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Kato Escape

619 S Front St, Mankato, MN 56001-3802
+1 507-327-4045
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We had a blast!

For our mom's 82nd birthday we tried the Mayan Escape room! We had a blast and won't forget the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Becky G
Mayan fun

We had a family day outing and had a blast!! We have visited many times and the sad news is that... read more

Reviewed July 9, 2018
Laurie Q
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An escape room is a real-life puzzle game. It is like National Treasure and Clue mixed together in the most engaging way imaginable. Great team building activity for ages 7 to 107.
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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619 S Front St, Mankato, MN 56001-3802
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+1 507-327-4045
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Reviewed 2 days ago

For our mom's 82nd birthday we tried the Mayan Escape room! We had a blast and won't forget the experience any time soon. The staff member was very friendly and accommodating. But it was a bit hard to hear the clues over the walk-talkie but...More

Thank Becky G
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Reviewed July 9, 2018

We had a family day outing and had a blast!! We have visited many times and the sad news is that we only have one more room to go. As always, they make your brain think.

Thank Laurie Q
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Reviewed June 18, 2018

Our family had a great time in Ivan's Room and we were lucky enough to find his will and escape. (Perfect starting room for preteens and teenagers.) The staff was very friendly and helpful, especially when we needed to switch times. We had done an...More

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Reviewed May 27, 2018

My wife and I took my daughter and some of her friends. Everyone had a great time. The puzzles were a challenge, and fun at the same time. We made it out of the Mayan room with 2 minutes to spare. It makes you all...More

Thank Rick V
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Elizabeth H, Owner at Kato Escape, responded to this reviewResponded May 28, 2018

Thanks for taking the time to leave us a review and we are happy you enjoyed your experience! We will be excited to have you return.

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Reviewed April 24, 2018

We had an office group outing of 16 people, so I booked 3 different rooms. Elizabeth was very accommodating and switched the start times so that all of our rooms could start at virtually the same time. We all had a great time and would...More

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Elizabeth H, Owner at Kato Escape, responded to this reviewResponded April 25, 2018

Thanks so much for taking the time to leave a review. Glad to hear your office party went well:)

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Reviewed March 27, 2018

My wife and I, along with her sister and parents, chose Ivan's Room for our experience. What a great time we had! Most of us had never done an escape room before and we had fun while working together to get ourselves out. We made...More

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Elizabeth H, Owner at Kato Escape, responded to this reviewResponded March 28, 2018

Thanks for taking the time to leave a review. I am glad to hear your family had a good time!

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Reviewed March 25, 2018

My family and I visited Ivan's room and had a great time. All 6 of us contributed...kids, adults and grandparents.The puzzle was really well designed, and we had to think just enough to get out. We were there at noon on Sunday and both our...More

Thank Laura B
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Elizabeth H, Owner at Kato Escape, responded to this reviewResponded March 27, 2018

Thanks for taking your time to leave a review and I am glad your family had a good time.

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Reviewed March 14, 2018

My girlfriend and I did the Mayan Escape room. We were suppose to do it with two other people, but they weren't able to make it. So, it was a little harder than we anticipated. The employees gave us hints throughout, which was nice, but...More

Thank Brianna J
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Elizabeth H, Owner at Kato Escape, responded to this reviewResponded March 16, 2018

Sorry to hear that the clue were not helpful. We will have to review some of our hints. Mayan was designed for larger groups and it is very challenging for teo people. Please email us with any suggestion you may have. Many of the games...More

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Reviewed March 9, 2018

My 3 friends and I completed Ivan's Room last night! It was such a blast! We have never done an escape room before, so we didn't know what to expect. The staff there were very nice and helped out when we needed it!! Definitely doing...More

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Elizabeth H, Owner at Kato Escape, responded to this reviewResponded March 11, 2018

Thanks for taking your time to leave us a review! I am glad to hear that you had a good experience and that our staff was attentive. Thanks so much for stopping in!

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Reviewed March 6, 2018

It was a fun time by all 7 of us. We are already talking about when we will be able to do it again. We made it out with 10 minutes to spare.

Thank Jody J
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Elizabeth H, Owner at Kato Escape, responded to this reviewResponded March 8, 2018

Happy you had a good time together and we would love to have you back!

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