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Our Story

It all started as a simple vacation to Miami and the love and passion of the both European and American Cultures. Founders, Ioannis Sotiropolous and Efthymios Paliouras’s love for the American culture started since their childhood. They learned to love the United States by watching American movies and documentaries. Growing up in Athens, Greece a city that its known for its love of socializing over good food, great coffee and beautiful cafes, they saw an opportunity to bring that love and culture to the American people. With their background as highly successful club owners and restaurateurs' in Greece, they decided to make Miami the first destination of their new vision.

KAÏA Greek is where Mykonos is highlighted in perfect harmony, where everyone can discover Aegean Cuisine with a sophisticated appeal. The restaurant features fresh and farm-to-table Mediterranean ingredients and flavors while tying in classic greek cocktails and wines curated by a Greek sommelier. KAÏA means "From The Earth," and the eatery embodies all the beautiful things the Earth provides from its vegetation, fresh catch, lovely people, and experiences. KAÏA Greek was conceptualized by Greek friends who own restaurants in Greece and Miami to bring a piece of their homeland to the Coral Gables.


KAÏA earth cuisine is a vibrant and flavorful cuisine that is inspired by the Aegean and its surroundings. It is known for its use of fresh ingredients, herbs and spices, as well as its emphasis on grilled meats and seafood. A sophisticated appeal could mean taking traditional dishes and elevating them with modern culinary techniques or presenting them in a more refined and elegant manner.
Ultimately, Aegean cuisine with a sophisticated appeal involves using high-quality ingredients, incorporating modern culinary techniques, and presenting dishes in a way that is both visually appealing and satisfying to the palate.

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