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20 Civic Center Plz, Mankato, MN 56001-7777
+1 507-386-1001
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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American, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
20 Civic Center Plz, Mankato, MN 56001-7777
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Clearly a high end restaurant attached to the Hilton Garden Inn. They did a nice job for me considering that I showed up just 10 minutes before the kitchen closed for the night. Very courteous server but really couldn't take advantage of the apparently quality...More

Thank IowaGrandparents
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fantastic food and the service was great. Sarah did a great job tending to our table for brunch on Sunday, great selection and the food was great, too.

Thank Jill D
Reviewed August 6, 2018

Not too bad for restaurant food! The burgers on a Monday night special are really good. Prices are reasonable. Drinks are good. Service is good. Would I go again? Yes but only on burger night. I ate there again and had something that sounded really...More

Thank Cynthia B
Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

We went here for dinner to try the Mediterranean dishes on the menu and we were not disappointed. The place is in a hotel but it is a nice little restaurant. You are welcomed by the dessert selection in a glass case as you walk...More

Thank jmaes21
Reviewed August 5, 2018

The breakfast buffet had an assortment of options for everyone. The eggs Benedict was fresh and delicious, like it had been made to order. The breakfast sausage had a crisp exterior and tender, mild tasting interior. There was variety of other items like French toast,...More

Thank ShirleyfromFlorida
Reviewed July 25, 2018

One of the worst brunches I've had. The only thing I had that was good was the fresh fruit. Eggs benedict was so overcooked that the english muffin was like a rock, egg was hard and very little sauce. Hash browns were awful, they actually...More

Thank KC F
Reviewed July 23, 2018

We stayed at the Hilton for a concert on Saturday night and woke up wanted room service breakfast. Unfortunately, the Hilton does not provide breakfast in bed service. So, we went down to eat at Olives and decided on the buffet. It was reasonably priced...More

Thank vhgolf
Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

First the food is really really good. We strted with the greek plate appetizer and i was killer. I had the Halibut and it was done to perction and was really good. My daughter had the Filet and eats her meat medium well against my...More

Thank deafdiver
Reviewed June 21, 2018

Not sure how Olives gets such high ratings. We shared a pasta dish and a pizza and neither of us liked what we ate. The Mediterranean Pizza featured Olives, Sun-Dried Tomatoes, Artichokes and Fresh Crumbled Feta. But when they put on a layer of what...More

Thank HankNDotty
Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

Had breakfast with friends. Such a great family owned restaurant. Love the variety of food at any meal there.

Thank pocmax
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Sharon J
January 9, 2017|
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Response from pjsharad | Reviewed this property |
Not sure. After 10 the brunch is just order off the menu breakfasty items.
April 7, 2016|
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Response from eat56001 | Reviewed this property |
I would give them a call as I have not needed to because at the times I went they were just starting to get busy, but always able to walk in and get seated. Have fun, your at a great time in your life
Carol H
December 16, 2015|
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Response from Joni W W | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they do. Olive's phone #:(507) 386-1001
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$28
Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Buffet, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
7:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
6:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
6:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
6:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
6:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
6:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
6:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20 Civic Center Plz, Mankato, MN 56001-7777
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Mankato
  • Phone Number: +1 507-386-1001
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