Hamburgers are modeled after Victorian-era architecture, a style known for its mustard-dusted roofs, flowing lettuce curtains, and meat everywhere. Feast ornately upon a well-formed feeding frenzy with today's Groupon: for $10, you get $20 worth of pub fare and drinks at Pub 500 in Mankato.
Pub 500's sensory sanctuary marries a menu of hearty pub fare with more than 80 frosty brews. Imbibe in the savory crunch of deep-fried nosh including mac and cheese and pub pickles (both $8.99). Sandwiches such as the bacon cheeseburger ($9.79) or pulled pork ($8.79) cradle meats in gooey cheeses and sauces, while house-made sweet bread pudding entices eaters with sweet caramel and whipped-cream accents ($3.99). Liberate bottled desires with an extensive menu of libations, including pints of local Grain Belt Nordeast ($3.25), Guinness ($5), and Pub 500 exclusive brew Ragtop Amber ($2.95). Open until 2 a.m. daily, Pub 500 offers seven days of food and drink specials, and invites night owls to return at 9 a.m. on weekends for breakfast.
Pub 500's wide windows and vaulted ceilings corral a cozy, cottage-like ambience. During summer months, soak up sunshine and warmth next to the outdoor patio fireplace. Activity-loving eaters can vie for prizes during the free Monday-night Texas Hold 'em tournament, take in regular live-music performances, and compete in free trivia every Thursday night.
500 S Front St.
Mankato, Minnesota 56001Get Directions