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Tav on the Ave

€€ - €€€American, ,
1120 Madison Ave, Mankato, MN 56001-5226
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good32%
  • Average19%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“waffle fries” (4 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
1120 Madison Ave, Mankato, MN 56001-5226
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped in on our way through town, very busy but still had very good service. Food was excellent! Had to get a box to take 1/2 my meal home. Very impressed for a sports bar. Will definitely be back!

Thank Lisa J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Came here for a late lunch around 13:30 we got seated about 3 mins after we arrived, No Hostess. We noticed that there was only one waitress for the entire restaurant and she was hustling. Food was good. Fish and chips were from frozen and...More

Thank gearphun
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went here for appetizers and drinks on a week night. The place was pretty busy! We sat up the bar and ordered. Tried a few items and it was good bar food. The drink i got was HUGE! It was a tropical drink..forgot the name...it...More

Thank tokanier
Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

Stopped in for an after dinner drink after we ate at Charlie's lounge down the road. Great food btw. The drink I ordered was an Old Fashioned. I enjoy them but this was the best one I have ever had. We happened to be sitting...More

Thank whichwaynow2
Reviewed 15 January 2018

The Tav on the Ave offers several burgers that go beyond cheese and bacon. There were 4 of us in our party. One got the cheese curd burger. YUM! Two go The Morning After burger and said good things. I had the jalapeno popper burger...More

Thank Terri G
Reviewed 20 December 2017 via mobile

We stopped by during Vikings training camp and the burger with cheese curds was cooked to perfection and had excellent flavor. The atmosphere was great and so was the service.

Thank Durango P
Reviewed 13 November 2017

We stopped in here for a late lunch recently after some shopping nearby. Overall, the place isn't bad. Good selection of beers and an ok menu. Our waitress seemed friendly enough. We ordered a couple of craft beers (she ordered a stout and I got...More

Thank Creekguy
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

Great service and food. Diner's tip: you can get any burger made as a black bean burger. That's a refreshing option for anyone seeking non-meatl menu options.

Thank Shelby D
Reviewed 9 October 2017

We tried Tav on the Ave for the first and likely only time over a family weekend visit to my daughter who is a Freshman at the college there. The burger was over cooked, the fries were cold, the fish sandwich was also over cooked..not...More

Thank JamLkvlMN
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

Great service and food!!! Must have the waffle fries, but be prepared to share a meal! You will want to keep eating the waffle fries! :)

Thank KH2Os
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1120 Madison Ave, Mankato, MN 56001-5226
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Mankato
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