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20 Civic Center Plz, Mankato, MN 56001-7777
+1 507-386-1001
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good26%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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Open Now
06:30 - 21:00 Hours
Mediterranean, American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
20 Civic Center Plz, Mankato, MN 56001-7777
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Not sure how Olives gets such high ratings. We shared a pasta dish and a pizza and neither of us liked what we ate. The Mediterranean Pizza featured Olives, Sun-Dried Tomatoes, Artichokes and Fresh Crumbled Feta. But when they put on a layer of what...More

Thank HankNDotty
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Had breakfast with friends. Such a great family owned restaurant. Love the variety of food at any meal there.

Thank pocmax
Reviewed 16 May 2018

We love eating at Olives everytime we are in town. The staff is very attentive, the dinners are delicious, and the desserts are worth every calorie.

Thank Rushmore2018
Reviewed 23 April 2018 via mobile

They had great unique items on the menu! I loved the desserts! They changed daily and were so good!!

Thank Heidimclem
Reviewed 20 April 2018 via mobile

Pleasant atmosphere and friendly service! Ordered flank steak that was overdone and had a gravy on it that made it unpalatable. Wasn’t expecting that. Try other options. The bread that was severed was very hard.

Thank Debra B
Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

Our waitress Charlotte was fantastic. She made the evening , because the food did not. The salad was only OK. The dressing was good. The varying lettuce leaves should be cut down just a little, as one cannot place the leaf in their mouth without...More

Thank need2getout
Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

From out of town...Went here for lunch because of the rave reviewsonline. Salad was fresh and good, walleye entree was not good at all. Server did not come back to ask us about our meal. A different server finally refilled our water glasses after we...More

Thank Nancy H
Reviewed 22 March 2018

I wish I had taken a photo. We ordered food sent up to the room. We had a flatbread pizza, a pasta dish, and the steak. The pizza and pasta were okay. The steak? cold and still mooing. I ordered it medium well. It was...More

Thank SaraGee
Reviewed 4 January 2018

I definitely recommend OLIVES. When traveling to Mankato I certainly did not expect to find such great food at a quaint restaurant connected to the Hilton Garden Inn in downtown. I was very pleasantly surprised how good the food was and I will go again...More

Thank kgrotenhuis23
Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

I was staying in the Hilton Garden and visited Olives twice. The breakfast was outstanding. Stopped in for lunch the next day and had a burger & fries for lunch. Burger was well cooked, nicely seasoned and well presented. The fries were perfect! Crisp on...More

Thank davyd83
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Sharon J
10 January 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.
7 April 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
Carol H
17 December 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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$28
Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Buffet, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
07:00 - 20:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20 Civic Center Plz, Mankato, MN 56001-7777
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Mankato
  • Phone Number: +1 507-386-1001
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