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Wagon Wheel Cafe

609 S Front St, Mankato, MN 56001-3802
+1 507-625-9604
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good30%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible7%
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American, Cafe, Diner
609 S Front St, Mankato, MN 56001-3802
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There is plenty of room for seating. There is fast service and exceptional food. The bacon is cooked perfectly. My sister said that the hash browns were the best hash browns she has ever eaten. Definitely a go to again.

Thank Sawyer_Trithart
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

My wife and I were in town last weekend visiting our daughter at Minnesota State University - Mankato for family weekend and went out for breakfast Sunday morning. We stopped at this establishment based on location and trip advisor reviews. This is a small establishment...More

Thank ViajeroJBW
Reviewed 11 September 2017

In time for me, when cafes such as this were the staple of the day. I have been coming here off/on for almost 40 years, and I have never been disappointed in the atmosphere or the menu.

Thank Brian N
Reviewed 10 September 2017

We've heard about the infamous Wagon Wheel Cafe for years, but have never eaten there. Today we made a special point to go there and try it. Had it been any other cafe, we would have walked out as soon as we saw the place,...More

Thank jah77
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

If I was rating the service only it would get a 5 but that's not the main reason you choose a restaurant, let's be honest you choose for the food quality and taste. I'm rating the food here, and it's not good! I ordered my...More

Thank Diane T
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

If you want an old fashion breakfast at a great price, this is the place!!! I'll definitely be back!!!

Thank Kathleen190
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

We stopped for breakfast and were pleasantly surprised by this diamond in the rough. From what we gathered, it is a local favorite that has been in Mankato for quite some time. It is an older cafe/diner with no frills but the service is friendly...More

Thank Sara M
Reviewed 6 June 2017

Stopped by for lunch and nothing really stood out on the menu as exciting. I ordered the special called the Rachel. It was a turkey ruben. It was good but no the best ruben I have every had. The service was really good. The place...More

Thank Mike P
Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

Went here with friends. Fun atmosphere, good menu variety, great service. Food was wonderful. I had a burger, husband had chicken

Thank Carolyn D
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Visited this diner today. Very pleasant staff. It is tiny so you might wait for just a few minutes for a table to open up if they are busy. Breakfast food was good and came relatively fast considering how busy it was. This is a...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$15
American, Cafe, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Seating, Street Parking, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 2:30 PM
6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 AM - 2:30 PM
6:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 609 S Front St, Mankato, MN 56001-3802
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Mankato
  • Phone Number: +1 507-625-9604
The Wagon Wheel Cafe has been a Mankato staple for over 65 years. It has recently reopened with new management. It is a casual diner with low prices. This is a great place to take the family out to eat and not break the bank.
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