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Mankato is known as a place to get away and explore the outdoors. We have a strong local food scene where restaurants in the City Center and nearby neighborhoods serve everything from New York style pizza to creative burger creations and local craft beer.

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Local Food Scene

Mankato has a strong local food scene where restaurants in the City Center and nearby neighborhoods serve everything from New York style pizza to creative burger creations and local craft beer.

Top 10 Locally Owned Restaurants

Visitors have spoken out on review sites like Yelp and TripAdvisor about their favorite local restaurants in Mankato. Here’s a look at the TOP 10, in no particular order.

Top 10 Mankato Menu Picks

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The Gathering Table

The perfect sunset over a communal table as guests gathered to enjoy good company and good food as chef’s hustled away in the kitchen at this pop-up restaurant in Southern MN.

One of the Most Highly Rated Restaurants in Minnesota

Pagliai’s Pizza received far reaching notoriety after representing Mankato on onlyinyourstates.com’s 10 Most Highly Rated Restaurants in Minnesota in April 2016.

Best Minnesota Winery

The Star Tribune ranked Chankaska Creek Ranch and Winery in Saint Peter, MN the best Minnesota winery on their 2015 Best of MN list.

10 Best Bagel Shops in Minnesota

Tandem Bagels was ranked among the 10 Best Bagel Shops in Minnesota in March 2017 by Best Things Minnesota.

Best Waffle Fry in Minnesota

Tav on the Ave was voted as having the Best Waffle Fry in Minnesota in September 2017 by WCCO-TV viewers.

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