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20 Civic Center Plaza, Mankato, MN 56001
507-386-1001
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6:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Mon - Sat 6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Buffet, Reservations

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  • 76
    Excellent
  • 39
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Always excellent service and food.It's a pleasure to walk into Olive ' s and know you can't go wrong.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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Mankato, Minnesota
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Mankato, Minnesota
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Always excellent service and food.It's a pleasure to walk into Olive ' s and know you can't go wrong.

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Rockville, Maryland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Good food. Nice lunch buffet and also menu service. Nice place. Convenient garage parking adjacent. They also do carry out very nicely.

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Madison Lake, Minnesota
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

My Wife and I were extremely disappointed in this dinner. My Wife ordered the Red Snapper with risotto and red pepper with a side salad. I ordered the New York Strip medium rare with grilled vegetables and mushrooms. The fish was mushy and had an off putting taste. The salad was very plain albeit fresh. My Steak was cold, literally... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

We were seated by a friendly hostess in a timely manner & at a nice table by the window. My husband & I were celebrating our 30th anniversary & wanted a nice dinner. Candice was wonderful & accomodating. The food was delicious too! She even brought over a dessert on the house for us & even though we were full... More 

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Shakopee, Minnesota
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4 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Never been to this restaurant. I found them to be very accommodating. My daughter and grandson came into town for a visit from Colorado. I made a 9 AM breakfast reservation for a friday 7-10-15 for 12 people. When we showed up everything was all set up with a nice table by the window. Our waitress was there for us... More 

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New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Fresh food and so convenient! We had the ribs and they were really great. It was a real restaurant unlike so many area spots that were just bars.

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Eden Prairie, Minnesota
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

There was 7 of us in our group without reservations. They were able to accommodate us without too much of a wait. Food was very good, aervice was a little slow.

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Shakopee
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

This was my first time to Olives, and I highly recommend it. Meghan was our server for dinner and did an outstanding job. Top notch service, food, presentation and atmosphere, at a fair price good. We also had breakfast.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Olive's in the Hilton Hotel is my favorite restaurant in Mankato, MN. It's great from the friendly hosts and servers to the atmosphere to the delicious food! The service and meals are always consistently great from this family-run restaurant.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

We were visiting Mankato State University and we're looking for a good place for dinner with my 18 year old son and a freshman friend at the university. They had burger specials that day. Kids had burgers and I had a chicken schwarma sandwich. All were great. The burgers were under $10 (maybe $7-$8?) very inexpensive tastes meal. My favorite... More 

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Additional Information about Olives

Address: 20 Civic Center Plaza, Mankato, MN 56001
Phone Number: 507-386-1001
Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Mankato
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday 6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 4 - 28
Cuisine: American, Greek, Middle Eastern

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 20 Civic Center Plaza, Mankato, MN 56001
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Mankato
  • Phone Number: 507-386-1001

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 4 - 28
  • Price Range: $ $
  • Cuisine: American, Greek, Middle Eastern
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
6:30 am - 9:00 pm

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?