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“Amazing food” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Modern Mixture

Modern Mixture
Ranked #24 of 267 Restaurants in Rehoboth Beach
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $8 - $17
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Restaurant details
Good for: Dining on a budget, Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Amazing food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2013

I'm from PA and I was down for a long weekend. I stopped in for lunch and had the most AMAZING salmon kabob. This wasn't on the menu but happened to be a special that day. WOW.....I hope this gets added to the menu. Wonderful flavors. This was my second visit to the restaurant and have to say, the chicken burrito I had the first time, was also amazing. You'll love the service and I was pleasantly surprised by the cool art work. The owner told me he is open to having people hang their artwork. GREAT idea!!!

  • Visited March 2013
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4 Thank Doug S
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Rehoboth Beach, Delaware
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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“Great Food and Service - A Rare Find Not Far From the Boardwalk”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2013

Modern Mixture is a real gem. As a local resident who has been patronizing this restaurant with friends and neighbors since its opening, I highly recommend it for people looking for Mexican and some unusual dishes prepared with extra care and quality ingredients by Leo, the owner-chef.

From the outside, what seems to be a simple ocean block carry-out is actually a small, simple, yet surprisingly interesting restaurant, with both eat-in and carry out service. Sticking to a high quality, limited menu of burritos, tortas (such as the delicious Cuban sandwich), wonderful home made soups, Falafel, guacamole and vegetarian dishes, Modern Mixture is a great place for lunch or mid-day meal. The salads are another great menu item - the chopped salad is excellent. The chef has vegan options and a special “meatless Monday” item. The restaurant also features breakfast croissants and burritos, and very good coffee.

My favorites: the Torta Cubana, Vegetarian and Mixto burritos, and the soups.

Most of the food is prepared in-house and made to order, so there may be a short delay depending on how busy the restaurant is before the order is ready, but the quality of the cooking makes a short wait worthwhile. More than that, the care and warmth that the owner and his team convey to customers are also really special, even in Rehoboth Beach, where courtesy is evident in so many locally-owned restaurants,

Modern Mixture just increased the number of tables, so it should be easier to find a place to sit during when things are busy during the season. It’s sometimes been hard to explain where Modern Mixture is located because its entrance is inset from the street – look for the orange canopy, right side of Rehoboth Avenue facing the boardwalk, just east of First Street. And enjoy.

  • Visited March 2013
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2 Thank Chesapeake_voyager
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landenberg
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“HONESTLY, THE ABSOLUTE BEST CUISINE IN REHOBOTH!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2013

My girlfriend and I stopped here for lunch one day, and... Man... I must say... UNREAL. We're both vegans, so... sometimes our Rehoboth choices are limited... BUT... Modern Mixture left us BEYOND SATISFIED. The food was clean, nutrient-dense, and incredibly fresh. The owner and the waitstaff were friendly and informative. We began with a kale/fruit shake... delish... then... on to fresh guacamole and chips... graduated to an amazing chopped salad (with actual GREENS... no white junk to mire the mix)... and finished off with a unique vegetable burrito... god, I want it all right now. Let me tell you something, this place delivers the body-blessing goodness that so many restaurants fail to deliver. We're returning to Rehoboth in a few weeks, and, I must say... Modern Mixture is one of the reasons... I could go on forever... and ever... and ever...

  • Visited January 2013
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5 Thank cmal69
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Fairfax, Virginia
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63 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“WOW!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2012

Just went in for a warm-me-up drink and ended up having the banana, chocolate chip and nutella burrito that was heavenly! The owner is very friendly and the service is great!

Visited December 2012
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3 Thank cici_sleestak
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Erwinna, Pennsylvania, United States
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“delicious”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2012

wonderful cuisine, cafe/ gallery atmosphere, delightfully delicious, fresh ingrediants, tasty, perfect temperatures and pleasing appearances , worth taking the time to check it out, I like variety, so i tried many dishes, and i would highly recommend going with a group and trying all of the appetizers, and then go to the main course, you will be glad that you did, children will really enjoy the stuffed macoroni and cheese balls, ( smiles) and its casual too !! the owners are also very accomodating and serve very generous portions. you can see that they love to create thier dishes, like a work of art,

  • Visited August 2012
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3 Thank Margaret G
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