LocAle Brewing Company is a local original dedicated to brewing beer with a connection to the southern Minnesota landscape and its history.
Starbucks serves coffee, baked goods, and light bites.
Nupa Mediterranean Cuisine boasts a full menu of traditional Mediterranean cuisine, offering pitas, gyros, and plenty of vegetarian and vegan options.
Krusty's Donuts is a local original donut shop located in Stadium Square near the MSU campus.
Kato Burger Pit is a local original situated on Monks Ave near the MSU Campus that specializes in burgers and shakes.
Taco Bell Express in the Minnesota State student union offers Mexican fast food like tacos and burritos.
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.
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.
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.