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Da I Frasca

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” (5 reviews)
Open Now
5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. Hours
CUISINES
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
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Value
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LOCATION
1040 Alton Rd, Miami Beach, FL 33139-4706
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Reviewed March 27, 2013

I was excited for a savory meal that would leave me satisfied for a while after reading some of the other reviews. Cara Mia didn't live up to the hype, but it was still very good. I had the Chicken Parm, which was done very...More

Date of visit: March 2013
Thank StormMyB
CaraMiaSobe, General Manager at Da I Frasca, responded to this reviewResponded April 13, 2013

Your feedback is most important to us, thanks for taking the time, we appreciate it very much and look forward to seeing you again in the near future. Best regards Cara Mia Trattoria

Reviewed March 17, 2013

Tiny and tucked away, easy to miss at first pass, Cara Mia is definitely worth hunting for. The somewhat edgy decore with familiar classic posters and photos of Italy and a deconstructed industrial bar is quite appealing, but it is the plentiful delicious cuisine that...More

Date of visit: March 2013
Thank sobederm
CaraMiaSobe, General Manager at Da I Frasca, responded to this reviewResponded April 13, 2013

Your comments and review are very important and we appreciate taking the time out of your busy schedule. We look forward to seeing you again. Best regards Cara Mia Trattoria

Reviewed February 16, 2013

We visited this hidden gem recently and where blown away by how good it was. From start to finish everything was incredible. The owners Tim and Enrico are very involved and treated me like family. The special treatment was not only with me they treated...More

Date of visit: February 2013
3  Thank Enrique M
CaraMiaSobe, General Manager at Da I Frasca, responded to this reviewResponded April 13, 2013

Thank you for the kind and encouraging words, we value your imput and appreciate your business. Please stop by again soon. Best regards Cara Mia Trattoria

Reviewed February 11, 2013

We wanted a quiet dinner in a good restaurant and found both at Cara Mia. Good food at reasonable prices, great service, and no feeling of being rushed to turn over the table. We walked a mere 5 minutes from our B & B which...More

Date of visit: February 2013
Thank GabrielsGrandpa
CaraMiaSobe, Manager at Da I Frasca, 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 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 Da I Frasca, 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

Date of visit: November 2012
1  Thank TravelsLisa
luigi c, Manager at Da I Frasca, 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

Date of visit: January 2013
Thank framptonian
luigi c, Manager at Da I Frasca, 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

Date of visit: January 2013
2  Thank Kevin E
luigi c, Manager at Da I Frasca, 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 Da I Frasca, 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

Date of visit: December 2012
1  Thank marymcd
luigi c, Manager at Da I Frasca, responded to this reviewResponded July 23, 2015

thanks for your wonderful 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 GabrieleV614 | 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, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
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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