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Applewood Restaurant

11 Tellmark Drive, Mankato, MN 56001
507 625 4105
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Ranked #43 of 121 Restaurants in Mankato
Sun 10:30 am - 2:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 8:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Most recent review
- Dec 27, 2013
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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  • English first
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English first
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52 reviews 52 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013

One of my favorite places but Applewood is closing its doors on December 31. I plan to go there once more before it closes the doors for good....or until a new buyer is found.

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Aberdeen, SD
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83 reviews 83 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2013

Decent buffet but not really worth the drive it took for us to find the place. The fresh cut fruit was on the verge of spoiling. The fruit salad was very good. The only choices for hot vegetables were corn and mashed potatoes. There was a pasta dish which I think was Broccoli Alfredo, but the sauce was all on... More

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Lompoc, California
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26 reviews 26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2013

My family and I met here for brunch. We'd never been before and were not disappointed. The buffet was old-fashioned, American cuisine, which included ribs, fried chicken, mashed potatoes, and a variety of salad options. Everything was very reasonably priced and was a great location for a family get-together. There is also a bar, though we didn't try it on... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2013

Wife and I ate there last night and I thought it was just fine.......I had the fishermans platter and the scallops/shrimp and walleye were cooked perfectly......Fairly prompt service , although place was fairly quiet as we ate early......Waitress was prompt and pleasant. Wife had buffet and she was happy with what she ate. Place is in a nice country setting... More

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25 reviews 25 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013 via mobile

DON'T LET HARRY MUSSER PAY FOR YOUR BUFFET! Trust me its not free, you will be repaying him for the rest of your life! Any time you go any where else with him and get the tab, he will bring up the time he bought you the meal at his parents restaurant! I've bought him over 100 free meals because... More

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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2012

It is located in the country side just outside of town - beautiful surroundings and the food is outstanding. The buffet is well worth the visit - and if you want something more, check out their great menu, everything at a very reasonable price.

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Owatonna, Minnesota
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197 reviews 197 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2012

We had reservations for Easter Sunday at 1:00, for 11 people. They got us all in shortly after 1:00. Amazing that it went that smooth, on such a busy day and with a large group. We sat next to the Buffet line and got to see how organized they were on Sunday. There was two lines going through the Buffet,... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2011

Great buffet and wonderful food! Good prices and a good value for your money. It is very good for parties too.

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92 reviews 92 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2011

Stopped out for Sunday brunch and had an average meal at a fair price I was full and happy when I left and will return.

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Kenosha, Wisconsin
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88 reviews 88 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2011

We were in Mankato for Easter, and decided to go to Applewood based on a few reviews. The place was packed. Not sure what the draw was here. If this is one of the better buffets in the area, there is a problem. For Easter, one would expect some Easter decor. The tables were all pushed together to form a... More

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