Vault Brewing Company

Vault Brewing CompanyVault Brewing Company

Type: Brewery, Bar, Eatery

10 S Main St
Yardley, Pennsylvania, 19067-1511
United States

(267) 573-4291 | map

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Added by TeamAlphaDoG on 09-26-2012

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Reviews: 15 | Ratings: 51
Reviews by TheFightfan1:
Photo of TheFightfan1
3.88/5  rDev -4.2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4

Opening weekend and probably filled to max capacity but we were still able to get a table in a reasonable timeframe. In case you haven't heard this used to be an old bank and now converted to a brewpub hence the name Vault brewing. Nice decor as you walk in like you are walking into a bank vault with safety deposit boxes in the doorway. The bar stands a few feet from the doorway and stretches to the back wall in an s type pattern. Steps to the right for a nice dining area and a kind of bank teller wall with a I believe a wrought iron gating for were the grillman stands and bakes flat bread pizzas... creative. Nice shiney silver tanks sit behind the bar towards the back corner wall.

Service was a little slow but I can only expect that from the opening weekend and a packed house. Our waitress was very informative on what type of beers matched up with certain food. Very friendly and didn't seem to be the least bit stressed out with all of the chaos.

As far as selection of beer and food it was decent. Nothing really jumping out at me. This place reminds me alot of earth bread brewery and not just from the flatbread pizza standpoint... well maybe a little. The beer really seems to complement the food nothing really high in ABV here but enough to match with pizza and not make you too bloated and drunk. As far as the quality of the beer it was very ordinary. The sweet potato ale was very tasty and the IPA just seemed like a run of the mill IPA. A sampler that my wife and I had nothing seemed to just scream out to us except that sweet potato ale.

Since the opening weekend I haven't been back but would like to soon. I've seen they've added some new items besides just flat bread pizzas. With a few tweaks and some time I believe this will be a landmark in Yardley. As long as they keep trying new ideas with beer and food this could be a real gem in the area.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of DoubleSimcoe
4/5  rDev -1.2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4.25

Photo of Stofko1992
4.78/5  rDev +18%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 5

Photo of Mersh
4.04/5  rDev -0.2%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4.5

Photo of Ranbot
4.28/5  rDev +5.7%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 3.75 | service: 5 | selection: 4 | food: 4.5

Cool place with good beers and an interesting menu. it's a historic stone building that was once a bank. Inside are high ceilings with marble columns and ornate finishes you would expect from an early 1900's bank. They kept the former bank teller window grates, which wrap partially around the bar and server areas. The kegs are kept in the old the bank vault and their namesake. Big shiny steel brew kettles are around to finish the brewery look. Very cool upscale ambiance. I love when old buildings are re-purposed while maintaining some resemblance of their history. There are no TVs. There is a narrow outdoor patio with a few tables that is nice enough, but it's jammed between two buildings, there is a lot of road noise from Main Street, and not much to look at compared to the interior. I recommend staying inside. I went on a Monday night and had no problem getting a seat, but it's not a big place and I could see it getting full quickly on a weekend.

Vault had 5 beers on tap: blonde, wit, altbier, IPA, and coffee stout (nitro). I had the taster flight and the beers were all pretty good. I don't usually like nitro, but the coffee stout on nitro turned out to be my favorite. The blonde came in a close second, which surprised me because it's not usually a style I am drawn to. The wit and IPA were good. The altbier tasted a little metallic and my least favorite. All of the beers were in the 4-5% range, with the exception of the IPA at 6.4%. I had a 45 minute drive home afterward, so I appreciated having plenty of low ABV options.

The food was excellent and unique. They have apps, soup, salads, wood-fired pizzas, and sandwiches with a "foodie" flair of ingredients. My vegetarian sister who accompanied me was very pleased with the menu options as well. The prices were moderately expensive, but the portions were decent enough that we got full and lput some in a to-go box. Service was excellent and servers were accommodating of requests.

Definitely a place worth checking out if you're in the area. I will go back someday. If only The Vault was a little closer to my home. Yardley residents are lucky to have this gem.

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Photo of MeganandDana
4.05/5  rDev 0%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4.25

Photo of Bruce5
3.93/5  rDev -3%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Very chill! Lite jazz, casual relaxing feel. Good food, good beer...if I only lived closer!!!

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Photo of GreenMind
3.94/5  rDev -2.7%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75 | food: 3.75

Photo of Vreesy
3.75/5  rDev -7.4%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3.25

The beer is slowly getting better since day 1. Small selection. Wood fired copper oven offers very tasty pizza. Excellent live jazz music. I suspect the beer will continue to improve. No TVs makes this a great place to actually talk and communicate.

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Photo of ctylinebeer
4.28/5  rDev +5.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 5 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4

Located at the main intersection in Yardley. Small brewpub with relatively small equipment. Only 6 beers on tap. Food is nice but expensive. Throwback look with a contemporary feel.

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Photo of acurtis
3.89/5  rDev -4%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4

Photo of dgentile10
4.05/5  rDev 0%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4.5

Photo of micromaniac129
4.2/5  rDev +3.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

Photo of Kwak
4.16/5  rDev +2.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25 | food: 3.75

Photo of DrinkbythePond
4.68/5  rDev +15.6%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.75 | food: 5

I was very pleasantly surprised with our visit. There was an excellent selection of beers on tap. I tried a flight; Blonde Ale, Saison, Harvest Ale and Porter and I liked all of them. Our waitress secured us a small taste of the Sweet Potato Ale that was released the next day. The food was amazing both in portion and quality. I like the feel of the old bank as it made the experience most interesting. Nestled in a small town, I will go back soon for the both the beer and the food. Their growlers look cool too.

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Photo of AUGRAD06
3.86/5  rDev -4.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4.5

Nice place to grab a brew and some good pizza in Yardley, PA. They have about 6 beers on tap. Love their Duck Pizza. Vibe was pretty cool as it's an old converted bank.

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Photo of fredmugs
3.89/5  rDev -4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75 | food: 3.5

Photo of schroeder1200
4.56/5  rDev +12.6%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

Photo of Stephenjtorres
5/5  rDev +23.5%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 5

Awesome spot in an old bank.In a nice small town just off 95. Excellent food and draft variety. Bartenders are super friendly, especially Chris. Just really good people with honest beer that is underated at the moment. In time....

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Photo of NJBeer265
4.16/5  rDev +2.7%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4 | food: 4.5

Photo of SquarePeg22
4.38/5  rDev +8.1%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.75

Love this place! Exactly what Yardley needed. Excellent beers!

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Photo of Davelumber2008
4.4/5  rDev +8.6%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 3 | food: 4

Photo of Swa73
5/5  rDev +23.5%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 5

Really enjoyed this place. Very hospitable and beautiful ambiance.

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Photo of qcbrewer
4/5  rDev -1.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 3.75

Photo of Knapp85
4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

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