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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2019 Winner
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CUISINES
Italian
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
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Menu

APPETIZERS‏
Spidino
Bread stuffed w/ fontina, mozzarella, prosciutto di parma, w/ a tomato anchovy cream sauce
$6.95
Shrimp Gorgonzola
Jumbo shrimp lightly breaded & drizzled w/ a gorgonzola sauce
$9.95
Eggplant Rollatini
Eggplant stuffed w/ fonitna cheese & prosciutto di parma, lightly fried in a pink vodka sauce
$7.95
Calamari Balsamico
With shallots‏ & cherry tomatoes or traditional
$8.95
Vongole
Choice of baked clams, clams casino, posillipo, bianco
$8.95
Portobello
Warm portobello w/ melted goat cheese in a balsamic reduction
$8.95
Grilled Shrimp
With baby greens, accompanied by our chef's cocktail sauce
$9.95
Caprese
Mozzarella di buffala, sliced tomatoes & basil
$9.95
Cold Antipasti
Mozzarella di bufala, roasted peppers, oven dried tomatoes, prosciutto di parma, melon & grilled asparagus
$9.95
SALADS
Warm Spinach Salad
With sundried tomatoes, shitake mushrooms & gorgonzola cheese
$7.95
Grilled chicken $+4.50
Grilled shrimp $+6.50
Crispy Calamari Salad
Frisse radicchio & honey lime ginger vinaigrette
$8.95
Grilled chicken $+4.50
Grilled shrimp $+6.50
Traditional Caesar Salad
With homemade croutons & shaved parmesan
$6.95
Grilled chicken $+4.50
Grilled shrimp $+6.50
Arugula Salad
With goat cheese, beets & aspargus in a balsamic vinaigrette
$8.95
Grilled chicken $+4.50
Grilled shrimp $+6.50
Tricolore Salad
Arugula, radicchio & endive, w/ shaved parmesan, olive oil & lemon
$7.95
Grilled chicken $+4.50
Grilled shrimp $+6.50
SOUPS‏
Pasta Fagiole, Minestrone, Escarole & Bean
$5.95
PANINI
Grilled Chicken Capri
With mozzarella di buffala, arugula & roasted peppers
$9.95
Grilled Chicken Pesto
With roasted peppers & pesto
$8.95
Grilled Sausage
With broccoli rabe & mozzarella di buffala
$10.95
Grilled Filet Mignon
With melted gorgonzola cheese
$13.95
Grilled Vegetable
With eggplant, zucchini, portobello mushroom, goat cheese & arugula
$9.95
PASTA‏
Risotto Tre Fungi w/ Crabmeat
$14.95
Linguine Vongole
With garlic,‏ white wine, fresh tomatoes & manila clams
$13.95
Linguine Frutti De Mare
With shrimp, calamari & clams in a light tomato sauce
$14.95
Capellini Baci
Arugula, sun dried tomatoes & shrimp finished in an olive oil & garlic
$14.95
Gnocchi
Choice of bolognese, pesto or capri
$12.95
Whole Wheat Penne Primavera
With wild mushrooms, zucchini, asparagus, broccoli & peas sauteed w/ olive oil & garlic
$12.95
Penne Rustica
With sweet sausage, broccoli rabe & mushrooms in a light tomato sauce
$13.95
Ravioli Porcini
Stuffed w/‏ porcini mushrooms in a truffle cream sauce
$13.95
Ravioli Caprese
Stuffed w/‏ a puree of pumpkin, sun dried tomato & goat cheese in a sherry wine sauce w/ prociutto & diced vegetables
$13.95
ENTREES
Grilled Shrimp Della Casa
With baked polenta, topped w/ a pesto parmesan crust, asparagus & roasted tomato
$15.95
Shrimp Scampi
With lemon, white wine served over saffron risotto
$15.95
Herb Crusted Salmon
With a pignoli nut crust, shallots, basil & tomato in a lemon dijon white wine sauce
$15.95
Vitello
Choice of‏ capri, parmesan or picatta
$16.95
Veal Sorrentina
Topped w/ prosciutto, eggplant, spinach & mozzarella di buffala, sauteed in a light marsala wine
$16.95
Veal Toscana
Topped w/ swiss chard, ricotta, baked parmesan & mozzarella w/ a white wine & lemon sauce
$16.95
Chicken Milanese
Tomatoes, arugula, olive oil & lemon
$13.95
Chicken Scarpariello
Chicken sauteed w/ garlic, fresh herbs & white wine (sausage optional)
$13.95
Cicken Portobello
Tender pieces of chicken topped w/ portobello mushrooms, zucchini, fontina & roasted peppers w/ sherry wine
$15.95
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
$19.95
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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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i'd contact them directly also, but pretty sure they do, steak, soup etc
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