The Vault Deli

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Type: Store

368 S. Jefferson St.
Mason, Michigan, 48854
United States

(517) 676-2696 | map

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Added by MasonBeerMan on 03-02-2009

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Reviews: 3 | Ratings: 3
Photo of MargotDarko
3.22/5  rDev -1.2%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 2.75 | service: 4 | selection: 2.75

The Vault is a great deli but not a great place to buy beer. The selection is small. They carry quality stuff but it's a hunt to find anything not out of date. I have learned to not buy anything without a crystal clear and recent date there. They also get a lot of sun from a couple of large windows, enough that the packaging in one spot was sun faded. It's a shame because the pricing is good and the little discount on your own mixed six pack is great. The focus really seems to be on the food, which is consistently good if a little overpriced, and the fancy little wine cellar area that appears well protected from sunlight and fluctuations in temperature. Darrell's across town is a much better place to buy beer in Mason.

I bumped up the service rating because the one guy I normally see there was super nice when I asked about exchanging a few single bottles that I realized were already expired when purchased.

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Photo of tatoodkelt
3.35/5  rDev +2.8%

I was in town for a wedding last weekend and stopped in here to get some stuff not available back in MD. One cooler full of six packs from Shorts, New Holland, Founders, Mad River, Arbor, Dark Horse, Bells and some others. Another cooler full of singles of everything. A couple of shelves of misc singles next to the coolers as well that looked like they hadnt been re-stocked in a bit. Not a huge selection but the staff was helpful. Picked up a few mixed 6 packs.

Didnt check out the attached deli but it was lunch time and they were pretty busy.

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Photo of MasonBeerMan
3.2/5  rDev -1.8%

This is really the only place in Mason where you can get top notch beer. Miejer has a few good sixers, but that is about it. This is a small deli shop that offers great sandwiches, wines, cheeses and a small selection of good beer. The prices may be a tad more than in Lansing, but if I want something on the weekend, this is where I go. You can either buy singles or by the six pack. If you get a mix six they take 10% off. They usually have about 10 different bombers to choose from and maybe 25-30 different sixers. All the beer is good though, from the likes of Bell's, Founders, Arbor, Sierra Nevada, Dark Horse and a few others. If you are in the Mason area and need some good beer, this is about the only place you can go, or you can get ahold of me and have some good homebrew!

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The Vault Deli in Mason, MI
3.26 out of 5 based on 3 ratings.
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