Kato Burger Pit is a local original situated on Monks Ave near the MSU Campus that specializes in burgers and shakes.
Neisen's Riverside Sports Bar, just west of the Minnesota River along Hwy 99, offers a large selection of beers on tap, as well as an eclectic menu of traditional bar foods like burgers, pizza, and fish and chips. You can even stop by in the morning and grab breakfast.
Sweet Indeed is a local original bakery and coffeehouse in Madelia that offers lunch specials, fresh baked goods, decorated cakes, desserts, and even home decor gifts and items.
Lost Sanity Brewing is a local original in Madelia that crafts and brews their beers from a majority of locally sourced ingredients and resources.
La Plaza F!esta in Madelia serves up fresh authentic Mexican food in a casual dining setting. Sit back and enjoy some margaritas and other creative confections during happy hour.
Fox's Pizza Den in Madelia offers your favorite pizza, pasta, salad all easily accessible through online order, delivery, and pickup.
Located in the U-Square near the MSU Campus, Kato Pizza offers the classic trifecta of pizza, cheese dippers, and garlic cheesy bread.
Wakai's Asian Fusion, located in the U-Square near the MSU campus, offers a thorough tour of Asia's cuisines from Vietnamese, Thai, Lao, Chinese, and Japanese.
The Square Deal is located in the entertainment district of downtown Mankato features various entertainment through the week and live music almost every Friday featuring the areas best county/rock bands.
The 507 is located in the heart of downtown Front St. and boasts some premier outdoor seating on their lit-up back patio. Along with their extensive beer list, they serve up traditional bar foods, sliders, and Philly cheesesteaks.