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Vote for Best of Mankato 2017

Please vote for one favorite business in each category and you will be entered in a drawing to win a $500 gift card from any of the first place Best of Mankato winners. 

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Best People

Financial Planner

Deena Lindstrom, Primerica
Eugene Braam, Eugene R Braam Accounting
Justin Day, Northwestern Mutual
Mark Kluender, Edward Jones
Matt Norland, Meyer & Norland Financial Group
Mike Stoner, AXA Advisors
Pratt, Kutzke & Associates
Ryan McKeown, Wealth Enhancement Group
Ryan Spaude, Eide Bailly

Insurance Agent

Aaron Hatanpa, State Farm
Chris Lau, Alliance
Devin Krienke, American Family
John Mayberry, State Farm
Judy Ringler Mountain, New York Life
Lonnie Bristol, State Farm
Mary McClure, Mary McClure Agency
Mike Kennedy, Alliance
Ronald Meyer, New York Life
Scott Michaeletz, Kato Insurance Agency
Steve Hasse, State Farm

Accounting Firm

Abdo Eick & Meyers
Clifton Larson Allen Wealth Advisors
Eide Bailly
Eugene R. Braam Accounting
Kitchenmaster, Klooster and Begalka
MD CPA’s and Advisors
Morken Eckberg Steiner LLC
Swanson Hinsch & Co

Law Firm

Birkholz Law, LLC
Blethen, Gage & Krause
Chesley, Kroon, Harvey & Carpenter
Farrish Johnson Law Office
Frentz & Frentz Law Offices
Gislason & Hunter LLP
Jones and Magnus
Knutson & Casey Law Firm
Leonard, Street and Deinard
Manahan & Bluth Law Office
Maschka, Riedy and Ries
Rossengrem, Kohlmeyer & Hagen Law Office
Simmonds & Wright

Photographer

Christy Bode Photography
Daniel Dinsmore, Daniel Dinsmore Photography
Dustin Doust & Jennifer Raines, Little Rascal Studio
Evan Taylor, Evan Taylor Studios
Gregg Anderson, Gallery 19
Lisa Holthaus, Elite Portrait Design
Mandy Benson, Mandy Benson Photography
Michelle Sargent, Michelle Rose Photography
Nissa Sugden, Nissa NaKia Photography
Quality 1 Hour Photo
Rhonda Milbrett, Rhonda Milbrett Photography
Sherry Schultze, Inspired Portrait Photography
Swan Lake Photography

Real Estate Agent

Angie Van Eman, American Way Realty
Carrie Ehlers, Weichert Realtors Community Group
Christa Wolner, Connect Real Estate Group
Dan Wingert, NuStar Realty
Dar Vosburg, Realty Executives
Jackie Dewald, Weichert Realtors Community Group
Jason Beal, JBeal Real Estate Group
Jen True, True Real Estate
Jen Wettergren, NuStar Realty
Judy Ness, Homestead Realty
Karla Van Eman, American Way Realty
Katie & Kevin Regan, Real Estate Team JBeal
Kim Huper NuStar Realty
Mary Ann Donahue, Re/Max
Pam Davey, Re/Max
Taylor Gorder, Weichert Realtors Community Group

Chiropractor

Advanced Chiropractic
Anderson Family Chiropractic
Andrews Family Chiropractic
Aurora Chiropractic
Back to Wellness Clinic
Chrysalis Chiropractic
Deal Family Chiropractic
Dehen Chiropractic
Discover Chiropractic
Kinetic Chiropractic
Kuch Chiropratic
Mankato Chiropractic
Olson Family Chiropractic & Massage
Rignell Family Chiropractic
River Ridge Chiropractic Care
Skrien Chiropractic

Pediatrician

Behzad Goharfar, M.D., Mayo Clinic Health System
Brian Williams, MD, Mankato Clinic
Craig Anderson, MD, Mankato Clinic
Donald Putzier, MD, Mankato Clinic
Dr. Lon Knudson - Pediatrician, Mankato Clinic
Katie Smentek, MD, Mankato Clinic
Marlene Jilek, NP, Mankato Clinic
Nancy McLoone, NP, Mankato Clinic
Padma Yarrapureddy, M.D., Mayo Clinic Health System
Pediatrics, Primary Care, Mankato Clinic
Robert Larson, MD, Mankato Clinic
Shabbir Khambaty, M.D., Mayo Clinic Health System
Sheila Ruschmeyer, MD, Mankato Clinic
Vickie Parsons, C.N.P., Mayo Clinic Health System

