Vault

4.8
868 Reviews
$31 to $50
Contemporary American
We are on the main floor of the original Bank Building, built-in 1909 in Historic Downtown Hot Springs, AR. We have preserved the original bank vault that allows for private dining for special occasions. We have focused our attention on all the details... “all the way down to the salt and pepper shakers.” We hope you will join us for your Timeless Vault Dining Experience.

Dr. Daron Praetzel, Owner​

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Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 868 people are saying
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remym
New Orleans
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This place was absolutely amazing!! Jennifer was a great waitress! It was our first time, we will definitely be back!!

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vipOpenTable Diner
Dallas
9 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall3food4service2ambience5

Service was terrible. We were seated for one hour before we got any food. We did get 2 rolls about 45 minutes in to our reservation without butter. Appetizer of meatballs was delicious but took one hour to arrive at table. Then as we were in the middle of appetizers the entrees arrived. Timing was off all night. They did comp us a dessert. But overall we were disappointed after all the hype. Drinks were good.

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vipRicharddad
Denver
44 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a really nice time. Food was good and the staff was great! Thanks.

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vipLMCH
Dallas
2 reviews
Dined on October 8, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great! Bar was great too.

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LindaT
1 review
Dined on October 8, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

The food was great and our waiter Chris was awesome too. The menu had a nice variety and the items were presented beautifully.

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OpenTable Diner
Little Rock
1 review
Dined on October 8, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Chris was outstanding, fast, friendly and beautiful inside.

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GeneR
1 review
Dined on October 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We were in our honeymoon and had great service from Chris. The ribeye and Brussels sprout melted in our mouth. The carrot cake was delicious! The food was amazing and can’t wait to visit again the next time we are in Hot Springs.

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CatMama11235
1 review
Dined on October 2, 2021
Overall2food2service1ambience3

If you appreciate old-fashioned, efficient service by staff that understands the difference between being an attentive server and a chatty old friend, this is NOT the place for you. A 30-minute wait for cocktails (for a simple martini for god's sake!), a wine list full of vintages that they did not have in stock, tied up with another 30-minute wait for the bill are not the stuff of which pleasant evenings are made. There was no good nor apparent reason for the mediocre service. We were late dinners (late by Arkansas standards that is), with an 8:30 reservation whe, there was not an enormous amount of traffic in the dining room or, on this occasion, at the bar. This was not our first visit to this venue, and we note a reduced range of options on the menu. An venue that is disappointing at best, we won't return.

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CathrynC
Nashville
1 review
Dined on October 1, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Such a great night with family. Wonderful martinis and great food! Will definitely be back again. Awesome service

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vipRichelleF
Richmond
1 review
Dined on October 1, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic meal! Excellent carrot cake!

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OpenTable Diner
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on October 1, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Family dinner celebration for an upcoming wedding.

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FoodieWannaBe
Little Rock
17 reviews
Dined on September 25, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was our 30th anniversary. Service was excellent, attentive, but not rushed or overbearing. The ambiance and beauty of the restaurant set the stage for a relaxing, upscale evening. My husband had shrimp & grits and raved about it. He is a stickler for not overcooking shrimp and these didn’t disappoint. I had the salmon, which was cooked to perfection with a crust on the outside and moist meat inside. The rolls are TDF and provide a nibble with cocktails. We were happy to see the restaurant busy and we know we’re lucky to have several great choices to dine out in HS.

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vipJAGJR
New Orleans
38 reviews
Dined on September 24, 2021
Overall2food1service4ambience4

My wife & I both experienced meals that were unsatisfactorily prepared. We both had filet mignons and very much disliked the spices that the cook put on the steaks either before or after they were grilled. Normally the waiter would have told us whether we wanted to ruin a great steak w/these terrible spices. And both of our $50 steaks were very tough to eat!
I wish someone had been honest in their review of their meals, because we would have eaten somewhere else.

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KayW
Oklahoma City
1 review
Dined on September 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything about Vault was outstanding especially the food. The shrimp & grits were some of the best I've ever had and the bread pudding was the best we've ever had. We will definitely eat there again the next time we go to Hot Springs.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Fayetteville
6 reviews
Dined on September 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing dinner! Helpful and attentive staff. It might be the first time a restaurant has really paid attention to the note on the reservation that I do not eat sugar or flour, and the chef came out to help me find the best combination and adjustments.

