UPDATE 4/19:

MIX is officially open as of Monday, April 18th! The latest update reads:

"Starting today we will be open Monday through Saturday from 4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Next week we will adjust our hours and be open from 11:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. Monday through Saturday, we are just working on restocking our inventory this week and making sure the staff is fully prepared for what we hope will be a busy restaurant!!!"

The restaurant is serving a limited menu for the time being, but they hope to start serving the full menu in the middle of next week. For now, the full sushi menu is available, as well as some of the Hot Pot entrées and appetizers.

ORIGINAL STORY 2/11:

Get ready, sushi lovers!

Back in early December, it was revealed that a restaurant in Cedar Rapids would be shutting its doors. The good news? It isn't a permanent closure! MIX Sushi & Kitchen announced that they would be leaving the food court at the Armstrong Center downtown for their very own storefront in Marion. The restaurant is in the process of taking over the old Urban Pie location at 1138 7th Ave.

MIX Sushi & Kitchen first opened its doors in 2019 and has garnered a ton of great reviews since then. The official Facebook page says that the restaurant has 5 stars, thanks to 40 positive reviews. If you're not familiar with MIX, the website reads:

"It is our goal to serve up fresh and inventive sushi and a unique take on classic dishes from a MIX of different Asian countries as well as create new ones by MIXing in a global twist!"

In addition to sushi, the menu also lists items like ramen, poke bowls, crab wontons, Korean chicken and beef, teriyaki, salads, and more.

MIX shut down their Cedar Rapids restaurant on December 22nd, and their final post of the year said that they hoped to be open by February. It appears that timeline has been pushed a bit. According to the most recent post from MIX, March is now the target opening. The post says:

"We are hoping to be offering deliveries and take out in early March and be open for full dine-in late March. We will keep you posted when we have more concrete information."

For the latest updates from MIX Sushi & Kitchen, you can follow them on Facebook HERE.

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