7 West Taphouse provides a large selection of beers on tap, bottles and pounders, and even root beer on tap. Their menu includes a vast collection of bar foods from burgers and sandwiches to pizza and pasta.
Third Street Tavern in St. Peter is known for its BBQ and southern comfort foods. This local original also has a full bar specializing in bourbon.
Local original, Buster's offers great American fare every day and breakfast on the weekends. The menu includes a wide selection of hamburgers and sandwiches. Weekly live music in addition to large screen TVs for watching the big games.
Brew'd Awakenings Bistro is a small town Bistro offering coffee, home-baked goods, soup, salads, sandwiches, and wraps.
Blue Bricks offers its full grill and bar menu inside one of Mankato's older, brick buildings including an original tin ceiling.
Sandwiches, burgers, and salads are some of the offerings at Big Dog, a local original in upper North Mankato.
The Blue Moon Bar & Grill in Kasota offers burgers, sandwiches, beer, cocktails, and TVs to watch the game.
Curiosi-Tea House in North Mankato sells high quality loose leaf teas at prices that anyone can afford for daily consumption, for gifts & special occasions.
Charley's Restaurant in Mankato is a local original full-service restaurant with a wide variety of offerings and a full bar specializing in steak and seafood.
Caribou Coffee & Einstein Bros. Bagels in Mankato offers drive-thru or eat-in bagels, sandwiches, and coffee.