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Cara Mia

1040 Alton Rd, Miami Beach, FL 33139-4706
+1 305-397-8624
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good19%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lamb shank” (14 reviews)
“pasta” (34 reviews)
“cacio e pepe” (4 reviews)
Opens in 15 min
Italian, European, Seafood, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
1040 Alton Rd, Miami Beach, FL 33139-4706
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Recently had dinner at Cara Mia, one of my favorite restaurants in South Beach. Both the restaurant and menu had been updated and i had a Great meal that included the most amazing marscapone I’ve ever tasted!

Thank Giuseppe S
luigi c, Manager at Cara Mia, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

thanks for your wonderful review, it's always a pleasure receive this kind of compliments from our satisfy friends/clients. see you soon ciao

Reviewed 5 February 2018

We ate here on a Sunday night having seen it earlier in the day. It is quite basic inside, but the food is good quality. My husband had Liguine with seafood - served in paper and I had the Lasagne, mine could have been a...More

Thank RPLP117
luigi c, Manager at Cara Mia, responded to this reviewResponded 9 February 2018

thanks for your response. I'd like to have you back, because Cara Mia will change in better, starting from the name. Try the new experience in CARA MIA ITALIAN SEAFOOD by Frasca see you soon ciao

Reviewed 30 December 2017

We all ordered something different and all dishes satisfied. The food is very good. We used a Groupon, which was honoured. The four of us ordered a variety of items from meat, to fish, to pasta. Staff was accommodating and attentive. Recommend.

Thank weezie68
luigi c, Manager at Cara Mia, responded to this reviewResponded 31 December 2017

thanks for your response.. see you soon happy new year ciao

Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

Me and my husband came to this place on Sunday night. The food was super nice. We tried the octopus carpaccio at very first time and it was amazing. Seafood pasta was good too. We found this place on Groupon and it was a great...More

Thank Kristina0626
luigi c, Manager at Cara Mia, responded to this reviewResponded 4 December 2017

Thanks for your wonderful review. We're happy that new neighbors knows mow Cara Mia Trattoria. See you soon Ciao

Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

The food was really ordinary Nothing special . Not wonderful I went there with my friend . Simple pastas and greasy.More

Thank Makedonskaia
luigi c, Manager at Cara Mia, responded to this reviewResponded 3 December 2017

Thanks for your review. Always mind receive such harsh reviews, especially when writing are French people, which, notoriously, understand little about good and simple Italian food. Besides, it's also impossible to answer, having not details on what they ate at Cara Mia Trattoria, but probably,...More

Reviewed 1 December 2017

We loved this place! The food was good and service was fast. We ordered the MELANZANE ALLA PARMIGIANA which was our favorite appetizer. We also ordered the CAPRESE and the CARPACCIO DI BARBABIETOLE which were both good. I ordered the BUCATINI CACIO E PEPE pasta...More

Thank Sweetrenee26
luigi c, Manager at Cara Mia, responded to this reviewResponded 2 December 2017

Thanks for your amazing review. We're really happy when our precious clients, leave this kind of compliments regarding their Cara Mia Experience. We'd love have you back really soon. ciao

Reviewed 15 November 2017 via mobile

What a wonderful time we had at Cara Mia. Everyone was so very nice and friendly and could not do enough for us. Not knowing the area we could have not asked for anymore. The food was superb and the service spectacular. I would recommend...More

Thank Cynthia P
luigi c, Manager at Cara Mia, responded to this reviewResponded 17 November 2017

thanks for your wonderful review. Your group was fantastic and you created a beautiful atmosphere in the entire restaurant and happiness to all our clients. thank you again and see you soon Ciao

Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

Operated by Juventus team supporters ;) you will experiment the real taste of Italian food. Very kind & welcoming staff. The restaurant is nice & well maintained.

Thank 90percentpure
luigi c, Manager at Cara Mia, responded to this reviewResponded 11 November 2017

thanks for your beautiful review. In effect i'm a Juve fan and I hope to have the same Bianconeri's success. Italy champions SIX consecutive times... LE6END!!!!!!!!

Reviewed 31 October 2017 via mobile

This is a very nice restaurant that makes you feel right at home. Service is professional and friendly and there is a good selection on the menu. Starters were typical and authentic Italian fare. Our pastas however were a bit disappointing. I ordered an aglio...More

Thank Michelin72
luigi c, Manager at Cara Mia, responded to this reviewResponded 1 November 2017

thanks for your review and I'm so sorry about your disappoint, but as you know better, when people ordering the different dishes out of regular menu (above all in the particular offer-days), usually in all the world, the restaurants charge a little bit more respect...More

Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

Actually one of the best Italian dinner I ever had and then I've been in Italy like 30 times. The location is a little bit of but Uber and a few dollars will take you there and the food is while worth it!

Thank Yngman
luigi c, Manager at Cara Mia, responded to this reviewResponded 31 October 2017

thanks for your wonderful review we're really happy when our customers are satisfy after their Cara Mia Experience... see you soon ciao

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luigi c
20 November 2015|
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Response from malponly | Reviewed this property |
Hi luigi , how r u? I surprise yr question cause I hd a good opinion of yr trattoria. Anyway , Checking my review , i didnt talk about pears salad , because im sure that i didnt get one , i hate them!! Let me know why it... More
28 January 2015|
Response from Gabriele V | Reviewed this property |
We are sorry nut we are not a Pizzeria. Tim
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$39
Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Delivery, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
5:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1040 Alton Rd, Miami Beach, FL 33139-4706
    (10th & 11th Street - Next door to Whole Foods Market)
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Miami Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 305-397-8624
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Cara Mia an Italian Trattoria serving locals in and around South Beach is the latest creation of famed Milanese restaurateur GiGi Coppolino and The Chef Alessandro Calabro from Genova. Their unique ability to tap into local neighborhood scenes, understand its needs, its culinary trends and brings it all together is simply amazing. Come see for yourself, you wont be disappointed! Enjoy....
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