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NaKato Bar & Grill

253 Belgrade Ave, North Mankato, MN 56003-3803
+1 507-388-8999
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good33%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“sandwich” (3 reviews)
“fries” (2 reviews)
“hot beef” (3 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
253 Belgrade Ave, North Mankato, MN 56003-3803
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Reviewed 1 July 2015

I organized a retirement party for one of our women pickleball players' group at the Nakato Bar & Grill last week. Breakfast choices were outstanding, the coffee was great, and the staff were so accommodating for our small and informal party group. I decorated our...More

1  Thank GratefulSeniorLady
Reviewed 18 March 2015

If you are looking for a good breakfast and want a drink after a hard night of working when everyone else was sleeping this is the place for you. I don't really know of any other place in town where you can. The service is...More

Thank Pillfiller13
Reviewed 27 January 2015

This is our go to place after work, on weekends before heading to the theatre and just when we want a comfy familiar down home place for chili or burgers or the chicken finger basket. Outdoor seating is right on Belgrade which can be busy...More

1  Thank missgg219
Reviewed 28 October 2014 via mobile

This is definitely a place to consider for those who are on their lunch hour. Great specials, great friendly service, and most of all, GREAT FOOD! You can't go wrong eating at NaKato. I'm considering eating here weekly when work brings me to North Mankato.

1  Thank BeachyJo
Reviewed 20 October 2014

Always on the lookout for a good hot beef sandwich (beef commercial as it is known in western Minnesota) today I struck gold! It is offered in two sizes with it being only a dollar more for the larger serving. With choices of bread (I...More

1  Thank Chopperflyer
Reviewed 2 September 2014

Food was not fancy and very typical bar food. Good but nothing to wright home about. Good outdoor seating and noisy

Thank Retired0ne2
Reviewed 6 April 2014 via mobile

Nakato has a great selection of whiskies and tap beer; I really just love that they always have Bells Two Hearted on tap! Their staff is great, nice and they make great recommendations. Their burgers are awesome, it's a great bar to gang out with...More

1  Thank CEK11_12
Reviewed 2 September 2013

Super food, prices that won't kill you, and not your cookie-cutter atmosphere. This place rocks! The place was named Nakato many years ago, became Bobby Joe's Pub, and now is back to the original name.

Thank SarahJC8511RL
Reviewed 31 May 2013

I had the porkopolus(sp) burger. 1/2 of beef, bacon, canadian bacon, and ham on this burger, with BBQ suace. Best burger I have had in a long time!

1  Thank Tom L
Reviewed 26 March 2013

The NaKato is located in downtown North Mankato. Downtown is pretty small so it really needs all the business it can get and the NaKato is definitely an asset. The food and atmosphere are exactly what you would expect to find in a small town...More

1  Thank JRVMN
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
7:00 AM - 2:00 AM
7:00 AM - 2:00 AM
7:00 AM - 2:00 AM
7:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 253 Belgrade Ave, North Mankato, MN 56003-3803
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  North Mankato
  • Phone Number: +1 507-388-8999
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