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Tav on the Ave

₹₹ - ₹₹₹American, ,
1120 Madison Ave, Mankato, MN 56001-5226
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good34%
  • Average19%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“wings” (12 reviews)
“waffle fries” (4 reviews)
Opens in 2 min
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American, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
1120 Madison Ave, Mankato, MN 56001-5226
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 24 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
Reviewed 21 August 2017

My wife and I were in town to visit an ailing relative. We needed dinner around 7:30pm, Happened to be near Tav on the Ave and checked the reviews, so we stopped. We were impressed. We both selected the fish tacos that come with beans...More

Thank Kevin S
Reviewed 16 August 2017 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 12 August 2017 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 10 August 2017

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 8 August 2017

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 27 July 2017

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
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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
Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1120 Madison Ave, Mankato, MN 56001-5226
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Mankato
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