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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2019 Winner


Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
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Bread stuffed w/ fontina, mozzarella, prosciutto di parma, w/ a tomato anchovy cream sauce
Shrimp Gorgonzola
Jumbo shrimp lightly breaded & drizzled w/ a gorgonzola sauce
Eggplant Rollatini
Eggplant stuffed w/ fonitna cheese & prosciutto di parma, lightly fried in a pink vodka sauce
Calamari Balsamico
With shallots‏ & cherry tomatoes or traditional
Choice of baked clams, clams casino, posillipo, bianco
Warm portobello w/ melted goat cheese in a balsamic reduction
Grilled Shrimp
With baby greens, accompanied by our chef's cocktail sauce
Mozzarella di buffala, sliced tomatoes & basil
Cold Antipasti
Mozzarella di bufala, roasted peppers, oven dried tomatoes, prosciutto di parma, melon & grilled asparagus
Warm Spinach Salad
With sundried tomatoes, shitake mushrooms & gorgonzola cheese
Grilled chicken $+4.50
Grilled shrimp $+6.50
Crispy Calamari Salad
Frisse radicchio & honey lime ginger vinaigrette
Grilled chicken $+4.50
Grilled shrimp $+6.50
Traditional Caesar Salad
With homemade croutons & shaved parmesan
Grilled chicken $+4.50
Grilled shrimp $+6.50
Arugula Salad
With goat cheese, beets & aspargus in a balsamic vinaigrette
Grilled chicken $+4.50
Grilled shrimp $+6.50
Tricolore Salad
Arugula, radicchio & endive, w/ shaved parmesan, olive oil & lemon
Grilled chicken $+4.50
Grilled shrimp $+6.50
Pasta Fagiole, Minestrone, Escarole & Bean
Grilled Chicken Capri
With mozzarella di buffala, arugula & roasted peppers
Grilled Chicken Pesto
With roasted peppers & pesto
Grilled Sausage
With broccoli rabe & mozzarella di buffala
Grilled Filet Mignon
With melted gorgonzola cheese
Grilled Vegetable
With eggplant, zucchini, portobello mushroom, goat cheese & arugula
Risotto Tre Fungi w/ Crabmeat
Linguine Vongole
With garlic,‏ white wine, fresh tomatoes & manila clams
Linguine Frutti De Mare
With shrimp, calamari & clams in a light tomato sauce
Capellini Baci
Arugula, sun dried tomatoes & shrimp finished in an olive oil & garlic
Choice of bolognese, pesto or capri
Whole Wheat Penne Primavera
With wild mushrooms, zucchini, asparagus, broccoli & peas sauteed w/ olive oil & garlic
Penne Rustica
With sweet sausage, broccoli rabe & mushrooms in a light tomato sauce
Ravioli Porcini
Stuffed w/‏ porcini mushrooms in a truffle cream sauce
Ravioli Caprese
Stuffed w/‏ a puree of pumpkin, sun dried tomato & goat cheese in a sherry wine sauce w/ prociutto & diced vegetables
Grilled Shrimp Della Casa
With baked polenta, topped w/ a pesto parmesan crust, asparagus & roasted tomato
Shrimp Scampi
With lemon, white wine served over saffron risotto
Herb Crusted Salmon
With a pignoli nut crust, shallots, basil & tomato in a lemon dijon white wine sauce
Choice of‏ capri, parmesan or picatta
Veal Sorrentina
Topped w/ prosciutto, eggplant, spinach & mozzarella di buffala, sauteed in a light marsala wine
Veal Toscana
Topped w/ swiss chard, ricotta, baked parmesan & mozzarella w/ a white wine & lemon sauce
Chicken Milanese
Tomatoes, arugula, olive oil & lemon
Chicken Scarpariello
Chicken sauteed w/ garlic, fresh herbs & white wine (sausage optional)
Cicken Portobello
Tender pieces of chicken topped w/ portobello mushrooms, zucchini, fontina & roasted peppers w/ sherry wine
Grilled Fillet Mignon
Topped w/ melted gorgonzola cheese in a port wine reductions served w/ spinach & potato puree our chef is happy to accommodate special requests 18% gratuity will be included for parties of 6 or more
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Reviewed June 29, 2019

Absolutely love this place. We moved to Millburn a couple of months ago and have been to Cara Mia twice, and both times we have had a wonderful experience. The food is fantastic, the ambience is great, but it is the stellar service that makes...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Reviewed June 6, 2019 via mobile

Cara Mia is great place to have lunch and:or dinner The food is high quality and delicious for both lunch and dinner. The ambience is inviting, the food is delicious and the presentation is beautiful. The wait staff is very accommodating.

Date of visit: June 2019
Reviewed May 11, 2019 via mobile

This used to be one of our local favorites... Very disappointing.... Recommended to a group of my friend’s to have a Mother’s Day gathering at Cara Mia (we go to different restaurants in the area every year). My friend made reservations 3 weeks in advance...More

Date of visit: September 2016
Reviewed May 11, 2019 via mobile

Just got COMPLETELY screwed by Cara Mia restaurant here in Millburn. Made reservations for Mother’s Day 3 weeks ago for a party of 20, just to find out that they don’t have it! Spoke to a guy there on April 22, who guaranteed my reservations...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Reviewed April 19, 2019

We arrived rather late for dinner, so the room was very crowded with two parties. One was so noisy I couldn't hear my husband at all. They did apologize later, though. Service was great, friendly and professional. Unfortunately, they were out of the apple tart,...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Reviewed March 20, 2019 via mobile

I purchased a Groupon thinking this restaurant would be just so so. Boy was I wrong! The menu was full of interesting dishes, but better yet, each one of us immensely enjoyed our meals! Loved the view of the trains moving in and out of...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Reviewed March 4, 2019

We have been to Cara Mia - Millburn, NJ several times over the past few years, for lunch & dinner. A nice romantic place, perfect for couples! Plenty of metered parking right across the street & some right in front! We went this snowy evening...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Reviewed February 23, 2019

An adult restaurant, perfect for a date night, birthday or anniversary or when you want to have a nice dining experience with just the 2 of you or with family or friends. Food ranges from good to excellent and the ambiance makes it a place...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Reviewed February 17, 2019 via mobile

We have been here several times over the past few years. It has been consistently good with excellent appetizer and main course options. Desserts are also delicious. It is being your own but there are several nearby wine shops.

Date of visit: February 2019
Reviewed February 15, 2019 via mobile

My wife and I enjoyed dining here before a show at Paper Mill. Our reservation was honored timely and service was very efficient. We both had the Chicken Mello which was different from standard dishes and delicious. BYOB keeps the cost down. Highly recommended!

Date of visit: February 2019
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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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