Dentist

Angela Schuck, D.D.S., North Mankato Family Dentistry
Brad Holmberg, D,D.S., Eagle Lake Family Dentistry
Bruce Dumke, D.D.S., Westwood Dental Arts
Dan Osdoba, D.D.S., Oz Family Dentistry
Daniel Schafer, D.D.S., Main Street Dental Clinic
Douglas Otopalik, D.D.S., River City Dental
Eagle Lake Family Dentistry
Garett Starr, D.D.S., Trail Creek Dental
Gregory Miller, D.D.S., Southern Minnesota TMJ Clinic
James Kalina, D.D.S., James J. Kalina
James Simpson, D.D.S., Westwood Dental Arts
Jessica Kuryla, D.D.S., Commerce Drive Dental
Keith Flack, D.D.S., North Mankato Family Dentistry
Tom Pooley, D.D.S., River Valley Dental

Family Physician/Primary Care Provider

Caroline Baerg, MD, Mankato Clinic
Dr. Chaun Cox, Mayo Clinic Health System
Dr. Dan Anderson, Mankato Clinic
Dr. John Benson, Mankato Clinic
Fnu Artika, M.D., Mayo Clinic Health System
Greg Kutcher, M.D., Mayo Clinic Health System
Jennifer Johnson, D.O., Mayo Clinic Health System
Katie Anderson, MD, Mankato Clinic
Richard Fleming, M.D., Mayo Clinic Health System
Stephen Campbell, M.D., Mayo Clinic Health System

Optometrist

Carlson-Tillisch Eye Clinic
Eye Q Vision
Eyemart Express
Mankato Clinic Eye Care Center
Mankato Vision Center
Opthamology Associates
Pearle Vision
Shopko Eyecare Center
Visionworks
WalMart Vision Center

Auto Mechanic

Arlo Zander, Service Rack
Dennis Kleinow, D & K Auto
Joe Miller, Miller's Modern Garage
Lynn Austin, Austin's Auto Repair
Mark Fromm, Fromm's Auto & Repair
Matt Raker, Mankato Crank and Chrome
Michael Visker, Express Care Auto North Mankato
Mike Hughes, Hughes Automotive
Monty Kopischke, Fromm's Auto & Repair
Nick Zuehlke, Nick's Car Care
Ron Haefner, Ron's Auto Repair

Bartender

Ray Betts, Blue Brinks
Angie Proehl, Midtown Tavern
Daryl "Woody" Woodward, Mettler's
Doug Nelson, Blue Bricks
Erin Filson, Pub 500
Jill Mahowald, Axel's Bonfire
Max Rykus, Pappageorge
Steve Kulas, Big Dog
Tyler Blaschko, The Embassy Bar & Grill

Waiter

Alberto Alonzo Lara (Justin) - El Mazatlan
Gus Allore - Applebees
Shawn Nordtrom - Grizzly Grill & Saloon

Waitress

Angie Proehl, Midtown Tavern
Hannah Reckard, Rounders
Jenny Bobholz, Circle Inn
Layla Pappas, Pappageorge
Lindsey Raker, Grizzly's Grill & Saloon
Marybeth Armstrong, Axel's Bonfire
Mel Bishop, Big Dog Sports Cafe

Radio Personality

Big Daddy, KXLP 94.1
Big Hot Morning Show with Johnny & Cari, Hot 96.7
Brad & Sarah in The Morning Z99.1
George and Jess, 103.5
House of Hair, 94.1
Jay in the Morning KXLP 94.1
Jonny Monroe 95.7 The Rock Station
Spence- 95.7 The Rock Station
Stunt Monkey, Hot 96.7
Teri MN 93.1
The Breakfast Club w/ Greg & John 105.5 The River
The Country Club with TJ & Lisa, MN 93.1
The Cruise with Cooley MN 93.1
The Morning Blend with Don and Dan KTOE 1420
Zimmy 95.7 The Rock Station

Television Anchorperson

Ashley Hanley - Weekend Anchor/Reporter
Claire Dau - Sports Director
Colin Oraskovich - Weekend Meteorologist/Reporter
Dion Cheney - News 12 at 6 and 10 Co-Anchor
Kassandra Sepeda - Midday Anchor/Reporter
Kelsey Barchenger - Reporter
Mark Tarello - Chief Meteorologist
Maureen McKamey - FOX 12 Mankato 9pm Anchor
Mitch Keegan - Morning/Midday Meteorologist
Owen Siebring - Weekend Sports Anchor
Robert Clark - Reporter
Ryan Gustafson - Reporter
Shawn Loging - Reporter
Stacy Steinhagen - Anchor on KEYC News 12 at 5, 6 and 10 p.m.

