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Dining & Entertainment

Bobs of Mankato

​Phone: 785-378-3201

119 E Jefferson

Lunch, Dinner

Breakfast Friday, Saturday, and Sunday

Mexican & Home Town Cooking... With a Twist

Buffalo Roam Steakhouse

Phone: 785-378-3971

740 E South St, Highway 36

Tuesday - Friday 11 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. and 5 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Saturday 5 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Closed Sunday and Monday


Noon Buffet Tuesday - Friday from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Evening Buffet Specials

* Tuesday: Fried Chicken, Baked Fish, Brisket, Spare Ribs, Pasta, & Dessert Bar

* No Wed. or Thurs. Buffet

* Friday: Smokehouse Buffet - Fish, Chicken, Beef, Pork

* First Saturday: Seafood Buffet

  (Following Saturdays: Beef, Ham, BBQ Ribs, Pulled Pork, Clam Strips, Chicken Nuggets, Smoked Turkey)

Contact for large parties on location and/or catering

Sweden Creme

Phone: 785-378-8600

Open Daily 11 am - 9 pm (May 1st - October 31st)

                   11 am - 8 pm (November 1st - April 30th)

Closed on Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.

Lovewell Marina & Grill

Owners, Aaron & Jana Coil


Phone: 785-753-4351

Located at the beautiful Lovewell State Park

2400 250 Rd Lovewell Lake

Webber, KS 66970

April - September



Services available: Full service restaurant, Fuel on land and water, Convenience store, Bait shop, Boat rentals, and camping supplies available. 

Find us on Facebook @LovewellMarina


Lovewell Lake

Park Office: 785-753-4971

Lovewell Lake is located in North Eastern Jewell County. 

Jewell County State Lake

Jewell County State Fishing Lake is located in Jewell County, four miles west and six miles south of Mankato, KS. or six miles west and two miles north of Jewell, KS. The property is managed by KS. Department of Wildlife & Parks and comprises 57 acres of water and 108 acres of land. It was acquired and built by the KS. Fish and Game Commission in 1954 using Dingell-Johnson funding.

Mankato Swimming Pool

Mankato Swimming Pool is open during the summer season only.

404 W. Jefferson

Mankato, KS 66956

Phone: 785-378-3007

Mankato Country Club

9 hole sand-greens golf course

Phone: 785-378-3140

Ute Theater

The Ute Theater is a volunteer run theater. Shows start at 7:30 PM, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday night, September-May.

Mankato City Park

The City Park features new play equipment, a full shelter house, and new restrooms.

Mankato City Library

Rotating book service in addition to permanent library books are available at the new Library.

A large genealogy area and Internet access are also available.

Phone: 785-378-3885

Hours: Monday 6pm-9pm

            Tuesday - Friday 10am-6pm

            Saturday 10am-1pm

Jewell County Historical Society

Museum Open April - October, Curator Phone: 785-282-4464, 785-794-2296

Genealogy - Tours of Museum, 3 Farm History museums, and Historical Rock Jail

The Jewell county Historical Society Museum contains donated gifts of various descriptions. The north building was the original home of the Jewell County Historical Society, donated by Mr. and Mrs. Doc Johnson. The south building was originally the Wint Smith Building which he willed to the Historical Society.


The Jewell County Historical Society also has the old Jail at the north east corner of Center & Madison.


The building and Threshing Bee grounds north of the city park houses antique tractors, engines and machinery. This is where our Threshing Bee is held on the 3rd weekend in July. Also, on the 3rd Saturday in October the Historical society host a farmers market featuring craft display, food, etc.


There is a microfilm reader n the City Library and microfilm of Jewell county Papers through 1988.

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