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The Vault

329 N River St, Hot Springs, SD 57747-1626
+1 605-745-3342
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good40%
  • Average17%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“burger” (33 reviews)
“onion rings” (8 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 22:00All hours
American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
329 N River St, Hot Springs, SD 57747-1626
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food was good. Service was good. Paid $9+ for a burger and fries but the burger wasn't huge and only got about 20 fries. Everything was good but I like to be full when a leave a restaurant. I wasn't.

Thank Will M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was impossible to get a table in any restaurant in town except the Vault. So we went in. The food is okay. The waiter was harried and gruff- quite unfriendly. But we wanted food and we got it. Nuff said.

Thank Joan W
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Sorry for the odd title - but it captures my impression of this place, which was a positive one. We had dinner here after visiting Mount Rushmore. After eating at many smaller, no-frills local places while on our tour (which I did enjoy immensely), this...More

Thank LizDeee
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

Stopped in looking for a cup of coffee, looked at me like I had two heads. Felt like we put them out asking for coffee although they advertise as a coffee shop. Poor coffee and even poorer service. Stop at a gas station.

Thank Joseph F
Reviewed 11 August 2017

Snaring a park outside The Vault (on a busy road) opposite the Fall River, we strolled along the riverfront then entered the Pubfor a pint and a quick meal. Not being locals we needed info on their beer listings but firstly the young waitress pretended...More

Thank bryonia2015
Reviewed 4 August 2017

The Vault offered a nice menu for dining anytime of day and has a kids menu. We had breakfast and ordered off the menu but they did have a daily special. It was quiche on Sunday. I had french toast with bacon and my companion...More

Thank 2013cck
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

Typical bar food, and atmosphere. Several Spicer things to choose from. I had the vault burger which was stuffed with bleu cheese bacon, jalapenos and sauce, that was very good. Everyone else said there was good, not great.

Thank FNP_6
Reviewed 27 July 2017

I had my first burger at The Vault yesterday afternoon. My taste buds did a happy dance once I bit into the Popper Burger and then the fried pickle chips. Not knowing how hot the jalapeno would be the bite was a small one. If...More

Thank MsFMB
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

We got to sit outside with out dog on the smoking patio which was super annoying. They forgot about us and it took half an hour to get our order in. We ordered easy to make food a grilled cheese a salad and sweet potato...More

Thank Laura C
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

I live in Hot Springs and eat breakfast quite a few times at the Vault. Their hash browns are delicious. Friendly service always. We are lucky to have this restaurant/bar in town!

Thank Joann W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$16
American, Bar, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Television, Full Bar, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene
Open Hours
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 01:00
07:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 329 N River St, Hot Springs, SD 57747-1626
  • Location: United States  >  South Dakota (SD)  >  Hot Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 605-745-3342
Coffeehouse, Pub and Grill. Serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner. We serve gourmet coffees, espresso's, smoothies, soda's, a large range of draft and bottled beer and a full bar. We open early and stay open late.
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