Four restaurants added in September.
Numerous area restaurants have appeared on the list of tax delinquencies. With a presence on the list, restaurants are not able to legally buy alcohol from distributors, off-sale locations or other bars.
As of September, area restaurants on the list include:
- Charley’s (Mankato)
- China Buffet (Mankato)
- The Boat Landing (Madison Lake)
- George’s Fine Steaks & Spirits (New Ulm)
- Jerry Dutler’s Bowl (Mankato)
- Hammer’s Bar (New Ulm)
- Cedar’s Grille (St. Peter)
This list acts as a warning to distributors and public safety officials, both able to investigate illegal sales of alcohol. “It doesn’t put them out of business. If they’ve got liquor in the back, they can continue to sell what they have available,” said Robyn Dwyer, director of the collection division, Minnesota Department of Revenue.