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58 Stewart Street, Franklin, NC 28734
(828) 369-6796
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Hours:
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Drinks, Lunch

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
A welcome brew after a long motorcycle ride.

I wanted to stop just south of the tail of the dragon. I got as far as Franklin from Naples FL. It was a long ride. From the road I saw the bar and knew it was the place to stop. Greeted right away, made some friends enjoyed some beers. Perfect atmosphere, I was a little late for music- maybe... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
Trevor B
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Naples, Florida
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Naples, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

I wanted to stop just south of the tail of the dragon. I got as far as Franklin from Naples FL. It was a long ride. From the road I saw the bar and knew it was the place to stop. Greeted right away, made some friends enjoyed some beers. Perfect atmosphere, I was a little late for music- maybe... More 

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Otto, North Carolina
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14 reviews 14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

If you're looking for a small town family friendly pub, this is it for you. Located in a basement level off Main Street, the old brick walls have been left as is. Typically you'll find it to be a NICE place to see neighbors and friends, listen to some great acoustical music, and have some yummy food and drink.

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Greenville, SC
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Quaint, friendly, down-home atmosphere filled with games, good music and a place to do our 'West Coast Swing

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Ocala, Florida, USA
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25 reviews 25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

The cookies were wonderful, particularly the peanut butter ones! The prices were a little high, small portions especially the quiche. Cookies, however, were only $1 and we're worth every bite. May be great to see at night as it had a good ambience. The owner served us and we enjoyed his friendly service.

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Franklin, North Carolina
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35 reviews 35 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

What a hole in a wall find, Rathskeller is a great place to go for your morning coffee, or an afternoon beer with friends. Great atmosphere, lots of new faces from people walking in off the Appalachian trail. Baked goods, great staff, will definitely be back by the end of the week! Can't forget the small venue for local bands... More 

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Lenoir City, TN
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73 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014 via mobile

Make the effort to find this place if you are driving through and want a good beer, good food and friendly service. Selection of beer very good. Food was delicious - in fact it was so good (spinach calzone, yummy brownie) that I'm disappointed that I can't go back and over several visits try a number of different things. There... More 

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Franklin
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Really neat atmosphere and a great place to hang out. Great place for young and old alike, I go with my teenagers and really enjoy myself.

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Franklin, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

Like the coffee, and the root beer floats! The light sandwiches are to bad either, The entertainment on the weekends is usually good as well.

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Fort Lauderdale, FL
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

In Franklin at lunchtime, and almost settled for a diner meal -- so glad we found this little out-of-the-way spot! Coffees and teas seem an odd mix with draft beers...but it works. Not sure if the two guys behind the bar were the owners, but they were welcoming, as were the couple of other patrons at the bar. I was... More 

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alaska
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48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

We stumbled into the Rathskeller looking for a cold beer. We found so much more! The building itself has a great vibe. The owners were super friendly and the homemade sandwiches fantastic! The locals use their own glasses for beer which something I have never seen before. Love the idea! This is great place to stop in and support!!!

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Additional Information about Rathskeller Coffee Haus & Pub

Address: 58 Stewart Street, Franklin, NC 28734
Phone Number: (828) 369-6796
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Smoky Mountains  >  Franklin
Open Hours:
Tuesday 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: American, Bar, Bakeries, Pub

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 58 Stewart Street, Franklin, NC 28734
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Smoky Mountains  >  Franklin
  • Phone Number: (828) 369-6796

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Bar, Bakeries, Pub
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?