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Rathskeller Coffee Haus & Pub

58 Stewart St, Franklin, NC 28734-3000
+1 828-369-6796
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good27%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“pretzels” (2 reviews)
“pastry” (2 reviews)
“sandwich” (4 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
58 Stewart St, Franklin, NC 28734-3000
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I love Rathskeller. I can always go in there and find a friendly face, an amazing homemade cookie, and my very own cup on the shelf.

Thank tinakristina75
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stopped in here recently for a morning muffin and visit with a friend. Great place - muffin was delicious and the folks were friendly.

Thank Elizabeththecritic
Reviewed 9 April 2017

Stopped here a few times to enjoy variety of music and friendly atmosphere. Nice, chill or laid-back night stop.

Thank Jennifer Hawkin... H
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

Rathskellers is a nice place for a relaxed evening date or just to chill out for a while and listen to music or play a game of checkers. The food is good. There is a bar there too but I don't drink so can't review...More

Thank kseam6259
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

The Rathskeller is small and quaint with a family atmosphere everyone knows everyone and the staff is always friendly and accommodating. Most weekends they have live music from local artists. The serve a variety of beer wine and Ale and the best coffee in town...More

Thank TerriJeanMccall
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Great selection of beers for a cozy little place on back street. Love the atmosphere. The food selection is limited, but sandwiches are absolutely spectacular! Small pastry selection to go with the large coffee selection (which was great as well). The cheese bread is fantastic!...More

Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

Please skip Main Street and walk down the alley by Books Unlimited and turn right to visit the only real coffee house in downtown Franklin. Good stuff!

Thank AlphaMareWy
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Limited menu. Baked sandwiches. Friendly, hometown feel. Espresso and coffee drinks are a specialty.

Thank Arthur P
Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

yiou have to walk down a little alleyway to get to it, and then down a little ramp to get in there. it always makes me feel like i'm one of the cool kids when i walk in there, like i know about a hip...More

Thank XelaGringa
Reviewed 16 June 2016 via mobile

A place to get away, relax, have a drink, and or pastry. Very nice and helpful staff. There is a game section too. It's a easy going atmosphere

Thank Steffy S
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Laurie L
What are the food options besides pastry?
23 October 2016|
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Response from XelaGringa | Reviewed this property |
Bagels and cream cheese, not sure what else
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
08:00 - 19:00
08:00 - 19:00
08:00 - 19:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 58 Stewart St, Franklin, NC 28734-3000
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Franklin
  • Phone Number: +1 828-369-6796
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