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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%
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“brunch” (18 reviews)
“fish tacos” (43 reviews)
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Caribbean, Jamaican, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
2000 Smallman St, Pittsburgh, PA 15222-4428
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Got there early enough for happy hour. Half price anything is awesome. Had the puller pork quesadilla just popped w spicy flavor. Salad w cilantro line dressing outstanding.

Thank kmo1313
Reviewed 5 days ago

Busy place with excellent food. We sat at the bar to eat dinner and had a great time. The tropical drinks were great and the poke specials that night made us feel like we were in Hawaii again. Really enjoyed the food and would highly...More

Thank NewJerseySharon123
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Yucatan theme meal of blackened fish, rice and beans was flavorful but low in salt and sustained me for the entire day. However, the highlight was the Nohito - an alcohol-free Mohito. The lime, mint and savory flavors were perfectly blended to make for...More

Thank academictourist2017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food was very fresh and delicious here. The fish tacos are wonderful and very plentiful. I would recommend reservations in the summer, if you want to sit inside. I would have given this a five star, but the cocktails were extremely slow in coming.

Thank Amy T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were looking for an 8pm dinner on a Sunday and friends recommended Kaya. I'm so glad they did! The food was excellent, and the smokey cocktail I had was excellent. They were in the right place at the right time, and totally delivered on...More

Thank Tom A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Interesting menu, delicious food, freshly prepared to order. Friendly staff, warm inviting dining space in the Strip district. A great dining choice.

Thank gypsyhiker
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in for drinks before a dinner reservation at another restaurant. It was about 2 minutes before happy hour ended so our waitress rushed over to get our drink orders. They were really good. The place was packed. My husband ended up ordering conch...More

Thank Wall17_10
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We went to Pittsburgh for the 4th of July fireworks. Decided to experience the strip (old warehouse district) for a progressive dinner experience. Was disappointed that most establishments were closed. But to our luck we found KAYA - a very unique place with an island...More

Thank Robert N
Reviewed 13 July 2017

Had a great dinner at Kaya with my friends. I ordered the jerk pork quesadilla. It came with a cucumber aioli. The quesadilla was great with the aioli (so were the fries). Our server was really friendly. We had snuck in just under the end...More

Thank Tim H
Reviewed 12 July 2017

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

Thank Rita C
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Questions & Answers
29 August 2016|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
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
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Bar Scene
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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