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Cara Mia

654 9th Ave, New York City, NY 10036-3678
+1 212-262-6767
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good36%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
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“pasta” (58 reviews)
“strozzapreti” (4 reviews)
“pear salad” (7 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
654 9th Ave, New York City, NY 10036-3678
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Easy seating, good staff, great salads and dessert were the good parts. Average pasta was disappointing. Both pasta dishes were light on salt in the pasta which may be right for some but not us. Bottom line is we’ll try someplace else next time. We...More

Thank On_the_go_with_joe_m
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First it was absolutely freezing. Almost the all the diners kept their coats on. Other than that the atmosphere is fine. Be sure and check your bill as they had already added in a 20% tip. I️ had the special pasta of the night, a...More

Thank Christine1395
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food at Cara Mia was excellent. The customer service waa very good and they were very friendly. The owner Luan extended himself to us and is very amicable. Extremely humble, down to earth and is truly one of a kind. Two thumbs up for...More

Thank AdvisingTripperNYC
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I’m not really a fan of Italian Cuisine but this restaurant literally converted me! I’m not sire if it’s just the marathon last weekend but the restaurant was packed. People are waiting outside to get seated (good sign). I ordered their seafood risotto and it...More

Thank markeetots
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One star is not based on food because we never made it inside. Arrived right on time for our 6:15 reservation. At 6:45, after watching them seat several parties with 6:30 reservations, we had to leave because we had theatre tickets. Man at door was...More

Thank Corinne L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Planned a luncheon here for a group of 12. Ordered from the prix-fixe menu which included soup or salad and an entree all for $9.95. Couldn't imagine how the food would be considering other places we looked at were in the range of $25 to...More

Thank dslatus
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

tried this place for the first time with 2 friends- I didnt care for my dish but my friends loved theirs. big portions- they have lunch special but we came too late for it. the place was pretty noisy- got a table right away after...More

Thank motherJo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a lovely pre-theater dinner at Cara Mia -- delicious pasta, fish, salads, etc. Relaxed and able to enjoy our meal away from the craziness of Time Square.

Thank attyanne
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We really enjoyed this place. Had a 6pm reservation before an 8 pm show. They have a very reasonable dinner special $19.95 but we opted to order from the regular menu, sharing a pasta dish & salmon. Food was very tasty, sangria was good and...More

Thank momlili
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Picked this restaurant on the spur of the moment. We were three people. We had the Pre Fixe menu. Choice of appetizer and an entree for $19.95. I had the Caesar Salad followed by the Saltimbocco! Both were fabulous. Salad was crisp and not too...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 20 - USD 30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 654 9th Ave, New York City, NY 10036-3678
    (Between 45th &46th)
  • Public Transportation: E train
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-262-6767
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