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Mankato Community

Village Place Apartments of Mankato is nestled in a peaceful setting on Mankato’s east side, close to schools, shopping and restaurants. It is truly the best of both world with being close to all of the action in the city while being tucked away in a quite, private location.

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Mankato East High School and Kennedy Elementary School are just a block away. Mankato State University is within five miles and South Central Technical College is about eight miles from Village Place. Rasmussen College is also near by.


The retail hub of Mankato is just a mile away from Village Place, including River Hills Mall (mall anchors are JC Pennys and Target), Walmart, Sam’s Club, Best Buy, Shopko, Michaels, TJ Maxx, Pier 1 Imports, Hobby Lobby, Menards, Home Depot, Dress Barn and many more!


Numerous restaurants and fast food options are located in this area – Panera Bread, Caribou Coffee, Starbucks, Chipotle, Baker’s Square, China Star, Arby’s, McDonald’s, Dairy Queen, Hardee’s, Culver’s, Taco Bell, Wendy’s, Charley’s Restaurant & Lounge, Olive Garden, Red Lobster, Perkin’s, Shogun Sushi & Hibachi, Panda Express, Erbert & Gerbert’s, Tokyo Sushi & Hibachi, India Palace, El Mazatlan, La Terazza, Dunkin’ Donuts, Applebee’s and so many more!


Several stores are close by for easy access to get your groceries including Hy-Vee, Cub Foods, ALDI, Walmart, and Sam’s Club.

Other Shopping & Services

Village Place is also conventionally located close to many car dealers (Snell, Fromm’s, Auto Zone, Mankato Motors, Lager’s, etc.), auto parts and repair stores (Auto Zone, Tire’s Plus, Greg’s Champion Auto, Jerry’s ABRA Auto Body & Glass, Mankato Oil & Tire, etc.), as well as to many banks (Wells Fargo, US Bank, TCF Bank, Frandsen Bank & Trust, in addition to credit unions).


Mankato’s Civic Center is located approximately four miles from Village Place in Mankato’s downtown area. Walking/bike trails lead from Village Place to the retail areas and the campus. There are three movie theaters in Mankato. Wow! Zone is also near by!

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