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Pub 500

€€ - €€€American, ,
500 S Front St, South Front and Cherry Street, Mankato, MN 56001-3717
+1 507-625-6500
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good30%
  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (4 reviews)
“pulled turkey” (8 reviews)
“sloppy joe” (4 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
€€ - €€€
500 S Front St, South Front and Cherry Street, Mankato, MN 56001-3717
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Found this place on Trip Advisor. Very happy. Novel food items that were very good. Had the Stuffed Avacado as an app, delicious. Had the Salmon BLT, it was excellent. Bailie was our waitress, she advised us on their extensive beer menu. Seated quickly, friendly...More

Thank Mavrick54
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This establishment has great vegan, vegetarian, dairy free and gluten free options. We were personally seated by one of the owners and our servers name was Erin. The service was fantastic and the black bean burger was very good. After the meal we had a...More

Thank redmnsrt4
Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

Great atmosphere ! I'm a Packer Fan, a little too much Vikings stuff but kidding sett aside the food was great!! Would return! Would love to try the brunch next time.

Thank DSB1971
Reviewed 17 August 2017

the menu looked great, and it was happy hour. Game on! I chose the pulled turkey sandwich, which sounded lush, my family member went with the onion cheddar cheeseburger. Servers were very attentive, and no fewer than three folks came to see how we were...More

Thank Debra H
Reviewed 16 August 2017

We visited a few other places before finding this place downtown Mankato. My lady and I were looking for a nice place to have a beer and a snack along with good service. The second we sat at the bar and Pete greeted us, we...More

Thank RomanCraigle
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

Pub 500 is our go to place in Mankato. The beer selection is great and the food is amazing. My wife loves the fish and chips. I'm partially to the mushroom blue burger. Don't miss out on the Mac and cheese wedges. Every time we...More

Thank tryhaneg
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

Another trip advisor suggestion while in town for training camp. We ordered fried pickles & BBQ nachos as apps. Both of which were great. The raspberry jalapeño pork & slaw. Real talk: it was one of the best sandwiches I've ever had. I wish I...More

Thank Caleb K
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

Stopped for lunch during Vikings training camp. Although they were busy, they were extremely polite. Several people stopped by the table to check we were being taken care of. Then for the food - absolutely great pub food! The pulled turkey and house made chips...More

Thank SDtrave
Tom F, Owner at Pub 500, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2017

Thanks for stopping by. We will miss the Vikings in town but you can stop back to see us any time! We'll let the crew know you enjoyed your visit.

Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

We were here with a party of 30. Food was good and the service was excellent! Our waitress essentially had 6 parties of 6 with lots of separate checks -- she was da bomb! Kept all the orders straight, made great recommendations and the food...More

Thank Kimberly R
Tom F, Owner at Pub 500, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2017

Thanks for stopping to see us. We remember your group. We passed your comments on to Kayla after your visit. They appreciate hearing the good things about their work. We hope you enjoyed the rest of your weekend.

Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

Fish and chips were good, shredded turkey bowl was fine, but with unseasoned steamed veggies. Brunch menu didn't have many gluten free options, and no gluten free bread, which restricted their flexibility to accommodate. Service was friendly and efficient.More

Thank TDJ10
Tom F, Owner at Pub 500, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2017

Thanks for taking the time to review and for the nice comments. We continue to work on our GF offering as time wears on. We will take your comments to our menu committee. If you have any other suggestions for us please send them to...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
09:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
09:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 500 S Front St, South Front and Cherry Street, Mankato, MN 56001-3717
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Mankato
  • Phone Number: +1 507-625-6500
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Located in Southern Minnesota, Pub 500 is a top restaurant featuring daily Happy Hour drink specials, great food and live entertainment. Pub 500 serves lunch, dinner, late night snacks, appetizers, weekend breakfast, as well as gluten free, vegan and vegetarian options. Pub 500 has a wide selection of draft beer and drinks at their full bar. Pub provides the perfect downtown atmosphere for you to relax with your family and friends any day of the week. Weekly entertainment: live music, trivia, poker, karaoke and more. In the spring and summer, enjoy Pub 500’s delicious food and beverages on their outdoor patio, featuring a fire pit. Pub 500 provides catering and full bar service at their semi-private party room or at an off-site location. Pub is a proud supporter of Schell’s Brewery, Mankato Brewery, Indian Island Winery, Morgan Creek Winery and Chankaska Creek Winery. Bar and grill with live music.
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