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20 Civic Center Plz, Mankato, MN 56001-7777
+1 507-386-1001
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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06:30 - 21:00All hours
American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
20 Civic Center Plz, Mankato, MN 56001-7777
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We are always looking for restaurants that have gluten free options and just awareness-congrats for that!. Thankfully they were willing to accommodate anything on their menu (as should be expected for any quality, educated restaurant) and also had a great recommendation. Bread came out after...More

Thank TDJ10
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is attached to the Hilton Garden Inn and I've eaten here previously when I stayed at the hotel. Such delicious food and great service! After I ordered the server brought me a small plate of olives and some bread, both of which were...More

Thank suzb_00
Reviewed 10 July 2017

I didn't expect to find a restaurant of this quality in Mankato, but I was pleasantly surprised. I had the red snapper. It normally comes with risotto. I have had risotto elsewhere that was not very interesting, so I asked to substitute hummos for the...More

Thank Asa_Beale
Reviewed 26 June 2017

We were only in town for one night but we were able to pick up some dessert to go and it was so good. Olives is trendy with modern decor and friendly staff. They had a great options for breakfast as well. We stayed at...More

3  Thank clynekimmie
Olivesmankato, General Manager at Olives, responded to this reviewResponded 28 June 2017

Hello, Your review sounds great, but why only a one star? Glad you enjoyed

Reviewed 21 June 2017

Nine of us celebrated a birthday for 4 ladies. When we arrived everything was set up for us and we were made to feel right a home. The menu has a wide variety of choices and everything that was tried at our table was outstanding....More

Thank ontheroad6
Reviewed 11 June 2017

Restaurant Crew really kind and helpful. Interior of restaurant is clean and nice. Food is standard American, really tasty and fresh.

Thank Damian00
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

Wow! Usually do not dine in at hotels but this was exceptional.. highly recommend eating here even if not staying here.. had the pork tenderloin.. awesome ! And our server Sammy (with the pens) just excellent! Simply delicious!

Thank williamjs0413
Reviewed 6 June 2017

I ordered the french toast with bacon and OJ. I was expecting something special for $9.00 french toast and $2.25 OJ. The OJ was in a very small glass the french toast was nothing special and the bacon was cold. So all in all my...More

Thank Mike P
Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

When you enter the restaurant and you see the deserts on display you know that they have a pastry chef that has a clue. Then hey serve you bread. This bread with a little butter is a whole meal. It is perfection. I could not...More

Thank Bill K
Reviewed 24 May 2017

One of the only places in town that has offerings other than pizza, burgers and wings. THANK YOU for being here! The menu has so much variety and is unique. The servers are helpful and answer all of your questions. They also recommend the best...More

Thank Jessica R
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Sharon J
9 January 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.
7 April 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
16 December 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
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
07:00 - 20:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
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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