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Wagon Wheel Cafe

609 S Front St, Mankato, MN 56001-3802
+1 507-625-9604
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good31%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“hash browns” (4 reviews)
“bread pudding” (2 reviews)
“burger” (3 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Diner
609 S Front St, Mankato, MN 56001-3802
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Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

This is an old fashioned cafe in downtown Mankato, good for breakfast. Cleaner under new owner than it was before, sadly not as busy, we used to have to wait for a booth on a Saturday morning. I asked for my hash browns crispy and...More

Thank mnwels
Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

Good food in a casual atmosphere. The staff are very friendly. Great coffee. The omelette was delicious and had plenty of fillers. We had a little difficulty seating 6 people together, but they got us close to each other.

Thank mfldmom
Reviewed 28 March 2018 via mobile

Had breakfast before heading out of town. Nothing special but good was tasty and reasonably priced. Staff was friendly.

Thank IMOuttaHere81
Reviewed 24 February 2018

We researched to find a place to grab breakfast and decided to try Wagon Wheel as it was rated 4.33 stars. We were both disappointed. My co-worker had biscuits and gravy with 2 eggs prepared over easy and he was quite disappointed - "nothing to...More

Thank MNTraveler05106419
Reviewed 21 February 2018 via mobile

Went here for breakfast and ordered the basic eggs, hash browns, sausage and toast. It was so greasy i could not eat it all! I usually don’t mind a little grease because it does add flavor but this was really bad! My companion ordered the...More

Thank tokanier
Reviewed 6 December 2017

They have painted things and updated a bit and this has become on of our favorite places to go for breakfast now. Servers are great. Very friendly place. Bread Pudding is awesome!

Thank karenwY6750WL
Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

Yesterday was my second visit and we enjoyed the great food. The menu is simple and they also have great specials each day.

Thank dthague
Reviewed 14 November 2017 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
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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, Reservations, Seating, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
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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