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1028 N Riverfront Dr, Mankato, MN 56001
+1 507-387-8974
11:00 - 20:00
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Mon 11:00 - 20:00
Tue - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Mankato, Minnesota
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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
Level Contributor
45 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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 was excellent and the coffee was plentiful. The fired cauliflower was the best that we... More 

Thank Renita G
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23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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 the only complaint was the shrimp was a little tough. I took a taste and... More 

Thank David M
Hermantown, Minnesota
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27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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
Ormsby MN
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles 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
Level Contributor
23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles 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
Omaha, Nebraska
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88 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

We made our reservations (highly recommended) for 5:00 on a Friday and good thing we did as their dining room was already over half full. I quickly became apparent why this place fills up fast, yes it's small but holy cow, what great food and service!!!

North Mankato, Minnesota
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2016 via mobile

We went there for birthday supper and the food & service were fantastic. There soups are very tasty and I love to have them grill my turkey Swiss cucumber sandwich. The brownie for dessert was YUMMY!

Thank kalemo14
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 April 2016 via mobile

Wow there were 6 of us we all had steak & shrimp fabulous Also had deep fried cauliflower Oh and the carrot cake was to die for. Not a fancy exterior but the great food & service make up for it.

1 Thank Richard B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly
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
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Mankato
  • Phone Number: +1 507-387-8974

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?