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Cara Mia

194 Essex St, Millburn, NJ 07041-1601
(973) 379-8
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good40%
  • Average15%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“veal” (7 reviews)
“clams” (5 reviews)
“carrot cake” (3 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
194 Essex St, Millburn, NJ 07041-1601
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Reviewed 6 days ago

had a lovely light second dinner at this local hot spot thos evening. soup of the day, delicious, fresh, tasty asparagus. followed by chocolate cake, and a double espresso. service as always, friendly, professional, and attentive. relaxed atmoshphere. highly recommend. will return.

Thank BuddhistNYC
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went to Cara Mia for a week night meal with two other couples. Didn't love it. The dinner did not start off well. The tuna tartar was rancid. Three of us had ordered it. It was taken back, but was not a great way to...More

Thank AmyC723
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant and everything about it was great. The food was excellent. Our waiter couldn't have been better. So happy we found this restaurant and can't wait to go back.

Thank Chea628
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Received a Groupon & decided to use it tonight. I'm so happy we did .We were very pleased with the food ,service & location .we will definitely go back even without a Groupon.

Thank Monicagun
Reviewed 5 September 2017

we had another great meal at this local hot spot. a light meal, pasta with grilled chicken special, and a French onion soup, that was delicious, followed by a couple double espressos. the food, tasty, and fresh. the service, friendly, and efficient. atmosphere relaxed, and...More

Thank BuddhistNYC
Reviewed 25 July 2017

had a lovely dinner here tonight. the food, as always was fresh, and tasty. service friendly, and efficient. penne bolognese,veggie soup, and carrot cake, all enjoyed. will return. highly recommend.

Thank BuddhistNYC
Reviewed 14 July 2017

We came with a Groupon to try it out on a Tuesday night. We were very pleasantly surprised. The service was impeccable and every person who worked there ensured that our every need was met. The food was also stellar. We ordered garlic shrimp and...More

Thank aveiss
Reviewed 10 July 2017

The food was fabuloso and the service was high touch. I love when an entire wait staff caters to you, not just your assigned server. The ambiance is superb! I will definitely be returning. Do not leave without dessert; the tiramisu is absolutely divine!!

Thank TeriLovesNJ
Reviewed 3 July 2017

We visited as a family (3 adults) for dinner before attending a show. We were seated right next to the front door, which took a bit away from the pleasing decor. It's a BYOB and we brought along wine (there is a nearby liquor store...More

Thank Dante81
Reviewed 6 June 2017

we had a lovely dinner here, that was enjoyed by all. started with a Caesar salad, a chicken parmigiana, a shrimp pasta, and a white clam pasta. all tasted great. service was friendly, and efficient, the atmosphere bustling busy.... highly recommended. will return.

Thank BuddhistNYC
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19 April 2016|
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Response from BuddhistNYC | Reviewed this property |
i'd contact them directly also, but pretty sure they do, steak, soup etc
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 194 Essex St, Millburn, NJ 07041-1601
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Millburn
  • Phone Number: (973) 379-8
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