Newspaper Reporter

Chad Courrier
Jim Rueda
Mark Fischenich
Robb Murray
Shane Frederick
Tim Krohn


Best Shopping

Nursery/Garden

Cub Foods
Drummer's Garden Center
Edenvale Nursery
Hilltop Florist & Greenhouse
Hy-Vee
Traverse de Sioux Garen Center

Antiques

Broad Street Antiques
Mankato Vintage Market
Pond Road Market
Salvage Sisters
Save Mor Jewelry
Vagabond Village
Vintage Mall Antiques

Grocery Store

ALDI
Cub Foods
Hy-Vee
Sam's Club
St. Peter Food Coop
Target
Wal-Mart

Liquor Store

Captain Jack's
Cub Liquors
Hy-Vee Wine and Spirits
Joseph's Liquor
Madison Ave Liquor
MGM Wine, Spirits & Beer
Park Lane Liquors
PJ's Liquor Emporium
Range Street Liquor
Riverfront Liquors
Rush Liquor
Sam's Club
Stadium Spirits
Walgreens

Meat Market

Dick's Locker
George's City Meats
Hilltop Meat Market
Hy-Vee
Schmidt's Meat Market
Wiste's Meat Market

Place to Buy Furniture

Ashley Furniture HomeStore
Earl Johnson Furniture
New Ulm Furniture
Rooms and Rest Furniture and Mattress
Salvage Sisters
Slumberland
Used Furniture Sales
Whimsy and Weathered

Place to Buy a Mattress

Ashley Furniture HomeStore
Earl Johnson Furniture
Mankato Mattress Man
MattressFirm
Rooms and Rest Furniture and Mattress
Slumberland

Place to Buy Appliances

Best Buy
DeGrood's Home Store
Home Depot
Lowe's
Menard's
Quality Appliance & Television

Jewelry Store

Exclusively Diamonds
Jewelry Bench by Mary
Julee's Jewelry
Kay Jewelers
Patterson's Diamond Center
Riddle's Jewelry
Rogers and Hollands
Save Mor Jewelry
Stones Throw Gallery
Williams Diamond Center
Zales

Home Improvement Store

C & S Supply
Home Depot
Lowe's
Menard's
Mills Fleet Farm

Men's Clothing

C & S Supply
Graif Clothing
Herberger's
J. Longs
JC Penney
Kohl's
Scheel's All Sports
Tip Top Tux
TJ Maxx

Women's Clothing

Creekside Boutique
Gallery 512
Generations Boutique
Herberger's
JC Penney
Kohl's
Mainstream Boutique
Scheel's All Sports
Sticks and Stones
The Refinery
TJ Maxx
White Orchid Women's Fashion Boutique

Children's Clothing

Children's Place
Gymboree
Herberger's
JC Penney
Justice & Brothers
Kohl's
Old Navy
Once Upon a Child
Plato's Closet
TJ Maxx

Thift/Consignment Shop

Again Thrift & More (MVAC)
MRCI Thrift Shop
Neighborhood Thrift Store
New 2 You Family Thrift
Once Upon a Child
Plato's Closet
Salvation Army Thrift Store
VINE Home Thrift Store

Automotive Dealership (New Vehicle)

Heintz Toyota
Kia of Mankato
Lager's
Luther Honda
Mankato Ford
Mankato Motors
Snell Motors

Automotive Dealership (Used Vehicle)

Adam's Auto Sales
Cars-N-Credit
Fromm's Auto
Heintz Toyota
Kia of Mankato
Lager's
Luther Honda
Mankato Ford
Mankato Motors
S & S Motors
Snell Motors

