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Tav on the Ave

) #11 of 111 Restaurants in Mankato $$ - $$$ American, ,
1120 Madison Ave, Mankato, MN 56001-5226
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good36%
  • Average19%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“wings” (12 reviews)
“waffle fries” (2 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1120 Madison Ave, Mankato, MN 56001-5226
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Great food with a nice atmosphere. The staff was equally as good. The drinks are fun, yummy, and large. I will be going back again!!

Thank Beafruitloop
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good food. Nice service. Good atmosphere. Nice location. Plenty of parking. Little pricey. Family dinner that went really well. They sat us at a large high top table and took good care of us.

Thank Shane k
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our group visoted Tav on the Ave 8/15/17 around 2pm. We were immediately seated and within seconds asked what we would like to drink. The drinks were good as I ordered a mojito and others ordered craft beers. We all enjoyed our food and would...More

Thank Claudia J
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were in town for Vikings Training Camp and they were handing out coupons for this restaurant when you walked in- smart move since it's a little bit of a distance from the camp but it was packed with Vikes fans. Service was great. Food...More

Thank beachluvr13
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I and another couple stopped at the Tavern on the Avenue (Tav on the Ave) for dinner on a Monday night. They have a great beer menu, and we enjoyed a beer before ordering our dinner. We were served by Allison, a...More

Thank Tim D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just ate here the other night and upon the waitress' recommendation, we ordered the fish tacos. They were excellent! Light fare but satisfying. The order came with a white rice and black beans for sides; both very tasty. Great beer selection. I gave it a...More

Thank pjsharad
Reviewed 4 April 2017

Tav has been a stable in Mankato for years. The food is very good. Upscale bar food is probably the best description. It is a little pricey, especially if you'd like to have a few drinks with your meal.

Thank Michael S
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

This is my sister's favorite place to eat and quaff a few in Mankato...always interesting beers and I loved their pilot grigio!

Thank Ronald F
Reviewed 8 February 2017

$90 for 4 people for lunch! Wings, a burger and a salad...they charge $.25 to put olives in your beer! The food is so good, but sad to say we'll never return.

Thank Ksad
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Great food, very cold beer, great bartender. Nick did a great job, very friendly and personable. We'll definitely be back! As for the food... I loved the fish and chips, my friend LOVED the cheese balls!

Thank Kim J
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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, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Bar Scene
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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