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Cara Mia

654 9th Ave, New York City, NY 10036-3678
+1 212-262-6767
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good36%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“pasta” (57 reviews)
“strozzapreti” (4 reviews)
“pear salad” (7 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
654 9th Ave, New York City, NY 10036-3678
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Great service. Within walking distance from Times Square. The oysters were delicious and cheap! Highly recommended.

Thank Sweetanddandy
Reviewed 6 days ago

We ate here on a lovely Sunday afternoon in September. They had a special Sunday menu. The food, service, drinks and atmosphere were all excellent. It is a quaint Italian restaurant and I would recommend it.

Thank BaznTan
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of my besties , had a Groupon which was about to expire, we met up to make the best of it! This place is not only charming, the food is AMAZING! Staff: Fantastic ! From the moment we were seated we enjoyed our waiter,...More

Thank braziliangem
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food is authentic Italian and cooked to order. Not a tourist trap but filled with locals. Prices in mid rage and a la cart. Service very professional/attentive. Located in Hells Kitchen just drown from Times Square 46th & 9Th make for a nice evening...More

Thank judithw886
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Acceptable Italian in the theatre district. Spotty service, but some good food can be had. Tip: if you want to talk, don't sit by the window to the street--the music is deafening. We had a delicious penne with eggplant and a decent ceasar salad. A...More

Thank Carolyn B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We use to go to Cara Mia frequently but had not ordered from there in a couple of years. Will never go there or order from them again. Pasta was not edible, something rancid in it. Chicken parm. was deep fried and also not edible....More

Thank Ian T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We bumped into this place as we were looking for something to eat for lunch. As my friend is Italian, we chose this place as we wanted to have something light to eat. During lunch time the place wasn't crowded and was actually kind of...More

Thank Kari V
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

A great choice of hand made pasta as the best Italian tradition!!! Several dishes with meat or fish as well! The staff is helpful and so kind!

Thank Mary C
Reviewed 1 September 2017

Located on Ninth Avenue this is an excellent Italian restaurant and a great choice for a pre-show dinner in the theatre district. The atmosphere is refined, the service friendly and professional, and the food exquisitely prepared and served. On this visit I enjoyed a monkfish...More

Thank ReneWicks
Reviewed 1 September 2017

The restaurant itself is a great place to hang out, the dinner music was superb and the food was even better than expected. Great staff, as well.

Thank pamcummings2016
This is the iconic New York that so many visitors
imagine before they visit—spectacular skyscrapers like
the Chrysler Building and Empire State Building,
iconic public buildings like Grand Central Terminal
and the New York Public Library, and the non-stop
hustle and bustle of the city streets. Fifth Avenue is
a shopper's heaven where you can find every kind of
store imaginable, with fashion brands ranging from the
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Kids, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
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
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-262-6767
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