Uptown Marion is getting a new addition!

Back in early November, we told you that the pizza restaurant Urban Pie had officially closed their Uptown Marion location. Between the pandemic and the road construction in the area, it just wasn't possible for the restaurant to continue to operate. There is some good news to report, though! We found out this week that another restaurant will be moving into the space that was formerly Urban Pie, and it's a place that some Eastern Iowans are already familiar with!

MIX Sushi & Kitchen announced on Facebook yesterday that they are relocating to 1138 7th Ave in Marion. They are currently located in the Armstrong Center Food Court at 210 3rd Ave SE in Downtown Cedar Rapids, but they're ready to move into their own space. The post reads:

"We want to thank everyone for their support since opening in the summer of 2019. We made it through all the craziness in the world since then because of all of you!! Old friends and new friends, we appreciate you to our core. You have allowed us to make this next step!!!!!"

If you're not familiar with MIX, the website says that their 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!" Some of the menu options include Korean Fried Chicken, Teriyaki, Poke Bowls, Dragon Rolls, Miso Ramen, Crab Wontons, and more.

MIX Sushi & Kitchen's Downtown Cedar Rapids location will close for good on December 22nd, but there is no expected opening date for the Marion location just yet. You can keep up to date with the latest news from the restaurant on Facebook HERE.

Speaking of sushi, Izumi Sushi & Hibachi has officially opened in Downtown Cedar Rapids! You can read more about that HERE.

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