Power Sports/ATV/Motorcycle

Bennys Power Sports
Harley Davidson
Snell Powersports
Starr Cycle
Vetter Sales
Wheels Unlimited

RV Dealer

Gag's Camper Way
Joe's Camper Sales
Keeper's RV Center
Kroubetz Lakeside Campers
Noble RV

Tire Dealers

Discount Tire
Fromm's Auto
Mankato Motors
Mankato Oil & Tire
Miller Motors
Quick Lane Tire & Auto Center
R & R Tire Shop
Tire Associates
Tires Plus

Home Entertainment/Electronics

Best Buy
DeGrood's Home Store
Quality Appliance & Television
Sam's Club
Target
Wal Mart

Place to Buy Pool/Spa Supplies

Midnight Sun Spas
Minnesota Hot Tub
Sawatzky Pools
Sweet Living Pools & Spas


Best Goods/Services

Fitness Center

Anytime Fitness
Build N Tone
Curves
Fitness for $10
Jo's Fitness Garage
JP Fitness
Kato Crossfit
Planet Fitness
Proventus Crossfit
Snap Fitness
YMCA

Place to Take the Kids

Bounce Town
Children's Museum of Southern MN
Lake Crystal Area Rec Center
Mankato Moondogs Stadium
Mankato YMCA
Sibley Park
Spring Lake Park
Tourtellotte Pool
Wacky Bear Factory
Wheeler Park
Wow! Zone

Child Care Center

Care Corner Day Care
Giggles N Wiggles Daycare
Golden Heart Child Care Center
Lil' Bee's Learning Center
Little Stars Early Learning Center
Our Little World
Peter Pan Preschool & Child Care
Sam and Abe's Childcare, Learning and Development Center
Trinity Christian Daycare

Snow Removal

AmLawn
Lawncrafters
Mankato Snow Removal
Peters Lawn Care Service
The Caretakers Inc

Lawn Care

AmLawn
First Class Lawn Care
Genesis Outdoor Services
GreenCare
Lawncrafters
Lawnpro
Peters Lawn Care Service
Pro Landscape Maintenance
Scotts Lawn Service
Spring Touch Lawn Specialists
TruGreen

Massage

Crossroads Advanced Clinical Massage
INdiGo Organic
Indulge Salon and Tanning
Just Kneaded Massage
Liv Aveda Salon and Spa
Mankato Chiropractic & Healing Touch

Hair Salon

1st Class Hair Design
Campus Coiffures
Fantastic Sam's
Great Clips
INdiGo Organic
Indulge Salon and Tanning
JC Penney Salon
Karizma
Liv Aveda Salon & Spa
Lor Ray Drive Salon & Spa
Mane Event
Onatah on Belgrade
Raydiance Salon
Salon07
Urban Escape Salon
Vida Salon Suites

Barber Shop

Apollo Hair Studio
BK Studio
Dan's Barber Shop
Fantastic Sam's
Great Clips
Mark's Belgrade Barber Shop
Nate's Barber Shop
Northside Barbers
Sport Clips
Y Barbers

Tanning Salon

Indulge Salon and Tanning
Kato Beach & Airbrush Tanning
Perfec Tan
Planet Beach
Sun Tan City
Ultra Tan

Nail Salon

Indulge Salon and Tanning
Infinity Nails Spa & Salon
Kim Nail & Spa
Le Nails
Liv Aveda Salon and Spa
Nails by Jordan (Original by Hobby Lobby)
Nails by Jordan 2 (by India Palace)
Nails Group
Serenity Nails
Tam's Nails
TQ Nails
Wynn Nails & Spa

Kennel

Doggie Diva's Pet Hotel
Heartlund Boarding Kennels
Liberty Acres Pet Lodge
North Star Kennels
Premier Veterinary Center
Red Dog Farm & Kennel
The Paw Pet Resort

Pet Grooming

Calling All Paws
Cindy's Pet Grooming
Doggie Diva's
Fur's A Flyin' Pet Grooming
Haute Dog
K9 TLC
Scrubbing Bubbles Pet Salon
Sharon's Pet Grooming
Vanity Fur (Pet Expo/The Paw)

Veterinarian Office

Minnesota Valley Pet Hospital
Nicollet Veterinary Clinic
North Mankato Animal Hospital
Premier Veterinary Center
River Hills Pet Care Hospital

