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Olives

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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Menu

Two eggs
Omelets made to order
Thick cut French toast
Buttermilk pancakes
Full Breakfast Buffet
An array of fresh fruits, yogurt & cereal, assortment of breads & pastries make your own Belgium waffle, hearty oatmeal, bacon, sausage & hash browns juice, milk & coffee
Continental Breakfast Buffet
An array of fresh fruits, yogurt & cereal, assortment of breads & pastries hearty oatmeal, make your own Belgium waffle juice, milk & coffee
Traditional Two Farm Fresh Eggs
Crispy shredded potatoes, applewood bacon, canadian bacon or maple sausage choice of toast
Authentic Eggs Benedict
Poached eggs & canadian bacon served on an English muffin crispy shredded potatoes & hollandaise sauce
Olives Smoked Salmon Scramble
Crispy shredded potatoes w/ salmon & scrambled eggs topped w/ tomatoes & chives
Toasted Bagel w/ Smoked Salmon
Cream cheese, tomatoes, onions & capers
Create Your Own Omelet
Choice of bacon, sausage, ham, green bell peppers, mushrooms, spanish onions roma tomatoes & mild cheddar
Fluffy Buttermilk Pancakes
Choice of buttermilk, blueberry or chocolate chip choice of meat & warm maple syrup
Thick Cut French Toast
Choice of meat & warm maple syrup
Make Your Own Belgium Waffle
Warm maple syrup
LIGHT BREAKFAST‏
One Farm Fresh Egg
Served w/ choice of toast
Hearty Kettle Oatmeal
Served w/ brown sugar, raisins & milk
Warm Muffin
Served w/ sweet creamy butter
Choice of Cereal
Served w/ milk
Toasted Bagel
Choice of plain, onion or cinnamon raisin, served w/ cream cheese
Seasonal Fresh Fruit
SIDES
Applewood Bacon
Maple Sausage
Canadian Bacon
Crispy Shredded Potatoes
Toast or English Muffin
Choice of Yogurt
Plain or fruit
BEVERAGES‏
Coffee, Hot Tea, Hot Chocolate
Milk (2% or Skim)
Juice
Orange, cranberry, apple, grapefruit & tomato
Soda
Espresso Single or Double
Cappuccino
PRICE RANGE
$4 - $28
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch, Lunch
CUISINES
American, Mediterranean
FEATURES
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Table Service, Takeout, Buffet, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Always great food and service. The red snapper is my favorite meal in Mankato. Breakfast service is exceptional.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank brianhH8891DR
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Yeah, I know I've posted reviews for this place previously. And the only things I've had are the buffet, the hummus, and the baba ganoush. But the food has always been great and the service is WONDERFUL. Plus they make a mean really dirty martini....More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank suzb_00
Reviewed February 7, 2019

My wife and I visited our good friend Dan who lives in Mankato. We went out for supper at olives, and it was awesome. It had a vibe like the old Cheers TV show. It is a wonderful place to stop for a drink, or...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Doug S
Reviewed December 13, 2018

I have eaten at this place several times when I stay at the Hilton and this time did not disappoint. My waiter, Gus, provided just the right amount of attention and the hummus was as good as ever (as was the dirty martini!). My ONLY...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank suzb_00
Reviewed November 30, 2018

We stopped here tonight to have an evening dinner. The specials tonight we the pasta dishes so we all ordered a pasta of different kinds. All our dishes were well proportioned, we did not go away hungry. It came with bread and a salad. This...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Tomv463
Reviewed November 20, 2018

We made a reservation in advance for Thanksgiving. Two days prior they called and said we did not have a reservation, but could sit at the bar or be on a wait list. Well, my mom cannot sit at the bar since she is handicapped,...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 1Debsters1
Reviewed October 14, 2018

Stopped in for lunch on a Saturday. First, we ordered the appetizer the Mediterranean Mezz. It had great hummus and wonderful tabouli. Then we received our personal pizza s which were huge and we could easily have shared one. I need a gluten free crist...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank diane_StPaul
Reviewed October 10, 2018

Too many times a restaurant connected to a hotel doesn't have to be too good. The steak was done perfectly, very tender. Nice roll and of course plate of olives first. Would definitely return. Good variety of entrees, not just the usual standard fare.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank MnKaren
Reviewed September 26, 2018 via mobile

I’ve done both breakfast and lunch here. I was not happy with the way my eggs were cooked. I asked for them to be scrambled but done. They were not done enough. They were extremely wet and such. Not how I prefer them. I left...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Lipsticklady
Reviewed September 23, 2018

Clearly a high end restaurant attached to the Hilton Garden Inn. They did a nice job for me considering that I showed up just 10 minutes before the kitchen closed for the night. Very courteous server but really couldn't take advantage of the apparently quality...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank IowaGrandparents
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Sharon J
January 9, 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.
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IverJW
April 7, 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
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Carol H
December 16, 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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