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AnitaW
1 review
Dined on September 16, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience4

We had the best waitperson. She was attentive but not overbearing. We will ask for her when return for our next dining experience. This is the best restaurant in Hot Springs.. The food is always delicious.

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DanielE
1 review
Dined on September 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food with a great atmosphere. Would recommend to anyone

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JeaniL
1 review
Dined on September 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent choice for a special occasion! We were celebrating two birthdays! They made it extra special!

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LarryR
New Orleans
5 reviews
Dined on September 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great atmosphere, excellent service, and delicious food.

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KathrynR
1 review
Dined on September 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

First time to visit the Vault and my overall experience was top notch! The food was like a delicatessen and enjoyed every thing. The chef Andrew Disney came out to greet the table most impressive. Took a tour of the new upcoming remodeling that will bring Hot Springs something they have never experienced. 5 stars overall I will definitely be back! The waiter Mitchell was phenomenal! Thank you

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OpenTable Diner
Dallas
1 review
Dined on August 21, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

The perfect fancy evening for my nieces 17th birthday.

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KimR
Dallas
4 reviews
Dined on August 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The Vault is a must if your in Hot Springs! Amazing!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on August 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I felt welcome soon as walked in. The hostess and everyone else was over the top. David was the best server I had ever had. He was so attentive, kind and very well spoken. I will definitely be back. Thanks so much

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DavidE
Memphis/West TN
2 reviews
Dined on August 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service! Great food! The executive chef even checked on our satisfaction!!
My favorite Hot Springs place to eat!

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LanceW
Dallas
1 review
Dined on August 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and atmosphere, we had a fantastic time out at The Valt!

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vipMichelleR
Dallas
1 review
Dined on August 20, 2021
Overall2food2service3ambience3

Food was average compared to precious experience there.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on August 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The staff was very welcoming and informative! Great tips on the food and drinks but also about the town and other things to do while in town.

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MichaelC
1 review
Dined on August 18, 2021
Overall4food3service5ambience5

My wife had the shrimp and grits whi h were really good. I had the ribeye which was very disappointing. It was grisly and tough. I expected more. Maybe it was a bad night. So we may give it another try on our next trip here.

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Gibbs
Mississippi
1 review
Dined on August 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Absolutely hands down the BEST place for dinner! We were surprised with a private dining area and the greatest server ever to celebrate our anniversary!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on August 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was great. Appetizers are small for the price.

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ChandiH
1 review
Dined on August 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our server was amazing! Loved the added touch of meeting the chef as well. We will definitely be back.

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viploydman
Los Angeles
37 reviews
Dined on August 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Actually got to eat in the Vault at the Vault and it was awesome. Chris, our server, was absolutely wonderful, as was the whole staff!

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kristiW
Memphis/West TN
2 reviews
Dined on August 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great meal and ambiance… The Vault has not disappointed

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OpenTable Diner
Little Rock
1 review
Dined on August 7, 2021
Overall3food3service3ambience5

It was just ok.

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Michael
Las Vegas
2 reviews
Dined on August 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was fantastic, our server was attentive but not overbearing, and the overall atmosphere and presentation was fantastic.

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Donna
1 review
Dined on August 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Vault was the perfect spot for our anniversary dinner. Everything we ordered was amazing, and the service was wonderful! We even got to be in the Vault room and they gave us a special champagne toast for our anniversary. Would definitely go back for a special occasion!

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KimD
Little Rock
1 review
Dined on August 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Exceptional food, service, ambience! Exceptional restaurant!!!

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OpenTable Diner
Little Rock
1 review
Dined on August 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was wonderful! Great service, great food!

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georgeb
Fayetteville
1 review
Dined on August 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything was perfect and our server Carla was beyond perfect...professional, personable and efficient.

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LainaR
1 review
Dined on August 4, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

We had a fantastic dinner. Our waiter was beyond amazing and so friendly. He was prompt & made our dinner experience great.

FAQs

Vault is rated 4.8 stars by 868 OpenTable diners.

Vault does offer gift cards which you can purchase here https://www.toasttab.com/vault-723-central-ave-100/giftcards.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.