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Cara Mia

1040 Alton Rd, Miami Beach, FL 33139-4706
+1 305-397-8624
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Overview
  • Excellent74%
  • Very good19%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (35 reviews)
“cacio e pepe” (4 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, Mediterranean, European, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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Value
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LOCATION
1040 Alton Rd, Miami Beach, FL 33139-4706
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Reviewed February 9, 2013

Had dinner last night. Very pleasant staff, nice bar with comfortable seats. The restaurant is decorated with large images of old movies, such as Roman Holiday. The food was quite good and much better priced then the main drag. My friend had the strawberry goat...More

1  Thank barneyjake
CaraMiaSobe, Manager at Cara Mia, responded to this reviewResponded February 12, 2013

Hello! Thank you so much for your recent review of Cara Mia! It's always a pleasure to hear great things! We hope to see you again soon. We are open for Valentines Day and have seatings at 6, 8 and 10pm - reservations suggested. We...More

Reviewed January 17, 2013

I dont like pasta but I am forced to go to this place weekly! My friends are obsessed and addicted to this restaurant. I have learned to like it because they always make something special for me so I can also enjoy my time there....More

1  Thank TravelsLisa
luigi c, Manager at Cara Mia, responded to this reviewResponded July 22, 2015

thanks for your wonderful review we appreciate you see you soon ciao

Reviewed January 16, 2013

Cara Mia is the latest restaurant in this same location. The restaurant offers standard Italian fare, including Lasagna, Risotto, and so forth. The ambience is alright with pleasant music at a volume that easily allows for conversation. It is clear, though, that the furniture is...More

Thank framptonian
luigi c, Manager at Cara Mia, responded to this reviewResponded June 30, 2015

thank you for your review we would love to have you back guests to try to change your mind, because in this time we improve the food and service and now we wish to have your new feedback to us ciao

Reviewed January 16, 2013

Had a reso for Monday at 1. Went out of our way to cab it to the restaurant only to find it was closed. Had lunch at Whole Foods instead. At 1:34, got a stock email from Open Table, saying "Cara Mia has canceled your...More

2  Thank Kevin E
luigi c, Manager at Cara Mia, responded to this reviewResponded June 25, 2015

hi Kevin i'm really sorry for your bad experience in Cara Mia, but i would to inform you that from 2 years Cara Mia change the ownership and for us it would be wonderful to have you welcome guest to try to change your mind...More

Reviewed January 13, 2013 via mobile

We wanted authentic Italian food while in Miami beach and based on reviews decided to try Cara Mia. I had the strawberry and goat cheese salad, which was really good. The pollo piccata was amazing, and the chocolate mousse... Yum! The portions were a good...More

1  Thank Lauren G
luigi c, Manager at Cara Mia, responded to this reviewResponded July 22, 2015

thanks for your wonderful review see you soon ciao

Reviewed December 25, 2012

We went to Cara Mia last weekend - found it through a grouopon - and all agreed that it was the best meal we've had in a long time. All 4 meals (pasta alfredo, fish francese, salmon, and steak) were done to perfection, and the...More

1  Thank marymcd
luigi c, Manager at Cara Mia, responded to this reviewResponded July 23, 2015

thanks for your wonderful review we appreciate you ciao

Reviewed December 13, 2012

While on South Beach during Art Basel Miami, I stopped by Cara Mia Trattoria Italiana for an fashion and art exhibition featuring young artist Laura Atria. The dimly lit restaurant, at 1040 Alton Road, seduces you in, and the amazing staff make you feel at...More

1  Thank Donna Z
luigi c, Manager at Cara Mia, responded to this reviewResponded July 23, 2015

thanks for your amazing review see you soon

Reviewed November 26, 2012

If you come south beach and are craving authentic Italian food do yourself a favor and skip the resturants that call themselves Italian that are on ocean drive. The real deal is waiting at Cara Mia. We stumbled across this resturant via Groupon and are...More

1  Thank 54smac
luigi c, Manager at Cara Mia, responded to this reviewResponded July 23, 2015

thanks for your wonderful review we appreciate you see you soon ciao

Reviewed September 10, 2012

This newcomer to Alton Road is classic home Italian food restaurant, with amazing charm. The food and service are outstanding and not one bit pretentious. Go now, you will be fed well and impressed. Try the specials or the terrific menu, both are superb. I...More

1  Thank FlaglerBeach_FlCarol
luigi c, Manager at Cara Mia, responded to this reviewResponded July 23, 2015

thanks for your beautiful review we would love to have you back for try to offer you a better service and food, maybe from 5 stars see you soon ciao

Reviewed September 3, 2012

CARA MIA is a Hidden Oasis on Alton Road in Miami Beach, The service and hospitality were impeccable. The entire 3 courses were better than my 92 year old Italian Grandmother makes. They are very detail oriented. They have a great lunch special. The food...More

2  Thank Legaldrugs
luigi c, Manager at Cara Mia, responded to this reviewResponded July 23, 2015

thanks for your amazing review we appreciate you ciao

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luigi c
November 20, 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
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CaraMiaSobe
January 28, 2015|
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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
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$12 - US$39
Meals
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
Romantic, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Monday
5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Tuesday
5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Wednesday
5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Thursday
5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Friday
5:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Saturday
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
  • E-mail
Description
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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