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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Most of the restaurants and shops on the commons have been casualties to COVID-19, it appears. Mia tapas remains alive and tasty, with very impressive culinary offerings. They seemed a little short on staff, but this experience was absolutely fantastic from the tapas to the...entrée to the sorbet. This place reminds me of so much of Zaza’s in Amsterdam!More

Date of visit: April 2021
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Always a pleasure. Nice atmosphere, properly social distanced. Polite, friendly, competent servers. Great drinks. Fabulous menu with tapas that can be your entire meal when ordered in groups. Terrific large plates. My favorite is the crispy duck with tamarind sauce. To die for.

Date of visit: March 2021
Reviewed October 1, 2020

Had an excellent dinner here for four outdoors. Food was delicious. All well executed dishes, lots of flavor. My only suggestion is that they could have added more local wines from the region. They only had Riesling.

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed September 24, 2020

I never write reviews, but we were passing through Ithaca, and randomly stopped for dinner at this "tapas" restaurant. We've been to tapas restaurants in Spain and elsewhere, but Mia stands on its own as a more unique and outstanding dining experience - what a...creative chef/owner!! The plates we chose were primarily Asian inspired but were a fusion of other cuisines. The drinks were superb. Our biggest regrets were that we couldn't eat more or come back for another meal! Thank you chef for this fabulous and memorable experience!!More

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed September 14, 2020

Great service and wonderful food. The dahl is freshly made and delicious. COVID rules followed perfectly

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed August 22, 2020

We ordered six different dishes for a special take-out meal for our family and enjoyed each one - they were all flavorful, delicious and plentiful. Easy pick-up in back of restaurant. Highly recommend!

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed July 25, 2020

I am usually never disappointed because I screen every place we go using TripAdvisor. I also call myself a TripAdvisor snob because I don't read reviews from people who don't have at least 50+ reviews in a category (ie. restaurants) Anyway, Mia's overall was poor....We had a pork app that was not good at all and bland. Then we tried the Raman noodle side and the noodles were overly starchy and the broth was flavorless. The Raman noodle soup from college is better. My wife ordered the tenderloin stir fry and I had the special which was a sea bass. We both tasted each others dish and the theme was 100% consistent....bland, bland, bland. Service was good and location is right on the commons which would usually be nice but we had 2 deranged men screaming at each other and dropping F-bombs more rapidly then I ever have and that is saying something :)More

Date of visit: July 2020
Reviewed July 15, 2020

I wasn't thrilled to go here because I'm not a big tapas fan, but my wife persuaded me and I was glad she did. They have a large menu and offer much more than tapas. We both had full size entree dishes and both enjoyed...them. The atmosphere was nice and the service was friendly and prompt. The only bit of disappointment was dessert, maybe get that somewhere else.More

Date of visit: July 2020
Reviewed March 11, 2020

Tried various foods from Ramen, Curry, Korean beef. Food was delicious and portions more than we expected. Lively and busy. Service was a bit slow due to amount of people but we were there to enjoy the food and atmosphere.

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed March 8, 2020

We were given a table next to the door-it was soooo cold, our server did nor really care about us- he was busy flirting with more attractive clients- too bad because we would have ordered dessert. But this said all food was way way too...late , and the last 2 tapas came 45 minutes after we ordered- this sucked big time- more because poor waiter refused to let us know why all was so so late. We have eaten here before and always loved Mia's - I doubt we will come again. also what is with the music that makes it so loud nothing can be heardMore

Date of visit: March 2020
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  • Yes, Mia Tapas Bar and Restaurant offers takeout services.

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  • Mia Tapas Bar and Restaurant is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
    • Food: 4.5
    • Service: 4.5
    • Value: 4
    • Atmosphere: 4.5