MIX Restaurant & Lounge

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211 reviews
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$31 to $50
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Californian

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Food lovers will rejoice in the diverse and complex flavors simmering inside Hilton Anaheim Chef’s Kitchen. Each menu item is assembled with local ingredients that capture the essence of Southern California.

Choose from two notable Orange County restaurants with ambient settings and chef-driven cuisine. MIX Restaurant specializes in early California-inspired dishes and original interpretations of Mediterranean classics. MIX Lounge offers hand-crafted cocktails and shared plates that feature locally sourced ingredients, as well as All-Day Happy Hour on Sundays. The seasonal Pool Bar + Grill offers a wide selection of beer and wine, hand-crafted cocktails and perennial classics such as All-American Burger with homemade kettle chips, Grilled Chicken Caesar Salad and Grilled Mahi Sandwich, just to name a few.

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4.0based on recent ratings
3.9
Food
4.2
Service
3.6
Ambience
3.5
Value
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Wayne2G
Orange County
2 reviews
Dined on 12 March 2020
Overall3Food4Service4Ambience3

I arrived about 15 mins. before my 11:30 reservation. I was told that the restaurant is not open for lunch (apparently breakfast buffet and dinner only). Upon telling them I had a reservation, the restaurant check-in person pointed to some tables in the lounge area, and said I could sit there, and be served there. They insisted that it was not their website that i made the reservation on, but OpenTable instead. I told them that there was a menu on it. The table was OK, and we were served properly, etc. But something was wrong with this. I was unhappy overall with the experience

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VictoriaL
San Antonio
8 reviews
Dined on 23 February 2020
Overall4Food5Service3Ambience5

Food was delicious. Service was unusually slow.

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VictoriaL
San Antonio
9 reviews
Dined on 22 February 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Attentive service. The throwback burger was delicious!

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VictoriaL
San Antonio
9 reviews
Dined on 21 February 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

We were seated promptly and the service and food Wes excellent.

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TTerrific
Orange County
3 reviews
Dined on 21 February 2020
Overall4Food5Service5Ambience2

Service, food excellent - very flavorful. Ambiance - extremely noisy - could not carry on a conversation with a companion because of the noise level during the peak lunch crowd. I definitely would have rated the restaurant 5 stars if it wasn't for the noise.

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ShirlB
London
1 review
Dined on 20 February 2020
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience3

This restaurant is next to the lobby of the hotel, which makes it a bit noisy. The ambiance is sober and practical. I had the impossible burger and was well made and accompanied of house made potato chips. Overall ok for a hotel’s restaurant.

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vipDesiree
Philadelphia
125 reviews
Dined on 17 February 2020
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience3

Good food but I felt it was a bit expensive for my meal. I did not order any drinks just to save some money.

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OpenTable Diner
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on 14 February 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

The interior design is very elegant. Great service and high quality of food. Perfect place for family dinner and date.

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OpenTable Diner
Orange County
2 reviews
Dined on 10 January 2020
Overall3Food2Service4Ambience2

It’s was fine for a hotel restaurant but definitely not what we were expecting.

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OpenTable Diner
Adelaide / SA
1 review
Dined on 21 December 2019
Overall5Food4Service5Ambience4

We made reservations for Saturday and Sunday. We were celebrating our 1 Year Anniversary and stayed at the Hilton. We want to thank Lorena Bravo for her superb service and attentions she provided for our special occasion. I’m a Hilton Honors who has visited many of their restaurants, but we have never felt so wonderful and grateful at all levels. Please let Lorena know we will always remember how she helped me with my knee issues and how her service exuded with excellence! Thank you and we need more Lorena’s in restaurants.

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SallyP
1 review
Dined on 8 November 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

We had a business dinner on Friday evening - 10 people, service and food were excellent!

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vipOpenTable Diner
Sacramento
83 reviews
Dined on 2 November 2019
Overall3Food4Service4Ambience2

Nice selection, good service

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CjPace
1 review
Dined on 1 November 2019
Overall4Food3Service3Ambience5

I think MIX Restaurant and Lounge is a great spot for eating if you're at a conference, and your food options are pop-up stands and food trucks. While I thought everything was good, I likely would not eat at MIX Restaurant and Lounge if I was in the area as there are, in my own opinion, better options close by.

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JerriD
Central Coast
5 reviews
Dined on 18 October 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

MIX was able to deliver an awesome dining experience despite the immediate demand and large crowds associated with the PMA conference. Everyone was so helpful and the food was delicious. We felt well taken care of and not rushed. JOB WELL DONE! I will eat there again.

