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Mia Tapas Bar and Restaurant

130 E State St, The Commons, Ithaca, NY 14850-5669
+1 607-277-2000
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“pork buns” (15 reviews)
“tapas” (32 reviews)
“prawns” (8 reviews)
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Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
130 E State St, The Commons, Ithaca, NY 14850-5669
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Reviewed 14 March 2017

This place has a cool and funky atmosphere and the place was packed. I recommend you make a reservation. In addition to the Tapas there is a regular menu as well. We ordered only from the Tapas menu and over did it. Everything was delicious....More

Thank Lisa V
Reviewed 11 March 2017

Extensive Pan-Asian menu. Well worth the drive to Ithica, five hours from my place. . . at the very least, additional incentive to visit friends who live a two minute walk from Mia. A lovely (though casual) spot in the Commons. Pleasant decor and atmosphere....More

Thank Ruth H
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

Casually elegant. Delicious flavors from the east. Asia and India. Efficient, knowledgeable staff. Beautiful room.

1  Thank MrBallman
Reviewed 30 January 2017

We shared a very nice selection of small plates before a show at the State theater. All the food was very good and the service was friendly and efficient.

Thank JackInBrooklyn
Reviewed 30 January 2017

I reviewed Mia for the first time last August. We just returned and it was as great as it was last time. I can't understand the (admittedly few) negative reviews that have been written. Service, atmosphere, decor, food, prices.....all terrific. The crispy duck with tamarind...More

Thank JohnandJaneS
Reviewed 27 January 2017

We enjoyed great service, great food and a cozy atmosphere at Mia's. Prices were very reasonable as well. It is our new favorite restaurant in Ithaca

Thank TMWildMed
Reviewed 1 January 2017

This is our favorite restaurant in Ithaca. We've been here so many times we can't count and have never had a bad meal. Quite the contrary. The food at this restaurant is consistently good, so good, in fact, that this is our go-to place to...More

Reviewed 7 December 2016

Excellent fusion restaurants. We all shared plates and all of them were very good, which was unusual. The seafood dishes were my favorite. Will be back.

Thank Robert D
Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

Every bite here was exquisite. The pork buns are to die for. Service was friendly and prompt and made excellent ecommenadtions. The restaurant was reasonably busy but not too noisy. All in all highly recommended.

Thank Walter B
Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

Amazing food. “Both the pork buns and the Thai wings were clever - deconstructed in a way that made the protiens shine more and have great texture.”

Thank yuttanun
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Nearby Attractions
Cascadilla Gorge Trail
110 reviews
.52 km away
Ithaca Commons
105 reviews
.06 km away
State Theatre of Ithaca
57 reviews
.14 km away
The History Center
16 reviews
.37 km away
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$30
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 130 E State St, The Commons, Ithaca, NY 14850-5669
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Ithaca
  • Phone Number: +1 607-277-2000
  • E-mail
Mia restaurant features fine cuisine from many Asian countries in a unique and beautiful atmosphere. At Mia we offer an eclectic menu and when available we pride ourselves in using local produce, sustainably harvested seafood, and hormone & antibiotic free meats for our Slow Food Pan-Asian cuisine.
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