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Mankato is known as a place to get away and explore the outdoors. When out-of-towners and their families visit Mankato, one of the first things they want to know is where to eat. Lucky for them, 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.

Picnic Foodventures in Mankato MN

Picnicking in Greater Mankato with Anita McVey. Go>

Location, location, location…and food! Travel writer Anita McVey of Picnic Life Foodie is all about finding perfect picnic spots and the foods that make it memorable. Read all about her finds in Mankato!

Foodie Travel Writer Tasha Dahl in Mankato. Go>

Foodie travel writer Tasha Dahl of Minneapolis made the trek south to Mankato for some good local eats. Having experienced Mankato previously, she frequented her usual stops as well as a few new finds on this trip. Read all about her weekend adventure in Mankato!

Dino's Pizza

10 Best Local Restaurants in Mankato, Minnesota. Go>

Mankato is known as a place to get away and explore the outdoors. When out-of-towners and their families visit Mankato, one of the first things they want to know is where to eat.

Tav on the Ave waffle fries in Mankato

Top Delicious Dishes and Drinks in Mankato. Go>

With so many choices for sipping and snacking in Mankato, Minnesota, how do you know where to start? Go where the locals go! Whether you’re craving breakfast, bar food, something sweet or want to taste a fresh brew, the city is brimming with restaurants to satisfy your appetite.

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Where to Stay

Where to Stay

In greater Mankato, you’ll find more than just a comfortable night’s sleep. We have hotels with on-site restaurants; game rooms and swimming pools and more!
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Where to Dine

Where to Eat

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.
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Where to Play

Where to Play

In Mankato, we know that recreation is a big part of any vacation. Whether you want to stay indoors or conquer the great outdoors, Mankato is your getaway destination in southern Minnesota!
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Visitor Guides

Read through the Travel Guides and Explore all there is to do in Greater Mankato including maps of the CityArt Sculpture Tour and Southern Minnesota biking trails and hiking paths along the countryside.
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