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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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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“pork buns” (15 reviews)
“tapas” (32 reviews)
“prawns” (8 reviews)
Open Now
17:00 - 21:30All hours
Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
130 E State St, The Commons, Ithaca, NY 14850-5669
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Ithaca Commons is midway between Cornell and Ithaca College, and is a four-block pedestrian only area with shops, restaurants, and a new hotel immediately adjacent. Mia's is a Singaporean restaurant with delicious food from a varied menu, with entrees 14-18 (chicken, beef, veggie) and in...More

Thank travelerSFBayarea
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

I have been here before and it was good, but we were just blown away by the tastes and flavors on our recent visit. The sauces were very good, the curry excellent. Shrimp and scallops delightful. Can't wait to go again.

Thank Brian D
Reviewed 9 July 2017

Visited Ithaca for a 3 day stay. Decided to try this place on the commons. They had a great variety of Small plates. Asian, Indian, Thai all sorts of different dishes. A lot of vegetarian choices also. We were 2 people and we ordered 4...More

Thank clmorse1951
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

Great atmosphere to match the delicious food Pros Thoughtful and caring waitresses, they had me try several drinks before ordering the one I liked Delicious foods and simplified menu to help you find what you want easily Cons Not sure what cuisines they specialize in....More

Thank Yaw N
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

My son wanted to celebrate his graduation from Cornell with a family dinner at Mia. We had never dined here before and we agreed to take him there with our family. We had to sign a contract since it was graduation weekend. We didn't have...More

Thank MissS85
Reviewed 23 April 2017

This was perfect for a midweek dinner with friends -- unhurried conversation was possible along with the opportunity to sample and share Mia's pan-Asian fare. The tapas menu makes it really easy to get different tastes -- what was memorable on this visit was the...More

Thank rh24
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

Great choice of tapas dishes - ideal for sharing in bigger groups. Each one is huge: we ordered two each (there were four of us) and all delicious: the squid salad is amazing as is the Thai beef and lotus fritters. The main meals I...More

Thank emmab8616
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

We were in Ithaca for a crew race and went down to the commons intending to go to a different restaurant than Mia Tapas. With too long a wait time there (2 hours) we stumbled upon Mia Tapas. While they also had a wait time,...More

Thank BigRick56
Reviewed 11 April 2017

A week ago my husband and I celebrated our wedding anniversary at Mia Tapas. Imagine our pleasure that this weekend when we returned we were recognized by many of the staff and warmly greeted--wonderful! The food is always delicious; we love the fact that there...More

Thank ithacan2015
Reviewed 25 March 2017

My daughter and I had dinner here in March, 2017. The place is right on Ithaca commons and is very easy to get to. The waitstaff was attentive, friendly and good at answering questions about the food. We were there on a Sunday night, so...More

Thank Hoiya
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$30
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
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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