MIX Restaurant & Lounge

4.0
175 reviews
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$30 and under
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Californian
AUTHENTIC TASTE OF SOCAL
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.
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Californian
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Hours of operation
Breakfast: Monday - Sunday: 6:00am - 11:00am; Lunch: Monday - Sunday: 11:00am - 5:00pm; Dinner: Monday - Sunday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm
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Phone number
(714) 740-4412
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Frederic Castan
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Harbor and Katella
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Parking details
Valet Service Available. 3 Hours dining validation.
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Public transit
Katella and Harbor
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Entertainment
Seasonal
Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Chef's Table, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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KL
Calgary
2 reviews
Dined on December 26, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great buffet. The selection has a wide variety and everything tasted amazing. Service was very attentive for a buffet.

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T
New York Area
135 reviews
Dined on November 17, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Convenient in Hilton. Good food. Had chicken piccata and salmon.

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CC
Los Angeles
17 reviews
Dined on September 21, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Good food, great drinks
Our server & busboy were wonderful and we would definitely return❣️

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l
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on August 24, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Dinner meeting with clients after convention center event. Atmosphere was quiet, some kids, very low key. The food was good. Salmon dish was delicious. The service was very good, very attentive and the food came out quickly. We debated on going to a restaurant in Downtown Disney, this was the better choice because it was quiet and we could have good business conversation.

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OT
1 review
Dined on August 10, 2018
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 3

Food was great!

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PP
Palm Springs
109 reviews
Dined on July 10, 2018
Overall 2food 2service 3ambience 2

Tired of travelling and didn't want to go out so decided to give the hotel a try (I rarely do). Very mediocre meal. Good service though.

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OT
1 review
Dined on June 28, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 4

It was packed.

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F
1 review
Dined on May 13, 2018
Overall 3food 2service 5ambience 3

Mother's Day Breakfast, not brunch. Nice atmosphere and great service. Brunch style service. Alot of the food was cold and they must be on a budget because minimal selection. The condiments are given in those small paper cup containers that you have to keep asking for more on. Fruit looked a little old and meat and cheese displayed like someone's work lunch potluck. I would pay 15.oo maximum for this. Should have gone to some chain restaurant or upscale. Service was Excellent.

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K
Seattle
4 reviews
Dined on March 17, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Food was excellent and our waitress Theresa was wonderful. We were at the Convention Center for a conference. We were not staying at the Hilton but made the reservation to try the restaurant and loved it!

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CS
1 review
Dined on March 16, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 3

Although a little pricey, food was very tasty.We at three dinners there and tried something different each time. We were not disappointed. The service was excellent. The whole interior of the Hotel lobby, which is attached to the restaurant, has hard surfaces and is extremely noisy due largely to the crowds on the weekend we were there.

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DR
Louisville
13 reviews
Dined on February 25, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The food was outstanding and our waitress was the absolute best!! Very enjoyable meal after a long day.

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OT
1 review
Dined on February 17, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 3

I was at a conference and booked thru open table due to the menu and gf food options. Upon being seated they told me I could only have the soup and salad bar yet meals were being brought out from the kitchen. My waiter did allow me to order the Cobb salad which consisted of a bowl of lettuce snd sprinkling of bacon and diced turkey and a few veggies. Then they charged me $5 more than the soup and salad bar. Won't go back.

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San Diego
3 reviews
Dined on December 29, 2017
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 3

Awesome service thankyou Therese 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻
Will recommend to friends , great kids meals & we shared a lovely main with side salads , just perfect after a big day at Disneyland

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Los Angeles
11 reviews
Dined on December 9, 2017
Overall 5food 5service 2ambience 5

Love love love Breakfast here!!!!

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Orange County
1 review
Dined on November 24, 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great thanksgiving dinner! Chef was very nice and took time to converse with our table! We will be back!

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San Francisco
24 reviews
Dined on November 23, 2017
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 3

We were looking for a Thanksgiving dinner option when we learned that friends were coming down to Southern California for a special event that we were attending too. It was a late search but remembered comments from other friends about the dinner they had several Thanksgivings ago at Mix that they said was very good. Fortunately there was space for us and we were not disappointed. Service was excellent!

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JD
San Diego
92 reviews
Dined on November 14, 2017
Overall 5food 4service 4ambience 4

Good food at a reasonable price point. I had the brisket sandwich on sour dough bread with sweet potato fries. Great taste with large portions.

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Los Angeles
4 reviews
Dined on November 13, 2017
Overall 3food 1service 3ambience 3

Food was no good at all. Had the onion soup and it had a most off putting smell. I also had the grilled chicken Caesar salad and the chicken was dry, tendony and gray like it was boiled and painted with grill marks.

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Minneapolis
1 review
Dined on October 20, 2017
Overall 2food 1service 2ambience 1

Only one server for a party of 12. Several in our party returned their meals and some got something different than what they ordered.

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AS
Las Vegas
8 reviews
Dined on July 14, 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Consistently good food and service! I ate there multiple times while attending the D23 Expo.

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T
Los Angeles
19 reviews
Dined on June 1, 2017
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 4

Excellent service, delicious salad and flatbread, prompt in bringing food to table, quiet atmosphere, good for quick meal at a conference at the Hilton, menu suggestions make it possible to eat healthy, reasonably priced, pleasantly surprised

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Los Angeles
7 reviews
Dined on May 28, 2017
Overall 2food 3service 4ambience 2

I reserved a table for 2 for Breakfast with the Beatles event and we were seated at the bar with a man who did not make reservations

The bartender was nice. The brunch was slim for the price, although the scrambled eggs were very good

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San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on May 28, 2017
Overall 1food 1service 2ambience 2

Crappie food, poor service way too expensive for the mediocre food.

