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The Rankin Vault

$$ - $$$American, ,
7 Rankin Ave, Asheville, NC 28801-2804
+1 828-254-4993
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good35%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“burger” (40 reviews)
“tater tots” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
7 Rankin Ave, Asheville, NC 28801-2804
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had heard that Rankin Vault was, " the best place for a burger 3 year's straight." It did not disappoint. I was extremely happy with my cheeseburger and the tater tot's were delectable!!

Thank jchopkins96
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Love this spot to quench a little afternoon thirst with friends. The nachos are fantastic. Lots of good seating for a group.

Thank Amy G
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Reviewed 7 February 2018

Holy crap, the sliders are good! I had been told both the burger and the bahn mi were tasty and luckily, I didn't have to choose one or the other. I was able to have both as sliders. The burger had that crusty cheese skirt...More

Thank scuffle
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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
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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