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“Excellent food”
Review of Mod Mex Restaurant - CLOSED

Mod Mex Restaurant
Cuisines: Mexican
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30 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
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“Excellent food”
Reviewed June 29, 2013 via mobile

Visited for the first time, and was very pleasantly surprised. The exterior is lacking, and the interior design could be improved......but the food was fantastic. Very flavorful and unique. I am looking forward to going back and trying something else on the menu.

  • Visited June 2013
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1 Thank millrv
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Elkhart, Indiana
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
“Great Mexican food”
Reviewed June 2, 2013

Self service right at the door. Excellent food! Decor is quite lacking though. Limited menu at lunch with basically 3 or 4 choices. Dinner menu is more extensive.

Visited May 2013
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Thank clieb1117
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Winter Garden, Florida
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55 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“Best Mexican Restaurant in Town”
Reviewed April 1, 2013

This is like Qdoba, but upclassed. The food is awesome. You pick the type of item you want salad, burrito, taco - type meat and fillings. They bring it to your table nice and hot. I recommend the chips and salsa also.

Visited March 2013
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Thank SBHARTE67
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Amazing food, fresh and creative”
Reviewed February 18, 2013 via mobile

Cute spot in Elkhart. Nothing fancy but the food is very good. Guacamole flights are incredible!! Bacon, crabmeat, and regular is what we chose. Very good. Service was a bit slow but staff is friendly. House-made tortilla chips are really good. All food is really fresh and recipes are creative. Lunch menu is smaller and different from dinner.

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Michigan
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144 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
“Be Adventurous!”
Reviewed October 24, 2012

If you are a regular at Taco Bell, and think that's great Mexican food, you may not be happy going to Mod Mex. However, if you are adventurous, don't mind trying new things, don't mind going new places, and don't mind the absence of some "normal" dining accessories, you'll love Mod Mex.

First, let me say that the outside of the restaurant should not dissuade you. Plain, it is. Big deal, you're not sitting outside. Inside, there is some Mexican "flair", but it is still pretty basic. Big deal. You're there for dinner, you're not moving in. Concentrate on the menu -- that's why you're there! I found myself having to study the menu, as I was not familiar with many of the dishes. I also found myself studying the menu because it was so dark where we sat that we each had to use the light from our cell phones to read the menu. That should be resolved, as it could be very irritating for the not-to-adventurous.

The guacamole is not to be missed. There are about 6 different varieties, and smartly, there is a combo platter of 3 guacs of your choice. We found the original, the crab, and the blue cheese, all pleasing. The chips -- homemade -- even without guac, are to die for.

We each tried different meals, and none of us was disappointed. The meat was tender and flavorful, the wraps plentiful. Dessert gives few choices, and if you want coffee after dinner, you'll have to stop at Starbucks on the way home...the restaurant does not serve coffee, but only uses it to marinate (Yum!).

Prices are very reasonable for portions -- we each had doggie bags packed -- and service was very attentive. Bar available.

I'll be going again, and showing my adventurous side!

  • Visited October 2012
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Thank Lora719
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