Golf Course

Mankato Golf Club
Minneopa Golf Course
New Ulm Country Club
North Links Golf Course
Prairie Ridge Golf Course
Shoreland Country Club
Terrace View Golf Course

Hotel/Motel

AmericInn
Best Western
City Center Hotel
Country Inn & Suites
Courtyard by Marriott
Hilton Garden Inn
Holiday Inn Express
Microtel Inn & Suites
River Hills Hotel

Florist

Becky's Floral & Gift Shop
Cub Foods
Drummer's Garden Center
Flowers by Jeanie
Hilltop Florist & Greenhouse
Hy-Vee Floral Center
Village Flower Shop

Auction Services

BidKato
Dailey Realty & Auction Service
Mages Land Co. & Auction Service
Mike Miller Auction Service

Auto Repair Shop

All American Towing
Austin's Auto Repair Center
Autotronics
D & K Tire Service
Express Care Auto North Mankato
Fromm's Auto
Greg's Champion Auto
Hughes Automotive
Mankato Ford Auto Body
Mankato Motors
Mankato Oil & Tire
Nick's Car Care
Service Rack
Wilson Auto Repair

Auto Body Shop

Chuck's Body Shop
Fromm's Collision Center
Gary's Body Shop
Heintz Collision Center
Jerry's Body Shop
Snell Collision Center

Car Wash

Champlin Auto Wash
Gerring's Car Wash
Hy-Vee Car Wash
Kwik Trip
Snell Auto Wash
Star Street Car Wash

Dry Cleaner

Americlean Dry Cleaners
Like Nu Cleaners
Madison Avenue Laundry & Dry Cleaning
Northside Laundry

Alterations

All About Brides Alterations
Barb's Sewing Room
Chris Tailor Shop
Pins and Needles Alterations
Sew Boutique

Senior Living/Retirement Facility

Cottagewood Senior Communities
Ecumen Pathstone Living
Ecumen Prairie Hill
Hillcrest Health Care Center
Laurels Edge Assisted Living
New Perspective Senior Living
Oak Terrace Assisted Living
Old Main Village
Orness Plaza
Primrose Retirement Community
Vista Prairie at Monarch Meadows
Water's Edge
Willow Brook Cooperative

Funeral Home

Kolden Funeral Services
Lake Crystal Mortuary
Mankato Mortuary
Northview ~ North Mankato Mortuary
Olson-Tichenor Funeral Home
St. Peter Funeral Home
Sturm Funeral Home
Woodland Hills Funeral Home

Water Service/Conditioning

Culligan Water Conditioning
Garlick Water & Conditioning
McGowan Water Conditioning
Norm's Soft Water

Bank or Credit Union

Affinity Plus Federal Credit Union
Anchor Bank
Bank Vista
Bremer Bank
CCF-Citizens Community Federal Bank
Community Bank
First National Bank
Frandsen Bank & Trust
MinnStar Bank
MN Valley Federal Credit Union
Nicollet County Bank
Pioneer Bank
Profinium
ProGrowth Bank
Southpoint Financial Credit Union
U.S. Bank
United Prairie Bank
Wells Fargo Bank
Wells Federal Bank

Carpet Cleaning

All American Chem-Dry
Carpet Care, Inc.
Fresh Start Cleaning and Restoration
MV Carpet Cleaning
ServiceMaster
Shine Way Services
Terry's Cleaning Services
The Caretakers Inc
Tidy Clean
Vanderberg Clean

Heating/Air Service

Davis Comfort Systems
Gag Sheet Metal
Liberty Heating & Cooling
Malterer Mechanical
Northern Comfort
Prange's Heating & Air Conditioning
Schwickert's
Thorset Comfort Systems

Electrical Service

BC Electric Services
BLK Electric
ECS
Guaranteed Electric Service
Key City Electric
Master Electric
Ploog Electric
Ruch Electric
Schwickert's
Steel Electric

Plumbing Service

Ace Plumbing
Jetter Clean
Jordan Plumbing and Heating
Kopp Plumbing & Heating
Malterer Mechanical
Mr. Rooter
Northern Comfort
Ryan's Plumbing, Heating & Electric
Schwickert's
Volk Plumbing & Heating
Wassman Plumbing
Wassman Plumbing

