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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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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good31%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
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“pork buns” (15 reviews)
“tapas” (31 reviews)
“prawns” (8 reviews)
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All hours
Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
130 E State St, The Commons, Ithaca, NY 14850-5669
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This was perfect for a midweek dinner with friends -- unhurried conversation was possible along with the opportunity to sample and share Mia's pan-Asian fare. The tapas menu makes it really easy to get different tastes -- what was memorable on this visit was the...More

Thank rh24
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

Great choice of tapas dishes - ideal for sharing in bigger groups. Each one is huge: we ordered two each (there were four of us) and all delicious: the squid salad is amazing as is the Thai beef and lotus fritters. The main meals I...More

Thank emmab8616
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

We were in Ithaca for a crew race and went down to the commons intending to go to a different restaurant than Mia Tapas. With too long a wait time there (2 hours) we stumbled upon Mia Tapas. While they also had a wait time,...More

Thank BigRick56
Reviewed 11 April 2017

A week ago my husband and I celebrated our wedding anniversary at Mia Tapas. Imagine our pleasure that this weekend when we returned we were recognized by many of the staff and warmly greeted--wonderful! The food is always delicious; we love the fact that there...More

Thank ithacan2015
Reviewed 25 March 2017

My daughter and I had dinner here in March, 2017. The place is right on Ithaca commons and is very easy to get to. The waitstaff was attentive, friendly and good at answering questions about the food. We were there on a Sunday night, so...More

Thank Hoiya
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

My wife and I stopped in after a 7:10 movie. We were seated at 9:05 with the restaurant open til 10 that night. We ordered and had all the food on the table within 8 minutes. No sense of caring about service or temperature of...More

Thank Thomas K
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 12 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
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.14 km away
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner
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
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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.