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SE
San Diego
2 reviews
Dined on May 27, 2017
Overall 3food 2service 5ambience 4

Cobb salad was mostly lettuce. Shaker nice idea but not nearly enough non-lettuce components.

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Las Vegas
13 reviews
Dined on April 20, 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Service was absolutely outstanding. The waiter was 5 stars! Knowledgeable and very kid friendly. Thanks again!

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Orange County
2 reviews
Dined on February 25, 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Mix Restaurant and Lounge immediately seated us when I presented them with a printout of my "Open Table" reservation even though they were quite busy. The server was helpful in making choices and put the order into the kitchen as soon as we completed the order (we had a short amount of time for lunch). The server also allowed us to split the check and pay separately. Food preparation was excellent and quite tasty - a cut above normal for a lunch. Cost was a bit above normal but well worth it in the presentation and taste of the food. I definitely would recommend "Mix Restaurant and Lounge" and plan to return.

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New York Area
1 review
Dined on February 24, 2017
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Hostess was Patient, kind but worked super fast and efficient to get everyone seated quickly. We had a little wait before someone finally came for our food order but it was delicious once we got our food. Sometimes hard to understand our waiters accent but his service was impeccable! Fast and friendly. We would definitely go back.

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VL
San Antonio
6 reviews
Dined on February 24, 2017
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 4

Prompt service. I had to push back my reservation time three times due to schedule changes at the conference I was attending, the restaurant was very accommodating, and seated us within minutes of arrival. The use of the Open Table app afforded us the opportunity to bypass a huge line of fellow conference attendees. We were enjoying our dinner shortly thereafter.

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Orange County
2 reviews
Dined on February 24, 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

There was a fire in the restaurant kitchen so the restaurant was closed. We did not get to eat at Mix Restaurant and Lounge. Please see 2/25 when we did get to eat there.

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Orange County
1 review
Dined on February 18, 2017
Overall 2food 2service 5ambience 4

It is a nice resturant and we were attended to quickly, but the menu just wasnt appealing. Not many options and the descriptions of the plates just fell short of what to expect for your dinner. Also, if you're staying at the hotel it is the exact same menu as room service for the exact same price. Overall, the atmosphere is lovely but not enough substance for the food. We did leave shortly after seeing the menu and asking a few questions about the dishes. Did not want to take up space from others who truely wanted to eat there amd enjoy the meal. Glad that not one of the staff memebers took offense to us leaving and completely understood.

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San Francisco
1 review
Dined on December 12, 2016
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 5

Very pretty and classy place! I will definitely come here again with my family. Everybody loved their meals.

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San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on December 3, 2016
Overall 1food 1service 3ambience 1

The food was awful. The service was fine but it was way over priced for what you got. Super bland, over cooked, and dry.

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Orange County
2 reviews
Dined on October 18, 2016
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 3

Service was well-timed, congenial: felt like we were at a friend's house. Food was ample and tasty. Noise from conventioneers was considerable, but did not detract from our ability to converse. Appreciated the parking validation.

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RF
Los Angeles
3 reviews
Dined on September 24, 2016
Overall 3food 4service 1ambience 1

Very poor service. Took 45 minutes to get food. Restaurant was noisy

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JG
Orange County
2 reviews
Dined on September 24, 2016
Overall 5food 4service 4ambience 4

We had a great table/reservation for 12 people. Sat us right away and our server was attentive. I would say a bit pricey for pretty basic menu, but it is in a hotel, so fair game I suppose. For example, the 4 shrimp for a $15 shrimp cocktail was pretty lame. Those people walked out starved. The salmon salad was amazing though. Thanks for the great service.

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PJ
San Francisco
49 reviews
Dined on August 8, 2016
Overall 3food 3service 5ambience 4

MIX has a nice ambiance and is a large restaurant. The server was great. The food was just so so though. The buffet was underwhelming, although I really liked the assortment of muffins and croissants. I was especially disappointed by the fruit selection... mostly grapes and melons, despite being in California during berry season :-( There wasn't even an option on the menu to get a berry assortment (which is my "go to" breakfast when traveling, e.g. granola and a side of berries, which is why I was so disappointed). Having said that, there was a wide selection of traditional breakfast items, including made-to-order omelettes, so perhaps it is great for most breakfast eaters.

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Des Moines
3 reviews
Dined on July 25, 2016
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The restaurant worked very well for our group - very accomodating. It was conveniently across the street from the conference center. We had a nice table and two servers. Everyone found something they wanted to eat. Great spot and we had a fun evening.

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JP
New Orleans
1 review
Dined on July 8, 2016
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

The staff was great and accommodated every request we had. We will be back!

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AW
Orange County
1 review
Dined on June 19, 2016
Overall 5food 3service 5ambience 5

Had a great time at the Breakfast With The Beatles special for Father's Day. Only suggestion I would make is traffic control. Our table was right in the middle of a walkway and we were interrupted quite a few times by people walking by. Was uncomfortable at times. Besides that, service was great.

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JH
Orange County
1 review
Dined on June 19, 2016
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We were here for KLOS Breakfast with the Beatles. There was plenty of room and the food was great! Our server was very attentive. We had a great time.

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