff was very welcoming and friendly and the food was superb. We couldn't take advantage of the full menu (after 5pm) but the choices we made were extremely tasty and fresh. Just a delicious experience all the way around!

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Thank Kathy G
Allentown, Pennsylvania
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

I got the seitan Philly cheesesteak to go and definitely will be returning to try other menu items! Without a doubt one of the best vegan restaurants I've been to. Non-vegans should try it too!

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Thank lkromer
Charlotte, North Carolina
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2016

Great restaurant if you like vegan food. Service was great and all dishes are made from scratch. You can bring your own wine if you like and no corking fee! Great selection on the menu.

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Thank Bill S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1000 Main St, Belmar, NJ 07719
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Belmar
  • Phone Number: +1 732-280-1141

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?