Cabinetry

Acorn Custom Cabinetry
Cherry Creek Cabinetworks
Custom Craft Cabinets
Independent Paint and Flooring
Krohn's Woodshop
Mainstream Cabinets

Construction Company

Deichmann Construction
DeMars Construction
Goodrich Construction
Gosewish Construction
John Fritz Construction
Pat Touhey General Contracting
R Henry Construction
Skorr Construction
Web Construction
Wiley Construction LLC

Cell Phone & Wireless Provider

AT&T
Cricket Wireless
Sprint
T-Mobile
Verizon

Computer Repair

Best Buy Geek Squad
Geeks2u
Mankato Computer Repair
NetMedix
Q Computers/Q InfoTek
Tech Connect Plus

Rental Store

A to Z Rental
G & K Rental
Lloyd Lumber Just Ask Rental
United Rentals
Waco Scaffolding & Supply

Employment Agency

Express Employment Professionals
Jeane Thorne
Labor Ready
Manpower
Spherion Staffing
Team Personnel

Travel Agency

Amber Pietan Travel Agency
Emerald Travel & Cruises
Hometown Travel
Lutes Travel Inc
The Travel & Cruise Center

Specialty Printing

Corporate Graphics
Fed Ex Kinkos
Insty Prints
Minuteman Press
Paragon Printing

Roofing

Ballman Exteriors
Bauer Roofing & Construction Inc.
Heyn Brothers
Meisner Roofing
Mike Hansen Roofing & Construction
Ron Boelter Window & Siding
Schmidt Siding & Windows
Schwickert's Tecta America

Windows

Ballman Exteriors
Hansen Siding & Windows
Heyn Brothers
Lacina Siding & Windows
Ron Boelter Window & Siding
Schmidt Siding & Windows

Siding

Ballman Exteriors
Hansen Siding & Windows
Heyn Brothers
Lacina Siding & Windows
Melchior Siding
Ron Boelter Window & Siding
Schmidt Siding & Windows


Best Dining

Breakfast

Baker's Square
Buster's Sports Bar and Grill
Friesen's Family Bakery
Happy Chef
Midtown Tavern
NaKato Bar & Grill
Perkins
Tandem Bagels
Wagon Wheel
Weggy's

Coffee Shop

Caribou Coffee
Coffee Hag
Fillin' Station
Panera Bread
Starbucks
Tandem Bagels

Lunch

Axel's Bonfire
Big Dog
Boulder Tap House
Buffalo Wild Wings
Buster's Sports Bar and Grill
Charley's Restaurant
Chipotle Mexican Grill
Dino's Pizzeria
Friesen's Family Bakery & Bistro
INdiGo Organic
Jake's Stadium Pizza
Loose Moose
Massad's
Noodles & Company
Number 4
Olives Restaurant
Pagliai's Pizza
Panera Bread
Pappageorge
Pita Pit
Rounders
Tandem Bagels
Tav on the Ave
Weggy's
Wow! Zone

Hamburger & French Fries

5 Guys Burgers and Fries
Axel's Bonfire
Boulder Tap House
Buffalo Wild Wings
Buster's Sports Bar and Grill
Culver's
Eagle's Nest
Grizzly Grill & Saloon
Kato Cue Club
Loose Moose Salon
McDonalds
Pappageorge
Pub 500
Roadhouse 169
Rounders
Tav on the Ave
Weggy's
WOW! Zone

Sub/Sandwich Shop

Erbert & Gerbert's
Friesen's Family Bakery & Bistro
Jersey Mike's
Jimmy Johns
Massad's
Panera Bread
Pita Pit
Simply Delicious by Charley's
Subway
Tandem Bagels

Fast Food

Arby's
Burger King
Chipotle Mexican Grill
Culver's
Dickey's BBQ
Erbert & Gerbert's
Hardees
Jersey Mike's
KFC
Las Brazas
Massad's
McDonalds
Noodles & Co.
Pita Pit
Subway
Taco Bell
Taco Johns
Wendy's

Pizza

Axel's Bonfire
Dino's Pizzeria
Domino's
Gary's Pizza
Jake's Stadium Pizza
Little Caesars
Marcos Pizza
Pagliai's Pizza
Papa John's
Papa Murphy's
Pieology
Pizza Hut
Pizza Ranch
Politos
Toppers
Wow! Zone

