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Mia Tapas Bar and Restaurant

130 East State St., The Commons, Ithaca, NY
607 277 2000
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Ranked #19 of 241 Restaurants in Ithaca
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $20 - $30
Hours:
Sun - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Tapas, Pan-Asian
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Dining options: Reservations
Description: Mia restaurant features fine cuisine from many Asian countries in a unique and beautiful atmosphere. At Mia we offer an eclectic menu and when available we pride ourselves in using local produce, sustainably harvested seafood, and hormone & antibiotic free meats for our Slow Food Pan-Asian cuisine.
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Salt Lake City
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014 NEW

Our group of six ordered at least two small plates each but sorry to say we left hungry. It was all tasty but we should have ordered more. The cocktails were tasty but $10 each. Ambience was pleasant. There are so many great restaurants in Ithaca, I would try another before returning to Mia.

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Ithaca, New York
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32 reviews 32 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

It was the first time there to eat. The menu was a bit pricy but the service was excellent. There were four of us having different things. One had the duck which was plentiful and well prepared. None of us had any alcohol drinks so no comment can be made on this. Each of our servings were sufficient. I have... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

We celebrated graduation dinner and they will give you selected choices that are their top specialties ! You need to reserve at least 6 months before graduation and you can do this online with them!

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Cortland, New York
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44 reviews 44 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

We went there for tapas. We ordered the mussels special. About half of the mussels were not in there. When pointing this out to the guy who brought the food, the tall guy wearing glasses, his response was "Bummer!" When pointing this out to the waiter her question was "how big are mussels supposed to be?" I pointed out that... More 

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Newfield, New York
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74 reviews 74 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

This restaurant is very attractive. I really liked the atmosphere. My friends and I had dinner here recently and it look more then 45 minutes before anyone showed up to our table to offer drinks or food. This was after one of my friends went up to the bar tender and asked for help. Once we received a server they... More 

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St. Catharines, Canada
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98 reviews 98 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Mia offers you the chance to sample a large variety of Asian and East Asian cuisines. Many of the plates are quite substantial without being very expensive. We ate and drank very well and the total bill before tip was just over $100.00. It's a delicious bargain. It you like tortière the duck puff pastry will please you mightily. In... More 

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Charlotte
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213 reviews 213 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
185 helpful votes 185 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

This nice bistro specializes in tapas with an Asian fusion focus. It's a casual place right on the Ithaca Commons (the street is currently being totally redone), an area in downtown Ithaca where there are a large number of top notch restaurants. They have tapas, small plates and large plates. We were two couples from North Carolina who mostly do... More 

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Elkhorn, Nebraska
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78 reviews 78 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

Mia's is located in the Commons area of Ithaca, where lots of other restaurants operate. Being raised in the Midwest on meat and potatoes, I was waaay outside my comfort zone when I saw Mia's menu. I'm familiar with Chinese dishes, but there was very little on this menu that I recognized. I ordered the sea bass in yuzu ponzu... More 

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West Tisbury, Massachusetts
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62 reviews 62 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

I have eaten at Mia previously but not since the menu changed to include tapas, which I enjoy. The ones a friend and I chose were delicious, but I thought them a bit sparse for the rather high prices. We chose a wide variety of dishes; we liked the greens, the spring roll, the lotus root fritters, and the duck.... More 

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Ithaca, New York
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28 reviews 28 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Mia has really good appetizers. This place is known to be expensive, but I feel it's worth the great service, the food and the ambience. The waiting time has never been long, and making a reservation in advance is a good idea if you're going on a Friday or a Saturday. My favourites are the lotus root fritters, the Roti... More 

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Additional Information about Mia Tapas Bar and Restaurant

Address: 130 East State St., The Commons, Ithaca, NY
Phone Number: 607 277 2000
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Ithaca
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 20 - 30
Cuisine: Tapas, Pan-Asian

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