The Vault Café on the Square

The Vault Cafe on the Square is a relaxed spot in a historic former bank offering cafe fare, such as breakfast plates & sandwiches. The building opened in 1914 and for decades housed a bank with a hotel above. Various businesses operated in the building after the bank portion closed in the 30s. In 2013, Rob Lundgren opened The Vault Cafe on the ground level of the 5 story building.



Location, Location, Location

This cafe is located in downtown Marion, Illinois in the 100+ year old historic Citadel building. Located on the ground level, this cafe is known for being located in an ages old bank.

Soak Up the Sun

The building’s classic architecture, high ceilings and sun-catching windows make it an inviting place to soak up the morning sun over a freshly made breakfast or healthy lunch.

Contact Information

504 Tower Square Plaza Marion, Illinois 62959 | (618) 993-9010 |

Monday – Saturday 7am – 2pm | Sunday 8am – 2pm

Tips for The Vault Café on the Square

Eat in “Safe”-ty – You can actually eat inside the vault of the historical bank. There is a 4-top table ready just for you!

Show Me “The Money” – One of the local favorites is called “The Money” and is two opened biscuits topped with white sausage gravy and two scrambled eggs and cheese, with a side of hash browns.

Bring it to the Bank – The Cafe offers a private meeting or event space after regular hours and has an upstairs meeting room for business meetings during the day.


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