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Mia Tapas Bar and Restaurant

130 E State St, The Commons, Ithaca, NY 14850-5669
+1 607-277-2000
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“pork buns” (17 reviews)
“tapas” (41 reviews)
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Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
130 E State St, The Commons, Ithaca, NY 14850-5669
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Reviewed May 21, 2018 via mobile

You think of tapas, you think of Spanish food—but the Asian tapas will surprise and delight. The chef has a talent for cooking meat so it is dry but completely flavorful. Chicken wings and sun dried beef were two that stood out. Also, the big...More

Thank asl5w
Reviewed April 23, 2018 via mobile

We’ve gone to numerous places in Ithaca and we keep coming back to Mia. If you are eager to have a great meal at a reasonable price, choose this. The parking is best in the municipal lot one block away.

Thank Lawrence2300
Reviewed April 9, 2018 via mobile

Looking for somewhere to eat whilst passing through for a night this was the first place we walked past. The menu looked appealing so in we went. Even though they were busy and we had no reservation we were quickly shown a table. From here...More

Thank ScottWildman
Reviewed March 15, 2018 via mobile

We were pleasantly surprised to find this great little tapas restaurant in Ithaca. We had the lobster tail, wonton soup (excellent broth), and a couple of other good small plates. All were quite tasty and well-prepared. Be aware that the level of spice, either in...More

Thank Longhornpenguin
Reviewed March 12, 2018

Mia's menu was perfect for three meat eaters and one vegetarian. There were many choices for appetizers and dishes. You could choose small plates or main plates which satisfied the everyone's appetite. The service was good and meals were served promptly and hot. The atmosphere...More

Thank MollyPennsylvania
Reviewed February 11, 2018

Make a reservation and come here for dinner, immediately. Something for everyone on the menu, and everything is over the top good. The Tom Yum Goong soup was spot-on delicious (shrimp were overdone, but no biggie). The pork buns were very good. The lotus root...More

Thank Scrimage M
Reviewed January 31, 2018 via mobile

Six of us were amazed and delighted by the creative variety of tapas...all delicious! Our server was knowledgeable and friendly. The chef should be knighted!

Thank tscrider
Reviewed January 5, 2018

After walking through the Commons and being very disappointed in the area - very run down, lot of vacant store fronts, we came across Mias. The city had not made a great first impression on us, but this restaurant helped redeem it. We took our...More

Thank Charlene M
Reviewed December 4, 2017

All 6 of us were delighted with our meal. The menu was filled with opportunity and easily met the needs for spicy, or not, vegetarian and well designed and prepared. From appetizers to desserts and cocktails the innovation was apparent. Service was friendly, timely and...More

Thank Linda M
Reviewed October 26, 2017

We were in the mood for something different and this fit the bill. Nice selection of small and big dishes,Asian and middle eastern themed food. We had five different Tapas(Lotus root fritters, Roast Pork Buns,Kabobs,Korean beef and fried Calamari). All were very good with different...More

Thank Debbie J
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$20 - $30
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 130 E State St, The Commons, Ithaca, NY 14850-5669
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Ithaca
  • Phone Number: +1 607-277-2000
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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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