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Cara Mia

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654 9th Ave, New York City, NY 10036-3678 (Between 45th &46th)
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Somers, New York
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43 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Just dined at Cara Mia for my birthday. My husband saw all the reviews on trip adviser and we were intrigued. Excellent atmosphere, service and food. Had a wonderful time.

Thank Chris613
Perth, Australia
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99 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Just had dinner at Cara Mia and couldn't fault it. We went there with our son, daughter in law and two small children ( one in a stroller) for our last night in NY. We had a lovely dinner, the food and service was first class. They had an extensive menu that catered well for all tastes. Would definitely recommend... More 

Thank Bella R
Whitehorse, Canada
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49 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had heard about this little restaurant and decided to have a quick bite before our play. The service was great--fast and friendly. WE shared a salad and entree and it was so delicious that we are still talking about it 2 days later!! Home made pasta ...many interesting varieties and all good! Will definitely go back!

Thank RuthAnneFergie
Racine, Wisconsin
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was fantastic Italian food!!!!! We took the whole picky family and they accommodated us great and everything was quite possibly the best Italian food we have had!! Highly recommend.

Thank MarlalovesMaui
Archbald, Pennsylvania
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177 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were a party of 4 women on the way to the Theater and had dinner here a few nights ago. The service was excellent and the fresh pastas were delicious! One of the women had the Tilapia and love it. They have a fixed price menu plus many other options. It's a very good choice if your show is... More 

Thank JMSArchbald
Brookeville, Maryland
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Service outstanding. Ravioli flavorful but really, really thick pasta. The texture distracted from the flavor for me. I would try the restaurant again. My sister loved her meal. I wish the bread was hot--kind of an expectation in an Italian restaurant for me.

Thank mcrlyn2
Abita Springs,LA
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46 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great food & service. Our waiter was very sweet & explained the specials & accomodated our dietary needs. Small & quaint. Tables a little too close.

Thank Guitarmakerswife
Rochester, New York
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126 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were walking around 9th ave in search for a lunch place before our matinee show when we noticed this place. It has a lunch prefix menu plus a 2 for one Sangria. Inside is cozy, clean and nice. The server came right away with ice water and the menu. We ordered the Sangria. Red. The prefix came with a... More 

Thank ruby T
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33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My favorite food here is the Penne a La Vodka. The sauce is to die for and the pasta is al dente. So much flavor!! They have fresh pasta specials daily as well. The bread is wonderful, dessert menu full of great choices. Also affordable - which is great in NYC - close to theaters so you can go before... More 

Thank Ronkabidy
Long Island, New York
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've been coming to this restaurant for many, many years, and every time it gets better. I decided to finally post my review of this fantastic, hidden gem in Hell's Kitchen. The pasta is made fresh and their specials are always to die for. In the summer, like, now, is usually when they have the Eggplant pasta with crab meat,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$20 - $30
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 654 9th Ave, New York City, NY 10036-3678
    (Between 45th &46th)
  • Public Transportation: E train
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighborhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: 212-262-6767

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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