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OpenTable Diner
Las Vegas
1 review
Dined on 9 September 2019
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience4

Food was good. But not for the price. The servers were extremely attentive and very nice.

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vipdiner
New York Area
21 reviews
Dined on 22 August 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience3

Breakfast buffet is wonderful. Plenty of choices to choose from and can get an order of Belgian waffle or french toast upon request. Dinner however, was suprisingly just OK. Food was good. Portions small and high priced. Dont mind paying higher prices for very good food or prime, but this did not fit that description. I thought that maybe I was expecting to much, but competition nearby, also a hotel restaurant, had what to us seemed to be better quality of food, and choices for dinner, at the same price point. Overall, would recommend breakfast. Dinner ok if you dont want to venture out.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 16 August 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

Great service and food.

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Terry
1 review
Dined on 7 August 2019
Overall3Food3Service4Ambience3

The cost of food was way too high; to the point of gouging. It was very noisy in the restaurant.

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vipTerpsichore
Los Angeles
15 reviews
Dined on 6 August 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

This is a very good place to eat if you're at a convention and have a larger group for dinner. We were seated at a good table, away from the main part of the restaurant which made it easy to hear everyone (although it was a bit close to the kitchen)! We all enjoyed our meals and our server was excellent and helpful, with a nice sense of humor.

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vipSharon
Chicago
31 reviews
Dined on 6 August 2019
Overall3Food4Service1Ambience2

Super convenient to convention center.. we had sparkling water, one wine all for $99.00. unless you are starving or your feet are aching, pass on this restaurant.

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SherryG
1 review
Dined on 6 August 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

Great place for a business meal. Staff is great!

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CraigC
San Francisco
4 reviews
Dined on 5 August 2019
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience4

Decent food. Good service. Expensive. Decent for a business lunch.

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vipDeborahW
Las Vegas
16 reviews
Dined on 13 July 2019
Overall3Food3Service4Ambience3

Hosted a birthday dinner here. The food has definitely gone downhill over the years. Had the ceviche which was pretty good - lots of acid and a pretty good serving size. The veal cannelloni was odd - per its description, it had “veal stew” in the noodles. As such, there was gravy in the cannelloni. This mixed with the tomato based sauce and cheese made for a weird combination. Not my favorite. My husband had the salmon which was tasteless and dry. No small wonder that the restaurant was empty.

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ColleenS
1 review
Dined on 9 July 2019
Overall4Food5Service4Ambience4

The restaurant was quite empty, which I thought was odd at 7pm on a Tuesday night, since my conference had over 2500 attendees. The meal, however, was delicious and I was thrilled not to have to walk another mile and back to dinner.

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NatalieG
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on 5 June 2019
Overall5Food4Service5Ambience4

We selected the MIX based on our excellent experience at the Hilton in Long Beach. We were not disappointed, as the service was outstanding. The menu could have more variety, but our meals were good. Again, our services was refreshingly outstanding. Thank you.

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BJcat
New Mexico
3 reviews
Dined on 1 June 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Dinner was excellent. Terrific wait staff. Really top notch.

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PaulN
1 review
Dined on 2 May 2019
Overall2Food2Service2Ambience1

The food and service were very disappointing - limited menu choice and the food was luke warm when it arrived despite there being no other customers in the restaurant at the time. When we passed by the restaurant on 2 subsequent evenings it was also near empty so clearly not the dining choice for the vast numbers of people staying at the Hilton Anaheim.

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vipLJOncRN
San Diego
103 reviews
Dined on 12 April 2019
Overall3Food3Service3Ambience3

If you're staying at Hilton, it's convenient but service is slow (even tho' you'd think they'd be used to convention traffic!). Just opt coupons if you have status for continental Bkft; couldn't get a non-fat latte & waitress didn't ask if a latte w/ 2% milk was ok, she just delivered food w/o any acknowledgement that we were missing the latte! Very BIZARRE!

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StephenG
1 review
Dined on 27 March 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Ate a meal outside on the patio and then this meal for breakfast and both were very tasty, and our servers in both instances were extremely attentive and helpful.

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TTerrific
Orange County
3 reviews
Dined on 22 March 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Wait time with reservation was zero time even though there was a line waiting to get in. Service was great. Drinks person was immediately at our table when we arrived at the table. Caesar salad with salmon was excellent. Waiter provided mini rolls with salad when asked. Waiter allowed separate checks.

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vipKristenT
Orange County
28 reviews
Dined on 16 March 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Really nice place! Have a great drinks and food. Wonderful service

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Visitor
1 review