MANKATO INDEPENDENT ORIGINALS
SERVING MANKATO FOR OVER 50 YEARS
WHATEVER YOU ARE HUNGRY FOR WE'VE GOT IT!
From burgers to bbq, pizza to fine dining, and everything in-between! Every mankato Independent Original uses only the very best ingredients to create legendary dishes. Each venue is locally owned and operated and offers a unique flavor. If it's authentic New York Style Pizza - Dino's has it! If it's perfectly seared steaks and fresh seafood, Number 4 American Bar & Kitchen has it! If it's one of a kind sandwiches or mouthwatering burgers, Tav on the Ave has it! If it's pub pretzels and one-of-a-kind cocktails, Flask has it! If it's expertly smoked ribs and homestyle barbecue, 3rd Street Tavern has it!
We only use the freshest ingredients, some locally grown, and give superior customer service so your dining experience is legendary. It's the tastes. The people. The places.
We're more than some of Mankato's best locally owned restaurants. Absolute Custom Catering will cater any of your party and event needs, no matter how big or small. With custom menus, perfect desserts, and bar service, we are sure to please every crowd!
We also own Konsbruck Hotel - the hidden gem of St. Peter, MN. This 5 star boutique hotel will be your home away from home. Both charming and elegant, our hotel was voted "Best Hotel in Southern MN."