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Cara Mia

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3935 Merrick Rd, Seaford, NY 11783-2823
+1 516-804-9280
Sun 14:00 - 21:00
Tue - Fri 12:00 - 22:00
Sat 14:00 - 22:00
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Massapequa, New York
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321 reviews
241 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Cara Mia serves very good Italian food. On the weekends they get very crowded and DON'T take reservations. They have a small bar if you have to wait. Give it a try..

Thank Joe C
Merrick, New York
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant, Sergio and his staff are AMAZING! I have been to Cara Mia a few times for dinner during the week and on Saturday nights and have NEVER been disappointed. When looking for a venue for my daughter's bridal shower I went to quite a few places and Sergio's personal, well-mannered touch made our decision easy. The classy, Italian... More 

Thank Kathy I
Wantagh, New York
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We get there, plenty of parking in the back. Smallish restaurant but classy.We went early, seated right away. I found it difficult to choose an entree because the menu was so awesome. I narrowed it down to the pork chop voldostana and the chicken caprice but got the veal saltenbocca and it was excellent. There were 6 of us so... More 

Thank slamjam2017
Hicksville, New York, USA
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100 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice place the food is very good as is the service. Plenty of parking in the back which is were the main entrance is,

Thank kheck6464
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Food is outstanding, service was very friendly. Staff was in no rush to move us after meal. Shrimp Fra Diavolo is the best I've had on LI. Highly recommended

Thank Peter G
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23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Right before Thanksgiving in November I had some family in town and we came to this restaurant I think the food is better at Lobster Shack and the pasta is better at snaps Bistro but this place draws a good bargain and has a better atmosphere than both

Thank Aaron G
Levittown, New York
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Food was delicious but on the expensive side for what it was. Waiter was very attentive. I'd give it another try!

Thank Christine0817
Merrick, New York
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

We've been here a few times now and there isn't a thing on the menu that isn't very good. Nice order of calamari to start, ask for both sauces! It's one of those places where everyone has to try each other's dinner because everyone is raving about their own dish. Anthony the waiter is the best. Service, food, ambiance very... More 

Thank Lou O
New York
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

From the time you enter this restaurant with it's beautiful mural facing the entrance, to the wonderful salads, unbelievably great garlic bread with melted mozzarella cheese, to all the great main courses, you know you are in a restaurant that cares. The menu has many choices to suit all needs, so everyone will find something they like. We parked on... More 

Thank marjay3
Seaford, New York
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2016

Great little neighborhood Italian. Food and service are great and the atmosphere is also nice. Everything they make is delicious.

Thank deborah0706

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
14:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
14:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3935 Merrick Rd, Seaford, NY 11783-2823
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Long Island  >  Seaford
  • Phone Number: +1 516-804-9280

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?