Steak

Applebees
Axel's Bonfire
Charley's Restaurant
Grizzly Grill & Saloon
Number 4
Olives
Pappageorge
Pub 500

Mexican Cuisine

Chipotle Mexican Grill
El Mazatlan
La Terazza
Las Brazas
Taco Bell
Taco Johns
Veros Tacos
Zanz

Asian Cuisine

China Buffet
China Star
China Wok
Hunan Garden
India Palace
Leann Chin
New Great Wall
Shogun
Tokyo Sushi & Hibachi
Yu's Chinese Cuisine

Italian Cuisine

Dino's Pizzeria
Olive Garden
Pagliai's Pizza

Wings

Big Dog Sports Cafe
Boulder Tap House
Buffalo Wild Wings
Burrito Wings
Grizzly Grill & Saloon
Pub 500
Rounders
Tavern on the Avenue

Ice Cream/Frozen Yogurt

Cold Stone Creamery
Culver's
Dairy Queen Hilltop
Dairy Queen River Hills Mall
Dairy Queen West
Frozen Yogurt Creations
Mom & Pops

Bakery

Bluebird Cakery
Cub Foods
Decadent Desserts
Friesen's Family Bakery & Bistro
Hy-Vee Bakery
Panera Bread
Tandem Bagels

Buffet

Axel's Bonfire
China Buffet
KFC
Pizza Ranch

Catering

Absolute Catering
Hy-Vee Catering
Najwa's Catering
Pita Pit

Winery/Brewery

August Schell Brewing Company
Chankaska Creek Ranch and Winery
Indian Island Winery
Mankato Brewery
Morgan Creek Vineyard

Date Night

Axel's Bonfire
Boulder Tap House
Charley's Restaurant
El Mazatlan
Number 4
Olives
Pappageorge
Red Lobster
Shogun
Tokyo Sushi & Hibachi

Happy Hour

Axel's Bonfire
Blue Bricks
Boulder Tap House
Buffalo Wild Wings
Circle Inn
Hooligans
Loose Moose
Midtown Tavern
Number 4
Pub 500
Rounders
Tav on the Ave
Ummies
Wine Cafe
WOW! Zone

Sports Bar

Big Dog Sports Cafe
Boulder Tap House
Buffalo Wild Wings
Buster's Sports Bar and Grill
Hooligans
New Bohemia
Rounders
Tav on the Ave
Ummies
WOW! Zone

Patio Dining

Axel's Bonfire
Blue Bricks
Buffalo Wild Wings
El Mazatlan
Massad's
NaKato Bar & Grill
Pub 500
Rounders
Spinners
Tav on the Ave
WOW! Zone

Live Music Venue

Buster's Sports Bar and Grill
Circle Inn
Coffee Hag
Mankato Brewery
Midtown Tavern
Mully's
Pub 500
Savoy
What's Up Lounge
Wine Cafe
Wow! Zone

Vegetarian

Chipotle Mexican Grill
Coffee Hag
India Palace
Massad's
Pita Pit
Pub 500
Tokyo Sushi & Hibachi

Locally Owned Restaurant

American Bar
Big Dog Sports Cafe
Charley's Restaurant
Dino's Pizzeria
Friesen's Family Bakery & Bistro
Happy Chef
Hooligans
Kato Cue Club
Mettler's
Midtown Tavern
NaKato Bar & Grill
Number 4
Olives Restaurant
Pagliai's Pizza
Pappageorge
Pub 500
Spinners
Tav on the Ave
Wow! Zone

Appetizers

Applebees
Axel's Bonfire
Blue Bricks
Boulder Tap House
Buffalo Wild Wings
Charley's Restaurant
Dino's Pizzeria
Loose Moose
NaKato Bar & Grill
Number 4
Olive Garden
Olives Restaurant
Pappageorge
Pub 500
Red Lobster
Rounders
Tav on the Ave
WOW! Zone

Seafood

Axel's Bonfire
Charley's Restaurant
Dino's Pizzeria
El Mazatlan
Loose Moose
Number 4
Olive Garden
Olives
Pappageorge
Red Lobster
Shogun
Tokyo Sushi & Hibachi

Family Restuarant

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Axel's Bonfire
Boulder Tap House
Buffalo Wild Wings
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Dino's Pizzeria
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Jake's Stadium Pizza
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Olives
Pappageorge
Perkins
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