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1028 N Riverfront Dr, Mankato, MN 56001-3340
+1 507-387-8974
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good25%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“carrot cake” (3 reviews)
“steak” (13 reviews)
“scallops” (4 reviews)
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1028 N Riverfront Dr, Mankato, MN 56001-3340
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Reviewed 13 May 2017

Mankato does not feature a plethora of locally owned restaurants, and while some are good — they easily beat most chains — none are particularly inventive or outstanding. (The one exception may be India Palace. And in St. Peter there is the St. Peter Food...More

Thank Leigh P
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Went for dinner on a Saturday night, it was packed! Definitely would recommend calling for a reservation on the weekend. Food and drinks were excellent! Steak I had was perfectly moist and tender! The waitress seemed stressed and had too many tables, no attention given...More

Thank Rachel G
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

I travel a great deal for work and found this little jewel in mankato. Fabulous filet and great service. I highly recommend. Seemed to have a number of regulars which is a great sign.

Thank Patrick C
Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

We stopped by on a Saturday evening. Our server, Jenny was wonderful and the food was excellent! We didn't have reservations, but they got a table for us during a time when they were very busy.

Thank maryg0329
Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

We had a very enjoyable get together at Pappa George! The soups were excellent and those of us that had the Fresco burger said it was great! We shared two desserts for six people and that worked well as they were generous portions. The service...More

Thank Renita G
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Found that the rating online to be accurate. I ordered steak Oscar and it was done perfectly and the flavor was fabulous. It was suppose to come with rice pilaf but I substituted a loaded bake potato. There was eleven people in our group and...More

Thank David M
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Good food, nice atmosphere and good service. I had the deep fried shrimp, a friend had the broiled shrimp and it was overcooked. There were 11 of us and no way to put tables together, we had to split up into two tables.

Thank hotserb1
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Nice Atmosphere...relaxing to me. Steak was delicious. Friendly staff. Offer a pretty good variety of items on the menu.

Thank curry920
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Stopped here for lunch one day to meet with someone about business. Tables are a little crowded and decor is dated, but food was really good. Waiter was very nice, but didn't check on is very often.

Thank Robert T
Reviewed 23 September 2016

Visiting the area and craving a steak, found this place by accident and it turned out to be a gem. The apps and steaks were great, the carrot cake was even better. You must try this place.

Thank George W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1028 N Riverfront Dr, Mankato, MN 56001-3340
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Mankato
  • Phone Number: +1 507-387-8974
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