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neighbors italian bistro

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1812 S Riverfront Dr, Mankato, MN 56001-1624
(507) 625-6776
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We went for a celebration. Our group of four had various entrees. The NY steak was fantastic and cooked to perfection. The Cajun pasta flavor was incredible. My husband loved the pork shank, but the saffron rice was a bit bland. Avoid the Pad Thai. It was very dry with no sauce. Very disappointing for a celebration dinner.

Thank andrealee6
Lake Crystal
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Italian food that is very good. Fast setting and excellent local wines. Unique building design. Homemade gelato and mozzarelli cheese.

Thank charlessS4888GP
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15 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We went there for dinner and our group of six all loved their orders. I have been here in the past and it seemed like they may have read the reviews here that said portion size needed to be increased, I had some great lasagna left to take home this time. If there was a knock it is that service... More 

Thank Moparjim
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had heard terrific things about this restaurant. I went for dinner with family on a Friday night. Although it was not busy at all, we had to wait to be seated and the service was extremely slow all night. My first choice for dinner was not available. Then they ran out of tomatoes. What kind of an Italian restaurant... More 

Thank 5usan720
Guthrie Center, Iowa
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

While attending a buisness conference in the area we had a group of 22 people attend dinner at the Bistro. The staff was friendly and accomodating, the wine list had something for everyone, and the appetizers and entrees were served in a timely manner. Our group ordered a wide variety of selections from the menu, and everyone was happy with... More 

Thank Chris B
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35 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016 via mobile

This is a five star restaurant with what I would consider to smaller portions for the price. This food is seriously top of the game. The variety of wine is impressive. The only thing I didn't like about my visit was that we spent $120 (including tip) on a family of three and none of us were what you would... More 

Thank Andrew A
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25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2016 via mobile

Food is ok but for the price I don't think it is worth it. Every time I go it takes way to long to get our food. I went with a group of 5 and there were only a couple tables and it still took a long time to get our food. It just is just not as good as... More 

Thank Heather D
Los Angeles, California
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30 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2016

We went here to celebrate Father's Day and the place was good - and the service was fantastic. However, I will say that it's definitely a four-star restaurant with five-star prices. The portions are something you'd expect to see in Beverly Hills - especially considering the price.

Thank John M
Ormsby MN
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46 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016

It was a nice place to visit. I thought the food was expensive and there was not really anything special about it to me.

Thank karenwY6750WL
North Mankato, Minnesota
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2016

The food is very good, and it comes with a low price tag.A very quiet setting, good for conversation.

Thank Oodey

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Outdoor Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1812 S Riverfront Dr, Mankato, MN 56001-1624
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Mankato
  • Phone Number: (507) 625-6776

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?