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Cara Mia

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194 Essex St, Millburn, NJ 07041-1601
(973) 379-8
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17:00 - 22:30
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Hours:
Sun 15:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 22:00
Fri 11:30 - 22:30
Sat 17:00 - 22:30
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4 reviews
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great food and service. waiter was very courteous. Try the seafood Pasta. it's delicious. and it's BYOB.

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Thank Arun G
New York
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70 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Staff was very friendly, food was great and atmosphere was hopping. We went on a Thursday night, had reservations for 8:15 pm and it we still had to wait 10 minutes. I point this out as a positive because how many restaurants do you see in the Burbs that are packed after 8PM on a weekday? There is obviously a... More 

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Thank RayKski
Westfield, New Jersey, United States
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133 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 March 2017

The restaurant was very busy, with several groups. The noise level was quite high as a result. Service was a bit slow, but the food was excellent. It's a BYO place, with a nearby liquor store. Everything was fresh and delicious. We'll be back.

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Thank Carole S
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

My fianceè and I decide to celebrate a late Valentine dinner at Cara Mia after we read many good reviews on the social media.. This was our first time. We felt welcomed from the beginning. The host was very pleasant and escort us to our table. We had a couple staff members attending our dining experience. Service was professionally executed... More 

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Thank Giuseppe L
Perth Amboy, New Jersey
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23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 December 2016

For beginners Trip advisor needs to improve this site. Service was good,so was food,but here chef could have been more creative I had pork chops.....something,It was OK but the meat was "flat tasting"maybe try to marinate it,maybe something else.Wife had an issue with her dish being overly spiced but all this is personal taste,walking a fine line here. No you... More 

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Thank mario522
NY
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619 reviews
462 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 December 2016

we had linguine with clams, whit wine sauce, a house seafood pasta special, and a veal parm, followed by carrot cake, and espresso. every dish was delicious, the atmosphere was relaxed, and vibrant. Mello always has the lux, and music just right. and the service, as always, was excellent. always enjoyed. will return. highly recommended.

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Thank BuddhistNYC
New Jersey
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140 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 159 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 December 2016

We went on a Monday night for dinner. There was no show at the Paper Mill Playhouse, so the place was empty. Service was excellent, the portions were large and delicious, and the atmosphere was very nice. Of course if you go on a theatre night, this place gets very busy.

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Thank Simonizzze
New York City, New York
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94 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 December 2016

Cozy and intimate atmosphere. The salmon was great. It was quite busy before a show at the Paper Mill Playhouse down the street so check those times before you go. BYOB with a liquor store a few doors down. Very nice dining here.

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Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

We went to Cara Mia on a Tuesday night to use a Groupon we had purchased. The service was great,- drinks were refilled without asking, parm cheese brought without asking & everyone was very pleasant . our meals( veal braccol filled with sausage) with gnocchi were amazing- tender, flavorful & the sauce was nice & smooth. We saved room for... More 

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Thank claimsgal
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619 reviews
462 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 October 2016

, and lotsHad a very enjoyable dinner. soup, veal shank, ice cream, carrot cake and some espresso. service, as always was professional, courteous, and friendly. atmosphere was relaxed, and enjoyed. the food was fresh, and tasty. will return. highly recommended.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Italian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
15:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 22:30
Saturday
17:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 194 Essex St, Millburn, NJ 07041-1601
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Millburn
  • Phone Number: (973) 379-8

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