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The Rankin Vault

€€ - €€€American, ,
7 Rankin Ave, Asheville, NC 28801-2804
+1 828-254-4993
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good36%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“burger” (38 reviews)
“tater tots” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Bar, Pub, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
7 Rankin Ave, Asheville, NC 28801-2804
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Reviewed 10 December 2017

It seems most places close down pretty early and we wanted to eat after a concert so someone pointed us to the Rankin Vault. You order at the bar and food comes out pretty quick (and the place was packed). Food was SO good! Great...More

Thank Allison O
Reviewed 21 November 2017 via mobile

let me tell you. I was surprised at how small the bar was. I had one pretty girl to the left of me and a nice couple to the right of me with two bar stools in between. I said “ not a lot of...More

Thank BocaRay
Reviewed 17 November 2017 via mobile

Just go get the Vault Burger, you can thank me later. Amazing.....it's probably the best burger I've ever had anywhere. The overall layout of the place and service is also great.

Thank Rodney P
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

The Vault was once our favorite local late night bar. They still make a mean espresso martini. However, the place was teaming with hipsters and no longer carries the low light romantic atmosphere.

Thank Corey S
Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

Good outdoor seating, pleasant neighboorhood bar. Friendly staff who are quick with drinks and snacks, window orders. Chips and Caso is spicy good. The locals say their specialty is burgers.

Thank Armina H
Reviewed 26 October 2017

The staff, so friendly, the burger, so amazingly fresh; AND Tater Tots, how in the world could you go wrong.....

Thank Mark D
Reviewed 10 October 2017

My hubbie and tried Rankin Vault at the recommendation of the manager at Hill House B&B and are so glad we heeded her advice. Our burgers came in a timely manner and the local brews we selected were cold and tasty. We were told the...More

Thank Debbie J
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Stopped by over the weekend for drinks. As always it was great. The staff is excellent. The drinks are awesome. No issue recommending this spot.

Thank Brian D
Reviewed 19 August 2017

We normally would not go to a "cocktail" lounge with the kids but the staff at the Aloft Hotel said to try this (as long as you go before 9 PM) We all ate hamburgers and each person enjoyed what they ordered. Each burger was...More

Thank kim r
Reviewed 8 July 2017

Small and cosy with few frills but nice vibe. Sandwiches and salads are the staples here along with local brews and full cocktail selections. Hamburger is rated best in Asheville but we chose nachos and a wonderful avocado BLT. Interesting menu and we want to...More

Thank Robert B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Seating
Good for
Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 Rankin Ave, Asheville, NC 28801-2804
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Asheville
  • Phone Number: +1 828-254-4993
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